There’s nothing sweeter than ending your meal with a decadent dessert. From cakes and pies to tarts and waffles, here are 9 of the best desserts at your favorite neighborhood spots in Philadelphia:
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1. ALMOND BUTTER CAKE – Noord (East Passyunk)
Noord tops off its drool-worthy buttery Almond Cake with a delectable heaping of bourbon cream.
2. TORTA DI MANDORLE – Le Virtu (East Passyunk)
One of many delectable desserts at Le Virtu, the Torta di Mandorle is a flourless citrus-almond cake with cinnamon-whipped sheep’s milk ricotta and saffron honey.
Vibrant and refreshing, the Strawberry Shortcake (for two) with cream cheese mousse and strawberry mint sorbet is a must-order at The Olde Bar.
For those who love ooey gooey caramel candy, the warm Vanilla Cake with caramel sauce at R2L is right on so many levels.
A delicious (and essential) offering on Lo Spiedo’s classic American menu, the cast iron apple pie with cinnamon semifreddo evokes childhood, homey feelings.
Whetstone Tavern’s PA Dutch Apple Dumpling — made with flaky crust stuffed with half of a baked Gala apple and topped with brown sugar sauce and condensed milk ice cream — is the perfect dessert to cozy up to on a breezy night.
End your meal on a sweet note with Amis Trattoria’s Belgian-style Waffle topped with Nutella, vanilla semifreddo and toasted hazelnuts.
The Budino Di Cuscusu Al Cioccolato at Brigantessa, a warm Sicilian chocolate couscous pudding with dried cherries and toasted almonds, is the ideal accompaniment to the restaurant’s Southern Italian-inspired dishes.
A popular bread-based dessert in Argentina, the Bread Pudding at Malbec Argentine Steakhouse is made in-house and is an ideal sweet treat after a hearty meat-based meal.