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Desserts To Eat Before You Die

Sometimes you just have to skip the meal and go straight for dessert. Today we’re exploring the sweeter side of dining in Butler County! From classic Americana desserts to international delights, Butler County brings the flavor to any foodie’s dessert bucket list.

 

Cheesecake & Cannoli

La Bodega Oxford

The desserts at La Bodega are made in-house and always look decadent and full of flavor! Check their Instagram for daily specials. @bodegaoxford

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake

Cheesecake at Bodega Oxford

Adorned with peanut butter, pretzels and chocolate ganache. Sweet and salty…What’s not to love?

Nutella and Chocolate Cannoli

Cannoli at Bodega Oxford 

Photo: Instagram @bodegaoxford

 

3 Daringly Delicious Desserts

Jungle Jim’s International Market

Is your palate feeling adventurous and brave? Find something a little wild and likely unexpected at this foodie paradise. Here’s a sample of the wild desserts that can be found in the jungle:

Matcha Green Tea Mochi

A refreshing green tea ice cream with a matcha green tea flour covering.

Little Bird Fire Syrup

Simple syrup with an added kick of jalapeno peppers. Sweet, hot and incredible drizzled over ice cream or fruit. Mangos come recommended by Jungle Jim’s as a pairing. It can also be seamlessly mixed into summer drinks. Give fire syrup a try in some cherry limeade for some sweet heat.

Soan Papdi

A flaky, pastry like dessert originating from India that uses pistachios, cardamom and rose water!

Desserts at Jungle Jim's International Market

Photo: Jungle Jim’s International Market

 

Halo Halo

Dai Trang Bistro

Halo Halo translates to “Mix-Mix.” If the Halo-Halo isn’t already, add this to your foodie bucket list. It’s unlike any dessert you have ever tasted.

This colorful and popular Filipino dessert starts with a base of shaved ice. Layered atop the ice an assortment of beans, tropical fruits and sweet offerings are piled high.

 Halo Halo Dai Trang Bistro

 

Daily Dessert Specials at Cozy’s

Cozy’s Cottage

This is one of the most charming restaurants you’ll experience in your life. Scope the dessert bar as you walk in. Daily dessert specials never disappoint. The desserts are generous, and perfect for sharing.

3-Layer Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake at Cozy's Cottage 

Photo: Yelp – John L.

Blackberry Cream Cheese Frosting Cake

Blackberry Cake Cozy's Cottage

Photo: Yelp – Phei X.

 

Cyclone

Flub’s

With 3 Butler County Flub’s locations it’s easy to taste test a cyclone! There are 43 varieties of cyclones. YES 43!

Jenny’s Peanut Butter Oreo Cyclone

Vanilla creamy whip and delicious peanut butter with Oreo crumbs cyclone, with more of the same gracing the top. Not to mention a grand finale of whipped cream.

Cyclone at Flub's

Photo: Flub’s

 

Baklava

Aladdin’s

Prepare to feast your eyes on some of the most delectable dessert selections around. Aladdin’s has a case full of fresh cakes and pastries daily.

If you’ve never tasted Baklava, you’re in for a treat. This Turkish dessert is a rich, sweet, layered pastry filled with chopped nuts.

 Baklava at Aladdin's

 

Photo: Aladdin’s

 

Homemade Pie

Hyde’s Restaurant

Hyde’s Restaurant bakes their homemade cream pies twice daily, so you’ll always find the freshest and most delicious pies around.  They also bake apple, blueberry, cherry and strawberry-rhubarb fruit pies. Hyde’s also makes peach, apple and blueberry cobblers, but only on the weekend!

Pie at Hyde's Restaurant

Photo: Hyde's Restaurant

 

Founders Rubaeus Nitro Float

FlipSide Liberty

This option should float any dessert and beer lover’s boat. This only for adults float has Founders Brewing Co. raspberry ale poured atop vanilla bean ice cream.

FlipSide Liberty Float

Photo: FlipSide Liberty

 

S’Mores

Jag’s Steak & Seafood

Traditionally reserved for fire pits and camping trips, the traditional S’More has received an upgrade. Try one of these tasty morsels for the picture-perfect ending to an award-winning meal at Jag’s.

 S'Mores at Jag's Steak & Seafood

Photo: Jag’s Steak & Seafood

 

Petit Four

Central Pastry Shop

Don’t be surprised if you have a hard time making a selection! For over 60 years this bakery has been filling their cases with scratch baked goods, and they are well known for their white cake!

 Petit Four Central Pastry Shop

Photo: Central Pastry Shop

 

Cupcakes

Jojo's Cupcakes

Sometimes when you’re craving dessert, only a cupcake will do the trick! Jojo’s crafts works of cupcake art, with their unexpected flavor combinations.

Cinnamon Toast Crunch

 Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cupcake Jojo's

Photo: Jojo’s Cupcakes

Banana Split

 Banana Split Cupcake Jojo's

Photo: Jojo’s Cupcakes

 

Deconstructed Peanut Butter Pie

CinéBistro

There aren’t many places where you can kick back in a leather recliner, eat decadent dessert and watch the latest blockbuster hits. This rich deconstructed pie has a graham cracker crust, malted chocolate sauce, peanut butter mousse and roasted banana cream.

Peanut Butter Pie CineBistro

Photo: CinéBistro

 

Ice-Cold Root Beer Float

Jolly’s Drive-in

Get that classic Americana foodie feeling by visiting Jolly’s Drive-in, open for their 79th season. Nothing says summer quite like an ice-cold root beer float with your family.

Root Beer Float Jolly's

Photo: Instagram @psturni

Hungry? Don’t wait, dig in! Pack your bags for the most delicious weekend getaway of your life in Butler County, Ohio.


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