Who doesn’t love sweets? Especially after a sumptuous meal or just a random craving in the middle of the day, which everybody encounters, your taste buds are definitely seeking for something sweet to satisfy your sweet tooth. Houston, Texas, offers a number of these dessert spots that offers hearty, delicious and award-winning sweets and desserts that everyone loves. Whether you are craving for a moist and gooey chocolate cupcake, a tangy and zesty lemon cake, a sweet but all-natural pop, heavenly tasty ice cream or be experimental and unique with a snowflake ice cream that melts in your mouth, you can never go wrong with these desserts. Definitely, life is better and sweeter with desserts and for once, don’t mind gaining those extra calories! Read on to know more about the best sweets and dessert spots in Houston, Texas.
1. Red Dessert Dive
Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars!! Definitely a fan favorite here at Red!! . . . . #reddessertdive #houston #10kfollowers...Posted by Red Dessert Dive on Thursday, 28 February 2019
Red Dessert Dive is a funky restaurant that is driven by passion from the owner’s parents. With that burning passion, came about this eclectic dessert shop that takes pride in using the highest quality of ingredients and baking the pastries hot and fresh, every day. Their menu offers a limited number of offerings of each item so if you want a box or more of their sumptuous Salted Caramel Brownie, you have to order online. They also offer hot Cappuccino, Flat White or the good old Hot Chocolate to complement your Butter Croissant or Muffin. Don’t forget their local craft beer and fine wine during their happy hours, Monday to Friday, from 4 pm to 7 pm. They also have a gluten-free/vegan-friendly menu!
Red Dessert Dive
Address: 1045 Studewood, Houston, Texas 77008
Website: Red Dessert Dive
Opening hours: Tues - Thurs: 7am- 8pm; Fri: 7am-10pm; Sat: 8am -10pm; Sun: 8am-6pm (closed on Mondays)
2. Common Bond Café & Bakery
Common Bond Café & Bakery believes that the common bond that people have whether of a different race, age or beliefs, is over good food, hence their cafe name. This cafe offers more than just freshly baked Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookie, they also offer full breakfast meals like the favorite French Toast and Bacon or their Brunch menu like their signature Common Bond Burger packed with farm beef, gruyère, lettuce, tomato, dijonnaise and Parmesan fries. Make sure to try their Almond Croissant and Vanilla Scones, too! They also offer custom cakes for any events and parties.
Common Bond Café & Bakery
Address: 1706 Westheimer Rd. Houston, Texas 77098
Website: Common Bond Café & Bakery
Opening hours: Mon- Thurs: 7am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 7am - 10pm; Sun: 7am - 8pm
3. Fat Cat Creamery
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Fat Cat Creamery is ice cream heaven for the sweet tooth and ice cream lovers! In their cute and welcoming store, they offer impeccable, fresh ingredients of home-made ice cream, scooped into their home-made waffle cones. Customers love their big scoops of delicious ice cream on top of the other, drizzled with their chocolate syrup or blueberry syrup with whipped cream and cherry on top. They also love their ice cream scoop on top of their freshly baked cookies, perfect for a sweet treat. This creamery really is a local favorite in the city.
Fat Cat Creamery
Address: 1901 N Shepherd Dr, Houston, Texas
Website: Fat Cat Creamery
Opening hours: Sun - Wed: 11am- 10pm; Thurs: 11am - 11pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 12am
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4. Crave Cupcakes Uptown
Crave Cupcakes Uptown Park will surely have you craving for their freshly baked cupcakes the moment you try them. Every bite is a really delicious experience with their dark-chocolate cupcakes and Red Velvet cupcakes. They also make it fun for you by letting you do your own customized cupcakes with over 50 sugar toppers perfect for gifts on birthday’s, Valentine’s, Christmas and other special events. There is more to crave with their seasonal flavors like the Irish Creme for adults who love that kick of Irish Whisky in their buttercream frosting or the Lemon Elderberry for that zesty and light lemon cake. Of course, they also offer freshly brewed coffee to pair with their sumptuous pastries. Definitely worth those extra pounds!
Crave Cupcakes Uptown
Address: 1151-06 Uptown Park Blvd. Houston, TX 77056
Website: Crave Cupcakes Uptown
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 8 am - 8pm; Sat: 9am - 8pm; Sun: 10am - 7pm
5. Fluff Bake Bar
A party without cake is just a meeting... #verucasalt #fluffbakebar #cakecakecake #supportthesweethustle #pastrychef #eeeeeats #htownsweets #htowneats #cherrybombe #bombesquad #cakeforbreakfastPosted by Fluff Bake Bar on Thursday, 14 March 2019
Fluff Bake Bar definitely satisfies the sweet tooth in you. The owner of the bakery which the town fondly calls as the “The Sugar Fairy”, is an award-winning pastry chef and bakes the most exquisite sugar treats that their valued customers love. They specialize in French pastry which becomes their own signature style as the chef incorporates its own magic and twist into it. From the classic Chocolate cookies, Apple Pie bars, Carrot cupcakes, Black Velvet cakes to Lemon tarts and Chocolate Cream pies, they have perfected their menu over time, in their simple yet fun and humble bakeshop.
Fluff Bake Bar
Address: 314 Gray St. Houston, TX 77002
Website: Fluff Bake Bar
Opening hours: Tues - Thurs:10am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 10am - 11pm; Sun:12pm - 9pm (closed on Mon)
6. Nu Café
Nu Café specializes in Taiwanese snacks and delicious desserts that customers love to come back to. They are famous for their snowflake ice; it’s not just plain ice, it has a rich taste of ice cream that melts in your mouth, plus it has no preservatives, all 100% natural, perfect to beat the summer heat. For the healthy option, don’t forget to try their Fresh Fruit Combination Ice. You can also choose from their variety of fresh fruits and toppings to your own liking. Their Chocolate Decadent Snowflake Ice is a crowd-favorite!
Address: 9889 Bellaire Blvd, Ste 112A | Houston, TX 77036
Website: Nu Café
Opening hours: Sun-Thurs: 11:30am - 10:30pm; Fri - Sat: 11:30am - 11:30pm
7. Dessert Gallery
Dessert Gallery holds pride in how they value their customers. They see their bakery more than just a shop but a place for people to celebrate, to talk about what they love, their passion, and for the community to come as a whole. This passion that they exude makes Dessert Gallery a family more than just co-workers. Their dainty and cute shop offers exquisite Mousse cakes and Cheesecakes and their top-selling desserts like the Mom’s Chocolate Cake, that’s moist on the inside, everyone’s raving about it! They also customize desserts with no flour, vegan-friendly, no nuts or sugar-free.
Address: 3600 Kirby Dr., Houston, TX 77098
Website: Dessert Gallery
Opening hours: Mon - Thurs: 11am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 12am; Sun: 12pm - 10pm
8. Steel City Pops
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Steel City Pops is famous for its gourmet, brightly colored, pop. All of their pops are fresh, locally produced, made with organic ingredients, uses cane sugar or honey and is gluten-free. They have four types of pops, the Fruity pop that is made of fresh fruits and non-dairy, the Creamy pop that has an ice-cream-like smoothness, the Paleo pop made with all-natural ingredients and sweetened with honey and the Cookie pop, that is dairy-based, with a house-made cookie inside. All their pops are perfect for the health conscious because they are calorie counted. You can check out their website for the calorie count of each dessert or ask their friendly staff in their shop. It’s really a pop like you’ve never tasted before!
Steel City Pops
Address: 420 East 20th Street, Houston, TX 77008
Website: Steel City Pops
Opening hours: Sun - Thur: 12pm - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 12pm - 11pm
9. Ooh La La Dessert Boutique
It’s $1.00 macaron Monday 🤗 #YAY And the last Monday of the month to enjoy the capt n’ crunch & donut French macaron’sPosted by Ooh La La Dessert Boutique on Monday, 27 August 2018
Ooh La La Dessert Boutique would really make you say “Ohh la la” with its delicious, fresh and award-winning cupcakes, cakes, pies, cookies and bars! Enjoy their various dessert offerings like their daily cupcakes menu on Mondays, the Salted Caramel Apple cupcakes on Tuesdays, the Peanut Butter Cup cupcakes and the list goes on for the next days. Don’t forget to also try their specialties menu like their Tiramisu, Pumpkin Pies, and the all-time favorite French Macarons with different flavors to choose from. There’s also nothing better than ordering a cup of warm Cafe Mocha or Macchiato for a perfect sweet experience.
Ooh La La Dessert Boutique
Address: 770 West Sam Houston Parkway North, Suite 500, Houston TX 77024
Website: Ooh La La Dessert Boutique
Opening hours: Mon - Thurs: 8am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 8am - 10pm; Sun: 12pm - 6pm
10. Hanks Ice Cream
Chocolate covered Strawberry and Rose Petal 🌹🍓🍫😋!!Posted by Hanks Ice Cream Parlor on Friday, 14 February 2014
Hanks Ice Cream offers outstanding ice cream flavors that everyone loves! It’s a small shop but definitely big in flavors and customer service. Their employees are very welcoming and friendly and they offer suggestions on what’s best on the menu. Bestsellers are the Banana Pudding Ice cream, Butter Pecan Ice cream. You can also mix and match flavors like the Lemon and Very Strawberry Ice cream for that zesty but sweet and creamy flavor. Everyone who enters and buys a scoop instantly wishes to have more scoops of their tasty ice cream or even better, a gallon of it!
Hanks Ice Cream
Address: 9291 S Main St, Houston, Texas
Website: Hanks Ice Cream
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 12pm- 8pm; Sun: 3pm- 7pm
Sweets for the sweet tooth
Reading about these dessert shops and seeing a preview of their menu definitely leaves you wanting for more. Experience them personally by visiting these shops and try their delicious, sweet and creamy desserts, perfect for all ages. After all, there’s always room for dessert.
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