of the Most Epic Cereal Creations of All Time
They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but all morning meals are not created equal. When it comes to color palette, ease of preparation, variety of flavors, and general make-us-feel-like-a-kid-again-ness, nothing beats cereal. However, milk and a spoon are hardly the only way to enjoy your loops and flakes these days.
Around the world, creative chefs are turning your favorite cereals into mouthwatering creations that even the biggest breakfast buffs could only dream of. Before you bust out your bowl, try out one of these creative cereal concoctions in its place.
Froot Loop Pancakes
Brownstone Pancake Factory, Edgewater, NJ
Two of the most delicious breakfast staples—cereal and pancakes—have been expertly combined into a single meal at Brownstone Pancake Factory in Edgewater, NJ. This stack of thick, buttery pancakes comes topped with brightly-colored Froot Loops cereal, an ample dusting of powdered sugar, confetti sprinkles, a mountain of whipped cream, and even a puff of cotton candy for a sugary treat that will satisfy even the most intense sweet tooth.
Cereal Cronut Milkshake
Cereal Citizen, Hougang, Singapore
Deciding between breakfast and dessert is for amateurs. Luckily, at Cereal Citizen in Singapore, dessert lovers don’t have to pick, thanks to the Cereal Cronut Milkshake. This epic dessert tops a thick milkshake with a fluffy cronut, a rich drizzle of icing, and lots of Fruity Pebbles for good measure.
Fruity Pebbles Donut
Sugar Factory, New York, NY
Donuts are already pretty perfect; who wouldn’t be into breakfast cake? The one thing that makes them even more epic, however, is the addition of cereal to their already super-delicious recipe. Luckily, Sugar Factory in New York has done all the dirty work for us, topping donuts with an ample serving of Fruity Pebbles and a drizzle of icing for a soft-and-crunchy combo that’s sure to start your morning off right.
Cereal Cotton Candy Burrito
Milk Tavern, Los Angeles, CA
Burritos are, without a doubt, one of the best foods on the planet. However, replace their rice and beans with cereal, and you’ll be like, “Chipotle, who?” The Milk Tavern Cereal Cotton Candy Burrito, which rolls up ice cream and Fruity Pebbles in a cotton candy wrapper, is a dessert lover’s decadent dream.
Lucky Charms Cupcake
The Drunken Baker, Shelton, CT
Feelin’ lucky? If you find yourself in the vicinity of The Drunken Baker in Shelton, CT, you just might be. The Drunken Baker serves up one of the most creative cereal concoctions you’ll find anywhere, courtesy of their Lucky Charms Cupcake. Topped with a swirl of green frosting and a handful of Lucky Charms’ colorful marshmallows, this breakfast-and-dessert combo is truly the treat equivalent of finding that elusive pot of gold.
Fruity Pebbles Ice Cream
Cow Tipping Creamery, Dallas TX
What’s better than combining cereal and milk? Combining cereal and ice cream. That’s just what they’ve done at Cow Tipping Creamery in Dallas, Texas, where you can dig into this oversized cone, which combines ice cream, Fruity Pebbles, and a whipped cream collar to top things off.
Crunch Berries Cake
For the Love of Sugar, Detroit, MI
If you’ve ever wanted an excuse to eat leftover birthday cake for breakfast, we’ve got three words for you: Crunch Berries Cake. This colorful dessert from For the Love of Sugar in Detroit is rainbow-hued through-and-through, and comes topped with a handful of Crunch Berries Cereal for a delicious and unexpected explosion of crunch and flavor.
Cap’n Crunch Berries and Milk Waffle
The Iron Press, Anaheim, CA
Belgian waffles just got a sweet upgrade courtesy of The Iron Press in Anaheim. After one of these bad boys, with its nooks and crannies filled with fruity cereal, topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, a drizzle of icing, and some crushed Crunch Berries for a little extra flavor, you’ll never look at breakfast the same again.
The Cereal Bowl
Elm Street Diner, Stamford, CT
Who says that cereal has to be eaten? At Stamford’s Elm Street Diner, you can sip it, thanks to the Cereal Bowl milkshake. In addition to the sprinkling of Cap’n Crunch and Fruity Pebbles on top of this epic frosty drink, your entire cup comes surrounded with another layer of the sweet stuff. Just try to keep yourself from licking the glass, we dare you.
Fruity Pebble French Toast
Stacks Pancake House, Irvine, CA
French toast has never looked better, thanks to the addition of colorful Fruity Pebbles flakes at Stacks Pancake House in Irvine, CA. With a layer of berries between the slices and a moat of colorful cereal surrounding the toast, this sweet rainbow treat is truly the breakfast of champions.
Frosted Flakes Fried Chicken
Miami-Dade County Fair and Exposition
Of course, not all cereal dishes are desserts. Case in point: this incredible-looking Frosted Flakes fried chicken served at the Miami-Dade County Fair and Exposition. Sweet, crunchy, and creative, once you’ve tried this finger lickin’ good treat, every traditionally-prepared drumstick will pale in comparison.
Fruity Pebbles Macarons
Ally & Eloise Bakeshop, Columbia, SC
Even the most dedicated dessert connoisseurs have never tried anything like the Fruit Pebbles macarons at Ally & Eloise Bakeshop in Columbia, South Carolina. A more elegant version of your typical Funfetti cookie, these light-as-air macarons with a dollop of cream in the middle are the perfect accompaniment to a cup of tea.
Froot Loops Cake
Lamanna’s Bakery, Scarborough, Ontario
Bright, brilliant, and breakfast-y, this Froot Loops Cake from Lamanna’s Bakery in Scarborough, Ontario, is so cool-looking, it almost feels a shame to cut it. However, once you dig in, you’ll realize that the cake’s bright colors aren’t relegated to the cereal on its exterior: the rich layers of chocolate cake are also interspersed by rainbow frosting.
Hapa Cupcakes, Fullerton, CA
Cookies rarely get as creatively topped as cupcakes, but the Cereal Cookies from Hapa Cupcakes in Fullerton, CA, are clearly an exception to that rule. These cookies are accompanied by an ample helping of Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cap’n Crunch, and Crunch Berries, giving them a satisfying flavor, texture, and presentation in one.
Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal Killer Cheesecake
The Pie Hole, Venice, CA
You can have your cake and eat your breakfast, too at The Pie Hole in Venice, CA. Their Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal Killer Cheesecake comes with a massive helping of hot fudge, with which a generous helping of Cinnamon Toast Crunch is held. CTC not your style? This amazing dessert also comes in a Fruity Pebbles and Frosted Flakes version, too.
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