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Too hot to bake at your house? Try one of these or two or three or more. Summer is here. It’s treat time. Here are some of the best desserts in Michigan. Most of these are available where you live or by mail order.


Cheesecake Factory Cheesecake
This cheesecake is exquisite. From Original to Oreo Dream Extreme, White Chocolate Raspberry and Mango Key Lime, how could you go wrong? I’ve never heard a naysayer. The restaurant near us serves very good food with attention to quality ingredients. They are located all over the country. Mail order is available from the website.


Costco Carrot Cake
It may be hard to believe, but this is very good carrot cake. Carrot Cake is Jerry’s favorite so I’ve sampled many kinds. Costco is right up there with the best of them.
Next time you have a crowd at your home, this is the dessert for you.


Guernsey Farms Dairy Ice Cream
Seventy delicious flavors. My favorite is Black Sweet Cherry. Michiganders sing the praises of this creamy real ice cream, locally made from hormone-free milk. Its available all over southeast Michigan. www.guernseyfarmsdairy.com What’s the best ice cream where you live?


Ellen’s Bakery and Cafe Muffins
Yes, I agree with a reader who pronounced these positively addictive. Here’s some flavors to choose from: apricot almond, cranberry walnut, carrot, walnut raisin, lemon poppy, mocha white chocolate chip, to name some. I’ll bet you have a favorite muffin or bakery in your neck of the woods. Give them a shout-out here. www.ellensbakeryandcafe.com Follow Ellen’s on Facebook.


Achatz Homemade Pies
These pies are available at many points in southeast Michigan and by mail order. Michigan Berry is a favorite. Think berry pie and the Fourth of July. Follow them on Facebook and Twitter. The website is www.achatzpies.com. Try one. I don’t think you will be sorry.