Seeking Out Decadent Desserts In The Berkshires

What’s For Dessert? You’ll find a wonderful selection of rich and delicious offerings throughout our area. Here are some favorites from places near to Staveleigh House.A piece of dark chocolate cake on a white plate with title: treat yourself to rich and creamy, dreamy dessert in the Berkshires.

The dessert menu at John Andrews Farmhouse Restaurant in South Egremont, Massachusetts, is a wealth of riches. Among the historic restaurant’s cozy specialties are apple bread pudding with walnut caramel sauce, butternut squash pudding cake, and a sublime bittersweet chocolate torte with homemade vanilla ice cream.
224 Hillsdale Road, South Egremont, MA
413-528-3469
Winter hours: Sunday, Monday and Thursday, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.; closed Tuesday – Wednesday

The Old Mill is another South Egremont establishment with desserts to love. Its chocolate Grand Marnier mousse cake will have you swooning. Other sweet choices include ginger crème brulee with chocolate biscotti and a coffee ice cream sundae loaded up with caramel drizzle, chocolate sauce, roasted nuts and whipped cream.
53 Main Street, South Egremont, MA
413-528-1421
Tuesday – Sunday, beginning at 5:00 p.m.

When you’re over in Stockbridge, stop by Once Upon A Table for their oh-so delicious profiteroles: little puff pastries filled with Ciao Bella Gelato and topped with warm chocolate ganache. Mmm!
6 Main Street, Stockbridge, MA
413-298-3870
Lunch daily: 11:35 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Dinner: Friday – Saturday, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

And if you’re a pie fan, don’t miss the towering apple pie in the Main Dining Room at the Red Lion Inn. It’s a classic. So is the oh-so-yummy warm brown sugar cake with coffee ice cream and caramel sauce.
30 Main Street, Stockbridge, MA
413-298-5545
Sunday – Thursday, 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday, 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 P.m.

Sometimes a perfect bite of chocolate is the sweetest dessert of all. Peace, Love and Chocolate, also in Stockbridge, has a selection that makes it hard to choose just one. The store sources from across the country—mainly New England—for the best from small chocolatiers.
36 main Street, Stockbridge, MA
4130298-0020
Open daily, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Ice cream, anyone? SoCo Creamery in Great Barrington is a must-stop when you’re visiting. The all-natural ice cream is handcrafted with the finest ingredients and comes in luscious flavors such as banana brownie (with chunks of handcrafted brownies!), mission fig, salted caramel, and peanut butter mudslide. Yum!
5 Railroad Street, Great Barrington, MA
413-644-9866
Open daily, 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

From sweet endings… to sweet dreams every night in the comfy rooms at Staveleigh House Bed and Breakfast. Now is a great time to plan a summer vacation here. Call today to make your reservations or, if you prefer, book your stay online.

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