Any semi-conscious Instagram users will have noticed that the more chocolate, cream, and cake they put in a photo, the more likes it’s liable to rack up. We all love dessert porn, which is why it’s time to move past the sticky pleasures of @Cinnabon and into the feeds of the country’s most snap-happy pastry chefs.
Some dessert pros, like Cronut creator Dominique Ansel and Lafayette’s Jennifer Yee, have the uncanny ability to capture a humble fruit tart or pain au chocolate the way no one else can. We’ve scoured the ‘grams of sweets specialists from coast to coast and found the few who give followers a crystal clear look into the magic that is the pastry kitchen.
Here’s a baker’s dozen of pastry chef Instagram feeds that every dessert lover needs to follow.