Philadelphia’s Top Desserts

Hazelnut Cheesecake (Photo: Porta Philadelphia)

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Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia, PA - Looking for a sugar rush? - Looking for a sugar rush? Do you ever wish that you could skip straight past the entree and right to the best part - dessert? Well, on National Dessert Day (10/14), you have the perfect excuse.

Espresso BudinoEspresso Budino

Scarpetta, Try not to fill up too much on Scarpetta’s delicate handcrafted pasta, because skipping their signature Espresso Budino dessert would be a mistake; Fresh ground espresso beans are infused into a milk and cream Anglaise and topped with hazelnut praline, salted caramel sauce, hazelnut gelato and chocolate chip biscotti for a coffee experience unlike any other! 210 W Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, P.A.

 


Hazelnut CheesecakeHazelnut Cheesecake

Porta Philadelphia, When you think of Porta, you probably associate it with perfect Neapolitan-style pizzas. While the savory menu options are to die for, the desserts are also not to be missed; House Made Gelato, Grappas, Affagatos, and a creamy Hazelnut Cheesecake are all worth the indulgence. 1216 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, P.A.

 


Warm Deep Dish CookieWarm Deep Dish Cookie

Barclay Prime, At Barclay Prime, the humble cookie is taken to a whole other level, where a trio of chocolate chip, sugar, and oatmeal raisin cookie dough is stuffed into a deep dish and served warm. Golden brown on the outside and warm and gooey on the inside, this dessert gets topped with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce for a truly decadent indulgence. 237 S 18th St, Philadelphia, P.A.

 


Warm Canela Spiced ChurrosWarm Canela Spiced Churros

Buena Onda, Follow your heart and your taste buds to Bueno Onda’s Warm Canela Spiced Churros! Stuffed to the brim with your choice of caramel or chocolate, these treats are a fiesta in their own right. 1901 Callowhill St, Philadelphia, P.A.

 


Café YnezChocolate Bread Pudding

Café Ynez, the all-day BYOB dinner in Point Breeze, is offering both a Chocolate Bread Pudding, topped with seasonal fruit, homemade caramel, and whipped cream and homemade flan, topped with seasonal fruit, caramel and powdered sugar. 2025 Washington Avenue, Philadelphia, P.A.

 


ForsythiaCrêpe Gâteau

Forsythia, the new Old City restaurant and bar from renowned Chef Christopher Kearse, is featuring the Crêpe Gâteau for National Dessert Day. Made with coconut, lemon, and toasted meringue, this decadent multi-layered indulgence is available during dinner. 233 Chestnut St , Philadelphia, P.A.

 


Ocean Prime Pink CakePink Coconut Cake

Ocean Prime, one of Philadelphia’s most gorgeous seafood restaurants and steakhouses, is honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a special Pink Coconut Cake, available for $14 a slice. Throughout the rest of October.

 


Rex1516Milk & Cookies

Rex 1516, the Southern-inspired South Street staple, is offering a twist on a classic combo for National Dessert Day - Milk & Cookies; guests can enjoy fried chocolate and pecan cookie dough truffles paired with a Rum Chata spiked milkshake. 1516 South St., Philadelphia, P.A.

 


Apple Pie (with vanilla ice cream)

Brickwall Tavern, Apple. Pie. A. La. Mode. Do we need to say more? Served in a personal-sized ramekin straight from the oven, this pie is warm and stuffed to the brim with fresh apples (no filler here!) and bursting with the warming flavors of cinnamon and spices. 1213 Sansom St, Philadelphia, P.A.


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