Today is the day all is forgiven. Diets are null and void and excuses that exclude you from this national celebration just won’t cut it. Today is National Dessert Day and what better way to celebrate than to spotlight five of our favorite dessert spots around Austin? Take a look at our top picks for this year’s National Dessert Day and be sure to stop by and snag a treat you won’t regret.
It's always a good day for gelato– and what better place to indulge in one of Italy's best desserts than Dolce Neve. Located on S. 1st, this shop shows Austin how real Italian gelato is made. This local treasure is definitely a top pick, especially on National Dessert Day!
Lick Ice Creams
While temperatures are dropping here in Texas, it's important to remember this: always say yes to ice cream! Lick serves up some of the most innovative and honest flavors you could think of and is great for all occasions, especially National Dessert Day. Stop by Lick and grab a scoop you won't regret.
Skull and Cakebones
Can't eat ice cream without a cupcake! That may not be an official rule, but on Dessert Day, anything goes. We suggest you fill your tummy with some of the best vegan cupcakes in the city. Bet you can't eat just one of these delicious treats.
It's never a bad time for a popsicle, especially a Good Pop! With flavors like hibiscus mint and pineapple basil, how can you resist? Complete your Dessert Day with a Good Pop that'll keep you in good spirits!
Doggie Delights at Lofty Dog
Don't forget about your pup! It's only fair that the family dog gets a treat this Dessert Day too. Lofty Dog has a bakery case filled with doggie delights that'll make any dog's day.
To read more about these sweet local treasures, check out the stories below.
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Ice Cream Wizard
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Skull and Cakebones
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