Anyone that wants to learn about the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Syracuse 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 Syracuse 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 dessert map that has all the various venues we are mentioning throughout the post pinned on it. We also welcome you all to read about where to find the top desserts around the Northeast right there if you are interested.
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
When you want to eat the best ice cream in Syracuse or some healthier frozen yogurt try:
- Gannons Isle Ice Cream at 1525 Valley Dr
- Fifi’s Ice Cream & Sweets at 3021 James St
- Roll Roll Ice Cream at 9090 Destiny USA Dr
- Antonio’s Ice Cream at 1401 Buckley Rd
- Carvel at 4322 E Genesee S
- Yeti Frozen Yogurt & Cafe at 558 Westcott St
- Sweet Yummy at 9090 Destiny USA Dr
- Sweet Frog at 532 Towne Dr, Fayetteville
Gannons Isle Ice Cream is a quirky ice cream mural-adorned sweet store that serves scoops, sundaes, and shakes in over 200 varieties. Fifi’s Ice Cream & Sweets provides ice cream cones, sundaes, milkshakes, frozen-yogurt, and catering while having gluten-free, fat-free, and sugar-free ice cream options.
At Carvel you’ll find soft ice cream, scooped flavors, toppings, shakes, sandwiches, take-home goodies, and their legendary ice cream cakes.
Bakeries In Your Area
These bakeries near you should have great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more:
- The Sweet Praxis at 203 E Water St
- Biscotti Cafe & Pastry Shop at 741 N Salina St
- Harrison Bakery at 1306 W Genesee St
- Nino’s Italian Bakery at 1421 Lodi St
- Pasta’s Daily Bread at 308 S Franklin St
Biscotti Cafe & Pastry Shop specializes in creating custom cakes for weddings, anniversaries, and birthdays among other occasions. At this straightforward cafe soups and sandwiches are accompanied with a selection of Italian pastries and gelato.
Nino’s Italian Bakery is known for its classic Italian desserts like cannoli and almond cookies plus they also sell wedding cakes, Italian pastries, cookies, and breads. Along with fresh homemade breads Pasta’s Daily Bread serves salads, soup, sandwiches, pizzas, cookies, and other baked goodies.
Local Donut Shops
Start your morning off right at one of these donut shops:
Glazed & Confused makes donuts from scratch in batches of 30 and has been chosen the best donuts in Central New York and was included in USA Today’s top ten for their donut sandwich.
Where To Buy Cupcakes
There are some really good cupcake shops around town:
Peace, Love, and Cupcakes is a local bakery that excels at creating custom cakes, gourmet cupcakes, and hand-decorated cookies. CupCakers has set the standard for gourmet cupcakes and dessert displays in your area with their inventive designs and diverse selection of available styles.
They are known for their unique, handcrafted cakes and cupcakes.
Candy Stores Near You
These local candy stores should have a wide variety of sugary treats to choose from:
- Hercules Candy Company at 720 W Manlius St
- Speach Family Candy Shoppe at 2400 Lodi St h
- It’Sugar at 1 Destiny USA Dr Suite J308
Hercules Candy Company is an old-fashioned candy store offering a selection of handcrafted chocolates ranging from the traditional to the unusual. Among their more unique options are chocolate-covered gummy bears, chocolate-covered marshmallows, and three sorts of chocolate-covered potato chips. They sell a variety of vegan chocolates.
Speach Family Candy Shoppe specializes in the production of chocolates and confections while carrying a huge selection of bulk candy and gift items. It’Sugar is a brightly colored retail chain that specializes in classic and large confectionery, as well as apparel, accessories, and novelty gifts.
Chocolate & Fudge Shops
Buy homemade chocolate and fudge at these shops:
Gertrude Hawk Chocolates excels at making fudge, chocolate-dipped pretzels, and fruit while having plenty of sugar-free treats. Hercules from our best candy stores near you list also has a wide range of chocolates.
Gluten Free Bakeries
Gluten free bakeries are a good healthier alternative:
The Cookie Connection is National Celiac Association gluten-free certified. Cakes, cupcakes, cookies, muffins, pies, bars, brownies, and donuts are among their offerings and dairy-free versions of the majority of their items are also available.
Deborah’s Sweet Treats specializes in gluten-free baking and produces cakes, cupcakes, cookies, pies, sandwich bread, pop tarts, and muffins among other things.
Smoothies are a good combination of tasty and healthy:
- Farm Girl Juicery at 484 S Salina St
- Smoothie King at 5743 Widewaters Pkwy, Dewitt
- Koinonia Apothecary at 6800 E Genesee St, Fayetteville
Farm Girl Juicery is a good place to buy cold pressed juices, plant-based smoothies, and seasonal nutrient-dense sipping broths, soups, and to-go salads. They are suitable for vegans.
Smoothie King serves blended beverages in a variety of flavors as well as nutritional items and snacks. Koinonia Apothecary is a juice bar, cafe, and specialty nutrition store that is 100% organic.
They offer freshly squeezed organic-gluten-free juice, juice cleanse programs, a cafe menu, meal preparation services, and specialty supplements such as CBD.
Local Restaurants With Great Desserts
Lastly, these restaurants are known for their must have desserts in Syracuse:
Eva’s European Sweets is a laid-back Polish eatery serving pierogi and other classics as well as homemade desserts in the European style. Their homemade cakes, pies, and cheesecakes are definitely some of the best desserts in your area.
Eden is a wood-fired farm-to-table restaurant that also serves delectable desserts like their olive oil cake. We have also discussed:
Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies, & Cakes In Syracuse
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 Syracuse.