Subscribe      List an Event or Business      Invite a Writer      Write for WN      Writers      Other Locations
list an event      1 million Australian readers every month      facebook

Eggless Dessert Cafe

Home > Adelaide > Food and Wine | Dessert Bars | Cafes | Vegetarian
by Christina King (subscribe)
I'm a freelance writer looking for great experiences.
Published June 21st 2020
I love the Eggless Dessert Cafe. It doesn't matter what I order, I am never disappointed. Situated on Goodwood Road, opposite the Capri Theatre, as the name suggests, it is a lacto-vegetarian dessert place full of the most delicious treats one can find. Their menu changes every month and they've been closed due to the COVID restrictions, so I was looking forward to what they had in store upon reopening.

On Saturday night, I was lucky to try not one, but two desserts, thanks to the perks of going out with my sister (yay for siblings!). These included an old favourite, the Chocolate Molten Pudding and something I haven't tried before, a Butter Poached Pear with Butterscotch sauce.

I can't believe how good the pudding was, even though I ordered a vegan version without the ice-cream. The plate was decadence personified, with the smooth, warm chocolate sauce oozing out of the beautifully textured pudding.

The dish would have certainly been elevated had I had ordered the vanilla ice-cream - the coldness and creaminess would've contrasted perfectly with the rest of the dessert.

molten chocolate pudding
Chocolate Decadence: Chocolate molten pudding

The Butter Poached Pear dish was an example of a wonderfully multi-layered dessert in terms of flavour and texture. The beautifully poached pear was coated with a thin layer of pastry. Combined with the ice-cream (which I didn't have) and the luxurious butterscotch caramel sauce, this dessert was an absolute winner. If only I could try everything on the Eggless menu!

butter poached pear
Yum, Yum, Yum: Butter poached pear with vanilla ice-cream

So there you have it, a tale of two desserts. I couldn't give you a stronger recommendation and can't wait to see what is on the Eggless Dessert Cafe menu in July.
Help us improve  Click here if you liked this article  39
Share: email  facebook  twitter
When: Sun - Mon CLOSED
Tues - Sat 7.30 pm - Late
Public Holiday CLOSED
Where: 162 Goodwood Rd, Goodwood SA 5034
Your Comment
Welcome to WEN Christina
by May Cross (score: 3|7871) 320 days ago
by andre (score: 0|2) 204 days ago
Top Events
Popular Articles