From Cruffins To Cocktails, Where To Get Your Strawberry Sundae Fix

From Cruffins To Cocktails, Where To Get Your Strawberry Sundae Fix

The show must go on!

By Dinushka Gunasekara | 11th August 2021

Let’s rip the band-aid off – we’re all absolutely gutted that the Ekka has been forced to cancel once again. However, that doesn’t mean getting your sweet kicks has to wait until next year too!

Across Brisbane, many eateries are plucking the juicy red goods to deliver their own strawberry sundae concoctions. From cronuts to cheesecake, and even the OG itself, here’s where you can get your strawberry sundae fix in 2021.

Jocelyn’s Provisions | Various Locations

Your fave bakery for a reason, take a big bite into a strawberries and cream cruffin available in store at all Jocelyn’s Provisions!

Darvella Patisserie | Bulimba

Darvella’s signature two toned croissant ‘cone’ is getting an Ekka remix, filled with vanilla custard and strawberry custard, plus a healthy dashing of vanilla Chantilly and fresh strawberries on top. Available this Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday only.

Chouquette | New Farm

Get in quick for a slice of the strawberry sundae cheesecake that flew off the shelves last weekend. With a buttery shortbread base, a whole Sunshine Coast strawberry tucked inside, and topped with strawberry coulis, it’s available this weekend only.

 

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Doughluxe | Various Locations

Strawberries and cream doughnut? Don’t mind if we do! Grab yours at the Brisbane City Markets, or check Doughluxe’s Instagram for the wide range of eateries slinging the ‘nuts around Brisbane.

 

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Emporium Hotel | South Bank

Ekka treats are getting boujee at Emporium's renowned dining venues, like the strawberry and raspberry granita cocktail at the Terrace and smoked hay parfait at Signature Restaurant.

Paddington Social | Paddington

This strawberry sundae croissant sure is sweet! With strawberry cremaux, strawberry and lime whipped panna cotta, and crispy strawberry crumbs on top, it’s berry good all round.

Peach Cafe | Auchenflower

This gorg baby pink hub is offering a strawberry sundae loaded croissant filled with cream custard, vanilla curd, and topped with locally picked strawberries.

 

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Mica Brisbane | Newstead & Brisbane City

Newstead’s delicious home of baked goods has crafted the dreamiest strawberry sundae cruffin. Need your sundae fill in the CBD? The cruffins are also available at Mica Express.

 

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Lang’s Gourmet | Online

Support the strawberry farmers in the most delicious way with a limited-edition jam inspired by the strawberry sundae. At $7 a pop, a portion of the profits will go to The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation and the RNA.

 

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Ekka Drive-Through | Brisbane Showgrounds & King Street

Want the real deal? The widely popular Ekka drive-through is back for nine days from Saturday 14 August, 10am-7pm daily. Get a strawberry sundae in one hand and a Dagwood Dog or Bertie Beetle showbag in the other.

DoorDash | Various Locations

Let the strawberry sundae come to you and help The Common Good while you’re at it, with DIY Strawberry Sundaes delivered by DoorDash.

 

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Article by Dinushka Gunasekara

Notorious for turning a random encounter into a three-hour conversation and running across streets to pat a dog, Dinu is a curious girl who loves a good story. Her extensive knowledge of Donald Glover is yet to come to good use and she would do basically anything for a hash brown. Catch her bombarding her friends with articles she thinks they should read or spending way too much time creating the perfect playlist.

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