Support Us Button Widget

Dessert shops around town


Cookie + ice cream dessert | Image via @Kaminsky’s

Happy National Dessert Day, Charleston friends. It’s basically mandatory that today is designated for us to indulge in our favorite sweet treats with absolutely no guilt. Remember: the word “stressed” is only “desserts” spelled backwards.

If you enjoy baking in your own kitchen, take a look at these dessert recipes from some Charleston restaurants + here are places you can indulge in some iconic Charleston desserts.

Looking for a place that is baking + creating some sweet goodness? To satisfy those sweet tooth cravings, check out our list that includes some dessert shops around the Lowcountry. Treat yourself, you deserve it. 🎂

🍰 Kaminsky’s Dessert Café | 78 N. Market St. (Downtown) + 2 Magnolia Rd. (West Ashley) | This shop offers a rotating selection of delectable desserts made in-house daily.

🍰 Swank Desserts | 110 A South Cedar St., Summerville | Specialty dessert shop located in the heart of downtown Summerville that caters to dessert enthusiasts.

🍨 Park Circle Creamery | 1044 E Montague Ave., North Charleston | This ice cream shop uses local, all-natural ingredients to curate homemade ice cream and waffle cones + offers signature flavors that are artfully crafted.

🍰 Sweet Lulu’s Bakery + Cocktail Caravan | 708 S. Shelmore Blvd #102, Mount Pleasant | This bakery that serves up custom cakes, muffins, s’mores donuts + more and has the coolest little traveling caravan that makes appearances at special events.

🍫 Christophe Chocolatier | 90 Society St. (Downtown) + 1901 Ashley River Rd. (West Ashley) | This is the place to satisfy your international sweet tooth. Christophe Paume, the co-owner of this chocolate shop, is a third-generation French chocolatier who makes hand-painted chocolates, truffles + chocolate sculptures.

🍨 Peace Pie | 223 Meeting St. | It’s an ice cream sandwich with a layer of pie filling or brownies, mousses, and caramels.

🧁 Cupcake Downsouth | 644D Long Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant | These cupcakes are made with real vanilla beans, sweet cream butter, fresh fruit, and rich chocolate. Bonus: there are gluten-free + vegan options available.

🍰 Sugar Bakeshop | 59 1/2 Cannon St. | The bakers at this shop, which offers cakes, pies + cookies, pride themselves on being the “small batch, from scratch neighborhood bakery you know and love.”

🍰 Cake Bar by Alexis | 1670 Old Towne Rd. | These cool cakes + treats are decorated with fun designs that can be customized by the customer.

🍰 Nothing Bundt Cakes | 1145 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Suite 105 | Bundt cakes offered in a variety of sizes + crowned with the bakery’s signature cream cheese frosting.

More from CHStoday
A downtown hotel and restaurant is offering The Flower Experience, for guests looking for a day of luxury + new adventures.
Swiftstay offers its members a place to stay for their weekend travel for the price of a cleaning fee.
Hank’s Seafood Restaurant has a fun spin on National Caviar Day
The Holy City is well represented on the world stage at the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics — these are some locals to watch.
The annual 10-day celebration of mayo and tomatoes is the best way to kick off tomato season.
Two historic storehouses have been renovated for mixed-use.
At least a dozen celebrities have been spotted around Charleston, check out which A-Listers have come to see what makes Charleston so special.
We’ve got details and a map full of drink deals: We’ll be highlighting the vibrant beverage scene across Charleston, SC from July 22 to July 26, 2024.
The Charleston Police Department will host some fun in Hampton Park with this Pixar classic.
Dive into the past of these iconic bridges.