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The Best Desserts to Try While Visiting Austin, Texas

The Best Desserts to Try While Visiting Austin, Texas, Austin, Texas (B)

I knew I’d be visiting Austin, Texas in September for a Travel Blogging Conference and wanted to make the most out of my trip. When I thought about all the things Austin is known for, and what I wanted to explore, it seemed like food was the obvious choice. I decided I wanted to go on a food tour including a myriad of desserts and food trucks, which you can read about here. I might have overdone it considering I only had a couple of days to cram all the food in that I could, but these were my favorites.

Mañana popped up on my list of places to eat several times, and I can see why. It’s a super cute little coffee shop with a bakery. While the desserts don’t necessarily scream for your attention or look “instagram worthy,” they are incredible when it comes to flavor. I tried the kouign amann for $4.50 which came highly recommended online. It looked a bit like a croissant and had the same flakiness, but it also had this incredible crunch on the outside that was formed from caramelized sugar. The sugar gave it a sweetness without being overwhelming. The texture of all the layers added to the experience. Overall, it was like a croissant but way better. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Best Desserts to Try While Visiting Austin, Texas
Guide Location: USA » Austin
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Michelle Della Giovanna
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Mañana
  • Sugar Momma’s Bakeshop
  • Lick Honest Ice Cream
  • Voodoo Doughnut
  • Le Café Crepe
  • Dolce Bacio
  • Arlo’s
  • Little Lucy’s
  • The Churro Co.
  • Prohibition Creamery