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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.