Alabama is well known for its variety of delicious food, especially desserts. I have a major sweet tooth and will try pretty much any dessert that’s passed in front of me. I admit, this isn’t the best habit to have. Still, it’s extremely difficult to pass up a delicious dessert, wouldn’t you agree?
Listed below are 10 delicious desserts that can be found right here in Alabama.
1. Gourmet Pops / Steel City Pops - Homewood, AL
Steel City Pops specializes in gourmet pops that are made from all-natural and local ingredients. They offer a diverse flavor selection, but whatever choice you make is a good one. All of their flavors are unique and delicious! (2821 Central Ave, Ste 109)
2. Raspberry Gateau / Hope's Cheesecake - Gulf Shores, AL
Hope's Cheesecake is obviously best known for their delicious gourmet cheesecakes, but they also offer many other incredible desserts. One of these desserts in particular is their homemade Raspberry Gateau. This delicious dessert consists of a fluffy white chocolate filling with fresh raspberries that have been layered between two soft sweet meringue shells. If you love raspberries, you simply MUST try this dessert the next time you're at the beach. It's INCREDIBLE! (210 E 20th Ave)
3. Orange Pineapple Ice Cream / Trowbridge's - Florence, AL
Ever since 1918, Trowbridge's has been wowing customers with their delicious desserts, especially their famous Orange Pineapple Ice Cream. This delicious frozen treat has won the hearts of customers ever since the restaurant opened. It's a definite must-try the next time you're in the Florence area. (316 N Court St)
4. Lemon Meringue Tart / Chez Fonfon - Birmingham, AL
Chez Fonfon is a cozy, casual French bistro that serves the tastiest Lemon Meringue Tarts. You've SERIOUSLY got to try them! (2007 11th Ave S)
5. Cherry Sundae / Kreme Delite - Athens, AL
Kreme Delite is an iconic ice-cream shop that's located in downtown Athens. This is the perfect spot to grab a tasty frozen treat. Everything is DELICIOUS! Be sure to try their Cherry Sundae. You'll be glad you did! (401 W Washington St)
6. Cake Balls / Cream & Sugar Cafe - Mobile, AL
Cream & Sugar Cafe is located in the Oakleigh Garden District. It's a definite must stop for a delicious cup of coffee, but you can't leave without trying their signature Cake Balls. They're simply DIVINE! (351 George St)
7. Gourmet Cupcakes / Gigi's Cupcakes - Huntsville, AL
Gigi's Cupcakes specializes in the MOST DELICIOUS gourmet cupcakes EVER! What makes these cupcakes stand out from the rest is the frosting. It's piled really, REALLY HIGH! If you LOVE frosting, these are the cupcakes for you!
(2109 Whitesburg Dr)
8. Moon Pie A La Mode / Felix's Fish Camp - Spanish Fort, AL
Moon Pie + Ice Cream = PERFECTION!!! Is there really anything else that needs to be said about this dessert? NOPE! (1530 Battleship Pkwy)
9. Doughnut Ice Cream Sammie / Big Spoon Creamery - Birmingham, AL
Big Spoon Creamery specializes in unique ice cream sandwiches. One of their yummiest ice cream sandwiches, in my opinion, is the Doughnut Ice Cream Sammie. This delicious ice cream treat consists of Hero Doughnuts, with salted caramel and brown butter ice cream. Big Spoon Creamery doesn't currently have a storefront. Instead, they operate an old-fashioned ice cream cart and set it up at locations all across Birmingham.
10. Apple Strudel / Ol' Heidelberg - Huntsville, AL
If you're a fan of Apple Strudel, you absolutely MUST try it at Ol' Heidelberg. It's seriously the BEST you'll ever eat! (6125 University Dr NW, Ste E14)
Have you tried any of these delicious desserts? Where is your favorite place in Alabama to get dessert? Let us know in the comments below!