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Today is National Dessert Day, and what better way to celebrate than by indulging in a delicious sweet treat? Whether you prefer cake, pie, ice cream, or something else entirely, there’s sure to be a dessert out there that will tickle your taste buds. In honor of this special day, let’s take a look at some of the most popular desserts from around the world and then I’ll list ten great Metro Detroit bakeries you can check out to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Cakes and Pies
One of the most classic desserts is cake. Cake comes in many different flavors and can be decorated to suit any occasion. One of the most popular cakes in America is the chocolate cake. Chocolate cake is often served with chocolate frosting and can be decorated with chocolate chips, nuts, or candies. Another popular type of cake is the carrot cake. Carrot cake is made with carrots and often has cream cheese frosting. It can also be decorated with nuts or raisins.

Pie is another classic dessert that can be enjoyed year-round. Some of the most popular pies are apple pies, cherry pies, and pumpkin pies. Apple pie is made with apples, sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cherry pie is made with cherries, sugar, and cornstarch. Pumpkin pie is made with canned pumpkin, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. All three of these pies can be served with whipped cream or ice cream on top.

Ice Cream
Ice cream is a cool and refreshing treat that can be enjoyed on hot summer days or cold winter nights. Ice cream comes in many different flavors such as chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, mint chocolate chip, cookies and cream, and more. Ice cream can be served alone or topped with whipped cream, sprinkles, nuts, or fruits.

No matter what your dessert preference may be, there’s sure to be something out there to satisfy your sweet tooth on National Dessert Day. So go ahead and indulge! Your taste buds will thank you. Here is the list of ten great Metro Detroit bakeries to check out!

  • Achatz Handmade Pie Company

    Achatz is known for their delicious pies, made from scratch using only the freshest ingredients. The bakery offers a wide variety of pies, including fruit pies, cream pies, and savory pies. They have multiple locations across Metro Detroit. To view those click here.

  • Honey Bee La Colmena Bakery & Cafe

    Honey Bee La Colmena is a popular Hispanic bakery that offers a wide variety of traditional baked goods. The bakery is especially known for their pan dulce (Mexican sweetbread), which comes in a variety of flavors such as strawberry and coconut. You can find them on Bagley in Detroit!

  • Sister Pie

    Sister Pie is a popular pie shop that specializes in seasonal fruit pies and savory hand pies. The bakery also offers a selection of cookies, bars, and other sweet treats. You can find them on Kercheval Ave in Detroit.

  • Astoria Pastry Shop

    Astoria Pastry Shop is certainly a Detroit staple! They have a wide variety of desserts for you to choose from. You can visit them on Monroe Street in Greektown in Downtown Detroit.

  • Detroit Cookie Company


    The Detroit Cookie Company specializes in gourmet cookies, but they also offer brownies, bars, and other desserts. The bakery has a fun atmosphere and also offers ice cream sandwiches made with their cookies.

  • Moose Pastry & Tea

    Moose Pastry & Tea is a Japanese-style pastries such as custard-filled turtle bread and you can find them on Grand River Ave in Novi.

  • Sweet Dreams Pastry & Ice Cream

    You can find them at one of two locations in Warren or Orchard Lake.

  • Peoples Brothers Bakery

    This is a classic Southwest Detroit bakery! You can find them on Fort Street in Detroit.

  • Sheila's Bakery

    Sheila’s Bakery is another Detroit classic on Springwells in Detroit. And trust me, their colorful desserts are amazing!

  • Ackroyd's Scottish Bakery

    Ackroyd’s Scottish Bakery offers a wide variety of Scottish-style pastries. You can visit them on Five Mile Road in Redford. 

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