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Martha Frances Mississippi Cheesecake
Nearby Subway Stops
4, 5, 6 at 86th St.
This venue is closed.
From the street, it's possible to resist the lure of cheesecake. All you see is a compact and charming room, not the case that holds all the cakes, pies, and cupcakes. The small room bears more than a little resemblance to a quaint British teashop, with just a few small round tables and chairs. The only thing to watch out for here is indecision. Seven flavors of creamy cheesecake are offered every day out of a long and changing list, including possibilities such as praline, Mississippi mud, and caramel crunch. Even though cheesecake is the specialty, there's nothing inferior about the super-luxurious, velvety banana pudding loaded with chunks of white cake and banana; the rich, eggy bread pudding served hot with bourbon sauce; or the chocolate cake customers rave about. Owner Jan Bailey Boscarino—named the shop for her mother—ships in the cheesecake from her home state, Mississippi. Many of the frequent customers are neighbors, but others travel from Brooklyn, Queens, and even the West Side for these desserts. There's a list of hot beverages too, including white or dark hot chocolate, served with freshly-whipped cream.Extra
Martha Frances ships cheesecake anywhere in the U.S.