Descriptions begin with the center brownie, from Oakleys Bistro, and proceed clockwise.
Texas sheet cake ingredients merge with espresso and chipotle powder, with soft caramel and crunchy toffee chunks on top. 1464 W. 86th St., 317-824-1231, oakleysbistro.com
Chef Matt Steinbronn’s recipe involves high-end couverture chocolate, as well as chopped chocolate wafers. 1101 N. College Ave., 317-493-1979, leviathanbakehouse.com
The Flying Cupcake
This hefty beaut adds bits of toffee for a salty, crunchy balance to the rich batter. Sprinkles and chocolate drizzle make it a contender for prettiest pastry. Multiple locations, theflyingcupcakebakery.com
GoldLeaf Savory & Sweet
Expensive vegan chocolate combines with canola oil and coconut oil, which adds a subtle nuttiness to the traditional brownie flavor. 1901 E. 46th St., 317-600-3542, goldleafindy.com
Patachou declares this chewy, chocolaty treat the “best gluten-free brownie in the world.” Multiple locations, cafepatachou.com