Last Saturday evening, Jeff and I attended the fourth annual "Home Sweet Home" dessert tasting and competition at the Cambridge Hyatt Regency. The competition is a charity event put on by The Cambridge Housing Assistance Fund, which is committed to breaking the cycle of homelessness in our community.
Below are some of the many desserts that were featured at the event.
|Nutella Panna Cotta - Amelia's Trattoria|
|Cake Lollipops - Blue On Highland|
|Vermont Maple Opera Cake - Blue Tierra Chocolate Cafe|
|Danish Ice Cream Cone - Butter Cafe & Bakery|
|Chocolate Rosemary Tartes - The Chocolate Tarte|
|"Oro Calor" Spicy Chocolate Gold Bar With Pumpkin Seed Brittle - Chocolate Therapy|
|Granny Smith Bread Pudding With Quince Carmel Sauce - City Table At The Lenox Hotel|
|Pumpkin Cheesecake - Finale Desserterie|
|Viennese Coffee With Fluff Ice Cream - Toscanini's Ice Cream|
|Pumpkin Panna Cotta, Pumpkin Whoopie Pie, And Pumpkin Seed Brittle - Sweet Pastry Shop & Dessert Bar|
|Bee's Knees Cupcakes - South End Buttery|
|Pumpkin Jam Flutes With Creme & Pepitas - Sofra Bakery & Cafe|
|Spiced Pear Tartlet With Honey Lavender Gelato And DiSaronno Caramel - Showcase Live|
|Apple Cake With Caramel Center And A Vanilla Cinnamon Cookie - Russell House Tavern/Temple Bar|
|Mini Cupcakes - Kick*ss Cupcakes|
|Taza Chocolate Cheesecake - Henrietta's Table|
|Chocolate Flourless Cake With Salted Caramel Center And Roasted White Chocolate Cremeux - Harvest Restaurant|
|Butterscotch Bread Pudding With Rum Drunken Raisins - The Fireplace|
I ate 13 different desserts (pretty much everything except bread puddings), and without a doubt, my favorite was the flourless chocolate cake from Harvest with its molten salted caramel center and crunchy cookie bottom.
For more information about The Cambridge Housing Assistance Fund and this annual event, visit the CHAF website.