I’ll never turn down dessert, but there’s something about this time of year that makes me want to follow up every meal with a treat. No matter what area of Indy you’re in, these local shops are sure to concur your cravings.
Sundae’s Homemade Ice Cream
9922 East 79th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46256
Sundae’s is the home to quite possibly the BEST ice cream in the Indianapolis area. Established in 1995, Sundae’s has your favorite classics as well as other unique flavors like Banana Cream Pie, Lemoreo, Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake, and so much more.
The Cake Bake Shop
6515 Carrollton Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46220
The Cake Bake Shop has been recognized by huge names like Oprah Winfrey and William Sonoma. The adorable cottage offers the perfect setting for afternoon tea and a slice of their famous Mint Chocolate Chip cake. Stop in for the cutest Instagram post and experience what everyone in Indy seems to be talking about!
111 W Main Avenue, Carmel, IN 46032
68 N 9th Street, Noblesville, IN 46060
10 S Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077
Not only is Rosie’s Place a great stop for a soup and salad for lunch, but they also have a wide variety of sweat treats to wrap up your meal. Check out their Gooey Butter cookies in their original flavor or chocolate. Order a box of 12 of these melt in your mouth cookies and try not to eat the whole batch in one sitting!
17677 Cumberland Road, Noblesville, IN 46060
Second location opening soon in Downtown Indianapolis at The City Market
“Be a Rebel” – Eat dessert first! Rebellion Doughnuts just celebrated their grand opening in the summer of 2018 as the owner’s noticed the lack of doughnut options in the area. Check out their unique combinations of Nutella Espresso, Creamsicle, and Chocolate Covered Strawberry or go for the traditional route and try a glazed. Star Wars fans are especially welcomed!
Main Street Treats
216 W Main Street, Carmel, IN 46032
Grab a treat right off the Monon Trail! Main Street Treats believes “everyone has an inner child,” and their treats prove that. Check out their adorable sugar cookies that are decorated for the holiday season. Now what will you choose…the reindeer, snowman, or polar bear?
Confectioneiress Cupcakes & Sweets
80 Brendon Way, Zionsville, IN 46077
Whether you’re looking for cupcakes or wedding cakes, your dessert is bound to be beautiful with Confectioneiress Cupcakes & Sweets. Check out some of their custom cakes, they’re almost too pretty to eat! There are new flavors of cupcakes each week including gluten free options.
Greenfield Chocolates & J. Evelyn Confections
15 W Main Street, Greenfield, IN 46140
Stop in and visit the historic Greenfield Chocolates building and sample a variety of handmade caramel and chocolate treats. A box of chocolates makes the perfect gift!
The Gallery Pastry Shop
1101 E 54th Street G, Indianapolis, IN 46220
The Gallery Pastry Shop award-winning pastry chef specializes in European pastries including chocolate pillows and crème brulee. Stop in for brunch and dessert or sign up for a cooking class where you can learn how to make your own special pastries.
6216 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46220
8395 E 116th Street, Fishers, IN 46038
Established in 1913, Taylor’s Bakery is a family business that offers desserts, ice cream, and baked goods. Try their handmade “Alligator” Coffee Cakes in several different flavors or order a custom wedding cake with a classic touch. If you’re not looking for desserts, their famous “Butterflake” dinner rolls can’t be beat!
If that list made your stomach growl and your mouth water, I suggest running out and grabbing tonight’s dessert NOW! Whether you just want a small bite or the whole cake, the Indianapolis area has the locally owned options for you.