A Confectionery Connoisseur’s Checklist
It’s no secret that St. Louis is home to some ridiculously delicious desserts. Feast your way through the Lou and through this checklist of some of St. Louis’ most supreme sweets!
Apple Sweet Potato Crumble aboard the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch
The Riverboats at the Gateway Arch have partnered with Eckert’s on a new menu item available at the boats! Aboard the Skyline Dinner Cruise, indulge in the apple sweet potato crumble, made with Eckert’s homegrown golden crisp apples. Book your tickets today to try it here.
Fudge from the Arch Store
This rich, decadent dessert is only available for purchase inside the Gateway Arch! The perfect treat to tote along to all your holiday gatherings (or to enjoy on the comfort of your couch!), the Arch Store’s fudge is definitely the best in the Lou.
[Photo Credit: The Blue Owl]
Levee High Apple Pie from the Blue Owl
Located in Kimmswick, Missouri, The Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery is home to the Levee High Apple Pie. As the menu boasts dozens of other pies, cakes, pastries, cheesecakes, and more, entering The Blue Owl requires an empty stomach and a good set of stretchy pants!
Cookies at the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch
These have been said to be “the best cookies this side of the Mississippi River!” Taste for yourself by stopping by the riverboat gift shop and enjoying dockside or on a cruise. Purchase cruise tickets here.
[Photo Credit: Crown Candy Kitchen]
Ice Cream from Crown Candy Kitchen
Take a trip back in time when you enter Crown Candy. They make their own ice cream and chocolate by hand! While you’re there, be sure to try a savory snack, too like their “Heart Stopping BLT!”
[Photo Credit: Park Avenue Coffee]
Gooey Butter Cake from Park Avenue Coffee
We couldn’t make a St. Louis dessert roundup without including gooey butter cake! Park Avenue Coffee is famous for theirs (and their awesome coffee). Stop by for a slice or two, or take home a kit to make yours in your own kitchen!
Try them all then let us know your favorite. Enjoy!