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5 Can’t Miss
Desserts in Baja Arizona

Five mouthwatering local desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth.

May 30, 2017

Can't Miss Meals
  1. Pope’s Pillow from Trattoria Pina: Sweet strawberries, whipped cream, and crumbly pastry—a dessert airy enough for a holy head to rest upon. (And indeed, it’s been on the menu ever since the pope visited Arizona in the 1980s.) $7. 5541 N. Swan Road  

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  2. Churrochatta Milkshake from Stray Dogs: A horchata milkshake with salted caramel, garnished with Cinnamon Toast Crunch, whipped cream, caramel, and made-to-order churros. $10.75. 78 W. River Road

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  3. Goat Cheese Cheesecake from Renee’s Organic Oven: Local goat cheese from Fiore di Capra is combined with cream cheese to create an ultra-creamy, slighty tangy cheesecake that’s topped with a vanilla bean and pineapple compote. $8. 7065 E Tanque Verde Road   

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  4. Sopapilla from Little Mexico: Fluffy pillows of deep-fried dough are drizzled with honey, dusted with powdered sugar, and served with a creamy scoop of vanilla ice cream. $4.95. 698 West Irvington Road

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  5. Adult S’more from Dante’s Fire: A base layer of chocolate cookie is topped with graham cracker ice cream and lightly-toasted vodka meringue. A shot of Bacardi 151 is poured on top of the meringue lit and on fire. Then, the adult s’more is placed on a swirl of Jack Daniel’s caramel sauce. $6. 2526 E Grant Road

    Image credit: Gloria Knott

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