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The desserts at Eleven Madison Park are made to complete chef Daniel Humm’s innovative tasting menus. Like the savory courses, the dessert menu changes frequently, but there are a few things you can expect to find during your visit. Needless to say, we recommend you save room for these showstoppers.
The Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star restaurant overlooking Manhattan’s Madison Square Park is known for its esoteric ice cream flavors — think cornbread, salted caramel, popcorn or brown butter — complementing more substantive treats such as a gourmet blueberry cobbler, a chocolate-caramel torte, chocolate ganache with chestnut honey and a chocolate-peanut butter tart, respectively.
You’re likely to find a range of petits fours, such as macarons with vanilla or strawberry ice cream layered between them, as well as a cheesecake made with sheep’s milk yogurt. The desserts tend to follow the seasons, so when fall brings its changing colors, look for desserts like the mouthwatering sweet potato beignet.