Dallas' 4 best spots to score desserts on a budget

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Need more desserts in your life?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable dessert sources in Dallas, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.

1. Emporium Pies

Topping the list is Emporium Pies. Located at 314 N. Bishop Ave. in Oak Cliff, the bakery, which offers desserts and more, is the most popular budget-friendly dessert spot in Dallas, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,224 reviews on Yelp.

Yelper Pat H., who reviewed Emporium Pies on May 7, wrote, "These folks make a mind-bending apple pie called 'Lord of the Pies.' At $40, you might think it's too pricey; I know I did. I was wrong."

R. Aman C.. noted, "The best apple pie I have ever had, the place is in a beautiful neighborhood. Great options and the pies are not so sweet, you can end up eating more than one."

2. Kookie Haven

Next up is Oak Cliff's Kookie Haven, situated at 337 W. Jefferson Blvd. With five stars out of 183 reviews on Yelp, the bakery, which offers cupcakes, desserts and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option. 

If you're curious for more, we found these details about Kookie Haven.

"Bundt cakes, brownies, cookies, cookie cakes, cupcakes, pound cakes and stuffers," it notes on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties.

3. The Tipsy Cupcake

M Streets's The Tipsy Cupcake, located at 2400 N. Henderson Ave., Suite B, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the low-priced bakery, which offers cupcakes, desserts and more, four stars out of 40 reviews.

The site has lots more information on The Tipsy Cupcake.

"We are a new growing business in the lower Greenville Dallas Area," the business says in the history section of its Yelp profile.

In terms of signature items, "Alcohol-infused cupcakes and treats!" it states on Yelp in the section about specialties.

4. 9 Rabbits Bakery

9 Rabbits Bakery, a bakery that offers coffee and tea and desserts in Preston Hollow, is another affordable go-to, with four stars out of 427 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2546 Royal Lane to see for yourself. 

We looked there to learn more about 9 Rabbits Bakery.

"Under new owner and management team, 9 Rabbits Bakery serves authentic baked goods with fresh-brewed premium tea and coffee. Experience freshly brewed premium drinks that extract from teapresso and cold brew machines (Yes, we proudly say that we are the first and only place in Texas operating these technologies)."


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