If you have a sweet tooth while in Charm City, we know exactly where you need to go.
From decadent waffles to handmade ice cream, cupcakes, cookies and cannoli you will find it incredible desserts in Baltimore. We’ve listed just a few of our favorites to try out when you visit Charm City, but have no fear, there is always a new spot to discover.
- Address: 839 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211 | Website
Considered one of the ‘Top 100 Places to Eat in the USA’, Waffie has an array of delicious treats – all of which incorporates waffles, of course. Concoctions like the Cookie Monster Sando Waffle or the Ultimate Banana Split Waffle will satisfy your sweet tooth, for sure.
- Address: 801 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211 | Website
For premium hand-crafted ice cream in some extremely unique flavors, head on over to The Charmery. Their menu always changes with the season but some of my constant favorites are the Old Bay Caramel and the Vegan Oreo Choconut.
Charm City Cakes
- Address: 2936 Remington Ave, Baltimore, MD 21211 | Website
With a reputation that precedes them, people come from far and wide for a taste of Charm City Cakes. While most of it is for custom orders, they do have a selection of cupcakes, cake jars, and lil cakes available for purchase. The passion fruit cupcake and the chocolate espresso cupcake are out of this world.
- Address: 727 W 40th St Suite 137, Baltimore, MD 21211 | Website
With an array of brownies, cookies, edible cookie dough, and their signature create-your-own cinnamon rolls, it’s no wonder why Baltimoreans flock to Cinnaholic to satisfy their cravings. Everything is fresh, made from scratch, and 100% vegan so you don’t have to feel guilty when you bite into a favorite like the Cookie Monster Roll with cream cheese frosting and chocolate chip cookie dough.
Pitango Bakery & Cafe
- Address: 903 S Ann St, Baltimore, MD 21231 | Website
This chill waterfront bakery and cafe has sandwiches and salads, but we know you’re here for the good stuff – their whipped gelato and their freshly baked desserts. Try a homemade croissant, muffin, or tart topped with seasonal fruit.
- Address: 3301 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218 | Website
With locations all over the east coast, Insomnia Cookies made a mark in Baltimore’s dessert spots because of its delicious cookies as well as how late they’re open – perfect for satisfying your late-night cookie cravings. You can never go wrong with a double chocolate chunk cookie.
- Address: 2001 Fleet St, Baltimore, MD 21231 | Website
With shining reviews from Baltimore Magazine as well as The Baltimore Sun, you’re not going to want to leave Baltimore without visiting Sacre Sucre. Try the macarons or the Vanilla & Hazelnut Millefeuille. Yum!
- Address: 2437 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224 | Website
Baltimoreans love their ice cream and one of our favorite spots is BMore Licks. Try the Cookie Monster which is the perfect amount of sweet.
Vaccaro’s Italian Pastry Shop
- Address: 222 Albemarle St, Baltimore, MD 21202 | Website
Vaccaro’s has been around for over 60 years, so you know you’re in for a treat. They have over thirty varieties of Italian cookies and biscotti, authentic cannoli, creamy tiramisu, and an array of cakes like the yummy Chocolate Cassata.
- Address: 2928 O’Donnell St #5079, Baltimore, MD 21224 | Website
Serving authentic Greek frozen yogurt and homemade cupcakes, Cup Love is your one-stop-shop for a cup of fro-yo. Try popular flavors like the salted caramel frozen yogurt or the peanut butter cupcake with chocolate ganache.
Kilwins Chocolates & Ice Cream
- Address: 1625 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231 | Website
With hand-crafted chocolates and ice cream made with recipes that have been passed down for generations, this old-fashioned confectionery has everything from the perfect caramel apples to over thirty-two flavors of ice cream.
Dangerously Delicious Pies
- Address: 2839 O’Donnell St, Baltimore, MD 21224 | Website
A store full of warm, freshly-baked pies – no, it’s not a dream. It’s Baltimore’s very own Dangerously Delicious Pies with their array of savory and sweet treats. Try one of their specialty pies like the Baltimore Bomb which is stuffed with Berger Cookies.
- Address: 3446 Chestnut Ave, Baltimore, MD 21211 | Website
100% vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free, Harmony Bakery is full of delicious sweets and treats. We love their shortbread almond jam cookies as well as their homemade Samoa bars.
- Address: 601 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202 | Website
One of the sweetest spots in Baltimore, Lucky’s has an array of ice cream, soft serve, snacks, blended drinks, coffee, candy, and more. A scoop of their Coffee Oreo ice cream hits the spot each time.
- Address: 3432 S Hanover St, Baltimore, MD 21225 | Website
You haven’t had a doughnut until you’ve had a Diablo Doughnut! Go there early though because they sell out quickly. Try classics like the Berry Cheesecake or the Unicorn Farts, which is covered in Fruity Pebbles.
Pure Chocolate Shop by Jinji
- Address: 529 E Belvedere Ave, Baltimore, MD 21212 | Website
Artisanal chocolates at their finest, head over to the Pure Chocolate Shop by Jinji to purchase chocolate-covered coffee beans, Tuskegee pecan turtles, or the signature date popper.
- Address: 1723 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201 | Website
Bringing a little bit of France to Baltimore, Sofi’s Crepes has tons of savory and sweet crepes to choose from. The Nutty Banana and the Homemade Butterscotch are my favorites, but you can also pick your own fillings and create your own.
sweet27 bakery & restaurant
- Address: 123 W 27th St, Baltimore, MD 21218 | Website
sweet27 is home to some of Baltimore’s best gourmet treats with an array of gluten-free cupcakes and desserts. The toasted coconut buttercream cupcake is unlike anything else you’ve ever tried.
- Address: 1138 S Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21230 | Website
A signature cake from Dulceology will spoil you and you won’t want a cake from anywhere else. The Raspberry Dream Cake is a moist chocolate cake filled with raspberry preserves and buttercream and topped with Swiss meringue and a dark chocolate drip. I’m salivating just writing about it.
- Address: 6070 Falls Rd, Baltimore, MD 21209 | Website
This French bakery and cafe have tons of sweets to choose from; we always go for the chocolate mousse cake, strawberry shortcake, or the French apple tart. Their gluten-free macarons have often been called the ‘best in Baltimore’ and we are agreeing.