Everyone that is trying to find out about the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Wichita 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 Wichita like gluten free bakeries and smoothie shops. Our last section will be about restaurants known for must have desserts in town.
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. And all of you are welcome to look through our other posts on the Midwest region at that link if you want.
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
When you want to eat the best ice cream in Wichita or some healthier frozen yogurt try:
- Marble Slab Creamery at 2000 N Rock Rd #106
- Freezing Moo at 2684 N Greenwich Rd #200
- Paleterias Tropicana at 2021 N Amidon Ave #115
- Andy’s Frozen Custard at 9750 E 21st St N
- Braum’s Ice Cream at 1261 S Rock Rd
- Peachwave Frozen Yogurt at 10096 E 13th St N #100
- Yo-B Yogurt & Burgers at 301 N Mead
Marble Slab Creamery serves small-batch ice cream that is hand-blended with a variety of mix-ins. Thai fried ice cream rolls and homemade waffle bowls are available at Freezing Moo who also has great dairy-free and vegan coconut milk cream base options and is happy to cater your next event.
Paleteras Tropicana serves authentic Mexican ice cream made from scratch in addition to an extensive menu of fruit cocktails, smoothies, churros, paletas, and traditional Mexican lunch and dinner food items. Braum’s offers over 100 different ice cream flavors in your area while also serving frozen yogurt, ice cream sundaes, and sodas.
Peachwave is a self-serve frozen yogurt chain that offers a variety of frozen yogurt flavors and toppings. With 130+ recipes they create handcrafted and exclusive frozen yogurt and gelato including sweet, tart, and lower sugar frozen treats in addition to vegan and non-dairy options.
Yo-B Yogurt & Burgers serves burgers as well as frozen yogurt and custard. SmallCakes Cupcakery from an upcoming list also sells some of the best ice cream near you.
Bakeries In Your Area
These bakeries should have great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more:
- Bagatelle Bakery at 6801 E Harry St #2908
- La Galette French Bakery at 1017 W Douglas Ave
- Cheri’s Bakery at 2121 N Tyler Rd #300
- Juarez Bakery at 2209 S Seneca St
Bagatelle Bakery is a full-service bakery and a family-owned European-style cafe. Everything from chef-prepared breakfasts to custom wedding cakes can be found in their establishments.
La Galette French Bakery serves a casual French breakfast and lunch menu that includes baked goods, sandwiches, and quiches. Cheri’s Bakery specializes in decorated cakes in a variety of shapes, sizes, and flavors, as well as fillings and icings.
Cheri’s signature cut-out sugar cookies come in over 900 different designs plus they have drop cookies, muffins, brownies, and made-from-scratch pies.
Local Donut Shops
Start your morning off right at one of these donut shops:
- The Donut Whole at 1720 E Douglas Ave
- Lamar’s Donuts and Coffee at 3130 N Rock Rd #130
- Hurts Donut at 7010 W 21st St
- Prairie Doughnuts at 1652 S Rock Rd
- Sugar Shak Daylight Donuts at 2121 N Tyler Rd #113
The Donut Whole is a funky cafe and gallery that serves made-from-scratch, hand-glazed cake donuts in addition to fruit smoothies, milk tea, boba tea, handcrafted French and Italian sodas, and a full espresso bar. LaMar’s Donuts and Coffee is a donut shop in your area with 70+ rotating flavors as well as donut holes, fritters, and coffee drinks.
Hurts Donut is a 24-hour counter-serve with wide variety of inventive, specialty donuts in a trendy setting. Sugar Shak Daylight Donuts provides donuts, rolls, biscuits and gravy, sausage rolls, coffee, and other beverages. They can make custom donuts in a variety of special shapes, including letters.
Where To Buy Cupcakes
There are some really good cupcake shops around town:
- SmallCakes Cupcakery at 8338 E 21st St N
- Artistic Cakes at 8985 W Central Ave
- Wichita Cake Creations at 550 N Webb Rd #B
Every morning SmallCakes Cupcakery bakes and frosts 18 different signature cupcake flavors from scratch. They also serve small-batch ice cream in 15 different flavors.
Since 1992 Artistic Cakes has been a great local custom cake shop delivering custom cakes, gourmet cupcakes, delicious cookies, creamy cheesecake, and much more.
Candy Stores Near You
These local candy stores should have a wide variety of sugary treats to choose from:
- The Farris Wheel Candy Co. at 9747 E 21st St N #137
- Nifty Nut House at 527 St Francis
- Sweet ‘n Saucy at 535 W Douglas Ave #110
- Rocket Fizz at 2350 N Greenwich Rd #700
The Farris Wheel Candy Co. is a gourmet candy store in your area that has put together an assortment of fancy candies, fine chocolates, gummies, roasted nuts, and trail mixes. Nifty Nut House sells a wide variety of nuts, candy, gum, milk and dark chocolate treats, gummies, dried fruits, mints, ball gum, licorice, and a variety of sugar-free items.
Sweet ‘n Saucy has a large selection of bulk candy, modern candy, and candy from your childhood. They also have over 300 bottles of different sodas. Rocket Fizz is a candy store near you that also sells unique bottled sodas in flavors like s’mores and mud pie.
Chocolate & Fudge Shops
Buy homemade chocolate and fudge at these shops:
Cocoa Dolce’s candies, chocolates, and drinks are lovingly handcrafted without preservatives in the heart of Kansas. Their collaborative approach and adventurous spirit shine through in their artisanal chocolates, pastries, macarons, and gelato which are expertly paired with espresso, wine, and spirits.
Sweet Sisters Fudge contains real cream and butter and is made in-store where they always have at least ten or more different flavors available.
Gluten Free Bakeries
Gluten free bakeries are a good healthier alternative:
Simple Life Sweets is a gluten-free, peanut-free, and tree-nut-free bakery in Valley Center. Nicebites Bakery is a great healthy bakery near you whose menu is completely vegan, gluten-free, and GMO-free. They are also proud to be able to cater to other food sensitivities such as soy-free, corn-free, and nut-free.
Smoothies are a good combination of tasty and healthy:
Songbird Juice Co. is a 100% plant-based cafe and juicery that serves cold-pressed juices, a smoothie bowl bar, vegan food, acai and pitaya bowls. 86 Cold Press is an all-organic juice shop offering cleanses, cold-pressed juice, live-cultured yogurt, and paleo meals.
Orange Julius is a counter-service spot with customized blended fruit drinks and smoothies as well as sandwiches and snacks.
Local Restaurants With Great Desserts
Lastly, these restaurants are known for their must have desserts:
Carrabba’s Italian Grill is a family-friendly chain restaurant and bar that serves a diverse menu of classic Italian fare. They also serve some of the most delicious desserts in your area.
YaYa’s Euro Bistro is a rustic, elegant restaurant that serves European-American fusion cuisine and fine wines, as well as Sunday brunch. They are also well-known locally for their desserts including the popular chocolate phyllo brownie.
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Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies, & Cakes In Wichita
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 Wichita.