50 Sweet Treats from 2011!

Cupcakes by New York Cupcakes, Seattle and Bellevue WA

It's that wonderful time of year when I look back on all of the sugary sweets myself and my Cake Gumshoeing associates have consumed.

And man, have we (mostly me) eaten a lot of sweet stuff.

And now, to give you a contact sugar high, here's a sweet roundup of the 50 most memorable sweet treats from the year. Prepare yourself for some serious sugar cravings.

Rainbow Layer Cake from the CakeSpy book, made by Bredenbeck's Bakery, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia

Butterscotch Dip Cupcake, Retro Bakery, Las Vegas NV

Pecan pastry cup from Fruute, Los Angeles

Pumpkin Ice Cream from Theno's Dairy

Speculoos Cookies, Village Bakery, Los Angeles

Cuppie Cupcakes, Trophy Cupcakes, Seattle

Every single thing, Angel Food Bakery, Chicago

Cupcakes with CakeSpy art toppers, Sugarush A Sweet Experience, Red Bank, NJ

The Royale, Patisserie Poupon, Washington DC

Dessert Sampler, Woodberry Kitchen, Baltimore MD

Smearcase, Mama's One Stop bakery, Baltimore MD

Pistachio Macaron, Le Petit Mitron, Narberth, PA

Cupcakes from Butter Lane, NYC

Cupcakes, Eat Cake!, Newburyport, MA

Cupcakes with CakeSpy art toppers, SWEET, Boston

Cannoli: One from Mike's Pastry, one from Modern Pastry, Boston

Chickpea cookies, Tabrizi Bakery, Watertown MA

Gelato, Gelato Classico, San Francisco

Cowgirl Cookie, Arizmendi Bakery, San Francisco

Pink Cupcakes, Teacake Bake Shop, Bay Area

Cinnamon Twist, Pastry Cupboard, San Francisco

Birthday Cake Custard, Old School Frozen Custard, Seattle WA

Every flavor cupcake, Saint Cupcake, Portland OR

Kouign Amann, Alder Pastry, Portland OR

Donuts, Delicious Donuts, Portland OR

Ice cream, Salt and Straw Ice Cream, Portland OR

Lemon tart, Dahlia Bakery, Seattle WA

Rainbow layer cake made by ME, from my book launch Party, Seattle WA

Huckleberry Milkshake, Mary Lou's Milk Bottle, Spokane, WA

Coffee Cake from Coastal Kitchen, Seattle WA

Nanaimo Bars, Whoopie Pies, and just about EVERYTHING at BAKED in Brooklyn, NY

Alfajores, El Porteno, Ferry Building in San Francisco

Fisher Scone, Puyallup Fair, Washington

Red Velvet Cake, Sweet Lady Jane, Los Angeles

Carrot Cake, Mauston Park Oasis Restaurant, Mauston, WI

Cream Puffs, Puffs of Doom, Chicago IL

Caramel Cookie Waffles, Billings MT

Frozen Custard, Niko's, Chicago IL

Dark Chocolate Truffle, Sweet Art, Bellingham WA

A Nanaimo bar, IN Nanaimo, British Columbia

Pie by Kate Lebo, Seattle, WA

S'more Pop-Tart S'mores, made by ME

Biscuit Cinnamon Roll, Denver CO

The "Bee's Knees" Cupcake, Lovely Confections, Denver

Rainbow Whoopie Pies from the Oddfellows Whoopie Pie Bake-off, Seattle WA

Grasshopper Pie in a brownie crust, made by ME

Doubletree Cookie, Doubletree Hotels everywhere

Cookie dough stuffed cupcakes, SWIRLZ, Chicago IL

Paletas by La Newyorkina, NYC

Vanilla Kreme Donut, Dunkin Donuts locations everywhere

Gelato by Via Dolce, Leavenworth WA

Torchetti by Cle Elum Bakery, Cle Elum WA

Nutella Pretzel Sandwich, Bellingham WA

Saltwater Taffy Cream pie, by ME

Doughnuts by Locanda Verde, NYC

Easter Dessert Tacos, made by ME