13 Treats You Absolutely Need To Try This Winter In Dublin

Because if you don't treat yo'self, who will?

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During the long slog that is these cold, Winter months - treats are deserved for even making it out of bed. 

Your hands may be cold and your shoes may be wet, but your tummy can be warm with these 13 life-changing confectionaries.

Do yourself a favour, we won't tell anyone.

1. Smores Crunchie Waffle Sandwich, Sweet Republic

Okay, let's get the obvious out of the way - Sweet Republic rules the roost when it comes to decadent desserts, and the Smores Crunchie Waffle Sandwich is an excellent example why.

This could cheer Scrooge up in the rainiest of Irish Decembers.

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2. Candy Cane Latte, Bewley's

The pink hot drink you've been waiting for.

This treat is a festive favourite at the Grafton hotspot, and is only around for a limited time - so go get one. Now!


3. Melted Kinder Bueno Sauce, Mooch Froyo

Yes, you heard us right. You can now officially go into Mooch and order for your froyo to be covered in rich, creamy, melted Kinder Bueno - this is the future.

Plus the yoghurt itself is fat free, so you're practically losing weight!

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4. Belgian Chocolate and Vanilla Lemon Curd Cupcakes, The Cake Café

These things are made fresh every morning and don't last long, so you'd want to get yourself in there by lunch time to secure your cupcake.

Sure don't you deserve it.

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5. Homemade Chocolate Biscuits, The Pepper Pot

Nutty, chocolately, homemade crispy bites just big enough for a cup of tea, and small enough to allow you to not feel guilty. Perfect. 

Also The Pepper Pot is an ideal people watching spot so you could legitimately end up spending hours there, and eating like five of these bad boys.

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6. Scones, Avoca

The best, the tastiest, and hearty enough to fill you for the evening. 

Treats you mum would be proud of.

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7. Macaroons, Cocoa Atelier

Cocoa Atelier boast some of the best treats in the city, hands down.

Each season they bring out a new seasonal range of macaroon flavours and this season is no different. Feast your eyes on Creamy Nougat, juicy Orange Confit, fruity Pear, and warm 'n' spicy Gingerbread.

Macaroons are made from almonds though, right? So they're basically paleo...

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8. Breakfast Chocolate Muffin, Antoinette's Bakery

So good that you just HAVE to eat it first thing in the morning - sure how could you wait?!

A chocolate muffin with multi seeds, oats, cream cheese, butter cream & berry compote all in a ludicrously tasty handful.

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9. Red Velvet Donuts, Aungier Danger

Good thing they're aware of the danger their produce causes, because the Red Velvet Donut could be illegal it's that good.

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10. Avocado, Coconut & Lime Cake, The Marker

Looks amazing, tastes sublime and believe it or not - it's actually healthy! No, we're not kidding, that would be mean.

Available from The Marker Equilibrium menu.

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11. Mini Cheesecakes, Sweet Nosh

They say good things come in small packages, and when it comes to Sweet Nosh - they would be right.

Possibly the first time something small has actually been fun-sized. Bravo Sweet Nosh, bravo.

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12. Crème Brûlée Doughnuts, 147 Deli

Several other mouth-watering flavours and fillings available (including Daim Bar, PB&J and Lime Pie) but the crème brûlée is absolutely to die for. 

147 Deli have absolutely nailed the classic dessert with a modern, food porn-y twist.

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13. Winter Bark, Bean & Goose Chocolatiers

This beauty is made from beautiful, handmade dark chocolate topped with whole, roasted hazelnuts, honey, orange peel and dried fruit. 

Incredibly festive, moreish AND available amidst the Christmassy madness that is I BELIEVE.

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