Unique Sweets

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  • 2011
  • 7 Seasons
  • 7.9  (63)

Unique Sweets is a show that explores the wonderful world of pastries and desserts, one, sweet bite at a time. Each week, a gamut of food writers and chefs come together to explore the unique dessert offerings around the country, and no sweet stone is left uncovered. From the cupcakeries of Brooklyn, NY, to the Cake Decorators of the OC, this show hunts them down and features their greatest concoctions. Each episode is broken down into four segments that feature confection shops from across the nation. From coast-to-coast, the show highlights the finest bakeries and sweet shops in specific areas; most creating unique and decedent sweets. The hosts share the history of the sweet shop they will be visiting and their owners, followed by information about their most famous confection. The segment on each location wraps up with a hands-on approach to how the confection is made and, of course, a tasting of the sweet. The hosts of this show leave no sweet, stone uncovered. The treat shops covered range from mom-and-pop bakeries, to freelance cake makers, to famous chocolate locales across the nation. During the hour-long episode audiences are given a crash course in desserts and everything sweet the life has to offer. The hosts, all food-industry experts, also share their experiences and thoughts on each confection that they get to sample. The show, truly, celebrates those in the dessert field who are truly innovative and unique. Viewers can expect odd flavor combinations, decadent surprises, and sweet confections that are a bit off the beaten path.

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Seasons
Sweet Treats In NYC
13. Sweet Treats In NYC
February 12, 2017
Sweets in NYC are spotlighted in the Season 7 finale, starting with giant cookies and fudge cakes at the adorable vegan bakeshop Sweets by Chloe.
Sweet Spins In Austin
12. Sweet Spins In Austin
February 5, 2017
Sweet desserts in Austin are spotlighted, starting at Sugar Mama's Bakeshop, which is famous for its old-fashioned chocolate malted milkshake cupcakes and shortbread unicorns with edible glitter. Then, Churro Co. offers original toppings, including buttery popcorn sugar and vanilla ice cream. Finally, savory tastes and herbaceous liqueurs are included in the gelatos served at Gelateria Gemelli.
Desert Desserts
11. Desert Desserts
January 29, 2017
Desserts in the Arizona desert are spotlighted during visits to Fluff It Marshmallows in Gilbert; Sweet Republic Artisan Ice Cream in Phoenix; and Paletas Betty in Chandler, which includes dozens of Mexican ice pops.
Sweet Imagination
10. Sweet Imagination
January 22, 2017
Imaginative delectables. Featuring: customized ice cream sandwiches prepared with warm cookies; a trip to Hail Mary in Brooklyn; small bites that are huge on flavor from Super Chunk Sweets and Treats in Scottsdale.
Seattle Sweets
9. Seattle Sweets
January 14, 2017
We head to Seattle to find their most delectable and delicious sweets.
Luscious Layers
8. Luscious Layers
January 8, 2017
Highlighting treats that deliver layers upon layers of fabulous flavors and textures. Featuring: Union Fare Bakery in New York City's original take on the classic croissant, with flavors like red velvet and birthday cake.
Sweets All Day Long
7. Sweets All Day Long
January 1, 2017
Highlighting Southern treats from the Wandering Goose in Seattle; quiches, pies and scones at a neighborhood place called Stir Crazy Baked Goods in Fort Worth; and sugary sweet treats with French and Asian inspiration at Bibble and Sip in New York City.
Tasty Texas Treats
6. Tasty Texas Treats
December 18, 2016
Tasty Texas treats are located at two Dallas places: Hypnotic Donuts and Kate Weiser Chocolate. Also: Melt Ice Creams in Fort Worth serves sundaes with nontraditional flavors, including goat cheese, honey black pepper, and roasted strawberries.
Shocking Sweets
5. Shocking Sweets
December 11, 2016
New York's most surprising sweets are highlighted. Segments showcase an underground donut spot; a consumable work of ice cream art at Eggloo in Manhattan; and ready-to-eat raw cookie dough in a cup.
Sugar High
4. Sugar High
December 4, 2016
The hunt begins for the ultimate sugar high. Featuring: the mad scientist creations available at Brain Freeze Nitrogen Ice Cream Lab in Miami; Asian-style inventions from Spot Dessert Bar in New York City; and donut ice cream sandwiches at After's Ice Cream in Southern California.
Miami Sweets
3. Miami Sweets
November 27, 2016
A journey to Miami starts off with a stop at the Salty Donut for a sample of their 24-hour raised brioche dough. Then, cupcakes prepared with bold Latin flavors at L.A. Sweetz; and pies at Fireman Derek's Bakeshop that are piled high with a variety of toppings.
SoCal Sweets
2. SoCal Sweets
November 20, 2016
A peek at frozen goodies in Southern California. Featuring: sophisticated ice cream creations from Snow Monster in Long Beach; one-of-a-kind waffle cones at Cauldron Ice Cream in Santa Ana; and hand-crafted flavors from Front Porch Pops.
Sweet Twists on American Classics
1. Sweet Twists on American Classics
November 13, 2016
Special places putting unique twists on American classics are included in the Season 7 opener. Featuring: The Doughnut Project in New York City serves donuts flavored with bone marrow and everything bagels; Sweetness Bake Shop in Miami incorporates childhood favorites with tropical Latin twists; and at the Dirty Cookie in Tustin, Cal., milk and cookies mix in edible cookie shot glasses.
Description

Unique Sweets is a show that explores the wonderful world of pastries and desserts, one, sweet bite at a time. Each week, a gamut of food writers and chefs come together to explore the unique dessert offerings around the country, and no sweet stone is left uncovered. From the cupcakeries of Brooklyn, NY, to the Cake Decorators of the OC, this show hunts them down and features their greatest concoctions.

Each episode is broken down into four segments that feature confection shops from across the nation. From coast-to-coast, the show highlights the finest bakeries and sweet shops in specific areas; most creating unique and decedent sweets. The hosts share the history of the sweet shop they will be visiting and their owners, followed by information about their most famous confection. The segment on each location wraps up with a hands-on approach to how the confection is made and, of course, a tasting of the sweet.

The hosts of this show leave no sweet, stone uncovered. The treat shops covered range from mom-and-pop bakeries, to freelance cake makers, to famous chocolate locales across the nation. During the hour-long episode audiences are given a crash course in desserts and everything sweet the life has to offer. The hosts, all food-industry experts, also share their experiences and thoughts on each confection that they get to sample.

The show, truly, celebrates those in the dessert field who are truly innovative and unique. Viewers can expect odd flavor combinations, decadent surprises, and sweet confections that are a bit off the beaten path.

Unique Sweets is a series that is currently running and has 7 seasons (92 episodes). The series first aired on April 24, 2011.

Where to Watch Unique Sweets

Unique Sweets is available for streaming on the Cooking Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Unique Sweets on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    April 24, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    7.9  (63)