A sweet 16 of Mile High restaurants are vying for the title of “Best Signature Dessert.” Help us judge who moves forward to the Elite 8! The competition is fierce, and these entries are sure to make your mouth water. Warning…you’re going to want to book some reservations!

Voting is now open – ready, set, dough!


Strawberry Shaved Ice

Housemade Vanilla Ice Cream, Strawberry Coulis, Condensed Milk and Shave Ice


Que Bueno Suerte

Cuatros Leches Cake with Raspberry

A.P. Flour, eggs, sugar, baking powder, salt, vanilla, whole milk, evaporated milk, condensed milk, coconut milk

Ace Eat Serve

Lychee Panna Cotta

Ingredients: Lychee, Cream, Gelatin, Milk, Sugar, Coconut, Almond Flour, Egg, Pistachio, Rose Water, Rose Petals, Raspberry, Lemon, Pectin, Buzz Button Flower. 
Description: Lychee infused panna cotta sits on top of a pistachio cake, paired with a raspberry rose water compote and a lemon macaron. Finished with fresh raspberries, lychee, rose petals, and a buzz button flower. Start the experience of the dessert with eating the buzz button flower, causing a tingling effervescence feeling on the tongue, enhancing the taste buds.


Right Cream

Cookies & C.R.E.A.M

Oreo ice cream with crunchy Oreo toffee & almost too salty caramel swirls


Torta Alle Pesche

Olive oil peach cake. White wine peach compote. Oat streusel. Caramel. Buttermilk gelato.

Cake: olive oil, flour, brown sugar, orange, peaches, eggs and milk.
Compote: Peaches, sugar and white wine.
Streusel: Brown sugar, flour, butter and oats.
Caramel: Sugar and water.
Gelato: Milk, sugar, eggs, vanilla and buttermilk.


Colorado Cherry Co.

Tart Cherry Mini Pie

Tart cherry pie is the staple of our fourth generation family business; this pie has tart cherries in our all butter double flakey pie crust, topped with turbinado sugar.

Smith + Canon

The Nitro Float

The Nitro Float is a Nitro Cold Brew ice cream float. Our brown sugar and cinnamon cheesecake ice cream with cinnamon infused nitro cold brew has been our flagship affogato for 4 years. It will change your life.



Pistachio Walnut Baklava

We are constantly changing the garnishes on our baklava. Since melon is having such a good season we are compressing it with melon and pairing it with the baklava. It also gets served with vanilla labneh and finished with some mint blossoms and pistachios. Ingredients List: Baklava- Phyllo, clarified butter, pistachio, walnut, turbinado sugar, brown butter, salt, baharat, mish mis. Baklava syrup- honey, turbinado sugar, lemon juice, ginger, urfa pepper, lemon peel, salt.



Crispy pâte à choux pastry, chile chocolate ganache, salted caramel


Happy Bakeshop

Banana Split Cupcake

Banana chocolate chip cupcake with strawberry buttercream frosting and a chocolate ganache drizzle

EDGE Restaurant & Bar

Save the Bees

Local Honey Mousse, Pear Pate de Fruit, Brown Butter Almond Financier Milk Cake, Dulcey Feuillatine, Torched Meringue, Poached Pear Sorbet
A rich and toasty almond cake soaked in honey and condensed milk, caramelized white chocolate fueillatine crunch topped with creamy alfalfa honey mousse. Finished with floral and bee tulies and a tart poached pear sorbet.



Unicorn Magic

Unicorn magic consist of two color cotton candy mixed into sweet cream separately then spread out separately to make beautiful two-tone ice cream rolls. Then topped with both cotton candy colors on top to form ears, then a strawberry waffle stick to resemble a unicorn horn and some frosted animal crackers to add extra sweetness and unicorn themed sprinkles to make it even more magical.

Urban Farmer

Clyfford Still Cheesecake

The Clyfford Still Cheesecake includes persimmon, blueberry, cherry, for the colors found on the top. The dessert is made with a classic graham cracker crust and a cream cheese and sour cream filling that is finished by being baked in the oven.


Ruby Jean Patisserie

Chocolate Caramel Sandwich Cookie

2 Chewy Chocolate Cookies sandwiched with homemade Vanilla Swiss Meringue Buttercream and dried with Sea Salted Caramel.


Yuzo-Goji Berry Mousse

A summery delight! Palisade peaches partnered with goji berry & yuzu create a lovely plate. The goji berry and yuzu mousse is a light and airy item partnered with a buttery and light vanilla financier. Pickled peach gel to accent the sweetness of the yuzu inspiration white chocolate. Fresh local peaches to pump it up a notch! YUM!!!


Sweet Cow

Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Sammie

Cookies and Cream Ice Cream, Chocolate Chip Cookies.