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Prohibition Creamery and More Dessert Shops in East Austin

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Those sweet tooth cravings can be easily cured thanks to Austin’s abundance of dessert shops. Whether you’re looking for creamy gelato, buttery baked goods, the perfectly baked cake, or even boozy ice cream, East Austin has got you covered with all the best sweets! 

Check out our top ten favorite sweet shops in East Austin, starting with our very favorite, Prohibition Creamery. 

With pastries made fresh daily, you can’t get anything better than a warm, fluffy cupcake from Capital City Bakery. But one of the best parts; Capital City is 100% vegan! And the cherry on top? Capital City Bakery is a Female owned Texas business. Win-Win! 

🗓 THU | 10AM–3PM
🗓 FRI–SUN | 10AM–6PM

📍 2211 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702  

Serving cocktails, gelato, and coffee, you can’t go wrong with all three in one sitting! Our favorite flavors are Goat Milk & Honey, Plum Sorbetto, and Hazelnut Cookie. Try them for yourself and let us know your thoughts!

🗓 SAT–SUN | 11AM–9PM

📍 1009 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

While Dolce Bacio Gelato was born in Italy it is based in Austin’s only gelato food truck, and that is a major pro of living or visiting here! Be sure to try the Black Hawaii flavor, which is made with cocoa powder, dark chocolate, and coconut and H20. 


📍 2207 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702

Maggie Louise takes food art to the next level with their beautiful handcrafted, modern designed chocolates. Enjoy for yourself or give them as a gift! Either way, there will not be any disappointment when biting into the delectable chocolates. 

🗓 MON–SAT | 10AM–6PM

📍 1017 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

Based in Austin, Cake and Spoon offer delicious and beautiful pastries. From quiches to scones to pies, you can’t go wrong with a sweet treat from here. We recommend trying the Chocolate Ganache Cake, you will definitely be happy with the outcome! 


📍 3008 Gonzales St Suite 200, Austin, TX 78702

Launderette kills their culinary game in all categories of brunch, lunch, dinner, desserts, and cocktails. We absolutely adore their Birthday Cake Ice Cream sandwiches, which they rolled out with 6-packs of them to go in the Summer of 2020. Whether you are visiting for brunch or dinner, you will find different dessert options!

🗓 FRI–SUN | 11AM-2:30PM, 5PM-9PM

📍Location: 2115 Holly St, Austin, TX 78702

This small-batch artisanal bakery is homegrown here in Austin and makes for the perfect dessert spot. Using local sourced ingredients, these tasty treats are undeniable. Try their take on  Pop-tarts and thank us later! 

🗓 Temporarily Closed 

📍 1010 E Cesar Chavez St suite d, Austin, TX 78702

Sugar Mama’s has been keeping Austin sweet since 2008, and thank goodness for them! Their Southern-style baking is the perfect treat for a birthday or other celebration. Their cake decorating skills are next-level, you may have a hard time cutting into it! In addition to their beautiful cakes, they have an array of other sweets to choose from such as cookies, cupcakes, mini pies, and so much more. 

🗓 TUE–SAT | 10AM–7PM

📍 2406 Manor Rd suite b, Austin, TX 78722

OMG Squee is the CUTEST dessert shop that one could ever dream of. Not only do they have beautifully made desserts, but they are also 100% gluten-free. Check out their macarons, jiggly cheesecakes, taiyaki, and ice cream. Get your cameras ready because your phone will definitely be eating first!

🗓 WED–SUN | 12PM–6PM

📍 4607 Bolm Rd, Austin, TX 78702

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Mason Yarbrough

Mason Yarbrough

Mason is a blogger and author for the Stuff to Do in Austin City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Austin area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinAustin on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.

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