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Unique Dessert Options for Lake County Restaurant Week

Eddie's Famous Carrot Cake at Eddie Merlot's in Lincolnshire

Eddie’s Famous Carrot Cake at Eddie Merlot’s in Lincolnshire

#DessertGoals are met with an array of unique dessert options for Lake County Restaurant Week.

There’s no better way to finish your three-to-four course meal than with something sweet to satisfy your soul.

Many of our Lake County Restaurant Week participants are renowned as the hostess with the moistest cakes, the sultans of crunchdom, the experts that create music to our sweet tooth and enable you to interject for ice cream and so on.

 

Some of these desserts are off the radar, and the best kept secrets of Lake County.

We figured we’d take this opportunity to shine a light on some of the most unique dessert options for Lake County Restaurant Week.

Attention all sweet tooth fiends: Lend us your eyes and your taste buds.

Big Bowl

Lincolnshire, IL

Unique Dessert Option

  • Lemongrass Coconut Cream Pie

Cadwell’s Grille

Caramel Sundae at Cadwell's Grille in Deerfield

Caramel Sundae at Cadwell’s Grille in Deerfield

Deerfield, IL located in Embassy Suites Chicago North Shore

Unique Dessert Options

  • Mini Bourbon Bread Pudding: Raisin bread, bourbon cream, bourbon macerated berries (Optional wine pairing – Pacific Rim, Columbia Valley Riesling Sweet).
  • Mini Caramel Sundae

Café Pyrénees 

Libertyville, IL

Unique Dessert Option

  • Profiteroles: Banana ice cream and warm chocolate sauce.

Chessie’s Restaurant

Barrington, IL

Unique Dessert Option

  • Chocolate Mousse Tower

The Chocolate Sanctuary

Beignet from Chocolate Sanctuary in Gurnee

Beignets from Chocolate Sanctuary in Gurnee

Gurnee, IL

Unique Dessert Options

  • Beignet: Semi-sweet chocolate filled beignet with vanilla creme anglaise.
  • Tiramisu Cannoli: Sweet ricotta cheese, pastry cream, chocolate chips.
  • Housemade Chocolates

Disotto 

Highwood, IL

Unique Dessert Option

  • Budinodi Pane: Bread pudding, white chocolate gelato and chocolate sauce.

Eddie Merlot

Eddie's Famous Carrot Cake at Eddie Merlot's in Lincolnshire

Eddie’s Famous Carrot Cake at Eddie Merlot’s in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire, IL

Unique Dessert Option

  • Eddie’s Famous Carrot Cake: Four layers of carrots, walnuts, pineapple, cream cheese icing and caramel.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Walnut turtle pie at Flemings in Lincolnshire

Walnut turtle pie at Flemings in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire, IL

Unique Dessert Options

  • Walnut Turtle Pie: House-made caramel, dark chocolate shavings.

Francesca’s Intimo

Torta di Cocco at Francescas Intimo in Lake Forest

Torta di Cocco at Francesca’s Intimo in Lake Forest

Lake Forest, IL

Unique Dessert Option

  • Torta di Cocco – Coconut cake layered with coconut cream and cream cheese frosting served with caramel sauce, creme anglaise and fresh whipped cream.

Karma Pub

Apple Pie Taquitos at Karma Pub in Mundelein

Apple Pie Taquitos at Karma Pub in Mundelein

Mundelein, IL

Unique Dessert Option

  • Apple Pie Taquitos

Lynfred Winery

Wheeling, IL

Unique Dessert Options

  • Wine & Fudge Pairing

Milwalky Trace

Libertyville, IL

Unique Dessert Option

  • Olive Oil Cake: Blood orange sorbet, honey mascarpone, tine nuts, Thai basil.

Shakou Sushi

Libertyville, IL

Unique Dessert Options

  • Mochi Ice Cream
  • Exotic Bamba
  • Chocolate Fondant Cake

Slyce Pizza

Highland Park and Wauconda, IL

Unique Dessert Options

  • Bomboloni: Italian doughnuts, honey mascarpone with sea salt, Nutella, mixed compote.
  • Afegeto

Stevens’ Steakhouse

Gurnee, IL

Unique Dessert Options

  • White Chocolate Banana Mousse Cake

Three Embers

Burnt Honey Panna Cotta at Three Embers in Lincolnshire

Burnt Honey Panna Cotta at Three Embers in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire, IL

Unique Dessert Options

  • Rocky Road Bread Pudding: Caramel sauce, candied pecans and toasted maltmallow
  • Chocolate Pave: Chocolate crumble and raspberry sorbet.
  • Burnt Honey Panna Cotta: Honey poached pears, honey hazelnut brittle and sugared cranberries.

 

For more unique dessert options for Lake County Restaurant Week, continue here.

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