Sweet Treats Guide 2015

Sweet Treats Guide 2015

Sweet Treats Guide 2015

From ice cream to specialty cookies to sweet drinks, Northwest Austin has no shortage of desserts from which to choose. Below is a list of some of the sweetest dishes Northwest Austin has to offer as well as suggestions of what to order from each spot.

Amy's Ice Creams
10000 Research Blvd., Ste. 140
512-345-1006 • www.amysicecreams.com
What to try: Mexican Vanilla ice cream

Amy’s Ice Creams
13265 N. US 183, Ste. C
512-918-2697 • www.amysicecreams.com
What to try: Mexican Vanilla ice cream

Ann's Kitchen Cakes
8650 Spicewood Springs Road, Ste. 108
512-335-4545 • www.annskitchen.com
What to try: Triple chocolate cake

Baked by Amy’s
13265 N. US 183, Ste. B
512-918-2253 • www.bakedbyamys.com
What to try: Tres leches cupcakes

Bambu Desserts & Drinks
10901 N. Lamar Blvd., Ste. A-120
512-832-8886 • www.drinkbambu.com
What to try: Bambu Special—a dessert drink containing coconut, pandan jelly, longan fruit and basil seed

Bribery Bakery
2013 Wells Branch Parkway, Ste. 109
512-531-9832 • www.briberybakery.com
What to try: Brown Butter Blondie

Central Donut
1910 W. Braker Lane, Ste. 700
What to try: Blueberry donuts

Copper Restaurant and Dessert Lounge
3401 Esperanza Crossing, Ste. 104
512-215-3633 • www.copperaustin.com
What to try: The Hot Mess—a molten chocolate brownie with vanilla cherry reduction and Amy’s Mexican Vanilla ice cream.

Cupcaking Desire
10901 Domain Drive (food truck parked in front Lone Star Hotel)
512-970-1613 • www.cupcakingdesire.com
What to try: Alfajores cookies filled with dulce de leche

Cupprimo Cupcakery and Coffee Spot
8650 Spicewood Springs Road, Ste. 105
512-335-7746 • www.cupprimo.com
What to try: Gluten-free red velvet cupcake

Donut 7
11005 Burnet Road, Ste. 104
512-837-9221 • www.donut7austin.com
What to try: Handcrafted glazed donut

Donut Palace
2113 Wells Branch Parkway, Ste. 400
What to try: Donut holes

Dream Bakery
9422 Anderson Mill Road, Ste. B
512-219-1235 • www.dreambakery.com
What to try: Persian walnut cookies

Edis’ Chocolates
3808 Spicewood Springs Road
512-795-9285 • www.edischocolates.com
What to try: Hazelnut pecan torte

Fresh Cup Frozen Yogurt
13000 N. I-35, Ste. 116
512-339-1333 • www.freshcupfrozenyogurt.com
What to try: Horchata frozen yogurt

Hey Cupcake
10931 Research Blvd.
512-476-2253 • www.heycupcake.com
What to try: Vanilla Dream mini cupcakes

Kolache Factory
4101 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. A
512-834-2253 • www.kolachefactory.com
What to try: Strawberry kolache

Lone Star Kolaches
1701 W. Parmer Lane
512-719-3663 • www.lonestarkolaches.com
What to try: Mixed fruit and cream cheese kolache

Lucky Bakery
8557 Research Blvd., Ste. 144
What to try: Egg tart

Mi Tradición Bakery
8716 Research Blvd., Ste. 290
512-374-9910 • www.mitradicionatx.com
What to try: Tres leches cake

Michelle’s Patisserie
12233 N. RM 620, Ste. 114
512-433-6860 • www.cakeshopaustintx.com
What to try: German chocolate cake ball

Nothing Bundt Cakes
10225 Research Blvd., Ste. 330
512-986-7453 • www.nothingbundtcakes.com
What to try: Chocolate chocolate chip bundtlet

Peace Bakery & Deli
11220 N. Lamar Blvd., Ste. A-150
512-386-1152 • www.peacebakerytx.com
What to try: Baklava

6001 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. 380
512-996-8436 • www.ritasice.com
What to try: Mango gelati

Short & Sweet Cafe
10901 N. Lamar Blvd., Ste. A-104
512-873-0893 • www.chinatownaustin.com/portfolio/short-n-sweet-cafe
What to try: The Original Krazy Drink, with wintermelon juice and “eyeballs”

Snow Monster
11220 N. Lamar Blvd., Ste. 275-B
512-551-3238 • www.thesnowmonster.com
What to try: Mango Snow Ice

Teapioca Lounge
1700 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. 210
512-833-7888 • www.teapiocalounge.com
What to try: Cream tea with tapioca

Tomunchi Frozen Yogurt
1701 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. 105
What to try: Mango frozen yogurt

Tiff's Treats
11011 Research Blvd., Ste. 310
512-349-2200 • www.cookiedelivery.com
What to try: Chocolate chip and peanut butter cookie ice cream sandwich

Yogertz Frozen Yogurt
10710 Research Blvd., Ste. 320
512-614-4523 • www.yogertz.com
What to try: Sea salt caramel frozen yogurt

Yogurt Planet
3220 Feathergrass Court, Ste. 136
512-339-2988 • www.yogurtplanet.com
What to try: Cookies and cream frozen yogurt

This list is not comprehensive.


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