June is Pride Month, when the world’s LGBTQ communities come together and celebrate the freedom to be themselves. Our team put together a list of local spots that are celebrating by transforming their tasty confections into rainbow colored treats.
The Supermoon Bakehouse Pride croissant was created with flaky layers of color. The flavor will change every day, they say, because “no matter who you are, inside or out – you’re still delicious!” $1 from every Pride Croissant sold will be donated to The Center.
This chic Italian spot is serving up a delightful gelato sundae made with Fresco Gelateria Fior Di Latte gelato, rainbow cookies from The Awkward Scone, topped with rainbow sprinkles. Every purchase benefits the Ali Forney Center, which is the nations largest non-profit providing shelter and healthcare services to homeless LGBTQ youths.
Who says breakfast can’t be fun? Eating a rainbow bagel is a perfect way to start your day. If you’re a Brooklynite check out The Bagel Store, if you’re not leaving Manhattan, Zucker’s Bagels created a rainbow bagel of their own, available for order June 18th – July 1st.
DŌ is New York’s first cookie dough scoop shop. Swing by to customize edible cookie dough with a plethora of rainbow-colored sprinkles and toppings.
Created with the intention to bring traditional Hong Kong sweets to New York, the menu at New Territories is filled with artful treats. The Unicorn Parade is served in a cup rimmed with rainbow sprinkles, filled with artisan vanilla bean ice cream, marshmallow, Pocky, whipped cream, topped with Fruity Pebbles dust. Oh, my!
Let them eat cake truffles! Brought to you by Food Network’s Chopped Champion, Melanie Moss. Mini Melanie is known for their custom chocolate cake truffles, perfect for events and gifting. This special Pride Cake Truffle set is available only for the month of June.
Vegans unite. Your favorite trendy bake shop in the city, Sweets By Chloe, is featuring a rainbow sprinkled cupcake available from June 18th through June 24th. 50 percent of proceeds from the Pride cupcake will be donated to Miley Cyrus’ Happy Hippie Foundation, which advocates on behalf of LGBTQ youth.
If you need an excuse to indulge in a shake, look no further! Shake Shack is serving a Pride shake throughout the month of June, and it sounds delightfully refreshing. Its a strawberry shake blended with Shack-made lemonade and topped with whipped cream and rainbow sprinkles. $1 from every shake will go to The Trevor Project, the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth.
Baked in Color knows a thing or two about the rainbow. Their entire product line is based on custom colored chocolate chip cookie treats. You can order delivery online or visit their kiosk at the Turnstyle Market. In honor of Pride Month, they are donating a portion of proceeds from sales of its signature Rainbow Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake to The Center.