A guide to: Frozen treats to try in Franklin, Brentwood

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The Franklin and Brentwood areas are home to a number of businesses offering frozen sweet treats to enjoy during the summertime.

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream

230 Franklin Road, Ste. 11S, Franklin

211 Franklin Road, Ste. 100, Brentwood

Jeni’s has six Nashville-area locations including in Hill Center in Brentwood and inside The Factory at Franklin. Dairy-free and seasonal flavors are also available, and pints can be ordered online.

What to try: Roasted Peanut Butter and Strawberry Jam, goat cheese with red cherries

La Paleteria Ice Cream Shop

1203 Murfreesboro Road, Ste. 150, Franklin

This Franklin-area shop offers paletas as well as ice cream and agua frescas.

What to try: Oreo ice cream

Paletas Tocumbo

1334 W. Main St., Franklin

Located just southwest of downtown Franklin, Paletas Tocumbo offers a selection of Mexican paletas, a popsicle-like frozen treat made with fresh fruits.

What to try: Strawberry and cream paleta, mangoneada

Sweet Charlie’s

430 Cool Springs Blvd., Franklin

Opened earlier this year in Cool Springs, Sweet Charlie’s offers Thai-style rolled ice cream that is made to order by spreading cream and ingredients on a cold surface and mixing until frozen.

What to try: Monkey See, Monkey Do, made with Nutella and bananas; Love Park, made with chocolate, pretzels and peanut butter

Sweet Cece’s

500 W. Main St., Franklin

3021 Mallory Lane, Ste. 127, Franklin

Located in downtown Franklin and Cool Springs, Sweet Cece’s offers a variety of frozen yogurts, ice cream, gelato, sorbet and frozen custard with several toppings to choose from.

What to try: Tropical Sorbet frozen yogurt, Ooey Gooey Cinnamon Bun frozen yogurt

By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.