ParisBrest pastry

The Washington Circle dessert at Blue Duck Tavern is a peanut-filled homage to the classic Paris-Brest pastry.

Diners are devouring nutty desserts

Sweet treats that star nuts are becoming menu bestsellers, chefs say

Name just about any nut — peanut, almond, pistachio, macadamia — and it’s probably on a dessert menu somewhere right now. Lately, chefs have been going nuts over nuts, increasingly incorporating them into of all kinds of desserts. And diners are devouring them, making many nutty desserts bestsellers. 

According to Datassential MenuTrends, 44 percent of dessert menus feature nuts, rising from just 23 percent a decade ago. Pecans, peanuts and almonds are the

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