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11 Desserts That Will Have You Coming Back For More

A look back at this year’s Sweet Spot column, from freakshakes to floats


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1. Facing East Noodle & Bar’s Freakshake

With a name that crazy, it’s no surprise that this dessert is wacky. One version is a milkshake with a whole glazed donut on top. Dig in!

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2. Barbusa’s Deconstructed Cannoli

Accidents can make magic. That’s the thinking behind this Italian treat made from broken cannoli shells that are perfect for dipping.

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3. Pop Pie Co.’s Coconut Cream Pie

It’ll fit in the palm of your hand, so we won’t judge you if you have three.

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4. The Cork & Craft’s Zen Cheesecake

This lighter spin on the classic dessert is equal parts feathery soft and Instagram genius.

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5. Belching Beaver’s Liquid Gold Beer Float

The local brewery takes their Peanut Butter stout and tops it with peanut butter ice cream and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Deliciousness ensues.

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6. The Crack Shack’s Soft Serve

Flavors rotate, but one thing remains the same: unlimited toppings!

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7. BeeSalt Balcony’s Baklava Cake

Phyllo dough, butter, cinnamon, and MooTime Creamery ice cream come together in this sweet and spicy dessert.

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8. Voltaire Beach House’s S’mores Dip        

Let’s be real—the best part of camping is the campfire food, and at the Ocean Beach spot, you can indulge in the same flavors, without even pitching a tent.

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9. Shuga Pops

A local couple is behind this line of gourmet marshmallow pops, decked in cool flavors like Fruity Pebbles cereal and graham cracker dust.

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10. Café Gratitude’s Vegan Pies

Every Thanksgiving, the Little Italy restaurant sells these pies to raise money for a free meal served on location on Thanksgiving day to anyone who comes in. But you can indulge in other plant-based pies throughout the year, including the creamy coconut cream pie.

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11. Extraordinary Desserts’ All of the Above Cookie

This limited-edition charitable cookie, whose proceeds benefit the Global Fund For Women, is topped with 23 ¾ karat edible gold leaf—and it’s available only through the end of this month.

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