Every child knows that the best part of dinner is dessert. Whether it is a reward for a day of good behavior or a special occasion, enjoying some sweets with your kids can be the perfect ending to a perfect day. Indulge their sweet tooth and yours by checking out the five popular desserts spots in the St. Louis area listed below.
Jilly’s Cupcake Bar
Listed by STLRestaurantnews.com as the #1 cupcake shop in St. Louis, Jilly’s Cupcake Bar is a great stop to settle your little one’s craving for sweets. You can choose from a wide variety of whimsically decorated cupcakes with almost any flavor, or pay a stop to the ice-cream bar to make yourself the perfect sundae. If your little one is looking for a unique treat, the Chocolate Thunder Crazy Shake can’t be beat. The chocolate shake is rimmed with chocolate sprinkles and topped with whipped cream, chocolate wafers, drizzle, bark, and a mini chocolate thunder cupcake.
Sarah’s Cake Stop
You can either bring your child to this delectable cake shop or have them come to you. Sarah’s has not only a brick and mortar bakery location but also a mobile cupcake food truck. No matter what your sweet tooth is craving, Sarah’s has something for you and your little one’s taste buds. The shop features gourmet cupcakes, brownies, cheesecake bombs, cake slices, and a variety of cookie options. Your kids will love the gooey butter topped with a dollop of cream cheese frosting.
Cravings Gourmet Dessert
For children who like the taste of some gourmet flavors, a stop to the Cravings Gourmet Desserts will satisfy their sweet tooth. Their dessert menu hosts a wide variety of unique flavor combinations including, caramel creations, rich chocolate offerings, tarts, and ice cream topped deserts. A favorite among the kids is known as the “bombe,” which is a white chocolate brownie with blueberries and topped with lime juice.
Ted Drewes Frozen Custard
A St. Louis tradition and perfect treat on a warm day is a cup of custard from Ted Drewes Frozen Custard. The thick, rich custard at Ted Drewes comes in a wide range of flavors and offers a number of toppings and mix-ins to make your very own personalized custard concoction. If you are not sure what creation to make, they offer many combination options that have become local favorites. For your little one, you might want to try the Banana Split, which is custard topped with strawberries, pineapple, hot fudge, whipped cream, and nuts.
The made-from-scratch treats from Sweet Art will have your children begging for more. You can find many of the classic bakery options including, cakes, pies, brownies, bars, cookies, and cupcakes all made with unique flavors and made fresh daily. Pick up a raspberry crumb bar for your child as a sweet treat the next time you stop by.
For your next family outing, treat your kids to delicious St. Louis dessert by stopping by one of the local spots listed above.
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