The Dreamsicle dessert at Swifts Attic
The Dreamsicle dessert at Swift's Attic

Pastry chef riffs on favorite childhood desserts

Callie Speer uses Cap’n Crunch cereal, homemade candy bars at Swift’s Attic

Pastry chef Callie Speer crafts inventive spins on nostalgic childhood favorites at Swift’s Attic, the highly acclaimed, hip eatery that opened last year in downtown Austin, Texas.

Speer aims to complement chef Mat Clouser’s creative American small plates menu with her desserts. She uses ingredients such as Cap’n Crunch cereal and root beer gel, and prides herself on her homemade ice cream.

She recently discussed her seasonal menu, Southern flavors

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