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Delicious Desserts

The signature sweet dishes at your favorite Nashville restaurants.

Written By:  Nashville Lifestyles

Photographers:  The Tennessean

1808 Grille
Banana Beignets — Served with hazelnut anglaise
1808 West End Ave
Caffé Nonna
Tiramisu or chocolate dipped cannoli
4427 Murphy Rd
The Catbird Seat
Vanilla cake, bourbon, pineapple, burnt oak ice cream, cherry crisp, bulleit bourbon sphere
1711 Division St
Eastland Café
Granny smith apple donuts — Rolled in cinnamon sugar, served with a sea salt caramel gelato
97 Chapel Ave
Etch Restaurant
Mocha Crémeux — A milk chocolate dessert made up of Noble Springs' goat's milk caramel, roasted banana sorbet, a piece of brûléed banana and a coffee crisp made from phyllo dough
303 Demonbreun St
Firefly Grille
Coconut Cake
2201 Bandywood Dr
Germantown Café
The Chocolate-Pistachio Mousse Cake made from scratch everyday
1200 5th Ave N
Giovanni Ristorante Bar
909 20th Ave S
Hattie B's Hot Chicken
The Banana Pudding is a local favorite.
112 19th Ave S and 5209 Charlotte Pk
Husk Nashville
Caramel Layer Cake — Pastry chef Lisa Donovan has found just the right mix: cake base, crumb structure and frosting.
37 Rutledge St
Kayne Prime
Milk Chocolate Cremoso — Dulce de leche, unfiltered olive oil, sea salt
1103 McGavock St
The Listening Room Café
Chocolate Covered Apple Bacon Fritters — Granny Smith apples, Applewood bacon, cinnamon, nutmeg, buttermilk, fresh mint, with espresso-praline sauce
217 2nd Ave S
Lockeland Table
Sweet Ricotta Donuts
Homemade jelly filling, powdered sugar, shaken at the table.
1520 Woodland St
Loveless Cafe
Buttermilk Pecan Pie — A gooey delicious pecan pie topped with buttermilk ice cream
8400 Tennessee Hwy 100
McCabe Pub
Red Velvet Cake — Made from scratch as always from Great Aunt Ada's recipe
4410 Murphy Rd
The Palm
Flourless Chocolate Cake — Dark bittersweet chocolate, crème anglaise, fresh berries and whipped cream
140 5th Ave S
Park Cafe
Crème Brulee — Rich custard layered between almond phyllo dough. Served with fresh strawberries
4403 Murphy Rd
Prime 108
Chocolate Bourbon Caramel Mousse Torte — Hazelnut crunch, raspberry-orange coulis, cocoa nibs & orange infused dark chocolate-bourbon gelato
1001 Broadway
Riffs Café
Samoas, Oatmeal Crème Pies, and Swiss Cake Rolls — combining the most important elements of dessert: crunchy, sweet, salty
555 Marriott Dr, Suite 105
Rolf and Daughters
Chocolate Tart — Locally made with Olive and Sinclair chocolate for the custard base and a variation on a sweet dough for the crust. Garnished with a salted caramel gel, maldon salt and roasted bourbon barrel aged coco nibs (also from Scott at Olive and Sinclair).
700 Taylor St
The Southern
Bananas Foster Bread Pudding — Bread pudding with caramelized bananas, topped with chocolate ganache and rum sauce
150 3rd Ave S
Tin Angel
Chocolate and Caramel Indulgence — Individually baked warm gooey Callebaut chocolate cake; with a milk chocolate, sea salt and caramel center. Served with vanilla bean ice cream.
3201 West End Ave
Urban Grub
Banana Pudding Pie — Shortbread crust, roasted banana cream, vanilla wafer crumble, sliced bananas and toasted vanilla meringue.
2506 12th Ave S
Bananas Foster — Rum-flamed bananas, brown sugar, citrus butter vanilla ice cream. Made tableside for two.
1907 West End Ave


*Not related to the November 2014 Best Desserts issue.

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