Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) With Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) off to a flying start in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the city is ready to bowl over foodies and cricket-buffs with sinful IPL themed desserts.
An array of cakes, cookies and chocolates are on offer across the eastern metropolis – known for its sweet tooth – to assail the senses of cricket and food lovers. Ready to cash in on the cricket mania, ‘Kookie Jar’ outlets are luring customers with bat and ball-shaped cookies.
“The cookies are shaped like bats and balls. The handle of the bat has been done with blue icing while the body is off-white. The ball is a bright red. IPL is written on the bat,” an official of the shop told IANS.
Chocoholics are not left behind as Krazy For Chocolates kiosks have photo cakes as well as 3D cakes customised for IPL fans. The made-to-order cakes, available in chocolate, sport team logos as well as edible figures sporting the team jersey.
“One can order the cakes customised according to their favourite teams. The logos will be done coloured icing and the figures will be decorated accordingly,” a kiosk official told IANS.
According to the official, tiny chocolates with logo of the nine IPL teams can also be ordered.
“When KKR won the match, all residents of our building celebrated by cutting a big chocolate cake with the KKR logo and colour. It was really good,” said a resident of a housing estate in the south of the city.