Do you have a sweet tooth? When it comes to dining in Asheville, North Carolina, there are some must try desserts that will keep your mouth watering for more. It is no secret this city, rivals Charleston, South Carolina when it comes to its culinary scene. Join us as we share with you the top 4 desserts in Asheville, also known as the “Paris of the South.”
1- Coconut Cream Pie at Stoney Knob Cafe- Adorned with a thin chocolate layer atop pie crust, and then fully coconut filling and whipped cream, this dessert is truly amazing. It is homemade and delish, and is now a permanent menu item. One bite, and you will ask yourself, “where has this pie been all of your life?” Stoney Knob Cafe is located in Weaverville at 337 Merrimon Ave. You will love the atmosphere! Visit their website – http://www.stoneyknobcafe.com/
2- Carrot Cake at French Broad Chocolates – Ok, we know what you are thinking, really, carrot cake from a divine chocolate artist? And all we can say is yes, yes, yes! The carrot cake here is “the best” carrot cake we have ever tasted. End of story. Period. In travels around the world, we dare say that French Broad Chocolates wins best Carrot Cake Ever… French Broad Chocolates is located at 10 S. Pack Square in Downtown, Asheville. Visit their website – https://frenchbroadchocolates.com/
3- Creme Brulee at Chestnut– It’s perfection in terms of creme brulee. Various flavors are available throughout the year, and one of our favorites is lavender. Check with your server for the daily flavor. The consistency is always spot on, and we’ve never had a bad experience when it comes to creme brulee here. Chestnut is located at 48 Biltmore Avenue in Downtown, Asheville. Visit their website – http://www.chestnutasheville.com/
4- Cake at Karen Donatelli– Cheesecake and multiple cake styles, you name it, Karen Donatelli has it! We’ve enjoyed a white cake with strawberries and cream making up the middle layer… yummy is all we can say. The cake here is moist and delightful. Sit down at the bakery to eat a slice, or order a cake for a special occasion. You will be glad you did! P.S. this bakery is French, can you say pastries! Karen Donatelli is located at 57 Haywood Street in Downtown, Asheville.Visit their website – http://www.donatellicakedesigns.com/
From food to beer, Asheville has it all, and these desserts top our list! Trust us, when we say there are many more to experience and taste! What are you waiting for? Get out and give your sweet tooth some indulgence… you’ll be glad you did!
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