A List of Rainbow Desserts to Try ASAP

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June has arrived and Pride Month is in full swing. Beyond virtual celebrations and local support,  rainbow-colored treats are popping up all over New Jersey and New York City to show support for the LGBTQ+ community, raising funds and showing support for equal rights and progressive change. So, in honor of Pride month give your stomach and Instagram feed a glow-up and show your support for the LGBTQ+ population with these must-try rainbow desserts in Hoboken and Jersey City.

Pride Pops from Madison Bar & Grill {1316 Washington Street}


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Margarita-meets-rainbow explosion with the Pride Pop at The Madison. There’s no better way to kick-start your Pride party than with one of these. Plus, $3 from every pop goes to Family Equality, whose mission is to advance equality for LGBTQ+ families. Be on the look-out for pride Jell-O shots coming soon from the Madison; they will be just as colorful and fun.

Rainbow Cake from Carlo’s Bakery: {Multiple Locations} 

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Get your hands on a rainbow cake consisting of six colorful layers and the option of chocolate or vanilla frosting. The Hoboken and Manhattan bakery locations recently reopened if you want to get a slice or a whole cake to take home. Carlo’s is offering delivery on Goldbelly.com

Rainbow Roll from Sunmerry Bakery{519 Washington Street, Hoboken}

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Taiwanese and Japanese baked goods are plentiful at Sunmerry Bakery but one that can’t be overlooked by colorful dessert lovers is the rainbow chiffon cake. The cake is light, not too sweet, and the perfect snack to have during your Pride celebrations. Currently, Sunmerry is are offering takeout + delivery on Seamless and Grubhub.

Read More: Virtual Pride Events Happening in Hoboken + Jersey City

Rainbow-Ube-Doodle from Flip Sigi {525 Hudson Street, New York} + City Cakes {West 18th Street, New York} 

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City Cakes and Flip Sigi have collaborated to create the Rainbow-Ube-Doodle dessert. The ube macapuno ice cream sitting between a half-pound rainbow sugar cookie not only tastes delicious but is for a good cause. Every sale donates $2 to NYC Anti-Violence, an organization dedicated to serving New York’s LGBTQ+ and HIV-affected communities. Stop by Flip Sigi or City Cakes to pick one up for yourself.

Rainbow Cake from Mias Brooklyn Bakery {Multiple Locations}

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Mia’s Brooklyn Bakery has one of the best arrays of treats you can find in New York City, including the famed Brooklyn Blackout Cake. For Pride celebrations, a slice of the rainbow cake is a must. Call ahead to plan a pick-up time from its Brooklyn location {139 Smith Street) or Manhattan bakery {716 7th Avenue}. Otherwise, check the website to see if they deliver to your location. 

Rainbow Ring Ding from Ring Ding Bar {179 Duane Street, New  York}

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The PRIDE of Ring Ding Bar is its rainbow almond pound cake ring dings, which come dipped in vibrant blue chocolate covered with sprinkles. Not only will these snack cakes give you a taste of nostalgia in every bite, but their stackable goodness is also sure to glam up your Instagram feed. Ring Ding Bar is currently offering delivery nationwide shipping on its website or in-store pick-up if you pre-order off of the Kyoo app.

Rainbow Oreo Brownies from Baked in Color {Online Only}

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Baked in Color, as the name suggests, is the mecca of rainbow cookies, brownies, and brookies. Not only are the treats vibrant in color, but they are vibrant in taste. Although the location in the Columbus Circle Turnstyle Market is temporarily closed in response to COVID-19, you can order off the website or Goldbelly for nationwide shipping. Check out the City Garçon app before ordering to find any discounts they are offering.


Rainbow Explosion Cake from Flour Shop {177 Lafayette Street, New  York}

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All the colors of the rainbow are on display at Flour Shop, home of the rainbow explosion cake. From the interior of the store to the interior of their baked goods, everything is laden with color. With a motto like “Sprinkles and Smiles,” anything you purchase is sure to be a hit! Currently, Flour Shop is open for pick-up or delivery by ordering ahead on their website. They also recently collaborated with William Sonoma to create an at-home rainbow push-pop baking kit if you prefer to bake your own rainbow!

See More: Hoboken Girl PRIDE Merch Launches, Weekend Sees $900+ Raised for Loveland Foundation

Rainbow Black & White Cookies from Dana’s Bakery {Multiple Locations}

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Dana’s Bakery is spreading love with tie-dye rainbow cookies topped with chocolate and vanilla icing. Not only are the cookies delicious, nut-free, gluten-free and kosher, but 5% of all rainbow cookie sales this June will be donated to the Trevor Project in support of the LGBTQ+ community. 

Love is Love Edible Cookie Dough from DŌ, Cookie Dough Confections {550 Laguardia Place, New  York}

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Edible cookie dough is delicious enough in itself but couple that with rainbow-colored dough and your dessert is brought to the next dimension.  Order the “Love is Love” pack and DŌ will donate 20% of each sale to the National Black Justice Coalition, a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of the Black LGBTQ+ and same-gender-loving community. DŌ is currently open for takeout, delivery, and is offering nationwide shipping off the website.

Doughnut Plant {Multiple Locations}

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Doughnut Plant is once again offering its yearly Pride doughnut! This colorful doughnut is only available until the end of June so be sure to pick one up from any of their New York City locations before they are gone! To ensure you can snag one before going to the store, head to their website to order ahead.

Rainbow Doughnuts from Alfalfa {1110 Washington Street, Hoboken}

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The rainbow doughnut from Alfalfa includes a rainbow dough interior and is topped off with a vanilla rainbow glaze — beautiful and delicious. Portions of proceeds from each doughnut sold will go towards the Hudson Pride Center, a local LGBTQ+ Community Center serving Hudson County. Doughnuts will be available for sale the website eatalfalfa.com through the ChowNow portal on Wednesday, June 24th.

What is your favorite rainbow dessert? Let us know in the comment!

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Annie Salvatore is a freelance writer that specializes in dessert, coffee, and tea shops in New York and New Jersey. She is the founder of the City Garçon App, a free online curator service that connects local businesses to potential customers and features the great work of bloggers/influencers on social media.