Whisk Bakery tops its Lucky Charm cupcakes with a rainbow...

Whisk Bakery tops its Lucky Charm cupcakes with a rainbow swirl of frosting. Credit: Amanda Vigliarolo

Some people look forward all year to corned beef and cabbage, but dessert lovers know St. Patrick’s Day brings some unique holiday sweets. From Irish cream lattes to Lucky Charms cupcakes and leprechaun cake pops, here's where to find your edible pot of gold before coconut-covered Easter cakes take over Long Island’s coffee shops, bakeries and restaurants.


Huntington, Manhasset and Floral Park

Warm up with Lucky Charm Hot Chocolate ($5.75-$6.75), topped with green whipped cream, mini marshmallows, a cookie in the shape of a rainbow and a pot of gold. Also available: leprechaun, four-leaf clover and rainbow cookies with the colors of the Irish flag. More info: buttercookybakery.com

Buttercooky's Lucky Charm hot chocolate and St. Patrick's Day-themed cookies. Credit: Michaela Lambert

The Whisk Bakery

975 W. Jericho Tpke., Smithtown

The shop's jumbo Lucky Charm cupcakes come topped with swirls of pastel frosting, mini cookies and marshmallows ($4.75). More info: 631-670-6772, thewhiskbakeryli.com

Sweet Mama’s

9 Alsace Place, Northport (631-261-6262) and 121 Main St., Stony Brook (631-675-9263)

The Pot of Gold Mimosa ($11) is a mixture of Prosecco, blue curacao and orange juice, with a green sugar rim. Or try a flight of Irish coffees ($16) with a selection of flavored cold brews, including Irish Cream, Thin Mint, Lucky Charm and Pistachio, topped with green whipped cream, naturally. More info: sweetmamasli.com

Sweet Mama’s Pot of Gold mimosa is available in Northport and Stony Brook. Credit: Sweet Mama’s

Whiskey Down Diner

252 Main St., Farmingdale

The Shake of the Month is a Lucky Charms creation for $10, with all the flavor of your favorite marshmallow cereal in milkshake form. More info: 516-927-8264, whiskeydowndiner.com

At the Whiskey Down Diner, the Shake-of-the-Month is inspired by everyone’s favorite marshmallow cereal. Credit: Alyson Kanaras

Duck Donuts

East Meadow, Garden City Park, Hauppauge, Selden

The DIY hot doughnut chain is sprinkling some St. Patrick’s Day luck on its made-to-order creations, with a themed assortment ($27/dozen) available through March 17. Included are combinations like Bacon Shamrock (green icing and chopped bacon), Lucky Cinnamon Bun (cinnamon sugar with green vanilla drizzle) and Confetti Shamrock (green vanilla icing with rainbow sprinkles). The magic doesn’t stop with doughnuts. There is also a shamrock green vanilla shake ($6) with magical charms and whipped cream. More info: duckdonuts.com

St. Patrick's Day-themed doughnuts at Duck Donuts.

St. Patrick's Day-themed doughnuts at Duck Donuts. Credit: Duck Donuts

Soul Brew

Huntington, Bellmore and St. James

Holiday lattes carry a strong theme at this mini-chain, where featured beverages include a Lucky Charms latte or hot chocolate ($4.75), a Peep Mallow Latte ($4.75) and an Irish cream latte ($4.25). More Info: soulbrew.coffee

The Soul Brew Lucky Charms Latte is dripping with sweet flavor. Credit: Kristin Walsh Lambros

Macaron 5 Chic

305 Bedford Ave. N., Bellmore

The shop is featuring pastel swirl Lucky Charms macarons (5 for $12.50) among its monthly menu options. Macaron pops ($5), in the shape of four-leaf clovers and leprechaun hats, will be available March 14-17. More info: 516-804-3446, macaron5chic.com

Macaron 5 Chic will be serving St. Patrick’s Day macaroons...

Macaron 5 Chic will be serving St. Patrick’s Day macaroons throughout the month. Credit: Toni Critelli

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