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
Gooey Butter Cake.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:
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.