Nine Boozy Desserts in Raleigh, N.C.
Sat, Mar. 04 2017, 6AM by Kristen Baughman
Have your booze and eat it too! Indulge in these boozy treats in Raleigh, N.C., because there's always room for dessert.
The Twisted Fork's Famous Tia Maria Cake
Twisted Fork is locally owned and operated by Rocky Top Hospitality and has been serving up delicious dishes in Raleigh for more than 13 years. Their famous Tia Maria cake is the star of the menu and is popular with diners. It's a perfect combination of chocolate chip cookies, coffee liqueur and mocha buttercream icing.
The Oak's Homemade Bourbon Ice Cream
The Oak offers an ever-changing menu of bourbon desserts. From bourbon bread pudding served with a vanilla bean whip to homemade bourbon ice cream, their desserts are always in high demand. Plus, The Oak has more than 60 different bourbons to try, featuring their in-house re-aged bourbon. After-dinner drinks and dessert, anyone?
Hibernian Restaurant & Pub's Guinness Mousse
Add more sweetness to your pint of Guinness at the Hibernian. This Raleigh staple is serving up one decadent chocolate mousse made with your favorite Irish beer, Guinness. Their chocolate mousse is super rich and served with fresh whipped cream along with a chocolate sauce drizzle. Go ahead, order a Guinness along with that mousse.
Bittersweet's Clèm Brûlée
A dessert as awesome as its play on words would have to be Bittersweet's Clèm Brûlée. This clementine crème brûlée features brandy-vanilla poached clementines, sugared rosemary and pomegranate seeds. An added bonus is that it's gluten free!
Chuck's Dark Chocolate Cake Shake with Old Grand-Dad Bourbon
For just four bucks more, turn your milkshake into something boozy. Simply ask your server at Chuck's to spike your milkshake. The Dark Chocolate Cake shake with Old Grand-Dad bourbon is a winner. Want it a little stronger? Make that shot a double.
Driftwood Southern Kitchen's Apple Cobbler
Who knew this American classic could get any better? Driftwood Southern Kitchen's apple cobbler is topped with a generous helping of bourbon burnt sugar ice cream.
Rye Bar & Southern Kitchen's Sweet Josie Beer Float
Whiskey Kitchen's Shoo-Fly Pie
At Whiskey Kitchen, in the heart of downtown Raleigh, the shoo-fly pie is not to be missed. Pecans, molasses and bourbon caramel are tastefully combined on a flaky pastry crust and pairs perfectly with an Old Fashioned.
Cameron Bar & Grill's Bourbon Chocolate Brownie
Consider yourself a chocolate lover? Indulge in a bourbon chocolate brownie at Cameron Bar & Grill. Topped with cinnamon and brown sugar ice cream as well chocolate ganache, this dessert is sure to please any dessert lover.
Header photo: Whiskey Kitchen
Author: Kristen Baughman
Kristen Baughman is the founder of Tabletop Media Group, a boutique media agency based in Raleigh and serving clients in the food, beverage and agriculture industries. Her company offers consulting services in the fields of social media, graphic design, illustration, special events, website design and videography. In her free time, you can find her relaxing outside with her dog Cheerwine, writing about food and drink, or at one of the many breweries in the region sipping on a N.C. beer.
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