Ain’t nothing like a Georgia peach in peak season. Here in Hotlanta we just can’t get enough of their sweet, summary stuff. In celebration of our state fruit, we rounded up the best places to procure peach treats in the big A.
Pie Shop: Peach Pie
Stop by the Pie Shop for a slice of peach pie so good they even host classes on how to bake one. Made with fresh peaches, the filling is thick and sweet. And with a crust that melts in your mouth, this pie simply hits the spot.
Details: Pie Shop, 3210 Roswell Rd. NW, 404-841-4512, the-pie-shop.com
The Varsity: Fried Peach Pie
The Varsity has been a staple in Atlanta since 1928. They hand make over 5,000 pies daily. The fried peach pie is amazing and they use a family recipe to ensure yummy peach goodness in every bite. Order two and take one home to enjoy later.
Details: The Varsity, 61 North Ave. NW, 404-881-1706, thevarsity.com
Mary Mac’s Tea Room: Peach Cobbler
Southern comfort food at its finest, established in 1945 Mary Mac’s Tea Room serves homemade peach cobbler that’s delish. Fresh peaches and flaky crust make this cobber the perfect summer treat. Don’t forget to order it à la mode.
Details: Mary Mac’s Tearoom, 224 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, 404-876-1800, marymacs.com
Gigi’s Cupcakes: Raspberry Peach Blossom
Gigi’s Raspberry Peach cupcake is the perfect combo of sweet and tart. The peach cake is baked with peaches, peach schnapps and cinnamon. Next, a raspberry butter cream filling. This to die for cupcake is topped with a fresh raspberry and fondant blossoms.
Details: Gigi’s Cupcakes, 3655 Roswell Rd., 404-846-4400, gigiscupcakesusa.com
Did we miss a spot? Tell us where you get your favorite peach treat in town in the comments section below!