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5 Places To Enjoy Thanksgiving Dessert This Weekend

Treats for turkey day.

With Thanksgiving less than a week away whether you're looking for a little pre-game pie action or just hoping to order some sweat treats for pick-up, look no further than our list of 5 places to try Thanksgiving dessert this weekend. With many bakeries still taking orders through early next week -- and some with walk-in pies available the morning of! -- from gourmet German chocolate cake and honeycomb cookies, to traditional pumpkin pie, there is still time to outsource all your dessert needs in time for Turkey Day.


Pumpkin Pie Perfection: Bake Sale Bakery

Bake Sale Bakery

Terryl Gavre's ultimate baked goods emporium is filled with all your holiday hosting essentials and assorted autumnal treats. Alongside the silky smooth butter-crust pumpkin pies and hand-formed brioche dinner rolls, this year pecan and pear/cranberry are also available for pre-Thanksgiving pick up. Prices start at $24 for pies and $10/dozen dinner rolls. Orders are being taken through Monday, November 23. Be sure to call before 10 a.m. to secure a next day collection. 815 F St. (619) 515-2224

[photo: Bake Sale]

Pumpkin Apple Pecan Scones: Extraordinary Desserts

Extraordinary Desserts

Make your holiday dessert table a showstopper this year with one of master pastry chef Karen Krasne delectable creations. Picks include her flourless aloha pumpkin pie ($40), baked on a roasted pecan crust and topped with swirls of marshmallow coconut milk whipped cream, and caramelized apple croissant bread pudding ($45). What could be better than buttery croissants soaked in vanilla bean creme brûlée custard and layered with cartelized apples? 2929 5th Ave. (619) 294-2132

[photo: Extraordinary Desserts]

World Famous Thanksgiving Pie: Le Parfait Paris

Le Paris Parfait Courtesy photo

Impress your most discerning guests with a famous pie from Le Parfait this Thanksgiving. Made with chef's sugar crust, topped with a layer of pumpkin spice biscuit and covered with pumpkin spice ganache, each pie is finished with mascarpone whip cream and French chocolate candy. Three sizes (single, small, large) priced between $6.50 - $60 are available. Either call directly or place an order online at least one day prior to Thanksgiving - when the shop will also be open from 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. with limited pies available for pick up. 555 G. Street (619) 245-4457

[photo: Eater]

Cake In A Jar: Heaven Sent Desserts

Heaven Sent Desserts
If you're looking for the perfect Thanksgiving dinner hostess gift, look no further than the delectable cake in a jar ($7.95) by Heaven Sent. Crafted from white sponge cake with a butterscotch filling, it's topped with house made whipped cream and chocolate flakes. Current flavors include butterscotch, chocolate and strawberry cheesecake. Other treats worth taking to a family (or Friendsgiving) gathering include chef Jean Marie Verhoeven's German chocolate cake and infused pear spiced tart. 3011 University Ave. (619) 793-4758

[photo: Erin Jackson]

Rum Coffee Cake Cookies: The Cravory

While year round indulgence is easy with this gourmet cookie company, their November line-up is particularly tough to resist. You can always find something to be thankful for with flavors like pumpkin cream cheese truffle (pumpkin dough mixed with house-made cream cheese truffles); honeycomb (honey dough mixed with more honey, nutmeg, cloves and topped with a layer of dark chocolate), and rum coffee cake. 3960 W. Point Loma Blvd. (619) 795-9077

[photo: Mike Newton]

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