Sugar Up for Seattle Sweet Week

Enjoy Seattle's seven-day, sugar-filled celebration of dessert
Posted September 09, 2016
A La Mode Pie's Peanut Butter Banana Pie for Sweet Week
A La Mode Pie's Peanut Butter Banana Pie, a unique treat for Sweet Week.

Prepare for a seven-day sugar rush honoring the best meal of the day: dessert.

Beginning Monday, September 12, and running through Sunday, September 18, more than 30 unique sweet treats are filling Seattle shops during the third annual Sweet Week, a sugar-filled celebration created in 2014 by Hot Cakes founder Autumn Martin. 

You better watch your sweet tooth; all week, more than 20 participating shops will offer unique treats not normally offered on their menus, for just $5 each.

Here’s the sweet lineup:

A La Mode Pies

Peanut Butter Banana Pie: NutterButter cookie crust with layers of banana cream and peanut butter mousse topped with whipped cream rosettes and sprinkled with peanut brittle

Amandine Bakeshop

Sour Cherry, Coconut, and Dark Chocolate Macaron Glacé

Pistachio, Huckleberry, and Almond Friand

Bluebird Ice Cream

Special Sweet Week ice cream flavors, made in collaboration with other participating Seattle sweet-smiths


Banana Lime Drinking Chocolate with a Petite Ginger Bar: rich, dark drinking chocolate mixed with banana and lime, with a petite bar of dark chocolate topped with candied ginger

A sweet treat from Chocolopolis. PHOTO CREDIT: Emily Wandres

Columbia City Bakery

Trio of pastries:

Harvest Fruit Vatrushka – brioche pastry with cheese and seasonal fruit filling

Chocolate & Chocolate Bite – soft chocolate cookie with chunks of 68 percent dark chocolate

Ferdinand Grahams – crispy, hearty cookie made with local honey and whole wheat flour

Dahlia Bakery

Apple Brandy Upside-Down Cakelets

Chocolate Peanut Butter Trifle

D’Ambrosio Gelato

Nocciola & Cioccolato (hazelnut & chocolate) Semifreddo topped with Hot Cakes’ Sea Salt Caramel Sauce and Smoked Maldon

Autumn Spiced Affogato: espresso poured over vaniglia gelato, dusted with cinnamon, cardamom, and caramel-glazed pistachio

Fresh Flours

Trio of Mini Bars: Matcha Brownie, Caramel Nuts, and Yuzu


Settembre, an individual cheesecake-inspired semifreddo: graham cracker-style crust made with almond-hazelnut biscotti, with a cool, creamy almond-flavored cream cheese semifreddo, and a core of smooth gianduja gelée

Hello Robin

Ice Cream Sandwich with vanilla ice cream, Hello Robin chocolate chip cookie, homemade fudge sauce, vanilla whipped cream, and cocoa sprinkles

High Five Pie

Five-Inch Caramel Apple Pie with a crumble top, featuring local artisan caramel by Jonboy Caramels of Ballard

Hot Cakes

Chocolate & Stout Sundae: dark chocolate brownie, puffed barley, Blue Star espresso, Pike XXXXX Stout, Bluebird chocolate ice cream (for those under 21, the dessert will be made without the stout)

Hood Famous Bakeshop

Haupia Ube Cheesecake (gluten-free)

Hunny Do Cake Pops

Trio of cake pops:

S’mores Cake Pop – signature chocolate cake dipped in dark chocolate and topped with fire roasted marshmallows and graham cracker crumbs

Salted Caramel Pecan Cake Pop – caramel pecan cake dipped in caramel-flavored white chocolate, topped with a pecan, sea salt, and sugar crunch

Apples n’ Cinnamon Cake Pop – local, fresh Washington apples that are baked and mixed with cinnamon in this fall classic

Krista’s Baking Co.

Baking Mix Sampler: salted espresso chocolate chip cookie, snickerdoodle cookie, oatmeal cookie, dark chocolate brownie, rosemary shortbread, confetti cookie

Large Soft Pretzel: large soft pretzel, either with vanilla bean-infused sugar and caramel sauce, or with an assortment of Mustard and Co. mustards

Ice Cream Sandwich: choice of two cookies and a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream


Dark Citrus Dream: Grand Marnier mousse on a dark chocolate brownie cakelette (gluten-free)


House-made Pop Tart Ice Cream Sandwiches


Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie with bourbon whipped cream

Caramel Pear Pie with candied rosemary brown sugar crumble

Sweet Mickey’s

Fudge Sampler Box with two new flavors: cookies ’n cream & Mexican dark chocolate

Theo Chocolate

Flight of Fall Confections: pear balsamic ganache, apple cider caramel, and fig fennel ganache

Trophy Cupcakes & Cafe Trophy

A Trio of Floral Macarons: lavender coffee, elderflower, and raspberry rose


Honey Moon Pie Parfait: graham cracker cookie, marshmallow filling, burnt honey frozen custard, chocolate magic shell

Shug’s Soda Fountain

Front Porch Swing: lemon, ginger soda with a peach sorbet float

For you socially savvy, don’t forget to tag your Sweet Week photos with the tag: #sweetweekseattle to share your sweet.