Missouri Dining November 29, 2015
You’ve Never Tasted Anything Like These 13 Unique Desserts in Missouri
Whether the end of the meal or a simple indulgence, we all like to have something sweet now and then. Sure, you can stick to the basics, but why not try something a little different? Here are some options that are a little more special than the rest. Also, for a traditional Missouri dessert, see the previous post on
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1. Red Velvet Bread Pudding, Scape, St. Louis
The Treat: Take the flavor of a red velvet cake, but make it with bread instead of cake and you get Scape’s delicious Red Velvet Bread Pudding.
Location: 48 Maryland Plaza
Hours of Operation: Dinner-- Tuesday-Thursday 5-10pm, Friday-Saturday 5-11pm. Sunday Brunch-- 10am - 2:30pm, Happy Hour-- Monday-Friday 5-7pm
2. Kentucky High Day, BK Bakery, Jefferson City
The Treat: The Kentucky High Day Pie at BK Bakery is a pecan pie made with bourbon and chocolate chips.
Location: 901 Missouri Blvd.
Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Friday 5am-1pm, Saturday 5am-12pm, closed on Sunday and Monday.
3. The Six Signature Flavors, The Velvet Cupcake, Columbia
The Treat: The six signature cupcake flavors at the Velvet Cupcake include triple chocolate, peanut butter fudge, white wedding, carrot cake, tiramisu, and red velvet.
Location: 23 South 8th Street
4. Green Tea Tiramisu, U Knead Sweets, Columbia
The Treat: This Asian take on tiramisu uses brewed green tea and “maccha” a green tea powder.
Location: 808 Cherry Street
Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 9:00 am-9:00 pm, Friday-Saturday 9:00 am-10:00 pm
5. Hollander Torte, André’s Confiserie Suisse, Kansas City
The Treat: Andre’s Hollander Torte is a moist almond cake with a layer of apricot jam baked inside a butter cookie shell.
Location: 5018 Main Street
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 7:00am-7:00pm, Saturday 7:00am-6:00pm
6. Peanut butter Lust, A Slice of Pie, Rolla
The Treat: Peanut Butter Lust Pie is made with a rich, peanut better filling and is topped with chocolate and whipped cream. It’s extremely rich, so it’s great to share.
Location: 601 Kings Highway
Hours of Operation: Monday-Sunday 10:00am-10:00pm
7. Mascarpone bread pudding, The American Restaurant, Kansas City
The Treat: The American Restaurant’s Mascarpone bread pudding is make with maple, brioche, thyme and huckleberry.
Location: Grand Boulevard between Pershing and 27th Street
Hours of Operation: Wednesday through Saturday from 5:30 pm
8. The Famous Cakes-N-Creams Supreme, Cakes-N-Creams, Branson
The Treat: The Famous Cake-N-Creams Supreme starts with a delicious, golden brown funnel cake topped with powdered sugar, your choice of ice cream, whipped cream, and a cherry on top.
Location: 2805 W 76 Country Blvd.
Hours of Operation: Monday-Sunday 11:00 am-12:00 am
9. Oreo Pie, Arris Bistro, Jefferson City
The Treat: Arris’ Oreo Pie is made with white and milk chocolate cream with Oreo chunks on a cookie crust, topped with a chocolate drizzle.
Location: 409 W Miller Street Suite A
Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 11:00am-9:00pm, Friday-Saturday 11:00am-10:00pm
10. Cookies For Everybody, Pi Pizzeria, St. Louis
The Treat: Great for those with special diets, Cookies For Everybody at Pi Pizzeria includes two vegan and gluten free chocolate chip sandwich cookies.
Locations: The Loop--6144 Delmar Boulevard, Kirkwood--10935 Manchester Road, Central West End--400 N. Euclid @ McPherson, Downtown STL--610 Washington, Chesterfield--14870 Clayton Road (carryout only)
Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 11am-11pm, Friday-Saturday 11am-12am, Sunday 11am-10pm
11. Apple Pie Donuts, Hurts Donut, Springfield
The Treat: What do you get when you mix apple pie and donuts? Perfection.
Location: 320 Park Central W
Hours of Operation: 24 Hrs/ 7 Days a Week
Hurts Donut Company
12. Chocolate Stout Cupcake, Destination Desserts, St. Louis
The Treat: Destination Desserts’ Chocolate Stout Cupcake is a unique and delicious cupcake infused with Irish stout beer.
Location: 11786 Westline Industrial Drive
Note: 100% of proceeds go to support the nationally recognized Center For Head Injury Services.
13. Chocolate Martini, Bailey’s Chocolate Bar, St. Louis
The Treat: Any Chocolate Martini at Bailey’s is good, but you have to try the Chocolate-Covered Cherry made with cherry heering, white chocolate, crème de cocoa, rum, and chocolate liqueur.
Location: 1915 Park Avenue
Hours of Operation: Monday-Saturday 4:00pm-1:00am, Sunday 4:00pm-12:00am
Which of these looks the yummiest to you? Have you tried any of these? Share in the comments below.