Central Florida is famously known for its theme parks and hospitality. However, being home to a melting pot of cultures from all over the world, you can count on there being a range of mouth-watering food options at your disposal as well.
This international vacation hub thrives with fun and flavor. The city of Orlando boasts many top-tier fine dining restaurants, to convenient, delicious fast-food joints. Fret not, whether you’re in the mood for something sweet, or savory, we got you too!
Today, we’re focusing on the top choices to satisfy your sweet tooth!
Out of the majority of options available to you, we’ve chosen the 10 BEST dessert spots in the area that will without a doubt, have you coming back for more!
The Dessert Lady of Apopka – Apopka, FL
What are you in the mood for? Brownies? Cupcakes? What about a scrumptious carrot cake? This lovely bakery is in Apopka, offering a wide variety of freshly made treats, you can count on enjoying every single item on their menu. Whether you choose to meet for pickup or request home delivery most items are available within hours of ordering making this a wonderful way to send last minute gifts!
Better Than Sex – A Dessert Restaurant – Orlando, FL
This restaurant features some of the BEST desserts wrapped up in an intimate speakeasy-like ambience. Plus, offered exclusively at this restaurant are chocolate and caramel covered wines, beers, and house-made cocktails. And unlike other restaurants, their tables offer a level of privacy with a wall or curtain serving as its partition. Can you say, fancy?
Sugar Dough Bakehouse – Orlando, FL
This delight specializes in made-from-scratch, Asian-inspired French pastries along with house-brewed coffee and teas. This concept offers Japanese milk bread, savory and cream-filled croissants, Danishes, cookies, and so much more! Your taste buds won’t be disappointed!
Gideon’s Bakehouse – Orlando, FL
This gem is a dessert project built from an old forgotten dream. They have combined their love for baking with the recipes in 1898 diary of a young boy named Gideon who dreamed of opening a bakery of his own. Their cake slices are made off classic recipes and their cookies are an absolute must have! Hand crafted. Melt in your mouth. Flavor packed. Stop by and experience this slice of heaven, yourself!
Dochi – Orlando, FL
You’re in for a special treat with Dochi, otherwise known as, “mochi donuts.” These delights are a pleasant cross between the sweet and chewy Japanese rice dessert (aka “mochi”) and the classic American fried donut. Each dochi is thoughtfully crafted with exotic glazes and delicious treats. The dochis even have a unique bubble ring shape specifically designed to be easily tear-n-shareable!
Midnight Sun Ice Cream Sandwich Co. – Orlando, FL
Ice cream lovers, unite! This small-batch artisan ice cream is handmade and paired with unique cookies and fresh baked goods. Organic flour, local eggs, and best-quality ingredients deliver an unparalleled taste experience! Be sure to check them out!
Sister Honey’s – Orlando, FL
Sister Honey’s offers you an experience like no other, serving award winning artisan baked goods every day. There is no way you can go wrong by indulging here. Their bakery items are freshly made each day with premium ingredients to heighten your satisfaction. Serving delicious pies, cakes, cookies and more, don’t only believe what we have to say, go check them out yourself!
The Greenery Creamery – Orlando, FL
The Greenery Creamery is Orlando’s first artisanal ice cream boutique. Proudly serving traditional (dairy) and plant-based ice cream made fresh from superior, organic, or local and natural ingredients, your taste buds will be left screaming for more! Locally sourced cream from grass-fed cows is used to make their scratch-made dairy ice cream and a mix of coconut, peanut butter, sunflower butter, almond, or soy for vegan bases. Handcrafted in small batches for freshness and quality control, each ice cream is customized for you with as much #OrlandoLocalLove in each flavor.
Crepe Delicious – Orlando, FL
With its origins in France, the crepe is very recognizable within many countries and cultures worldwide. Whether the crepes are made of wheat, buckwheat, rice, or another batter, they have been a staple of healthy eating habits for generations. Since 2004, Crepe Delicious has been serving their unique menu of sweet and savory crepes as part of our commitment to lead the resurgence in healthy eating. They are recognized for their world-class crepes and take great pride in creating an exquisite experience each time you visit one of their locations – all their crepes are made fresh to order just for you! The crepe itself has just 170 calories and 3 grams of fat, and you can fill our crepes with your favorite fresh ingredients for a healthy meal on-the-go.
P is for Pie Bake Shop – Orlando, FL
P is for Pie Bake Shop is a small batch artisan bakery specializing in sweet and savory pies and variations of pies, cakes, cookies, cinnamon rolls and more! Everything is made from scratch, by hand, incorporating natural, seasonal, and local ingredients to every extent possible. You won’t be disappointed by their selections! Check them out and tell us what you think!
We hope you enjoy our recommendations for the best sweet spots you can check out in Orlando. There are many others, but these rise to the top of our local favorites, offering tasty desserts every year.
Have you been to any of our selections? What are your favorite dessert spots in Central Florida? Drop them below in the comments!