Even though Austinites love hiking, biking, running and many other forms of exercise, every once in awhile you need a cheat day. Sometimes there’s nothing more satisfying than a big, juicy burger or a slice of cheesecake. If sweets are your Achilles heel to knock you off your healthy behavior, you need to try one of these Austine dessert places tonight.

10. F & F Fruit Cups

Photo: F & F Fruit Cups on Facebook.

Photo: F & F Fruit Cups on Facebook.

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If you want to keep your figure and only splurge a little, F & F Fruit Cups have you covered. Their fresh fruit cups and smoothies will help you keep your calorie count down, but they also have treats with some good ol’ refined sugar like chocolate-covered bananas. No matter what you get, it’s hard to feel guilty when the main ingredient is fresh fruit.

9.  Walton’s Fancy and Staple

Photo: Walton’s Fancy and Staple on Facebook.

Photo: Walton’s Fancy and Staple on Facebook.

Walton’s Fancy and Staple is a definitely a place you want to stop for a weekend brunch. You can get breakfast classics and deli fare. But you must save room for dessert. You’ll have a hard time making a selection with options like honey-bee cake, cream cheese brownie, lemon bar and Aunt Luddy’s white trash. You’ll also want to peruse their assortment of gifts and experience the sensory delight that is their flower shop.

8. Austin Cake Ball

Photo: Austin Cake Ball on Facebook.

Photo: Austin Cake Ball on Facebook.

Cake balls are really difficult to make, so why not let the folks at Austin Cake Ball do it for you? After all, they’re awesome at it! You might have to try each of their 14 flavors.

7. La Patisserie

Photo: La Patisserie on Facebook.

Photo: La Patisserie on Facebook.

If macarons are your favorite bite-size dessert, you need to head over to La Patisserie. They’re experts at making macarons and other French pastries. So get to La Patisserie to take your tastebuds on a European vacation.

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