Crème: Soho’s hottest cookies

Cookies are undeniably one of the best comfort foods. Serve them soft baked with ice cream? It’s a surefire winner.

With its retro French-inspired signage and carefully curated pastel interiors, Crème certainly made a splash as they arrived on Soho's D'Arblay Street. Warm, soft-centered, fist-sized cookies neatly packaged into pale pink boxes and paper bags are touted as 'this season's most desirable accessory', and photos of the cookies' cross sections have already proliferated across Instagram.

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#gifted Back in London with a BANG! And these giant cookies from , of course. At £4 a pop these cookies are a little on the pricey side, but do consider the fact that they're maybe four times as big as ya usual choc chunk! Served warm and gooey, and stuffed with choc chunks, this milk choc number is something else! There's nothing stopping you from buying these to take home, but I'd recommend eating asap for maximum gooey deliciousness- and maybe go halvesies with a pal if £4 for a cookie isn't your style 😅 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #soho #london #londonfoodies #chocolate #chocolatelovers #dessert #dessertlovers #foodporn #chocolateporn #freshlybaked #bakery #crosssection #foodphotography #hiddengems #visitlondon #lovelondon #lovesoho #foodlovers #baking #londonfood

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From the minds behind NAC Mayfair and Ahi Poke, Crème's team pay delicious homage to New York's bakery scene in the form of their 'Big Big Big' cookies and frosted flake cereal milk soft serve. Citing the famous Milk Bar and Levain Bakeries as some of their biggest inspirations, Crème have brought this unapologetically decadent, American-style treat over to London, and oh boy is it good. Spruced up with Belgian chocolate and French butter, this truly is a treat fit for modern London.

Collaborating with French pastry chefs, Crème spent years perfecting their secret cookie recipe, ensuring a crisp exterior, gooey interior, and perfect distribution of those all important chocolate chunks! The flavours currently available as these weighty, 150g cookies are double chocolate, milk chocolate, white chocolate and miso, and oatmeal raisin. New seasonal flavours (and allergy-friendly versions!) are reported to be in the pipeline, so keep an eye out for delicious new developments!
Milk chocolate chunk is perfect if you're a cookie classicist- or if you've got a sweet tooth! Get to the shop at the right time, and your cookie will be so warm, it's at risk of falling apart in your hands… did this happen to me, you ask? The chocolate stains on my tshirt should tell you!

Oatmeal and raisin is arguable Crème's most direct nod to their American influences. Milled oats give the cookies a rounded, nutty flavour, and plump golden raisins burst with juicy delight as you bite into them.

Miso and white chocolate, for those with adventurous tastes. The solid, umami hit of high-quality miso is tempered by the pervading sweetness of white chocolate, making this cookies a surefire hit with those who prefer salty flavours. Don't knock it 'til you've tried it!

And finally, we come to double chocolate. If you only get to try one cookie Crème, make it this one. Don't mistake its dusky exterior for a burnt cookie- it's just full of delicious, cocoa-ey goodness! Combined with a generous helping of dark chocolate chunks spread throughout the dough, this cookie is perfect for any time except when you're wearing white!