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Apple Pie Cruffin ~ Chunky Apple Caramel Pie filling and Cinnamon Creme
Patissiere, topped with pie crust crumble, white chocolate cream bulb, pie
Filling and gold leaf.
Apple Pie Cruffin ~ Chunky Apple Caramel Pie filling and Cinnamon Creme Patissiere, topped with pie crust crumble, white chocolate cream bulb, pie Filling and gold leaf.

Apple Pie Cruffin ~ Chunky Apple Caramel Pie filling and Cinnamon Creme Patissiere, topped with pie crust crumble, white chocolate cream bulb, pie filling and gold leaf.

Dear Mr. Cruffin,

Why are you so completely divine? I loved you at first sight and can not take my
Eyes ( and mouth ) off you. You spoil me with sugary glances that unfold into sweet nectar….heavy sigh, parting is such sweet sorrow.

Forever yours,
MMH

It’s no secret I adore sweets, in fact I could truly live off them….and aside from my guesstimated hair falling out and IQ dipping I probably would. However…I still indulge far more than I should….this leads me to Supermoon Bakehouse.
Everything made at this bakery is a work of art. Breathtakingly gorgeous and delicious beyond words.
It’s located on the Lower East Side ( take a little drive, my uptown sisters ) and the signatures include Cruffins, …a croissant muffin with different fillings and toppings, beautiful pastries and a gorgeous pink terrazzo counter and iridescent to-go bags and boxes. Love the theme!

 Co-founder Ry Stephen puts finishing touches on Lychee-Berry Jelly Bi-Color Croissants at Supermoon Bakehouse on Rivington St. in Manhattan.

Artist at Work.

 

Caramelized Sous Vide Whole Bananas, Banana Caramel Sauce, Creme Patissiere, Chocolate Almond Creme, Topped with Chocolate Fudge, Banana Caramel, Dehydrated banana, Gold Leaf and Torched Meringue.

Caramelized Sous Vide Whole Bananas, Banana Caramel Sauce, Creme Patissiere,
Chocolate Almond Creme, Topped with Chocolate Fudge, Banana Caramel,
Dehydrated banana, Gold Leaf and Torched Meringue.

 

My Favorite! Lox, Cream Cheese, Capers, Rolled and Baked Into An Everything Spice Covered Croissant.

My Favorite! Lox, Cream Cheese, Capers, Rolled and Baked Into An Everything
Spice Covered Croissant.

 

The fabulous table displaying all the deliciously decadent pastries.

The fabulous table displaying all the deliciously decadent pastries.

 

Chocolate Croissant ~ Creamy Dark Chocolate Ganache Filled Bi-Colored Croissant With Cacao Nib Nougatine.

Chocolate Croissant ~ Creamy Dark Chocolate Ganache Filled Bi-Colored
Croissant With Cacao Nib Nougatine.

120 Rivington Street

New York, New York 10002

www.supermoonbakehouse.com

By Michelle-Marie Heinemann

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By: Marie Telling…

Macaroons ~ What it is: Little almond-meringue cookies filled with flavored buttercream.

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Why it’s awesome: You can get them in basically every flavor you want. And when they’re done right, they’re like little bites of heaven melting in your mouth.
2. French Lemon Pie

 

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What it is: A buttery crust filled with lemon curd.
Why it’s awesome: It’s refreshing, sweet, and slightly less tangy than its American counterpart (but just as good).
3. Crème Brûlée

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What it is: A custard topped with a crisp caramel layer.
Why it’s awesome: There are few things in life as satisfying as cracking the caramel layer of a crème brûlée with the back of your spoon.
4. Crêpes

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What it is: Very thin pancakes filled with just about anything you can think of.
Why it’s awesome: They’re super fun to eat, and you can accommodate everybody’s tastes with all the different fillings — like Nutella, strawberries and cream, or maple syrup.
5. Chocolate Soufflé

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What it is: An ~ethereal~ chocolate cake with a crispy crust and a soft middle.
Why it’s awesome: It manages to be both light and rich. (And chocolate is involved, which is always a good thing.)

 

6. Madeleines

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What it is: Fluffy and delightful little buttery cakes.
Why it’s awesome: They’re simple yet addictive, and you can stray from the traditional recipe to create different flavors.
7. Chocolate Meringue

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What it is: A crunchy meringue with chocolate swirls and a slightly chewy inside.
Why it’s awesome: Meringue is already pretty amazing on its own, but add some chocolate to the equation and it’s even better.
8. Clafoutis

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What is it: A flan-like cake usually filled with cherries.
Why it’s awesome: Soft texture + tart cherries = a truly perfect summer bake.

 

9. Tarte Tatin

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What it is: An upside-down caramelized apple pie, basically.
Why it’s awesome: Caramelized apples and a crispy crust. What more do you need?
10. Chocolate Mousse

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What it is: I mean, it’s a chocolate mousse.
Why it’s awesome: It’s light, rich, fluffy, and chocolatey. (In other words, it’s pretty much perfect.)
11. Dacquoise

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What it is: A pastry made of layers of whipped cream and hazelnut meringue.
Why it’s awesome: The contrast between the crunch of the meringue and the softness of the cream? It’s next level.

 

12. Nougat

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What it is: A candy from Southern France made with honey, egg whites, and nuts.
Why it’s awesome: Variations of this specialty exist all around the Mediterranean Sea. The French version is soft and sweet — and might use pistachios, almonds, or hazelnuts.
13. Éclairs

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What it is: A pastry made with pâte à choux (or light dough), filled with flavored custard and topped with glossy icing.
Why it’s awesome: There’s something for everyone: Along with traditional chocolate and coffee éclairs, you can now often find many flavors — like raspberry and pistachios — in French bakeries.
14. French Chocolate Cake

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What it is: Chocolate cake. Enough said.
Why it’s awesome: Every French household has their own take on this classic. Three signs of a good one? Delicious chocolate, soft cake, and a crispy crust.
15. Crêpes Suzette

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What it is: Crêpes flambé in a sauce that’s made of butter, caramel, orange, and Grand Marnier.
Why it’s awesome: Because who doesn’t love setting a dessert on ~fire~?
16. Kouign-Amann

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What it is: A cake from the Brittany region made of sugar-crusted layers of dough and butter.
Why it’s awesome: Butter. Lots of it.
17. French Apple Pie

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What it is: A longtime favorite that French grandmas swear by.
Why it’s awesome: Compared to its American counterpart, French apple pies are always thin-crusted, open-faced, and only have one layer of apple slices. They’re equal parts straightforward and super satisfying.
18. Paris-Brest

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What it is: A cream puff sandwich stuffed with praline-flavored cream.
Why it’s awesome: I repeat: it’s a cream puff sandwich stuffed with praline-flavored cream.
19. Chocolate Pots de Crème

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What it is: Chocolate cream often served with some Chantilly.
Why it’s awesome: It’s creamy AND it’s chocolatey — aka everything that’s good in this world.