Unicorns, and glitter, and frosé, oh my! Who said glitter and mythical creatures were only for kids? Next time you need a break try unwinding with a delicious treat from this magical list of favorite finds in the City of Brotherly Love.
Next time you’re looking for a good ‘gram, or just a delicious treat, Swiss Haus Bakery is the place to stop. Home to these vanilla-rainbow unicorn cupcakes, head pastry chef Desiree Pfeiffer likens the shop to a candy wonderland. “I’m just a giant child at heart and I’d like to think my cupcakes reflect that!” Trust us, they do. 313 Market St., 267.457.3262; 35 S. 19th St., 215.563.0759.
Located right on the water, Moshulu’s The Deck, offers deliciously sweet boozy shakes and unbeatable views. Made with vanilla buttercream, pastel candies, birthday cake, whipped cream, and pink caramel angel hair, the Wild Thang Strawberry Cake shake is ideal for enjoying on a warm summer night. If chocolate is your weakness, opt for the Chocolate Tasty Shake made with chocolate ganache, soft pretzel pieces, whipped cream, Peanut Butter Tasty Cakes, and the alcohol of your choice. 401 S. Columbus Blvd., 215.923.2500.
With their recent feature on MTV's hit series, "My Super Sweet 16," Marylin’s Sweet Cakes has become the go-to bakery for every event. If you’re looking for the perfect cake to compliment your unicorn, glitter-themed cocktail party, look no further. Her Instagram page is filled with towering, multi-tiered cakes in every color and design you can imagine.
Mission Taqueria’s new blue raspberry margarita topped with a shark gummy is the perfect combination of sweet and tangy. Bonus: It pairs perfectly with their menu of Mexican fare. 1516 Sansom St. 2nd Fl., 215.383.1200.
Assembly is the perfect spot to catch up with friends while enjoying unparalleled views of the city. New to their menu this summer are dessert shooters, available in alcoholic and non-alcoholic varieties. Customers are instructed to choose from five options including chocolate pot au crème, raspberry lychee, piña colada, strawberry shortcake or cognac flavored. 1840 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 215.783.4171.
With the motto, “Your Sweet Tooth Just Met Its Match,” there’s no denying that this Midtown Village bakery knows how to do dessert. Their unique unicorn cookie treat is filled with unicorn buttercream and sandwiched with rainbow sugar cookies. 339 S. 13th St., 215.237.4647.
Co-owners and best friends, Lily Fischer and Nima Etemadi, quit their jobs to become pastry chefs. Since then, the pair has appeared on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars three times. Sufficed to say, their gamble paid off. Luckily for us, they’ve taken the unicorn cake trend to the next level with these hilariously colorful unicorn “poops”, made of vanilla meringue. They’re everything we ever imagined-- a mixture of rainbow, glitter, and sweet! 1306 Frankford Ave., 215.278. 2580.