The 13 Best Desserts in Edmonton

Do you have a sweet tooth and want to enjoy tasting some of the best desserts in Edmonton?

There are loads of restaurants in Edmonton for people who love sweet treats. From dessert restaurants that are super chill to bright, colourful and fun cafes – there are so many dessert places in Edmonton for whatever mood you are in.

Whether you are in the mood for home-baked pies, ice cream with unique flavours, delectable donuts, or dessert waffles, there is a place that can satisfy every craving you have!

Check out the list of the 13 best desserts in Edmonton and treat your taste buds to a flavour explosion they’ve never tasted before.

Cheese cake tart with fruit - one of the best desserts in Edmonton

The 13 Best Desserts in Edmonton

1. Duchess Bake Shop

Duchess Bake Shop is an iconic Edmonton bakery in Edmonton’s trendy 124th Street area known for its incredibly delicious macarons. They use the freshest and highest quality ingredients, which you can taste when you bite into one of their delectable desserts.

As you walk in, you will be greeted by super friendly staff and an overwhelming abundance of sweet, rich and decadent desserts, including their famous macarons, croissants, mini-meringues, pies, and so much more.

The bakery has stunning décor that gives off an air of upscale class while feeling cozy and comforting. The spacious dining area is spotless and spacious, so you can enjoy eating your dessert comfortably.

Duchess is definitely an Edmonton icon with pastries to die for! It is one of the most popular places in Edmonton to get desserts and is the place to go if you want to eat some of the best desserts in Edmonton.

They are known for their macarons which are baked daily, and have rotating seasonal flavours that will keep you coming back.

I also recommend trying the sour cream cherry pie – it is the best pie I have ever had in my life. Don’t stop there, though – Duchess has so many delicious handcrafted desserts and pastries that everyone will love.

Where to find them: 10718 124 St

2. Yelo’d Ice Cream & Bake Shoppe

Edmonton has some of the best ice cream shops, and Yelo’d Ice Cream is one of them! The ice cream is so good that it makes it to the list of the best desserts in Edmonton.

Yelo’d Ice Cream and Bake Shoppe offers some of Edmonton’s most unique and delicious ice cream flavours. Their ice cream and sweet baked treats offer various Filipino and Asian-inspired flavours. I highly recommend the Camporado with ube soft serve, a warm chocolate rice pudding topped with ube-flavoured ice cream. It is divine!

They have a huge range of desserts, including ice cream (of course), ice cream sandwiches, milkshakes, Halo Halo, vegan treats, and so much more. I recommend trying one of the best milkshakes in Edmonton on your next visit to Yelo’d.

Delicious ice cream in a black waffle cone
Photo via Yelo’d Ice Cream’s Facebook Page

The ice cream shop is located on Whyte Avenue and offers a really nice ambiance. It is super inviting and has a relaxing atmosphere, despite being very busy. There is also loads of outdoor seating to enjoy your ice cream inside or out.

Be prepared to stand in line to get your ice cream, but I assure you that the flavours and quality of Yelo’d’s sweet treats are worth the wait. If you want free things to do in Edmonton – I recommend walking down Whyte Avenue on a self-guided street art walk as you eat your ice cream.

If you love ice cream, Edmonton has some of the best places to get ice cream. Check out the post of the best ice cream in Edmonton to find out what other ice cream places you should visit in Edmonton the next time you want an icy sweet treat.

Where to find them: 10324 82 Ave NW, Unit 101

3. The Art of Cake

If you are in the mood for the best cakes in Edmonton, you must head to The Art of Cake in the Brewery District Downtown.

The bakery and café have been operating in Edmonton for over 30 years, and once you taste their cakes, you will understand why they have had such longevity in the city.

As you step inside the Art of Cakes, you are greeted with a warm yet eclectic décor and a display case full of the most beautiful and delicious baking you’ve ever seen. The atmosphere is relaxing, and inviting, and the perfect place to spend an afternoon in Edmonton.

They are known for their delicious cakes, but I also recommend grabbing one of their decadent and delicious cinnamon buns. Plus, they have high tea, and I don’t know about you, but I like feeling fancy and getting it whenever possible.

The bakery is slightly hidden from the crowds but still easy to find. And besides the delicious desserts – the Art of Cake serves up amazing live music. They have dedicated live music evenings that offer a special menu filled with a night of incredible entertainment from Edmonton musicians.

I recommend getting a piece of one of their iconic cakes, but they also do amazing cheesecake, cream puffs, cupcakes and more.

Where to find them: 11811 105 Ave NW

4. Chocorrant Pâtisserie + Café

Head down to the Chocorrant Pâtisserie + Café to get your hands on one of the best desserts in Edmonton. Located on the trendy and charming 124 Street, Chocorrant Pâtisserie + Café offers up some of the best croissants in Edmonton.

The location is clean, bright and full of some of the best-tasting deserts you will ever try. Honestly, is there a better way to start the weekend than biting into a buttery and flaky croissant? No, there isn’t.

cute cake with a cat face decoration
Photo via Chocorrant’s Instagram

The light and delicious pastries are filled with unique ingredients that offer a sweet or savoury flavour. Some of the fillings include truffle cheese, matcha, strawberry cheesecake, salted egg yolk, and honey pistachio. I also highly recommend the cinnamon swirl croissant, as it has a great texture with just the right amount of sweetness. 

Visiting the Chocorrant Pâtisserie + Café is a great weekend to wander around Edmonton’s 124th Street.

Where to find them: 10328 124 St

5. Vi’s for Pies

If you want a pie, I highly recommend heading down to Edmonton’s Vi’s for Pies.

The quaint restaurant offers up some of Edmonton’s best desserts, including its iconic pies, caramel squares, carrot cake and cheesecakes. Vi’s for Pies is an absolute gem that has more than just deserts – they also offer comfort food served to you in a cozy and comfortable setting, complete with a fireplace.

If you prefer sitting outside, they also offer a gorgeous garden patio to enjoy the best pie your taste buds have ever had. The staff are very friendly and welcoming so you will feel at home when you enter the restaurant.

I highly recommend the carrot cake, pecan pie, and blueberry cheesecake. Vi’s for Pies will surely delight your senses no matter what sweet treat you are in the mood for.

Also – the pie slices are huge, so you will definitely get your money’s worth. I won’t lie – I always have to take the rest of my pie piece to go. I am weak, but it just means I get more pie later.

Where to find them: 13408 Stony Plain Rd

6. D Spot Dessert Café

Imagine eating the most delicious white chocolate Oreo waffle you’ve ever had. You can make your dreams a reality at the D Spot Dessert Café.

The café offers a unique experience and has one of the most extensive desert menus you have ever seen. Not only is the dessert incredible, but the service is impeccable. If you feel overwhelmed by their immense selection, ask one of the friendly staff for their suggestion!

candy covered waffles are some of the best desserts in Edmonton.
Photo via D Spot Dessert Cafe’s Facebook Page

The vibe is incredible, and the décor is cute, pink and as vibrant as the desserts. Some of their sweet treats include a white chocolate brownie, lotus cookie milkshakes, sticky toffee pudding, red velvet cheesecake, and so much more.

If you have a sweet tooth, this is the place to go to taste some of the best desserts in Edmonton. Also, they are open late, so you can get a sweet dessert well into the night!

Where to find them: 3803 Calgary Trail NW #540

7. Eleanor & Laurent

Do you want to try the best French pastries in Edmonton? Grab your bestie and head down to Eleanor & Laurent. Located near the Garneau Theatre, Eleanor & Laurent is the Sugar Bowl’s sister eatery, so you know it will be good.

Outfitted with adorable, charming and elegant décor, the patisserie is enchanting and chic and will satisfy every palate. As mentioned above, they offer some of the most mouth-watering desserts that will make you feel like you’ve been transported to a Parisian café. They also offer outdoor seating, making your French experience a little more authentic.

In addition to being one of the best desert places in Edmonton – Eleanor & Laurent offers up some of the best-tasting savoury foods and some wines from all over France that are unavailable anywhere else in the city.

So, why not head down to Eleanor & Laurent and get the ambiance of Paris without leaving Edmonton?

Where to find them:  10926 88 Ave NW 3rd floor

8. Sugared and Spiced Baked Goods

Tucked away in an alley right off of Whyte Ave is Sugared and Spiced. The Old Strathcona bakery is one of the best places in Edmonton to get dessert and baked goods. Their pastries and desserts are handcrafted and made with high-quality ingredients in small batches, so I recommend visiting them early so you don’t miss out.

The staff is inviting and friendly, and the little shop is decked out with a brick interior, giving off a captivating and appealing vibe. Walking into the little shop, you will be greeted by a beautiful and colourful display of cakes, tarts, cookies, macarons, and so much more.

rainbow cupcake
Photo via Sugared and Spiced’s Facebook Page

Sugared and Spiced is one of Edmonton’s best-kept secrets, and I recommend you find it and get one of the best desserts you’ve ever tasted. I recommend the lemon bars and the s’more square, as it perfectly combines marshmallow and chocolate, leaving you wanting more.

Alas, these folks make incredible pastries. They have the best cakes, and their service is impeccable…they are all so friendly and helpful.

The lemon bars are SO good; get the cookies – so much more than a chocolate chip cookie!

From the moment we stepped inside, the service at Sugared & Spiced was inviting and friendly. The staff made us feel welcome, adding to the overall positive experience.

If you have ever taken a ghost tour in Edmonton, then you will know about the ghosts that haunt Sugared and Spiced. However, don’t worry if you are scared of ghosts though! You will be safe being surrounded by the delicious baking featured at the Old Strathcona bakery.

Where to find them:  10334 82 Ave NW

9. Bliss Baked Goods

Another one of the best places to get dessert in Edmonton is Bliss Baked Goods. They have tasty donuts and pastries and offer a wide selection of dairy-free, vegan, nut-free and kosher baked goods.

Not only are their delicious treats delicious, but their staff are warm and friendly and provide some of the best customer service in Edmonton. The desserts to try are the mini donuts – why wait until K-Days to send your taste buds to heaven? It’s K-Days every day at Bliss Baked Goods – excluding all the rides, of course. (Unless you want to head down to the Funicular for a ride)

So, if you are looking for the best desserts in Edmonton for vegans or if you have food allergies, head down to Bliss Baked Goods!

Where to find them: 10710 142 St NW

10. Doughnut Party Brewery

Doughnut Party is the best place to get donuts in Edmonton. With delicious and unique flavours like winterberry prosecco and chocolate marshmallow toffee – you will leave Doughnut Party with happy taste buds and a full belly.

They sell fresh coffee and a selection of donuts with a rotating selection so you will always find a new flavour to try. The donuts are fluffy on the inside and coated with the perfect amount of glaze, chocolate or other toppings.

decadent donut is the best dessert in Edmonton
Photo via Donught Party’s Facebook Page

Not only are the donuts to die for – but the atmosphere of Doughnut Party will brighten your day. The staff are incredibly friendly and charming. I really love how each donut looks like a little piece of art – topped perfectly and blending the flavours together, making each donut a taste sensation.

So, if you are a donut enthusiast, head down to Doughnut Party in Edmonton’s Brewery District. I recommend trying the Undercover Strawberry, which is an apple fritter that comes complete with a strawberry jam centre and drizzled in chocolate.

Where to find them: 11980 104 Ave NW

11. Choco N’ Dip

The next time you are at West Edmonton Mall, I recommend popping into Choco N’ Dip. They have the best-tasting mini pancakes, fruit cups and DIPPED CHEESECAKE STICKS! It’s so exciting I had to capitalize it so you know how good they are.

The dipped cheesecake is my favourite – they are customizable, and Choco N’ Dip offers a wide array of dips, sauces and toppings. They are delicious, and you won’t find them anywhere else in the city.

I also recommend the mini pancakes. It is fun to watch them make the sweet treats and taste fantastic. I recommend topping them with the Lotus biscoff sauce – it will knock your socks off.

The desserts are delicious and affordable, so if you visit West Edmonton Mall, stop by and try all of their desserts.

Where to find them: 8882 170 St NW (West Edmonton Mall)

12. PhatBar Bakery & Café

Do you miss the 90s? Me too. Even if you weren’t a 90s kid, you’ve probably seen all of the awesome stuff from the best decade ever, right? Step back into the 90s by visiting the PhatBar Bakery and Café.

Decked out in a retro 90s theme, it comes complete with the eye-catching and eclectic designs the 90s is known for. The bakery is also the perfect place for your late-night sweet cravings.

Not only is the décor 90’s themed, but they also serve up some throwback and retro treats and tasty drinks that pay homage to the 90s. Take me back to the time when we could eat pop-tarts on the couch while watching Saturday Morning cartoons, please!

90s themed dessert and wine
Photo via PhatBar’s Instagram

PharBar is more than just dessert – they have board games, an arcade machine, books and an area tucked away in the corner so you can escape the crowds and noise that comes with a café. The atmosphere is amazing, and the perfect place to spend an evening with friends.

Located on Whyte Avenue, PharBar is home to some of the best desserts in Edmonton, including their cookie dough cake. It is packed to the brim with cookie dough and pairs perfectly with their iced mocha.

PhatBar Bakery also has many vegan treats, including vegan cookies, pop-tarts and oat bars.

P.S. They also serve alcohol!

Where to find them: 10813 82 Ave NW

13. Cake & Dessert Cafe (CND cafe)

Are you looking for a laid-back and cozy dessert place in Edmonton? CND Café is the place to visit. They have several Korean-inspired desserts, including the Jerry cake, which is a cheese-shaped cheesecake!

This restaurant is definitely a hidden gem with a warm and cozy interior. I recommend trying the honey bread, the jerry cake, and the mango bingsu.

If you are looking for a good place to study – I recommend heading to CND with your laptop, grabbing a carrot cake and spending the next few hours chilling and getting your work done.

Where to find them: 8278 175 St NW

The Best Desserts in Edmonton – Runner-ups!

Here are a few absolutely wonderful Edmonton dessert restaurants that you may have never heard of. The restaurants are some of the runner-ups for the best desserts in Edmonton.

Pablo Cheese Tart – Pablo Cheese Tart is home to delicious and nutritious Japanese cheese tarts! The freshly baked cheese tart is my favourite, but they have many different flavours and sweet treats to try.

Destination Doughnuts – Destination Doughnuts is home to some of Edmonton’s most delicious and unique donuts. They have both sweet and savoury options available. I highly recommend trying the Crème Brûlée and the Triple Play, a chocolate-dipped donut covered in potato chips!

Cinnaholic – Cinnaholic is a plant-based bakery with the best cinnamon buns in Edmonton. What makes them even better is they are totally customizable! I also recommend the peach cobbler roll and lemonberry coffee cake.

Teapsy Lab – Do you love bubble tea? Teapsy Labs has a bubble tea-inspired dessert menu and some of Edmonton’s best bubble tea. I recommend trying the Teapsy Classic Ice Cream Waffle.

Malina Bakery – Malina Bakery is home to Edmonton’s most amazing Ukrainian desserts and treats. The blueberry lemon bun and blueberry bun are so delicious and should be on your list the next time you visit.

Did I miss your favourite dessert place in Edmonton? Let me know what your favourite dessert is and why Edmontonians should flock there to try some tasty treats.

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