If you’re craving a cool, sweet treat, here are 5 of the best places to grab dessert or ice cream in Houston.
Thank goodness Crave Cupcakes is not just for weddings and events. From red velvet to carrot to coconut to lemon cupcakes—with gluten-free and vegan selections—this Houston favorite delivers fresh sweets daily for those needing a sweet fix. While every item on the menu sounds fantastic, we encourage you to try the droolworthy seasonal flavors before they sell out! 1151-06 Uptown Park Blvd., 713.622.7283, cravecupcakes.com
Stay cool in the Houston heat with an ice cream Brownie Batter Blowout at Dessert Gallery. You’ll feel the local pride at this bakery that has served H-town since 1995 when you walk in to grab a slice of its Everyday Cakes. Whether enjoying a slice of homemade yummy cake or pie, you can trust everything is handmade the old fashioned way using the best ingredients around. 3600 Kirby Drive, 713.522.9999, dessertgallery.com
Summer fiesta soufflé anyone? Known to deliver these delectable bites for at-home entertaining, Fab Fête has introduced the ¡Viva! Soufflé flavor to serve at your next weekend gathering. Enjoy the flavors of queso fresco, poblano peppers, red jalapeños and sautéed onions and top it with a Mexican flavored ice cream like avocado or jalapeno ice cream if you wish. 1919 Edwards St., 281.846.1600, thefabfete.com
Known best for its USDA Prime center-cut filet and Scottish salmon filleted in-house daily, Hillstone’s secret is out. We’ve discovered its pina colada ice cream and fellow Houstonians need to know! Ask for this frozen delight if you dare. 4848 Kirby Drive, 713.529.2385, hillstonerestaurant.com
Summer wouldn’t be summer without a scoop of this ice cream that’s freshly handcrafted using only the finest ingredients. Try the icy delight in waffle cones or beverage floats including soda, champagne or draft beer to savor the sweet life. A colorful collection of classic goodies like rice krispies treats, cookies and funfetti cake are sure to put a smile on your face with a cherry on top! 250 West 19th St., sweetbribery.co
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