With the National Cherry Blossom Festival underway and lasting until April 15, D.C.’s foodservice establishments, including several bakeries, are celebrating in their own unique ways with special cherry blossom-themed treats.
Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken announced the return of its popular Cherry Blossom Doughnut at all three of its locations. The shop has a location in Washington, D.C., as well as locations in Falls Church, Virginia and Los Angeles, California.
Famous D.C. cupcakery Georgetown Cupcake offers a Cherry Blossom flavor during March. The special flavor features a Classic Madagascar vanilla cupcake baked with cherries, topped with a cherry-infused cream cheese frosting and a fondant cherry blossom.
Another top D.C. bakery, Baked and Wired, also sells a special Cherry Blossom Cupcake. Its gluten-free version includes maraschino cherries and is topped with a maraschino cherry buttercream.
Milk Bar has two locations in D.C., both of which will be serving a Cherry Blossom cookie. This product is baked with cherries, milk crumbs, rose extract, and dried cherries and cranberries.