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Best Dessert Places for a Sweet Treat in Sarasota, Florida

by Frank Herold

Sarasota has something for everyone, from ice creams and pastry shops to bakeries. You can enjoy delicious desserts like French pastries, cookies, coffee cakes, cupcakes, chocolate-covered snacks, and more.

If you're craving something sweet, grab a treat from one of these best dessert places in Sarasota!

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Meaney's Mini Donuts

Meaney's Mini Donuts has served Siesta Key and the Sarasota/Bradenton area since 2010. It's an excellent spot for fresh hot mini donuts and other indulgent treats. The delicious mini-donuts are made right before your eyes in various flavors and served fresh all day. 

You can ask for a topping of your choice to make your treat even sweeter. Other desserts available at Meaney's Mini Donuts include:

  • Ice cream parfaits
  • Pour-over coffee
  • Fresh squeezed lemonade
  • Frappes
  • Handspun milkshakes
  • Frozen lemonade
  • Waffle cones
  • Ice cream cones

You can enjoy your sweet treat at Meaney's Mini Donuts Sundays-Thursdays from 8 am-10 pm or Fridays-Saturdays from 8 am-11 pm.

Kookies and Kream

Here's another cookie store to enjoy mouthwatering sweet treats in Sarasota. Kookies and Kream bring back your childhood treat memories with their delicious mega cookies. It's hard to recommend flavors as they rotate them every week. But you can't go wrong with any of their delicious flavors. If you're wondering how best to enjoy your dessert at Kookies and Cream, they’ve got you covered with an instruction sheet.

Some other desserts offered include:

  • Oreos
  • Nut butter
  • Frosted animal cookies
  • Pop-Tarts

Norman Love Confections

Everything about Norman Love Confections is sweet. The dessert shop creates delicious signature chocolates in different flavors. It was founded in 2001, and to date, it's one of the best dessert places in Sarasota, Florida. 

Norman Love Confections uses high-quality ingredients to create beautiful gourmet works of art, which is part of their charm. Some of the delicious desserts available include:

  • Premium chocolate
  • Nuts
  • Butter
  • Spices
  • Natural flavorings

Additionally, Norman Love Confections decorate their chocolate gift baskets with their signature artistic flourish. 

Gelato-go Sarasota

Looking for a nice spot in Sarasota to grab a cup of gelato? Here's one for you - Gelato-go. This pleasant ice cream shop is dedicated to offering you a sweet and memorable treat. When you visit the shop, you're welcomed with a charming ambiance. They have several phenomenal gelato flavors and sober options. All their gelatos are made from scratch within their premises, and you have a chance to try samples before buying. 

Sweet Doctors

Started by the Stinson family in 2011, Sweet Doctors is a perfect place to enjoy sweet treats in Sarasota. They started with cake pops and slowly began offering  delicious cupcake flavors, cheesecakes, cookies, and macarons. 

You should try their moist mini cupcakes packed with excellent flavor, especially the lemon and vanilla flavors. Sweet Doctors is adding freeze-dried candy flavors to make your treats even sweeter. Don't forget to grab a bag of their freeze-dried sour skittles on your visit.

If you're looking for a sweet treat in Sarasota, you're spoiled with choice. The region has numerous ice cream and pastry shops and bakeries offering delicious treats at affordable prices. If you're looking to make Sarasota, Florida your retirement home, come explore Sarasota Bay Club for a luxury, full-service community.

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