1390 calories, 76 g fat and 170 g carbs later Foodies on the Fly tried every single new Starbucks Petite dessert. The new line was introduced this week and includes Cake Pops, Whoopie Pies, Sweet Squares, and Mini Cupcakes. With 16 desserts in all (one for each Foodie contributor), we tasted each one just so you don’t have to! So what did we think? Here is the rundown:
Birthday Cake Pop: This dainty pop is packed with flavor. From the pink chocolaty covering to the perfect white sprinkles this little cake is sure to make anyone smile.
Perfect Pair: Try this cake pop with a Skinny Vanilla Latte
Carrot Cake Mini Cupcake: After our barista gave us an extremely quizzical stare for ordering one of every dessert, she let us know this was her favorite. And we concur! This moist little gem is delicious-the icing is not too sweet and the cake has just the right amount of spice.
Perfect Pair: Try this cupcake with a Cinnamon Dolce Latte
Lemon Sweet Square: This citrusy square is made with lemon curd and a shortbread base. The final verdict- the lemony combination is not too tart or overpowering-perfect for summer and delicious enough to indulge in now.
Perfect pair: Light and refreshing try this square with Tazo ® Black Shaken Iced Tea
Red Velvet Whoopie Pie: Two miniature red velvets cakes stuffed with creamy and delicious cream cheese frosting. This whoopie pie was a hit at our office and even voted number one by one of our Foodies contributors!
Perfect pair: Try this little pie with the new Cocoa Cappuccino
Peanut Butter Mini Cupcake: Peanut Butter + Chocolate = perfection! This super moist and chocolaty mini cupcake is topped with a light and delicious peanut butter frosting. A Foodie favorite this little cake is a must taste!
Perfect Pair: Try this delectable little cake with a Caffé Americano
Rocky Road Cake Pop: Packed with an abundance of chocolate inside and out this little pop is perfect for any chocolate lover. If you are looking for chocolate fix this is your dessert!
Perfect Pair: Try this chocolaty pop with a fresh cup of Pike’s Peak.
Salted Caramel Sweet Square: Salted caramel, crispy pretzels, pecans, chocolate and buttery shortbread…need I say more! This savory little square is full of flavor and ranked high on our list of favorites.
Perfect pair: Try this sweet yet savory dessert with a Caramel Macchiato
Tiramisu Cake Pop- Topped with a coffee bean and dipped in mocha flavored chocolate this little pick-me-up is a flavorsome treat. Perfect for a midday caffeine fix.
Perfect pair: Try this elegant cake with a Caffé Mocha
To celebrate 40 years of coffee bliss, today until Saturday, March 12th from 2-5pm, Starbucks is offering a complimentary Petite with the purchase of any beverage.