Top Tips For Indulging Your Sweet Tooth
Ah sugar. The fuel of kids’ birthday parties and weekend Netflix binges the world over has undergone an image makeunder of late, with quitting sucrose at the top of many a health aficionado’s hit list. But here at Groupon, we celebrate awesomeness everyday and know the sweetest tastes can often counter the bitterness of life. So if competing with Pokémon Go for your boyfriend’s attention is your new relationship norm or your upstairs neighbour insists on practicing drums at 1am, this list of sweet sensations designed to bliss you out might just do the trick.
1. Bite into heaven
Is it a dessert, is it an artwork or is it mouthfuls of sheer joy? This frozen yoghurt cup from Yoforia, Darling Harbour featuring flavours like Silky Salted Caramel, Pinocolada and Cookies and Cream plus freshly cut fruit, lollies, chocolate and biscuit toppings will leave you stumped for answers in the best way possible.
And who said dessert isn’t good for you? Try vegan and gluten-free mini cupcakes from Saint Cake, Elsternwick for bite-size deliciousness that’s big on health.
2. Celebrate decadence daily
High Teas are where dainty, graceful ladies turn into hungry beasts and attack pralines and macarons with reckless, but graceful, abandon. For afternoon hi-jinks involving petite cake platters and fine brews head over to Paris, Mornington and leave no crumbs behind.
Or raise your little finger and feel fancy with premium teas, coffee and treats like scones and melting moments at The Fresh Pantry, Oxenford.
A financier is not just a favourite aunt who invests in your latest business venture, it’s also a small, light French cake. Sharpen both your vocab and your snob value when you dine on assorted pastries and jammy muffins at Cicchetti Restaurant & Wine Bar.
And the tea and scone selection at Brunswick Tea Room will leave you melting like a marshmallow. Featuring scones clotted with cream and Impala and Peacock tea blends, this artisanal tea house also gifts you a vintage amber jar of the finest herbal tisane to take away.
3. Chocolate. Nuff said.
While electricity and language might be important to today’s world, undoubtedly the best thing humans ever invented is chocolate. Start your chocolate journey somewhere unexpected with a chocolate kebab from Happy Larry’s in Perth’s CBD. Go on, add some cream and chocolate sauce for the ultimate indulgence.
We like to think hell is the place where chocolate is within reach but it melts before you can touch it. Cavort in earthly delights with an expansive chocolate tasting plate starring pralines, hot chocolate and more at The Ministry of Chocolate.
Feel warm and cosy no matter the weather with a chocolate or butterscotch fondue and a glass of mulled wine with a sweetheart, or with friends, at the Bear Bar.
Sweet dreams are made of a Belgian waffle topped with strawberry, banana, marshmallows, ice cream and a chocolate shot. Never wake up from the idyll with this Groupon from Café Chocolat.
Finally, learning how to make chocolate will save you the expense of anger management classes and therapy. Gain the superpower of crafting stress-busting chocolate with a half-day chocolate making and tasting workshop at the Sydney Chocolate School, Mosman.
Find more sensational sugar highs on Groupon where you can sample the best desserts and after-dinner delights.