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199 Prince Avenue Athens, Georgia 30601 706-543-6592
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-Dessert-

 

Ask your server about our daily Gluten Free dessert specials. Please see our display case for today’s selections of desserts made from scratch here at The Grit.

 

Cake 4.95 / Gluten-free 5.95

Pie 4.50 / Gluten-free 5.95

Blonde Brownie 3.25

Cookies 1.25

Root beer or Coke float 3.95

Vanilla ice cream 3.00

House-made vegan ice cream 3.95

 

The dessert case is changing constantly, and there are always vegan and gluten free options. it’s the first thing you see when you walk in the door, so feel free to take a long look and pick out your dessert before you’re seated.

( ♥ hearts indicate that there’s a vegan option. sun’s for seasonal, so check for availability)

 

 

 

-Grit Cakes & Pies-

 

Call us today! (706) 543-6592

48 hours notice for all orders, please!

CAKES:

 

Please note that we are not Gluten-Free certified.

 

Whole Cakes (except GF options) $38

Whole Cakes GLUTEN-FREE $48

 

♥:Vegan Optional   ☼:Seasonal

 

 

CHOCOLATE

Tuxedo: dark chocolate cake with cream cheese icing ♥

 

Chocolate Death: vegan chocolate cake with vegan chocolate ganache icing ♥

 

Lil Jim’s Pudding Cake: dark chocolate cake with vanilla pastry cream between layers and iced with sweetened whipped cream

 

Chocolate Malted: dark chocolate cake marinated with malt and brandied syrup and iced with a chocolate malted cream cheese frosting!  Also available in vanilla!

 

Peanut Butter Chocolate: dark chocolate cake with peanut butter cream cheese frosting ♥

 

German Chocolate: dark chocolate cake with classic German chocolate icing (rich milks, pecans and coconut)

 

Grasshopper: dark chocolate cake with minty green cream cheese icing and speckled with chocolate chips ♥

 

Mocha Cream Cake: dark chocolate cake with chocolate ganache between layers and mocha flavored whipped cream ♥

 

Apricot Fudge Fantasia: dark chocolate cake iced with chocolate ganache and topped with sweet apricot preserves ♥

 

Chocolate Swip-Swap: dark chocolate cake with chocolate chip cream cheese frosting inside and iced with chocolate cream cheese frosting and white chocolate chips

 

Black Forest: dark chocolate cake filled with brandied soaked cherries and iced with whipped cream ♥

 

Raspberry Pinkerton: dark chocolate cake filled with raspberries and iced with a pink cream cheese frosting ♥

 

VANILLA

Lemon Lavender: yellow cake marinated in fresh lemon juice then iced with an organic lavender bud and lemon zest speckled cream cheese frosting!  Also available without lemon and/or with chocolate layers! ♥

 

Vanilla Chai: yellow cake iced with a unique chai spiced cream cheese frosting!  Also available in a chocolate chai cake version! ♥

 

Maple Vanilla: yellow cake iced with a maple infused cream cheese frosting ♥

 

Mocha Bianco: yellow cake iced with a mocha and white chocolate flavored cream cheese frosting

 

Big Mama Blue: yellow cake filled with blueberries and vanilla pastry cream and iced with a blue cream cheese frosting

 

White Light: yellow cake with cream cheese frosting ♥

 

Birthday Cake: yellow cake with chocolate ganache icing and rainbow sprinkles ♥

 

CARAMEL

Brown Sugar Caramel: caramel cake with brown sugar cream cheese frosting

 

Caramel Kahlua: caramel cake marinated with sweet Kahlua syrup and iced with both a Kahlua flavored and cream cheese frosting

 

Caramel Pecan: caramel cake with a pecan cream cheese frosting

 

Caramel Cream: caramel cake iced with sweetened whipped cream and drizzled with caramel topping

 

OTHERS

Carrot: our version of the classic recipe filled with dried cranberries and nuts then iced with a decadent cream cheese frosting ♥

 

Hummingbird: a southern classic since the 70’s! Banana, pineapple and pecan filled spice cake iced with cream cheese frosting and decorated with toasted nuts

 

Red Velvet: a traditional red velvet cake iced with cream cheese frosting and decorated with toasted pecans!  Try it with peppermint cream cheese icing for a zingy kick!

 

Coconut Cream: yellow layers filled with vanilla pastry cream and toasted coconut then iced with sweetened whipped cream and covered in even more coconut ♥

 

Orange Spice: spice cake loaded with fresh orange zest and iced with brown sugar cream cheese frosting ♥☼

 

Drunken Banana: moist banana layers marinated in a sweet rum syrup then filled with vanilla pastry cream and iced with rum infused sweetened whipped cream ☼

 

Pumpkin: a moist pumpkin cake iced with cream cheese frosting!  Also available with a pecan cream cheese icing! ☼

 

Lemon Poppyseed: lemon zest and poppy seed speckled yellow layers iced with a lemony buttercream frosting ♥☼

 

Butterscotch: deliciously moist with a classic taste!  Butterscotch layers iced with a cream cheese frosting and decorated with butterscotch chips.

 

GLUTEN-FREE

*Gluten-Free Cakes Are Priced At $48*

 

*Strawberry: fresh strawberries baked into yellow layers made with our own healthy GF flour blend and iced with a buttercream frosting ♥☼

 

*Apple Gingerbread: a spiced molasses cake made with our own healthy GF flour blend and baked with fresh apples, oats, lemon zest, fresh ginger then iced with cream cheese frosting ♥☼

 

*Carrot: our version of the classic recipe filled with dried cranberries and nuts then iced with a decadent cream cheese frosting ♥

 

*#7 Chocolate: a classic moist chocolate cake iced with a chocolate ganache ♥

 

BUILD YOUR OWN

Layers:

Chocolate ♥

Carrot ♥

Yellow ♥

Caramel

Butterscotch

Red Velvet

Hummingbird ☼

Pumpkin ☼

Banana ☼

Orange Spice ♥☼

Lemon Poppyseed ♥☼

*GF Carrot ♥

*GF Chocolate ♥

*GF Apple Gingerbread ♥☼

*GF Strawberry ♥☼

 

Icing:

Cream Cheese Frosting

Whipped Cream

Ganache ♥

Buttercream ♥

 

Fillings:

Ganache ♥

Pastry cream ♥

Fruit compote ♥

 

Flavor additives:

Chocolate ♥

Mocha ♥

Raspberry ♥

Lemon/Lime ♥

Orange ♥

Peppermint ♥

Lavender ♥

Maple ♥

Rose ♥☼

Jasmine ♥☼

PIES:

 

Whole Pies $32

 

♥: vegan optional    ☼: seasonal

 

All Fruity Pies are made with a flaky crust and topped with a walnut oat crumble.

 

Cherry ♥

Blackberry ♥

Blueberry ♥

Peach ♥

Raspberry ♥

Rhubarb ♥

Apple ♥

Or any combination of two ♥

Add citrus zest, chai spices or lavender for no additional cost!

 

 

All Nutty Pies are made with a flaky crust.

 

Pecan ♥

Chocolate Pecan ♥

Caramel Pecan

Bourbon Pecan

Turtle - like a pecan pie but with walnuts and chocolate chips. ♥

Almond Coffee Crunch – Like a pecan pie but with almonds, and coffee flavoring. ♥

 

 

Gluten-Free

 

Joyous Almond - chocolate pie with a layer of toasted almonds in a toasted coconut crust. ♥

 

Tropical Chocolate – blended banana, coconut cream and chocolate pie with a layer of toasted walnuts in a toasted coconut crust. ♥

 

Chocolate Strawberry/Cherry Macaroon – chocolate pie topped with cherry or strawberry filling in a toasted coconut crust. ♥

 

Key Lime – traditional creamy key lime pie in a gluten-free graham cracker crust. Topped with our house-made whipped cream.

 

 

Chilled

 

Mocha Silk - no bake cheesecake infused with coffee and dark chocolate in a graham cracker crust. Can be topped with homemade caramel upon request!

 

Banana Cream Pie – pastry cream layered with bananas in a graham cracker crust.

 

Black Bottom Banana Cream Pie - layers of pastry cream, chocolate ganache, and bananas in a graham cracker crust.

 

White Chocolate Decadence - no bake cheesecake infused with white chocolate and drizzled with caramel sauce in a graham cracker crust.

 

Chocolate Éclair - flakey pie crust filled with vanilla pastry cream and topped with chocolate ganache.

Passion Pie - no bake cheesecake with a hint of lemon in a graham cracker crust. Topped with choice of fruity compote: cherry, blueberry, raspberry, peach, strawberry, blackberry.

 

Chocolate Silk - chocolate pie in a graham cracker crust. ♥

 

Chocolate Lavender Silk - chocolate pie in a graham cracker crust. ♥

 

Mexican Hot Chocolate – chocolate pie infused with spicy herbs all in a graham cracker crust. ♥

 

Grasshopper - chocolate pie infused with mint all in a graham cracker crust. ♥

 

Chai Chocolate - chocolate pie infused with hand blended chai spices all in a graham cracker crust. ♥

 

Cherry/Strawberry Chocolate Silk - chocolate pie topped with fresh berry compote. ♥

 

Peanut Butter Chocolate Silk - chocolate and peanut butter pie in a graham cracker crust. ♥

 

(Skinny) Elvis - peanut butter chocolate silk pie layered with fresh bananas. ♥

 

Buttermilk - southern classic creamy pie in a flakey crust.  Also available with honey or lavender!

 

Sweet Potato / Pumpkin - creamy sweet potato or pumpkin pie lightly spiced and baked in a flakey crust. ♥

 

Maple Peanut Butter - creamy peanut filling infused with real maple syrup in a graham cracker crust and topped with housemade whipped cream (optional). ♥  Why not add bananas for an extra special treat?

 

Or create your own!  Call today for more info…

(706) 543-6592

199 Prince Avenue Athens, Georgia 30601 706-543-6592