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13 Boozy Dallas Desserts to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

Spiked cupcakes, boozy Baked Alaska, and more

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A sweet indulgence and a stiff drink have always gone hand-in-hand — so it makes sense that alcohol-infused desserts are popping up on menus all over Dallas. Whether it’s the classic Italian Tiramisu or a modern take on the popsicle, diners have their pick of boozy confections.

Read through 13 tempting options and treat yourself with one of these spiked sweets for a dessert that satisfies the kid inside.

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1. The Tipsy Cupcake

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2400 N Henderson Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(855) 908-4779

This adorable sister-owned bakery is the perfect stop for a sugary snack with a little extra kick. Tipsy Cupcake’s offers a rotating selection of flavors, but you can find anything from margarita, rumchata to strawberry daiquiri and Ciroc Peach on offer at any given time.

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2. Braindead Brewing

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2625 Main St
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 749-0600
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Revisit childhood with Braindead’s take on a classic kid’s dessert just like mom used to make. Warm cookies made-to-order and straight from the oven are paired with house-crafted “chocolate stout milk.” It’s a rustic, no-frills dessert that gratifies without being overly sweet.

3. Picole Pops

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415 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208
(972) 803-3595
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First Picole Pops arrived with boozy pops in Bishop Arts, and now Deep Ellum will welcome a second location this summer. This frozen pop palace is bringing Brazilian-style “filled” creations to Dallas using fresh, gourmet ingredients and all-natural fruits. The selection of alcohol-infused popsicles is plentiful, with something for every palate.

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4. Dude, Sweet Chocolate

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408 W Eighth St #102
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 943-5943
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Chef Katherine Clapner is crafting gourmet confections using her years of sweet experience in the culinary industry, including pastry gigs at Charlie Trotter’s in Chicago. Luckily for chocolate fans, she’s teamed up with whiskey powerhouse WhistlePig distillery in Vermont to create a sophisticated “grown-up” style of fudge.

5. Emporium Pies

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314 N Bishop Ave
Dallas, TX 75208
(469) 206-6126
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Can’t go wrong with a good Southern pie shop crafting everything from crust to filling straight from scratch. The aptly named Drunken Nut features a crispy shortbread crust, a brown sugar butter sauce, and Texas pecans. Crunchy, nutty with a bourbon bite to finish, this pie is a winner no matter how it’s sliced.

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6. Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar

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3601 Dallas Pkwy
Plano, TX 75093
(972) 993-2253
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A pioneer in Dallas’s farm-to-kitchen movement, Whiskey Cake serves up locally-inspired dishes in a relaxed “kick your feet up on the porch” kind of atmosphere. That relaxed attitudes filters into the restaurant’s menu, which includes its famous Whiskey Cake with toffee torte and spiced pecans, topped with a Bourbon anglaise and whipped cream.

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7. rise nº1 Salon de Soufflé

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5360 W Lovers Ln #220
Dallas, TX 75209
(214) 366-9900
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Soft, rich, and light as air – the decadent soufflés of Rise 1 are something to celebrate. Don’t neglect the sweet Grand Marnier soufflé at this French-inspired bistro. Each one is cloud-like in texture with a taste of orange liqueur that’s heavenly.  

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8. Terilli's

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2815 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 827-3993
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Patio-dwellers flock to the rooftop bar of this Lower Greenville spot for skyline views, drinks, and live music. Terilli’s is sticking to its Italian roots with a classic tiramisu dessert featuring layers of mascarpone, vanilla ladyfingers, cinnamon, and espresso liqueur.

9. Kenny's Wood Fired Grill

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5000 Belt Line Rd #775
Dallas, TX 75254
(972) 392-9663
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Dark and romantic with the charm of a classic New York steakhouse, Kenny’s delivers the perfect ambience to share something sweet after dinner. Spring for the bread pudding, crafted using fresh, buttery croissants as a base.    

10. Blackfriar Pub

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2621 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 953-0599
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Nothing goes down better in an Irish bar than a good whiskey, which is why Blackfriar cut out the middle man and put it straight into dessert. Try the Jameson-infused chocolate brownie with ice cream for a tipsy treat that won’t knock you on your arse.

11. Eddie V's Prime Seafood

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4023 Oak Lawn Ave
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 890-1500
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This high-end steakhouse heats things up with an over-the-top Bananas Foster dessert featuring rich butter cake and thick brown sugar sauce topped with bananas and rum that’s flambéed tableside.

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12. Devious Desserts

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2724 Elm St Suite B
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 893-5074
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Located inside Deep Ellum’s music-centric, offbeat hangout Wit’s End, Devious Desserts is taking the term “hidden gem” to a whole new level. Pastry chef Meriel Young parked her sweets-forward food truck inside the bar, for good. Enjoy the “Wit’s End,” with butter pecan ice cream in a fresh bacon waffle cone topped with Southern Comfort caramel sauce.

13. The Oceanaire Seafood Room

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13340 Dallas Pkwy
Dallas, TX 75240
(972) 759-2277
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While seafood reigns supreme in this stunning Galleria location, their Baked Alaska dessert has been sought out by Dallasites and tourists alike. Splurge on this small mountain of cake and ice cream slathered over with fresh meringue then set ablaze tableside with a healthy pour of Bacardi 151.

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1. The Tipsy Cupcake

2400 N Henderson Ave, Dallas, TX 75206

This adorable sister-owned bakery is the perfect stop for a sugary snack with a little extra kick. Tipsy Cupcake’s offers a rotating selection of flavors, but you can find anything from margarita, rumchata to strawberry daiquiri and Ciroc Peach on offer at any given time.

2400 N Henderson Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

2. Braindead Brewing

2625 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226

Revisit childhood with Braindead’s take on a classic kid’s dessert just like mom used to make. Warm cookies made-to-order and straight from the oven are paired with house-crafted “chocolate stout milk.” It’s a rustic, no-frills dessert that gratifies without being overly sweet.

2625 Main St
Dallas, TX 75226

3. Picole Pops

415 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208
Picole Pops/Facebook

First Picole Pops arrived with boozy pops in Bishop Arts, and now Deep Ellum will welcome a second location this summer. This frozen pop palace is bringing Brazilian-style “filled” creations to Dallas using fresh, gourmet ingredients and all-natural fruits. The selection of alcohol-infused popsicles is plentiful, with something for every palate.

415 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208

4. Dude, Sweet Chocolate

408 W Eighth St #102, Dallas, TX 75208

Chef Katherine Clapner is crafting gourmet confections using her years of sweet experience in the culinary industry, including pastry gigs at Charlie Trotter’s in Chicago. Luckily for chocolate fans, she’s teamed up with whiskey powerhouse WhistlePig distillery in Vermont to create a sophisticated “grown-up” style of fudge.

408 W Eighth St #102
Dallas, TX 75208

5. Emporium Pies

314 N Bishop Ave, Dallas, TX 75208
Emporium Pies/Facebook

Can’t go wrong with a good Southern pie shop crafting everything from crust to filling straight from scratch. The aptly named Drunken Nut features a crispy shortbread crust, a brown sugar butter sauce, and Texas pecans. Crunchy, nutty with a bourbon bite to finish, this pie is a winner no matter how it’s sliced.

314 N Bishop Ave
Dallas, TX 75208

6. Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar

3601 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093
Whiskey Cake/Facebook

A pioneer in Dallas’s farm-to-kitchen movement, Whiskey Cake serves up locally-inspired dishes in a relaxed “kick your feet up on the porch” kind of atmosphere. That relaxed attitudes filters into the restaurant’s menu, which includes its famous Whiskey Cake with toffee torte and spiced pecans, topped with a Bourbon anglaise and whipped cream.

3601 Dallas Pkwy
Plano, TX 75093

7. rise nº1 Salon de Soufflé

5360 W Lovers Ln #220, Dallas, TX 75209
Rise 1/Facebook

Soft, rich, and light as air – the decadent soufflés of Rise 1 are something to celebrate. Don’t neglect the sweet Grand Marnier soufflé at this French-inspired bistro. Each one is cloud-like in texture with a taste of orange liqueur that’s heavenly.  

5360 W Lovers Ln #220
Dallas, TX 75209

8. Terilli's

2815 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206

Patio-dwellers flock to the rooftop bar of this Lower Greenville spot for skyline views, drinks, and live music. Terilli’s is sticking to its Italian roots with a classic tiramisu dessert featuring layers of mascarpone, vanilla ladyfingers, cinnamon, and espresso liqueur.

2815 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

9. Kenny's Wood Fired Grill

5000 Belt Line Rd #775, Dallas, TX 75254

Dark and romantic with the charm of a classic New York steakhouse, Kenny’s delivers the perfect ambience to share something sweet after dinner. Spring for the bread pudding, crafted using fresh, buttery croissants as a base.    

5000 Belt Line Rd #775
Dallas, TX 75254

10. Blackfriar Pub

2621 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204

Nothing goes down better in an Irish bar than a good whiskey, which is why Blackfriar cut out the middle man and put it straight into dessert. Try the Jameson-infused chocolate brownie with ice cream for a tipsy treat that won’t knock you on your arse.

2621 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75204

11. Eddie V's Prime Seafood

4023 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
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This high-end steakhouse heats things up with an over-the-top Bananas Foster dessert featuring rich butter cake and thick brown sugar sauce topped with bananas and rum that’s flambéed tableside.

4023 Oak Lawn Ave
Dallas, TX 75219

12. Devious Desserts

2724 Elm St Suite B, Dallas, TX 75226

Located inside Deep Ellum’s music-centric, offbeat hangout Wit’s End, Devious Desserts is taking the term “hidden gem” to a whole new level. Pastry chef Meriel Young parked her sweets-forward food truck inside the bar, for good. Enjoy the “Wit’s End,” with butter pecan ice cream in a fresh bacon waffle cone topped with Southern Comfort caramel sauce.

2724 Elm St Suite B
Dallas, TX 75226

13. The Oceanaire Seafood Room

13340 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75240

While seafood reigns supreme in this stunning Galleria location, their Baked Alaska dessert has been sought out by Dallasites and tourists alike. Splurge on this small mountain of cake and ice cream slathered over with fresh meringue then set ablaze tableside with a healthy pour of Bacardi 151.

13340 Dallas Pkwy
Dallas, TX 75240

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