Strawberry Desserts to Sweeten Your Summer
By: Scott Davis
July 24, 2019
You can enjoy strawberries year round, but there is something about that strawberry taste in the summertime. A cool strawberry dessert can be the perfect capper to a day out in the sun, and lucky for you there are plenty of sweet shops that can satisfy that sweet tooth. Here are five local shops that will help you savor the taste of summer with delicious strawberry inspired desserts.
For nearly 50 years Astoria Pastry shop has been serving a wide variety of gourmet pastries to Metro Detroiters. Their selection includes a strawberry shortcake European pastry, which is seasonal, and a white chocolate strawberry torte. Look for locations in Greektown and downtown Royal Oak.
Kitty’s Cheesecakes & More in Ferndale offers Metro Detroiters well, cheesecakes and plenty of other desserts! Their strawberry cheesecakes include strawberry banana, swirl, and shortcake. Be sure to follow the bakery on Facebook for more tantalizing images of your favorite cheesecakes.
Known for their wide ranging coffee varieties and perfectly paired pastries, Mia’s Bakery and Coffee Shop is a great place to try some European inspired sweets. If you’re looking for a cake for an upcoming party, we’d suggest their strawberry shortcake with fresh strawberries on top. While there are no specific strawberry inspired pastries available, be sure to check out their full list of offerings on their website.
Offering a healthier alternative to frozen yogurt desserts, Purple Spoon has quickly become a go-to spot to satisfy your sweet tooth in Sterling Heights. Known for their rolled ice cream, one of the options includes a strawberry shortcake creation with a vanilla custard base, strawberries, Fruity Pebbles, Pocky and graham crackers. You can take advantage of their happy hour on Monday-Thursday from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. where any flavor rolled ice cream is just $6.
Moose Pastry & Tea, an Asian-French Fusion Bakery in Novi, features unique desserts and breads baked fresh every day. Their fruit berry custard and strawberry short cake are sweet and filling for the perfect dessert. Those are both offered daily, but if you want to see the seasonal offerings, check out their Facebook page.