Treat yourself to these 6 delectable Atlanta desserts for National Dessert Day

Treat yourself to something sweet. From cupcakes and cheesecake to vegan popsicles and a bourbon-infused sponge cake, each dessert is delectable.

Sugar Shack: For parties, order desserts here. While this counter-style bakery offers a bevy of party-perfect desserts, swing by the counter and order a little something to-go. Their cupcake menu includes options like peanut butter mousse, chocolate mint-filled and double fudge.

Pop Stars: Cool and healthy, these vegan popsicles are all-natural, gluten and dairy free and sweetened with evaporated all-natural cane sugar. The pops are sold at all of the Atlanta-area Whole Foods Markets. For the tops flavors such as chocolate salted coconut, key lime pie, mango, PB&J, peaches and cream and strawberry milkshake, visit the Avalon store.

10 Degrees South : The signature dessert at this South African restaurant is called Di’s Delight, a warm, moist fruit sponge cake served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream created by Chef Diane Anthony.

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Thirteen Pies: This artisanal and authentic pizza joint offers lemon mascarpone semifreddo, a semi-frozen combination of creamy Italian ingredients topped with fresh blueberries, lemon curd and semolina pistachio crumble. It’s the perfect treat is to beat Atlanta’s heat.

Portofino: When life gives you lemons, eat it. This elegant Italian restaurant serves limoncello cheesecake with graham cracker crust and lemon curd.

Sugo: Here, bread pudding is made with bourbon and topped with house-made bourbon/caramel sauce and whipped cream.

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