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11 Best Places for Dessert in Florida

A delicious dessert adds a cherry-on-top ending to any meal. Whether it’s a decadent donut in the morning, a bowl of old-fashioned ice cream after dinner, or a luxurious piece of pie at any time of day, everyone has their go-to sugar-coated craving they desire. Satisfy your sweet tooth with one of these mouthwatering dessert places you can only find in Florida.

Jaxson's Ice Cream Parlour and Restaurant, Dania Beach Jaxson’s in Dania Beach
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Jaxson's Ice Cream Parlour and Restaurant, Dania Beach

Floridians claim Jaxson’s old-fashioned ice cream shop is one of the best ice cream shops in the state, as it’s a childhood dream come true with its crazy delicious ice cream concoctions. Known for its huge portions, this 1950’s style restaurant is a hit with all ages. Grab your dessert-loving friends and dig into one of their spectacular treats, from ice cream goblets to sweet sundaes, ice cream soda floats and creamy shakes.

Fireman Derek's Key Lime Pies, Miami Fireman Derek's Bake Shop
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Fireman Derek's Key Lime Pies, Miami

Fireman Derek’s Key Lime Pies are all the rage in Miami, for good reason. One of the best spots in Florida for a slice of pie, it serves an array of ridiculously over-the-top slices of dessert. Try the oreo cheesecake, chocolate peanut butter pie, flan, or their popular crafted crack pie.

Yoder's Restaurant & Amish Village, Sarasota Yoder's Restaurant & Amish Village, Sarasota
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Yoder's Restaurant & Amish Village, Sarasota

Yoder’s is an institution in Sarasota, serving fresh homemade pies for over 40 years. Dig into a bite of one of their most popular flavors like peanut butter, praline, or strawberry in this quaint home-cooking style restaurant.

Kermit's Key Lime Shoppe, Key West Kermit's Key West Key Lime Shoppe
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Kermit's Key Lime Shoppe, Key West

You can’t talk about dessert in Florida without mentioning Key Lime Pie, and Kermit’s Key Lime Shoppe is the place to go if you’re craving this classic tart-sweet. One of the best places for Key Lime pie in the Florida Keys, the delectable chocolate-covered slice on a stick is perfect for a summer treat.

Mojo Donuts, Hollywood Mojo Donuts
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Mojo Donuts, Hollywood

A top-rated donut shop in Florida, Mojo Donuts is where donuts go to have fun. Boasting an unbelievable variety of tasty flavors, you’ll have plenty to choose from with perfect combinations like chocolate and banana, maple and bacon, and peanut butter and jelly.

Sweet! By Holly, Orlando Sweet! By Holly, Orlando
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Sweet! By Holly, Orlando

The owner of Sweet! is a three-time winner of the Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars,” and she certainly knows what she’s doing. These small bites of heaven come in over 30 flavors and are sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Vicky Bakery, Hialeah Vicky Bakery
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Vicky Bakery, Hialeah

Known for their freshly warm and crunchy Cuban pastries, Vicky Bakery is where you go if you’re looking for authentic pastelitos. Pair one of their guava and cheese pastries with a Cuban coffee for a winning combination.

Knaus Berry Farm, Homestead Knaus Berry Farm
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Knaus Berry Farm, Homestead

Only open from November to April, Knaus Berry Farm is a small, unassuming roadside stand that has people flocking all over the world to try their seasonal goodies. Pair a creamy strawberry smoothie paired with one of their unbelievably warm, fluffy, and gooey cinnamon buns.

Se7enbites, Orlando Se7enbites, Orlando
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Se7enbites, Orlando

Popular in Orlando for its brunches, Se7enbites is a tiny, unassuming restaurant that has got some of the best desserts for summertime indulging. You’ll be overwhelmed with their smorgasbord of quality homemade choices, such as the blueberry lavender moon pies, Nutella stuffed chocolate chip cookies, and homemade swiss cake rolls.

The Sweet Shop, 4 Rivers Smokehouse, Multiple Locations The Sweet Shop, 4 Rivers Smokehouse
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The Sweet Shop, 4 Rivers Smokehouse, Multiple Locations

You don’t typically find BBQ and desserts paired together, but 4 Rivers has mastered their craft. Indulge in one of their massively filling treats such as the Texas Bourbon Pecan bar, Kryptonite brownie, or a Lemon Meringue Mason Jar dessert.

HipPOPs Handcrafted Gelato Bars, Miami HipPOPs Handcrafted Gelato Bars, Miami
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HipPOPs Handcrafted Gelato Bars, Miami

HipPOPs Handcrafted Gelato Bars have reinvented what it means to get ice cream from a truck. Dip one of their deliciously creamy gelato popsicles into chocolate and then roll it into tasty toppings like coconut, Oreos, or sprinkles.

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