Somehow I manage to overlook Cafe Vanille when I am looking for desserts. I generally go there for a sandwich, breakfast croissants, or breads, but rarely do I take advantage of their cakes and other treats. Recently though, the Beacon Hill section of Boston.com ran an article on Cafe Vanille and their Yule Log Cakes, so it was one my mind for desserts. So I decided I would give it a go for this occasion. Even better, they are open super early so I was able to go right before work. (I did, however, have a back-up plan if this failed).
That morning the cases were filled with all kinds of mouth watering treats, from mousse cakes, to tarts, to cookies. Each looked better than the other! I was trying to think about how could actually just pick one. For me, I would have gone immediately to the chocolate, no matter what is on a dessert menu, I generally order the chocolate one. However, this was not for me, but for a co-worker. So I had to think about others (God Forbid!). That and it being just after the holidays where most people feel like they have over-indulged (I know I did), chocolate did not need like the answer. I decided on the Annabella cake, which is a classic pound cake topped with cranberries and meringue.
|Picture from Cafe Vanille's Website|
Next time you are looking for a great dessert that not only tastes great but is not overly expensive, go to Cafe Vanille, you will not be disappointed!
Oh, breakfast and lunch are great there too!