Recently, I had a nice lunch with fellow food bloggers CC of Pink Candles at Ridgemont High and Dennis of A Radiused Corner. FH came along too and so did one of CC’s friends who isn’t a blogger but is quite the adventurous eater. This post isn’t about the lunch- I’ll get to it soon, though you can read CC’s recap already here. After lunch, we swung by San Diego Desserts for a sweet treat.

I’ve never been to San Diego Desserts so I was excited to check it out. While the store is named “San Diego Desserts” they actually serve a full lunch menu as well. The burgers looked pretty mouthwatering…

But we had just had lunch, so we only stuck to the desserts. The dessert case had such decadent looking individual sized cakes.

Here’s the desserts we ordered:

I chose the macadamia nut bombe. I liked the macadamia nut taste but the mousse layer inside was just okay for me. It tasted more like a whipped cream than mousse.

FH chose the Chocolate Decadence. I enjoyed FH’s much better. I liked the alternate layers of cake and mousse.

Here is CC’s friends Banana Chocolate Teardrop. I loved the shape and it tasted good too. There was a strong banana flavor mixed with the chocolate.

Dennis ordered a simple cheesecake, which he said was light and spongy.

CC ordered the chocolate croissant.

We ate here shortly before Halloween so the restaurant was decked out. The amputated hands and feet looked particularly interesting.

Overall, I liked what we ate. I definitely will have to come back to try out more of the menu. You can read CC’s account of our experience here.

San Diego Desserts
5987 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92115
(619) 287-8186
http://www.sddesserts.com/
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12 Responses to “San Diego Desserts”

  1. Dennis — November 9, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    I still think my cheesecake looks the coolest! ha.. ;)

    • Kirbie replied: — November 10th, 2011 @ 9:29 am

      Sometimes simple is best =)

  2. caninecologne — November 10, 2011 at 7:14 am

    hi kirbie – thanks for the shoutout. :) the desserts were so pretty there. i like how they keep it simple as well (no extra frills). i have to come back to try brunch, lunch and/or dinner. your fh’s dessert seemed to be a hit, along with my friend’s.

    • Kirbie replied: — November 10th, 2011 @ 9:31 am

      Those two were my favorite.

  3. nance — November 11, 2011 at 12:57 pm

    the cheesecake looks very simple and gorgeous! no need to fancy toppings… how was the texture?

    • Kirbie replied: — November 11th, 2011 @ 1:37 pm

      I didn’t have any, but I heard it was light and spongy.

  4. Carol — November 11, 2011 at 8:01 pm

    Everything looks so yummy! I love the simplicity of the cheesecake although I’ve never had one without any crust.

    • Kirbie replied: — November 12th, 2011 @ 12:09 am

      From Dennis’ description, I wonder if it was more like a Japanese-style cheesecake.

  5. Alyssa — November 13, 2011 at 11:20 am

    Those desserts look like the perfect size to have after a meal. I don’t think I could choose amongst all the delicious looking desserts!

    • Kirbie replied: — November 13th, 2011 @ 3:25 pm

      I had a hard time choosing too!

  6. nathalia — September 23, 2013 at 5:01 pm

    hi! I really like you’re blog, and I just wanted to ask you if you know any bakery or dessert place in San Diego wich accept internships from schools, thanks for taking the time and i hope to hear from you soon! thanks again!

    • Kirbie replied: — September 23rd, 2013 @ 9:08 pm

      Sorry I have no idea. I would suggest you contact the bakeries directly

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