Thanks for joining us for this discussion about the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Brisbane. 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 Brisbane 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. For more posts on sweet treats around Australia you can click that link.
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
The best Brisbane ice cream shops or some healthier frozen yogurt can be found at:
- Gelato Messina at The Melbourne Residences, Shop 1/109 Melbourne St
- Happy Pops at 30BC, Stanley St Plaza
- Nom Nom Natural Gelato at 139 Oxford St
- La Macelleria Gelateria at 10-29 Florence St
- Lick Ice Cream at 3/321 Honour Ave
- Tutti Frutti at Westfield Garden City, K152 Kessels Rd
- Yo-get-it at Level 2, Shop FK62 Westfield Chermside, Gympie Rd
Messina is well-known for its boysenberry, chocolate chip, chocolate sorbet, coconut and lychee, coffee, caramel sauce, cookies, and hazelnut ice cream along with an alcohol-free, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, and vegan options.
Gourmet brownies, smoothies, and some of the best ice cream in your area are some of the favorites at Happy Pops.
Delicious vegan and dairy-free ice cream varieties are available at La Macelleria Gelateria.
Lick Ice Cream offers traditional flavors including stracciatella, vaniglia, pistachio, nocciola, bologna cream, cioccolato, caffè, and bacio.
Tutti Frutti is a self-serve frozen yogurt chain recognized for its wide range of flavors including soy alternatives.
Yo-get-it offers fat-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, high-protein, vegan-friendly, and naturally sweetened alternatives.
Bakeries In Your Area
Great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more are available at these great bakeries:
- Brewbakers at 1/337 Sandgate Rd
- Kenrose Street Bakery at 4/18 Kenrose St
- Pinelands Bakehouse at 663 Beenleigh Rd
- Banneton at 25 Balaclava St
Brewbakers uses only organic locally sourced flour from Kialla Mills to dependably make original high-quality products.
Kenrose Street Bakery is an artisan bakery that specializes in sourdough bread, sourdough pizza bases, Italian ciabatta, and some of the best traditional Australian desserts in your area.
Bread, tapas, gluten-free raspberry, orange, almond blondies, tiny banana cake, cookies, and much more are some of the most ordered items at Banneton Bakery.
Local Donut Shops
Stop by one of these donut shops on your way to work:
- Brooklyn Donut & Coffee at Gympie Rd Westfield Chermside
- Donut King at Brookside Shopping Centre, 159 Osborne Rd
Brooklyn Donut & Coffee Co serves New York inspired donuts along with specialty coffee and Belgian mochas.
Donut King is a long-standing chain that sells cinnamon donuts, chocolate ice rings, and candy ice rings.
Where To Buy Cupcakes
We highly recommend these cupcake shops around town:
Cupcake Patisserie has seasonal flavors, classic cupcakes, cupcakes for kids, themed cupcakes, gluten free and vegan cupcakes.
Candy Stores Near You
Kids will love all the options at these local candy stores:
- Lollyworld at 3/6 Ebert Parade
- WorldWide Lollies at 27 Grand Plaza Dr
- Sweetheart Confectionery at Shop E11, Stafford City Shopping Centre, 400 Stafford Rd
Lollyworld sells cakes, Christmas sweets, Dutch licorice, English sweets, gift boxes, gluten free lollipops, licorice, chocolates, lollipops, New Zealand sweets, and sugar free sweets among other things.
US cereals, chocolates, jubes, beverages, chips, chews, candies, syrups, suckers, lollipops, sherbet, and more are excellent options at WorldWide Lollies.
Sweetheart Confectionery sells a wide selection of candies, bulk candies, Dutch liquorice, UK sweets, and American candy near you.
Chocolate & Fudge Shops
When you want to buy homemade chocolate or fudge visit one of these shops:
- Poppy’s Chocolate at 5/2-12 Spanns Rd
- 31 Degrees Custom Chocolates at 4 Hubert St
- Noosa Chocolate Factory at 144 Adelaide St
- Lindt Chocolate at Shop/124 9th Ave, Brisbane Airport
For over 15 years Poppy’s has been offering over 300 different chocolates, truffles, and delicacies to choose from.
The Noosa Chocolate Factory provides a wide selection of milk and white chocolate without palm oil in any of the items.
Since 1845 Lindt Chocolate has been a leading retailer of quality Swiss chocolate, truffles, and confectionery.
Gluten Free Bakeries
Gluten free bakeries can provide some healthier options:
- Gluten Free 4 U at shop-1/22 Carrara St
- Veganyumm at 473 S Pine Rd
- I Heart Brownies at 17 Hamilton Pl
- Gold Coast Gluten Free Bakery at Unit 1/16 Hilldon Ct
Bar cakes, cookies, biscuits, croissants, buns, classic bread range, dim sums, donuts, candies, bread cakes, muffins, pasta, empanadas, and cakes are some of the specialties at Gluten Free 4 U.
Veganyumm is a dairy-free and egg-free bakery that serves sweet and savory goodies such as brownies, muffins, cakes, coffee, and cakes.
I Heart Brownies offers gluten-free baked goods, coffee, and milkshakes in a charming dessert boutique with a vintage ambiance.
For a tasty yet healthy choice consider these smoothie shops:
- Oasis Juice Bar at 99 Queen St
- Sula Juice Bar at 3/354 Main Rd
- The Fat Carrot at 179 Boundary St
- Boost Juice at Shop 076 Myer Centre Brisbane
- Raw Squeeze Clontarf at 70/72 Hornibrook Esplanade
Local Restaurants With Great Desserts
Mado at 1-3/15 Tribune Street is a great restaurant to find desserts near you including pumpkin sweets, homemade Burmese baklava, chocolate pudding, Turkish rice pudding, and cream caramel. If you have any others to recommend please tell us in the comments, thanks.
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Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies & Cakes In Brisbane
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 Brisbane.