Dessert in Orlando – 4 Places to Get the Best Desserts in Orlando, FL
For most people, a trip to Orlando, FL means taking part in plenty of theme park adventures. However, the area doesn’t just cater to Disney lovers. It also wins a special spot in the heart of those living with a sweet tooth that refuses to be ignored. If this happens to describe you, or someone you’re traveling with, venturing away from the amusement parks will allow you to discover some of the city’s best dessert places. No matter what you have a craving for, one of the local favorites below is sure to help you satiate your appetite for a savory treat.
Blue Bird Bake Shop
This quaint Orlando eatery in the Audubon Park Garden District has earned several accolades for its dessert offerings, and you’ll find out why as soon as you visit. Blue Bird Bake Shop was opened in 2010, and has since done its part to provide residents and travelers with a delectable menu that includes cupcakes, cookies, muffins, scones, brownies, coconut macaroons, krispy bars, and ice cream cookie sandwiches. All recipes are made from scratch with exquisite ingredients.
The Pop Parlour
When a regular old ice cream cone or slice of cake just won’t cut it, The Pop Parlour is sure to deliver. Using locally sourced, all-natural herbs, vegetables, and fruits in their sweet creations, you won’t find a more original (and guilt-free) place to dive into dessert than this popular spot. Patrons have a wide variety of choices between fruity, creamy, and even alcohol-laden flash frozen pop flavors. The selections are always changing to keep things fresh.
The Dessert Lady
The Dessert Lady puts a different spin on your typical dessert shop, which is what continues to consistently draw in both local and new customers. Don’t expect to get your run-of-the-mill pie or cake here, with menu items ranging from Neapolitan cake, chocolate zuccotto, and sour cream apple cobbler, to bourbon pecan pie, fudge ripple bread pudding, and coconut brûlée cheesecake. You’ll be lucky if you make it out of the bakery without ordering a whole cake to go.
Se7en Bites has a nice selection of sweet options to complement its breakfast and brunch menu. The bakeshop is well-known among locals for serving up delicious cream scones, coffee cake, shortbread, biscotti, cookies, and their signature moon/oatmeal cream pie. The use of simple ingredients in many of the recipes has turned out to make some of the most memorable treats patrons have ever eaten.
Ghirardelli in Disney Springs
If you want some chocolate close to one of the amazing vacation rentals we offer (Sweet Escape, check it out!) AND right down the road from Disney World, Ghirardelli in Disney Springs is your place. Ranked 4th out of 105 Dessert places in Orlando by Trip Advisor, this delicious classic provides amazing ice cream, hand crafted chocolate, and more sweets than you can shake a stick at. Trust us; if you have a sweet tooth, Ghirardelli is the place for you!
If you truly appreciate a good sweet treat when you taste one, you certainly won’t regret carving some time out of your Orlando vacation schedule to stop in at any of these raved about dessert locations. Don’t forget to check out some of our amazing vacation rentals in the area!