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How to Indulge Your Sweet-Tooth this Autumn

5 epic Hong Kong desserts you need to try ASAP

It seems summer is finally over. The long, humid days have given way to cooler nights, and we’ve got our fingers crossed that sweater weather is around the corner. And over-sized clothes aren’t just for warmth, they give you that little bit of extra room for a dessert or two. This month, don’t waste those precious after-dinner bites on just any pudding, save them for the best.

Read on to find out the five desserts we can’t wait to dig in to.

Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour

Photos courtesy of Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour

The only thing better than a good cocktail is a good cake. And the only thing better than a good cake is a delicious, booze-laden cake, now available at Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour. The doctor has teamed up with The Cakery to create two organic, sugar-free, gluten-free and vegan-friendly cupcakes, with gin of course. There’s a Chocolate & Gin flavour, infused with Whitley Neill Sicilian blood orange gin, and an Avocado & Gin, made with a small-batch botanical gin and creamy avocado.

Both cupcakes are a limited time offer and available for HK$65.

Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour
Shop B31A, First Basement Floor, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central; +852 2111 9449

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Photo by Daniel Calvert @chezcalvert

Executive chef Daniel Calvert is known for his meticulously presented dishes and exacting pastry work. This autumn, the one-starred savant outdoes himself with a delicate preserved pear millefeuille. The seasonal variation is set to become a Hong Kong-favourite, as most of Calvert’s creations are!

41 Elgin Street, Central; +852 2152 2872


Photo courtesy of Black Sheep Restaurants

It’s delicious all year long, but there’s something especially moreish about a rich slice of carrot cake on a cool autumn evening. We love Carbone Hong Kong’s version, served with that special dramatic flair the restaurant is known for. It’s hard to save room for the sweets at this restaurant, but trust us – it’s worth it.

Carbone Hong Kong
9/F LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central; +852 2593 2593

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Morton’s the Steakhouse

Photo courtesy of Morton’s the Steakhouse

Few things in life are as devilishly indulgent (or satisfying) as a rich, molten chocolate cake. And no one does it better than Morton’s the Steakhouse. Their legendary Hot Chocolate Cake is a Hong Kong-favourite, and for good reason. Pro-tip: don’t offer to share.

Morton’s the Steakhouse
4/F, The Sheraton Hotel & Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui; +852 2732 2343    

Posto Pubblico

Photo by Posto Pubblico @posto_pubblico

Here’s one for the gluten-free crowd: an ultra-decadent, flourless almond citrus cake at Posto Pubblico. Each slice is topped with a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream, making it the perfect treat after a long day. Dig in guilt-free, because everyone deserves something sweet once in a while.

Posto Pubblico
G/F 28 Elgin Street, Central; +852 2577 7160

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