If you are trying to figure out the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Edmonton this post will surely help you out. There are plenty of great shops selling sweets around town and we will do our best to point you in the right direction.
We will start off with the best ice cream shops in your area. Anyone that is searching for vanilla, chocolate, gelato, frozen yogurt, malts, ice cream cakes, and other frozen delights has plenty of options to choose from.
Up next we will get into local bakeries where you can buy cakes, cookies, pastries, and all kinds of sweet treats. Then we will niche down and get into donut shops, where to buy cupcakes, candy stores, and chocolate and fudge shops near you.
Following that we will discuss some healthy dessert options in Edmonton like gluten free bakeries and smoothie shops. Our last section will be about restaurants known for must have desserts in your area.
Towards the end you will find a map that has all the various venues we are mentioning throughout the post pinned on it. And all of you are welcome to look through our other Canadian local dessert guides at that link if you want.
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
When you want to eat the best ice cream in Edmonton or some healthier frozen yogurt try:
- Kind Ice Cream at 9551 76 Ave NW
- Yelo’d at 10150A 82 Ave NW
- Scoop n Roll Creamery at 13154 137 Ave NW
- Made by Marcus at 10426 82nd Ave NW
- Yeh! Frozen Yogurt & Café at 8882 170 St NW
- Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt at 2331 66 St NW #321
- Yogen Früz at 8882 170 St NW J127
- Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt at 8705 109 St NW
Kind Ice Cream sells handcrafted ice cream in both permanent and seasonal flavors while having vegan and dairy-free options. Yelo’d is a place where you can try soft serve ice cream with Filipino and Asian flavors as well as baked items like cookies and cakes. Ube and Buko Pandan are two of their most popular flavors.
Scoop n Roll Creamery is Canada’s first rolled ice cream shop featuring fresh ingredients, fruit flavors, and mix-ins produced right in front of your eyes. Made By Marcus is a minimalist local ice cream shop that serves up inventive flavors and toppings.
Some of their oldest original recipes that they still make are peach yogurt jalapeno, passionfruit basil, and raspberry rose lychee. Yeh! is a good place to find self-serve frozen yogurt as well as crepes, waffles, shakes, and specialty coffees. Tutti Frutti is a self-serve frozen yogurt parlor recognized for its wide range of flavors including soy alternatives.
Yogen Früz is a frozen yogurt chain that offers a selection of sweet and tangy flavors that can be customized. They’ve added a new line of exclusive probiotic frozen yogurt to their lineup as well as dairy and non-dairy smoothies and light ice cream.
Menchie’s has over 100 rotating frozen yogurt flavors and over 70 rotating toppings, all of which are created under their own private label. Nonfat, low carb, gluten-free, no sugar added, vegan, and dairy-free sorbets are among the varieties available.
Bakeries In Your Area
These bakeries near you should have great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more:
- Duchess Bake Shop at 10718 124 St
- Bon Ton Bakery at 8720 149 St
- Italian Bakery at 10644 97 St NW
- Dutch Delicious Bakery at 13232 118 Ave NW
Duchess Bake Shop is a cozy, stylish bakery that specializes in macarons, croissants, tarts, cakes, and éclairs in addition to sandwiches and coffee. They have a range of baking ingredients for the home baker including flour, vanilla, and Valrhona chocolate.
Bon Ton Bakery is a cozy stop with more than 80 different kinds of bread, baked products, cakes, and cookies. Some of the things they excel at are rye breads, bagels, danishes, and gingerbread.
Home-baked breads, cakes, and pastries and a variety of Italian goods are available at Italian Bakery. Dutch Delicious is a superb Dutch bakery and European delicatessen that also has a great selection of imports in a European setting.
Local Donut Shops
Start your morning off right at one of these donut shops:
- Doughnut Party at 11980 104 Ave NW
- Destination Doughnuts at 10548 124 St
- Take 5 at 11801 48 St NW
Doughnut Party offers a constantly changing menu of creative donuts in your area. Destination Doughnuts is a family-owned business that serves 20 different doughnut flavors every day.
They include seasonal fruits, chocolate, cheese, potato chips, cinnamon, and lemon, among other doughnut food groups. There are also carnival-style tiny doughnuts available.
Take 5 is café that also offers great donuts that they make from scratch.
Where To Buy Cupcakes
There are some really good cupcake shops around town:
- Flirt Cupcakes at 9124 82 Ave NW
- Crave Cupcakes at 7929 104 St NW
- Fuss Cupcakes at 17298 Stony Plain Rd
Flirt Cupcakes is a cute bakery that specializes in cupcakes and bespoke cakes while offering gluten-free and vegan options. Crave’s fresh baked delicacies are based on family recipes that have been passed down through the generations.
They make cakes and biscuits in addition to a large variety of cupcakes plus they have vegan and gluten-free choices. Fuss Cupcakes is a locally owned and operated business that is completely nut-free. Birthdays, weddings, and corporate events are all catered by them.
Candy Stores Near You
These local candy stores should have a wide variety of sugary treats to choose from:
- Sweet Convenience at 16930 107 Ave NW
- Carol’s Quality Sweets at 12519 102 Ave
- Be-a-Bella at 6510 112 Ave NW
- Rocket Fizz at 10544B 82 Ave NW
At Sweet Convenience, there are over 100 types of Coke and hundreds of bulk candies to select from. Cotton candy with over 50 flavors, fresh popcorn, candy racks, candy-inspired goods, and amusing gift ideas are all available in addition to bespoke candy bouquets for any occasion.
Carol’s Quality Sweets carries over 1,000 different chocolate and candy varieties. They have a huge assortment of British imported sweets, Dutch licorice, European Haribo candy, sugar free candy and chocolate plus plenty more.
Be-a-Bella is a beautiful candy and gift shop located in the Highlands neighborhood. Their confectionery is hand-selected from all around the world with a substantial selection from the United Kingdom.
Chocolate & Fudge Shops
Buy homemade chocolate and fudge at these shops:
- Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut at 10103 124 St
- Lindt Chocolate Shop at 2011 99 St NW
- Sweet Lollapalooza Confections at Commerce Place 10155 102 St NW
Since 1845 Lindt Chocolate has been a purveyor of quality Swiss chocolate, truffles, and confectionery. Sweet Lollapalooza sells products that area free of preservatives, additional sugars, and other ingredients that extend the shelf life of mass-produced chocolate.
Over the years they have grown into an award-winning chocolate company known for their distinctive bonbons and have been designated one of North America’s top ten chocolatiers.
Gluten Free Bakeries
Gluten free bakeries are a good healthier alternative:
- Celebrate Gluten Free at 15211/15213 Stony Plain Rd NW
- Rio Vida Gluten Free Bakery at 17515 100 Ave NW
- Kinnikinnick at 10940 120 St
- Buns & Roses Organic Bakery at 6519 111 St NW
Rio Vida Gluten Free Bakery is proud to offer custom-made, delicious celiac-friendly foods that are free of artificial flavors. They offer vegan, dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free, peanut- and nut-free, corn-free, and no-sugar-added gluten-free baking for your specific allergies.
Kinnikinnick is a gluten-free bakery and grocery store that sells breads, muffins, and sweets, as well as pastas and other pantry essentials that are gluten-free, dairy-free, peanut-free, nut-free, and soy-free. Flirt Cupcakes and Crave Cupcakes also offer a selection of gluten free baked goods near you.
Smoothies are a good combination of tasty and healthy:
- Jugo Juice at 5146 Windermere Blvd
- Booster Juice at 10108 109 St NW
- Glow Juicery at 10330 80 Ave NW
- Juice Monkey at Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre
Jugo Juice offers a one-of-a-kind blend of high-quality, made-to-order fresh juices, smoothies, grilled wraps, grilled flatbreads, breakfast items, and grab-and-go snacking alternatives. Booster Juice makes healthy smoothies using pure juice, fruit sorbet or vanilla frozen yogurt, frozen fruit, fresh yogurt, and ice.
Local Restaurants With Great Desserts
Lastly, these restaurants are known for making must have desserts near you:
- Block 1912 Café at 10361 82 Ave NW
- Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria at 1437 99 St NW
- Double Greeting Won Ton House at 10212 96 St
Block 1912 Cafe is laid-back coffee bar that serves espresso drinks, sandwiches, gelato, and baked good that has received some honors for having the best desserts in Edmonton. Carmela’s tiramisu and gelato are popular desserts at Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria.
Won Ton House has served Chinese cuisine and offer their famous desserts which include a rice roll with a long doughnut.
We have also discussed:
- Calgary Ice Cream & Candy Shops
- Winnipeg Ice Cream & Candy Shops
- Vancouver Ice Cream & Candy Shops
- Seattle Ice Cream & Candy Shops
Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies, & Cakes In Edmonton
For now that is all we have to share but check back in 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.
Please use the comments to let us know if any shops have closed down, or if we posted anything that is incorrect. Now have fun eating your ice cream, cookies, and cakes in Edmonton.