Maryland Dining June 15, 2016
You’ve Never Tasted Anything Like These 10 Unique Desserts In Maryland
Nobody does food quite like the Old Line State. We’ve previously discussed iconic Maryland foods in an article
here. But what about desserts? What sweet treats is Maryland known for, and more importantly, where do you get them? Read on to discover the most sinfully appetizing and unique desserts in Maryland, and find out where to go when you want the best of the best.
1. Smith Island Cake from Smith Island Baking Co., Crisfield
Located in Crisfield,
Smith Island Baking Co.
makes the classic 10-layer cake Marylanders have come to know and love. If you're unable to take a trip out to Crisfield, this delicious Eastern Shore delicacy can be shipped to your home as well. Pictured above is the original chocolate and caramel cream varieties. Be sure to check out their cake of the month program, where you can receive 20% off the monthly featured cake.
2. Peach Dumplings from Baked Dessert Cafe & Gallery, Berlin
Not many people know that peach dumplings are the official dessert of Berlin. And no one does them quite like
Baked Dessert Cafe & Gallery
. These flaky dumplings are generously drizzled in caramel and taste so perfect, they're often sold-out. Arrive early to make sure you get your fill.
3. Snowballs from One Sweet Moment, Baltimore
Many people refer to
One Sweet Moment
as having the best snowballs in Baltimore. With over 50 flavors, there is often a long line on hot summer days (although it tends to move quickly).
4. Bergers Cookies from Berger's Bakery, Baltimore
You can find the iconic Bergers cookies from the
Lexington Market location
, at select local grocery stores, or order them through the main
. These sinfully delicious cookies have a cake-like texture topped with fudgey icing. It's nearly impossible to only eat one.
5. Ice Cream from Dumser's Dairyland, Ocean City
With several locations in Ocean City,
is a favorite summertime treat. This place dates back to 1939, so you know they've had plenty of time to perfect their sweet ice cream.
6. Frozen Custard from Kohr Bros, Ocean City
Some people prefer frozen custard over ice cream and that's when they head to
. This creamy concoction is perfect after spending a day in the hot sun.
7. Rainbow Cake at Piedigrotta Bakery, Baltimore
is mostly known for their rich tiramisu, they also have a scrumptious rainbow cake, which is a classic Baltimore dessert. Pair this with an espresso and your afternoon just got a whole lot better.
8. Fastnachts from Krumpe's Donuts, Hagerstown
Once a year,
celebrates Fastnacht Day. And since this heavenly day only comes once a year, people line up around the block - EVEN DURING BLIZZARDS - to get a taste of freshly made, warm fastnachts. Do you have a food bucket list? Put this on it!
9. Old Bay Chocolate Crabs from Sweet Cascades Chocolatier, Ellicott City & Savage
Sweet Cascades Chocolatier
has a variety of chocolatey sweets. Nothing compares, however, to their popular Old Bay Crabs. Try them once, and you'll be hooked.
10. Sweet Old Bay Ice Cream from Keyes Creamery, Aberdeen
Speaking of Old Bay desserts,
has been known to have Sweet Old Bay flavored ice cream from time to time. It doesn't get anymore Maryland than that.
Where do you go to find iconic and unique desserts in Maryland? Feel free to share in the comments.