Ovens offer invaluable baking assistance while giving fashion-savvy chefs a reason to accessorize “Kiss the Cook” aprons with “High-Five the Cook” mitts. Feast on oven-spawned handiwork with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of fresh-baked goods at Delightful Pastries, with locations in Jefferson Park, Old Town, and the Chicago French Market. This Groupon is not valid for chocolates and is valid for carryout only; prices vary by location.
Delightful Pastries pairs local and sustainably grown ingredients with tasty imported sweets in its European-style, house-made pastries, cakes, cookies, and other baked goods. The mother-daughter dynamic duo behind Delightful Pastries uses a minimal amount of sugar in many of the bakery’s oven-kissed creations, allowing the naturally sweet ingredients in a malted chocolate chunk cookie ($3) or breakfast bar ($3) to fulfill their lifelong dream of hogging the spotlight. Real, all-natural butter seeps into every bite of butter cookies, croissants snuggled under a coat of almonds, and raspberry-stuffed rugelah, inspiring jealousy from back-alley margarine peddlers. Cherries freshly arrived from Michigan make their first pit stop in the Black Forest cake, and specialty diets' complaints are assuaged with a collection of handmade vegan sourdough breads ($5) and gluten-free sweets such as macaroons.