Thanks for joining us for this discussion about the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Bakersfield. There are numerous dessert shops selling sweets around town and you will be learning about the top options as this blog progresses.
The best ice cream shops in your area will kick things off. Those that love vanilla, chocolate, gelato, frozen yogurt, malts, ice cream cakes, and other frozen delights have numerous options to choose from.
Bakeries where you can buy cakes, cookies, pastries, and all kinds of sweet treats will be up next. After that we will focus on donut shops, where to buy cupcakes, candy stores, and chocolate and fudge shops near you.
Then we will pivot to healthy dessert options like Bakersfield gluten free bakeries and smoothie shops. Restaurants that are known for their must have desserts in your area will round us out.
A local dessert map that has all the various venues we are mentioning throughout the post pinned on it will be shared at the end. And the curious types can find all of our other posts on the Southwest at that link.
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
The best Bakersfield ice cream shops or some healthier frozen yogurt can be found at:
- Rosemary’s Family Creamery at 2733 F St
- The King Ice Cream Shop at 3745 Ming Ave
- Dewar’s Candy Shop at 1120 Eye St
- Creamistry at 3900 California Ave #200
- Moo Creamery at 4885 Truxtun Ave
- Yogurtland at 10930 Stockdale Hwy
- Kiwiblast Frozen Yogurt at 1031 California Ave
- Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt at 4560-B, Coffee Rd
- Tutti Frutti at 8200 Stockdale Hwy M2
- Yogurt Zone at 2641 Oswell St
Rosemary’s Family Creamery creates ice cream, sauces, and other treats from scratch while sandwiches, soup, and chili are also available. They also make their own hot fudge, caramel sauce, pineapple sauce, marshmallow topping, and whipped cream.
The King Ice Cream serves homemade ice cream, popsicles, and a wide range of Mexican-inspired desserts in your area. Since 1909 Dewar’s gourmet taffy chews have been a family tradition for many, and they’re now transported all over the world. In one of their popular soda fountain locations, they provide wonderful ice cream plus taffy and chocolates are also available.
You can personalize your ice cream at Creamistry by selecting the size, base, flavor, toppings, and upgrades. There are also custom nitroshakes which are liquid nitrogen milkshakes with your choice of base, flavor, toppings, and mix-ins.
Yogurtland is a local self-serve frozen yogurt shop with a variety of toppings in a modern yet relaxed setting that can also do catering. Kiwiblast Frozen Yogurt is a family-owned and operated small business that offers 14 flavors and 40+ toppings, including non-sugar, non-dairy, and tart alternatives.
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt is a cheerful self-serve frozen yogurt and toppings chain that sells frozen yogurt by the pound. They have 16 daily flavors and more than 40 toppings to choose from.
Tutti Frutti is a self-serve frozen yogurt chain recognized for its diversity of flavors including soy alternatives. Every day they have 16 varieties and 45+ toppings to choose from.
Bakeries In Your Area
Great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more are available at these great bakeries:
- Alpine Pastries at 7070 Schirra Ct #100
- Sugar Twist Bakery at 9500 Brimhall Rd #507
- Nothing Bundt Cakes at 600 Coffee Rd # S & T
- Pyrenees French Bakery at 717 E 21st
- Cornerstone Bakery at 2100 19th St #D
Fresh breads, danishes, cakes, pastries, and seasonal delicacies are among Alpine Pastries’ specialties. Sugar Twist is a local sweets bakery and breakfast cafe that specializes in donuts, pastries, cupcakes, custom cakes, and cafe fare.
Cornerstone Bakery has a wide range of baked goodies to suit every occasion. The menu includes pastries, gourmet desserts, wedding cakes, custom cakes, and other 100% homemade sweets. Specialty desserts are also available, ranging from gluten-free and vegan desserts to personalized candies and scrap cups.
Local Donut Shops
Stop by one of these donut shops on your way to work:
- Jess’s Donut Shop at 2937 Niles St
- Foster’s Donuts at 7850 White Ln D
- Angel Donuts at 6515 Panama Ln #105
- Rainbow Donuts at 2 S Chester Ave
Where To Buy Cupcakes
We highly recommend these cupcake shops around town:
- Sweet Surrender at 6439 Ming Ave
- Tastries at 3665 Rosedale Hwy
Custom baked items from Tastries include tiered wedding cakes, cupcakes, dessert tables, and personalized wedding favors. For future brides and grooms they offer a free cake tasting event plus they sell gluten-free brownies, macarons, cupcakes, cookies and cakes.
Sugar Twist Bakery is another great place to buy cupcakes near you.
Candy Stores Near You
Kids will love all the options at these local candy stores:
- Sweets 4 Treats at 2701 Ming Ave
- Dulceria Alebrijes at 1724 E California Ave
- Rocket Fizz at 9000 Ming Ave #E-4
Sweets 4 Treats offers over 50 different varieties of gourmet chocolates, candies, and nuts in a 360-degree display of pure sweetness. Dulcera Alebrijes sells a wide range of Mexican sweets as well as piata, sabritas, Mexican refreshments, chongos zamoranos, alcancas, and other treats.
Rocket Fizz is a candy store with a large assortment of bottled sodas in flavors like s’mores and mud pie.
Chocolate & Fudge Shops
See’s Candies at 4106 California Avenue #3 sells exquisite candies and chocolates handcrafted in the United States. A candy counter in the shop allows you to make your own unique mixed box of chocolates and candies.
Some of the spots in our candy shops in your area list can also be great places to buy chocolates including Dewar’s Candy Shop and Sweets 4 Treats.
Gluten Free Bakeries
Many of the best bakeries from our initial list also have many gluten free options like Cornerstone Bakery, Sweet Surrender, and Tastries.
For a tasty yet healthy choice consider these smoothie shops:
- Jamba at 5180 Stockdale Hwy
- Nature’s Food Market and Juice Bar at 2000 H St
- Urban Juice Bar at 2203 Brundage Ln
Local Restaurants With Great Desserts
Must have desserts near you can also be found at these restaurants:
- Benji’s French Basque at 4001 Rosedale Hwy
- Uricchio’s Trattoria at 1400 17th St
- Frugatti’s at 600 Coffee Rd
Benji’s French Basque Restaurant is a basic establishment serving traditional Basque cuisine such as pickled tongue and frog legs. Their baked Alaska and souffles are known to be two of the best desserts near you.
Uricchio’s Trattoria is well-known for its large quantities of substantial Italian cuisine. New York cheesecake, tiramisu, pecan pie, creme brulée cheesecake, and chocolate windmill cake are just a few of their customers favorite desserts.
Frugatti’s is a charming and welcoming trattoria that serves Italian classics and is arranged to look like a picturesque village. Some of their best selling local desserts include lemon ricotta Italian cheesecake, gammy’s killer carrot cake, and Tony’s cannoli.
You might also want to read our posts on:
- Ice Cream, Cakes & Cookies in Los Angeles
- Ice Cream, Cakes & Cookies in San Diego
- Ice Cream, Cakes & Cookies in Fresno
- Ice Cream, Cakes & Cookies in San Bernardino & Riverside
Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies, & Cakes In Bakersfield
That is all we’ve got for now but visit us again because we plan to update this post often. After reading about all these local shops to buy ice cream, frozen yogurt, cookies, cakes, pastries, other bakery items, cupcakes, donuts, chocolate, fudge, candy, gluten free baked goods, smoothies, and even restaurants with can’t miss desserts in your area you should be ready to find your next sweet indulgence.
Don’t be afraid to let us know if any shops have closed down or if we posted anything that is incorrect in the comments. Now have fun eating your ice cream, cookies, and cakes in Bakersfield.