Brisket. Ribs. Sausage. The options in Austin's plentiful barbecue scene are endless. Bite after bite of savory meat can take a toll on those tastebuds. Why not change it up with sweets?
Common barbecue desserts include cobbler, banana pudding, and pie. The first comes with varying fruit fillings like peach, blackberry, cherry, or blueberry. Top it off with a scoop of ice cream, and it’s a match made in heaven. Banana pudding's base is simple: the fruit, custard or pudding, and cookies, but the results can be stellar. Pie choices can be endless, so grab a slice of your favorite kind. It won't be bad.
In honor of Sweets Week, Eater rounded up the best places to end your barbecue feast strong in Austin. The tiny trailer of Micklethwait Craft Meats is knocking it out of the park with their dessert selection. Both Brown’s Bar-B-Que and Freedmen’s Bar do it up Texas-style by introducing smoke into its offerings. Let these barbecue spots help you battle any sweet cravings after those meat sweats.Read More