Calling all sweet tooth’s!
Sometimes there’s no better way to lift your mood and put an instant smile on your face than a sweet sugar rush.
If you’re seeking a sugar high, you’ve got it made in Central Geelong – with a range of delectable sweet treats all in once place. From speciality desserts, stunning handcrafted cakes, melt in the mouth pastries, gourmet ice-cream and more, you’ll find everything you need to satisfy your sweet tooth in Central Geelong.
Although their Moorabool Street store is currently closed, Miss Gina Gelato Geelong is continuing to wow us with her heavenly treats. Their DIY waffle kits are a huge hit and are being delivered to you at home. The waffle kit includes four waffle cups, a 500ml tub of gelato, three chocolate sauces and a tub of decorations. Miss Gina is also delivering authentic Italian gelato, cakes, sample packs and kids party packs. Visit them online @missginagelato to place your order.
James Street Bakery boasts scrumptious house made sweets and cakes and their beautiful and bright macaroon boxes are simply a sight for sore eyes. Call in to their James Street location to dine in or outdoors or to place an order. www.jamestreetbakery.com.au
Just around the corner in Little Malop Street is Uncle Donut who is also celebrating the recent opening of their second Central Geelong store in Westfield Geelong. Offering dozens of unique and delicious donut flavours, Uncle Donut is hard to resist. Their $30 gift box is packed with six specialty donuts and assorted lollies. www.uncledonut.com.au
For lovingly made cakes with ultimate style and elegance, head to Cakesmith in Ryrie Street, open Friday and Saturday until 2pm. Baked on site, this boutique cake shop sells artisan cakes and mouth-watering pastries. Try their box of individual cakes to take home for the perfect morning or afternoon tea to impress your friends and family. These small delights will warm your heart and impress your friends! @cakesmithgeelong.
Geelong’s original ice cream parlour Lic (Lollies, Ice Cream and Coffee) offers an incredible 90 varieties of pic ‘n’ mix lollies, milkshakes, thick shakes and 37 flavours of gourmet ice-cream. Their pink building on Yarra Street also looks good enough to eat! www.liconyarra.com.au
The team at Baking Bliss are diehard lovers of cake decorating and can create the most incredible themed cake for your next special occasion or family event. Drop in for delicious cupcakes at their Ryrie Street store or check out their ‘High Tea Bliss Box’ including a selection of seven different treats to really hit the sweet spot! Order online at www.bakingbliss.com.au
Baking Bliss also offers a cake tin and cake stand hire service, sells fondant figurines and provides an edible image printing service. They also regularly offer a range of workshops and classes for those who love to cake create at home.
Augustus Gelatery in Gheringhap Street boasts a bright and friendly ice cream experience for the young or young at heart. Sweet tooths will not be able to resist their wide variety of delicious and decadent flavours from Nutella to salted caramel, cotton candy, snickas and caramel mudcake. See the range of flavours at www.augustusgelatery.com.au or pop into their Gheringhap Street store.
Panache Café and Creperie can be found at two Central Geelong locations including on the Waterfront and in Market Square Shopping Centre. With a wide offering of sweet crepes and cakes, their Waterfront location offers stunning views and a top spot for watching the world go by. For the ultimate indulgence, team your sweet crepe with a signature iced chocolate topped with whipped cream! www.panachecafeandcreperie.com.au
Curls and Swirls Rolled Ice cream is a unique style of ice cream on offer in Ryrie Street. Made to order, this sweet treat is created from a liquid base that is poured into a frozen pan and then chopped, mixed and spread right in front of your eyes! With a new flavour dropping every month, you’ll be back before you know it. www.curlsandswirls.com.au
Café Go also offers 12 different types of sweets to order and enjoy at home, from whole cakes to tarts, pasties, slices and a weekly dessert special. Their box of mini pastries including Portuguese tarts and a selection of other pastries is hard to say no to. Drop by their quirky and charismatic café in Bellarine Street or order online at www.cafego.com.au
For a hard-core sugar hit visit Dr Nuts and Sweets in Westfield. Offering premium confectionary and sweet and savoury nuts and snacks, they also stock specialty chocolate products including chocolate covered freeze dried strawberries, peppermint truffle bars, honeycomb, gingers and caramels. The kids will love their range of novel American candy including ‘Nerds’ and ‘Everlasting Gobstoppers’ and you can also get your hands on hard to find soft drinks such as Cherry Coca Cola and American Root Beer. www.drnuts.com.au
Blis Ice cream not only specialises in delicious and refreshing ice cream and frozen yoghurt, they also offer a huge variety of donuts made fresh daily. Sit alfresco and overlook Geelong’s incredible Waterfront precinct and be sure to try out one of their most recent flavour additions - pomegranate sorbet. It’s not to be missed! @blisicecream.
Baked By Us cupcake cafe is fun and bright and any true cupcake lovers delight! Open 10am – 3pm Monday – Saturday, you can swing by their Ryrie Street location or order online at www.bakedbyus.com.au. Their cupcakes are loaded with incredible colour, sprinkles and mouth-watering icing and their $20 treat box is a winner, complete with a cupcake, brownie, bag of sweet popcorn and a double chic chip cookie. Yum!
Ferguson Plarre Bakehouse in Westfield boasts many award-winning products for cake and pastry devotees. Drop in to collect a Sweet Treats Box which allows you to mix and match any treats for just $15. Choose from donuts, eclairs, classic lamingtons and more. www.fergusonplarre.com.au
So, whatever your weakness, Central Geelong is your sweet treat go to!