Monday Madeleines – The Sweetest Thing

by Mistina Picciano on April 29, 2013

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Who doesn’t like sweets? Cake, chocolate and candy are favorites, no doubt. This week we look at some sweet things: sugary modern art, extreme dessert combos and interesting uses for cake and chocolate. And by the way, a birthday shout out to the late Duke Ellington, who would have turned 114 today.

Modern Art Desserts: A Recipe Book Based on Iconic Artworks
How clever and cool are these sweet re-creations? We like the Mondrian best. What’s your favorite, Holly DeWolf (@HollyDeWolf )?

11 Super-Sweet Extreme Dessert Combos
This is one way to improve a dessert. Thanks, Mental Floss @mental_floss). Our sweet tooth loves this piece.

Aspiring Baker Resigns From Job With Cake
Is this the sweetest resignation letter ever, Lauren Torrisi (@LaurenTorrisi)? Would you say it takes the cake?

‘Cake Hotel’ in London Features 8 Sugar-Covered Rooms for One Day Only [PICS]
Darn! One day only. Could you find sweet zzzzz in a cake room, Heather Vaughn (@iejazzy)?

Sweet Dreams! Welcome to the World’s First Chocolate Hotel…
The makings for more delicious slumber. SheilaRose (@ShebaJo), thanks for your dreamy post.

Video of the Week
Duke Ellington’s “It Don’t Mean a Thing” from 1943. Enjoy!

Did you enjoy this edition of Monday Madeleines? Leave a comment and tell us about your favorite sweet treat. No over-sharing here. (But if you somehow cross that line, we’ll let you know.)

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