Sweets

Good Conversation and Lighter-Than-Air Donuts

Leesburg, Florida is home to this classic donut shop with the playful name of Dip-A-Dee. From the looks of it, the place is really popular with the locals. Everything about Dip-A-Dee is simple. From the little diner-style booths to the strong blac...

Mount Dora’s Bite-Sized Bake Shop

“Adorable” might be the word most ladies would use to describe Le Petit Sweet Shop and Cakery in historic Mount Dora. Occupying a space that once housed a clockmaker shop, this inviting little bakery specializes in bite-sized treats like mini cupcak...

Urban Brick Focuses On Clean Eating & Pizzettas

Rosemarie Morelli's first exposure to Deland, Florida was in 2011. She traveled to the area to help her son and daughter-in-law open a new yogurt shop called Berryville on Woodland Boulevard. During her stay, Morelli says she fell in love with the c...

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Sugar Shack

The folks at Sugar Shack Donuts and Coffee in historic Cocoa Village make their products the right way. Donuts are hand rolled and hand cut in small batches throughout the day, guaranteeing everything in the case is fresh whether its 7 am or 7 o’cloc...

Are These Florida’s Biggest Chocolate Chip Cookies?

They beckon you from across Duval Street. You first get a whif of the fresh-baked scents coming from the shop. Then you look over and see them displayed in the window. They're the largest chocolate chip cookies you've ever laid eyes on and, lucky for...

Barbecue That Won’t Make You Crabby

Imagine having succulent, tender barbecue while sitting outside under a tiki umbrella as you watch ocean waves come ashore. A little beachside shack along A1A in Ormond Beach provides this dreamlike setting. Crabby Chris Beachside BBQ and Sweets ope...

This Jacksonville Bakery is Known for Being Allergy Friendly

Okay, baking isn't my thing. Neither is cooking in any form. But I know how to eat and I know a frickin awesome cinnamon roll when I taste it. And Sweet Theory Baking Co. in Jacksonville's Riverside neighborhood has a frickin awesome cinnamon roll...

Shaved Ice Never Tasted So Good

Need something to help you cool off after a day cruising Daytona Beach? Head over to the mainland and look for a little square tiki hut-styled building on Mason Avenue. That would be Icy Paradise, your one-stop shop for all things shaved ice. Open...

A Really Bold Cold Coffee Drink

There's a sweet shop in Pass-a-Grille that's known more for its delectable drinks than its candy. Located steps from the Gulf waters on Pass-a-Grille's main drag, Paradise Sweets bills itself as a dessert restaurant, candy store and ice cream parlor....