Unique Sweets

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  • 2011
  • 7 Seasons
  • 7.9  (71)

Unique Sweets is a dessert-focused food show that premiered on Cooking Channel in 2011 and aired until 2018. The show featured a wide variety of creative and quirky sweets from dessert chefs across the United States. Each episode of Unique Sweets showcased a different theme, such as ice cream, donuts, or bakery treats, and revealed unique and innovative twists on classic dessert recipes.

The show was hosted by Zac Young, a pastry chef who previously worked on Bravo's Top Chef: Just Desserts, and food bloggers Paulette Goto and Alie Ward. Young provided his expert insights into the world of pastry arts, while Goto and Ward added their own foodie perspectives and taste testings to the mix.

One of the most compelling aspects of Unique Sweets was the range of desserts featured on the show. From artisanal ice cream made from local dairy farms to decadent chocolatier creations, there was always something for every type of sweet tooth. Each episode featured a different region of the country, highlighting unique desserts and pastry shops that viewers may not have discovered otherwise.

Another unique aspect of the show was its behind-the-scenes glimpses into the dessert-making process. Viewers were given unprecedented access to the kitchens of top pastry chefs, watching as they created their signature desserts from scratch. The show also featured interviews with these chefs, giving viewers insight into their backgrounds, inspirations, and creative processes.

In addition to its entertaining and informative content, Unique Sweets also had a fun and upbeat vibe. The three hosts had great chemistry, playing off each other's jokes and making the show feel like a dessert-filled party. Their enthusiasm for desserts was contagious, making it hard not to get excited about the latest donut or cupcake trend.

Overall, Unique Sweets was a delightful food show that offered a unique perspective on the world of dessert. It was both informative and entertaining, showcasing some of the most creative and delicious sweets around. From the hosts' infectious energy to the behind-the-scenes glimpses into the dessert-making process, this show was a must-watch for any dessert lover.

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

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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.
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 Discovery+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Vudu, Sling, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    April 24, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    7.9  (71)