Anyone that wants to learn about the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Fresno has found the right post. There are plenty of great dessert 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 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 Fresno 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 local 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 blogs about the best desserts near you around the Pacific Northwest at that link if you want.
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
When you want to eat the best ice cream in Fresno or some healthier frozen yogurt try:
- Jay’s Specialty Ice Cream at 365 W Bedford Ave
- Marble Slab at 1512 E Champlain Dr #105
- Cream Fresno at 1760 E Barstow Ave
- Ampersand Ice cream at 1940 N Echo Ave
- G’s Creamery at 2097 W Bullard Ave
Marble Slab Creamery has more than 65 mix-ins including fruits, nuts, sweets, and pastries plus they also feature hand-rolled waffle cones, ice cream cakes, excellent ice creams, and shakes in a range of flavors.
Cream serves some of the best ice cream, cookies, cakes, pints, sundaes, and milkshakes in Fresno along with sandwiches and tacos. G’s Creamery specializes in all-natural organic local ice cream and ice cream cakes.
Bakeries In Your Area
These bakeries near you should have great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more:
- La Boulangerie at 730 W Shaw Ave
- The Brioche Lady Bakery at 1085 E Herndon Ave #101
- Frosted Cakery at 1292 N Wishon Ave
- The Cheesecake Factory at 639 E Shaw Ave
La Boulangerie can create great custom cakes for weddings or other events plus they make great pastries and coffeecakes.
Frosted Cakery offers adorned cakes, gourmet cupcakes with vegan and gluten-free options, French macarons, strawberry pizzas, cannolis, cronuts, pies, cake shakes, and more every day.
Cheesecake Factory serves over 250 meals every day including more than 40 iconic cheesecakes and some of the best desserts in Fresno.
Local Donut Shops
Start your morning off right at one of these donut shops:
- Donut Fantasy at 1731 W Bullard Ave
- Skys Donuts at 4386 W Shaw Ave
- Bingo Donuts at 4915 N Blackstone Ave
Where To Buy Cupcakes
There are some really good cupcake shops around town:
- Chiffonos at 1512 E Champlain Dr #106
- Smallcakes at 140 E Paseo Del Centro
Chiffonos serves sandwiches, cupcakes, different sweets, and coffee drinks every day. Smallcakes bakes and frosts 18 unique varieties from scratch and among the seasonal and unique tastes you can try maple bacon, fat Elvis, cannoli, strawberries n’ crème, tiramisu, French toast, and pumpkin plus they make gourmet cupcakes in your area without nuts or gluten..
Another good place to try cupcakes is Frosted Cakery.
Candy Stores Near You
Candies Tolteca at 2139 N Pleasant Avenue is a well-known Mexican candy and snack producer and importer based in the United States.
Chocolate & Fudge Shops
Buy homemade chocolate and fudge at these shops:
- Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory at 639 E Shaw Ave #167
- Molucca Craft at 2727 N Sunnyside Ave #101
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory produces about 300 chocolate sweets and confectionery products including clusters, caramels, creams, meltaways, truffles, molded chocolates, caramel and candy apples, fudges, and other chocolate delicacies.
Gluten Free Bakeries
Frosted Cakery and Smallcakes from our previous lists are good places to try gluten free baked goods around town.
Smoothies are a good combination of tasty and healthy:
- Tower Blendz at 802 E Olive Ave
- Jamba Cedar and Shaw at 4950 N Cedar Ave
- Raw Earth Juicery at 8040 N Cedar Ave
Local Restaurants With Great Desserts
Lastly, these restaurants are known for their must have desserts:
- Yosemite Ranch at 1520 E Champlain Dr
- Heirloom at 8398 N Fresno St
- Lazy Dog at 7965 N Blackstone Ave
Yosemite Ranch is known for its steaks and seafood along with great local desserts like Jack Daniel’s Bread Pudding and raspberry whipped cream.
Heirloom-Eats is an American restaurant that offers great sweets like baklava and honey, strawberry shortcake, and salted bae.
Lazy Dog is known for seasonally themed menus, specialty cocktails, craft beers, and Apple-Huckleberry and Open Face Pie which are two of the best desserts near you.
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Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies, & Cakes In Fresno
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 Fresno.