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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth: Dessert on the Forgotten Coast

By Forgotten Coast Web Team | May 13, 2022

Handmade Chocolates from the Apalachicola Chocolate and Coffee Company

Whether it’s chocolate, ice cream, cupcakes, or donuts, the Forgotten Coast has something to satisfy your sweet tooth. A good treat can be the icing on the cake to a beautiful beach day or the salve on the disappointment of a stormy day. Treat yourself to a delicious, sweet treat at one of these local favorites.

Apalachicola Chocolate & Coffee Company
Of course, you can get a cup of freshly roasted and brewed coffee, but you can also get scrumptious handmade chocolates, fudge, caramel, Turkish delights, and gelato. And you can also order sweet and savory pies, pastries, cheesecakes, cannolis, cookies, and the list goes on!      

Old Time Soda Fountain
The Olde Time Soda Fountain is just plain old-time fun! This fifties-style ice cream shop offers many flavors of ice cream and milkshakes. Sit down, enjoy a cool treat, and let the kids run around and look at all the cool and kitsch souvenirs.

Crave – “we’ve got you covered”
Crave starts early with beautifully designed donuts of every flavor and kind. They sell soft-serve ice cream, milkshakes, and sundaes in the afternoons and evenings!

Mellow Mullet
St. George Island and Apalachicola
Shaved ice!! Sweet and fluffy, cold and refreshing, delightful melt in your mouth satisfaction in every flavor and size! This bright blue food truck also carries sugar-free flavorings so everyone can enjoy.

Dolores Sweet Shoppe
Dolores’ Sweet Shoppe is located in the parlor of one of Apalachicola’s historic homes, just across Avenue E from the Piggly Wiggly. While Delores offers a full breakfast and lunch menu, her specialty is homemade cakes and cookies. 

Carrabelle Junction
Carrabelle Junction is a café serving great coffee, delicious lunches, homemade soups, and old-time ice cream favorites. The restaurant itself is worth visiting to see the vintage memorabilia and décor.

Get the Scoop
Tucked behind Fisherman’s Choice in Eastpoint, Get the Scoop offers a variety of hand-dipped Blue Bell ice cream flavors, shakes, banana splits, and any ice cream creation you can imagine.

St. George Island
Are you a closet sweet tooth who keeps a healthy diet? CaliFlorida is the perfect healthy choice for a treat on St. George Island. They offer Acai Bowls and Pitaya Bowls, and you can design your own creation with granola, bananas, strawberries, blueberries, peanut butter, almond butter, Nutella, walnuts, turmeric, chia seeds, hemp seeds, bee pollen, honey, and of course Acai and Pitaya (aka Dragon Fruit).

Weber’s Little Donut Shop
St. George Island
You haven’t had a vacation on St. George Island if you haven’t waited in line for Weber’s donuts. This family-owned business produces the most scrumptious batch of cake donuts daily—until they run out. 

Sweet Surf
St. George Island
Sweet Surf offers every flavor of snow cone you could imagine-even sugar-free. Look for a little green shed next to Sparks Grocery!

Aunt Ebby’s Ice Cream
St. George Island
For 28 years, Aunt Ebbys has been giving the biggest scoops on the island with friendly service. Stop by for ice cream, shakes, and free air conditioning! 

Sweet Tooth? You can certainly find the dessert you’ve been craving on the Forgotten Coast. And, with so many delicious treats, there’s no question the Forgotten Coast is a SWEET vacation spot. Ready to plan your Franklin County sugar rush? Book your trip today!

Photo of Handmade Chocolates from the Apalachicola Chocolate and Coffee Company