Sanford is known as the Historic Waterfront Gateway city and is a great place to visit for a day trip out with the kids. After exploring Sanford, you will definitely want to end your day out with a tasty treat from fantastic dessert places in Sanford or its neighbor Lake Mary.
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10 Family Friendly Dessert Places in Sanford
Here are 10 dessert places to enjoy with your family!
Cold Stone Creamery
Who doesn’t love a good, reliable classic like Cold Stone Creamery? Not only do they offer many flavors but they also have several serving sizes, disposable containers, and you’re able to taste the ice cream before committing. All important things when eating with children!
Location: 944 Colonial Grand Ln, Lake Mary FL, 32746
After doing some shopping at the Lake Mary Village plaza, you can stop in at this corner spot and order a delicious drink and snack! Face Tea offers an assortment of teas, slushies, coffees, and snacks. There is a little something for everyone in the family. Inside, the walls are perfectly instagrammable – it is an influencer’s dream!
Location: 3801 W Lake Mary Blvd #177 Lake Mary, FL 32746
Located inside Henry’s Depot in downtown Sanford, Greenery Creamery is a joy! What makes it stand out is the fact that they offer vegan options as well as gluten free sugar cones. Inclusivity for the win!
Location: 212 W 1st St Sanford, FL 32771
Ice Spot is an ice cream and boba tea shop located in Lake Mary is a win/win! They show how they make and roll their ice cream which kids love to watch and their different flavors are just as enthralling. Don’t forget to order boba tea!
Location: 237 Wheelhouse Ln #1305 Lake Mary, FL 32746
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Nothing Bundt Cakes, is situated in Lake Mary, right on International Drive; you cannot miss it. This cake shop truly has something for everyone. Event for the entire family? You can order a cake. Treat for a grown up? You can order a bundtlet. Dessert for one of the kids? You can order a bundtini. It’s a flavorful party, offering cakes made of chocolate, vanilla, red velvet and many other fan favorites!
Location: 1109 International Parkway #1621 Lake Mary, FL 32746
Parva Colombian Bakery
Parva Colombian Bakery is a small and unassuming place is in Sanford, bordering Lake Mary. After enjoying a delicious dining-in experience, you can head over to the glass display, which is filled with baked goods. A favorite for many, are the breaded, guava pastries, large enough to share!
Location: 220 W Lake Mary Blvd Sanford, FL 32773
Peterbrooke Chocolatier is a cute chocolate shop found in Lake Mary. They offer everything chocolatey from chocolate coins all the way to chocolate ice cream. But don’t worry, they have more than just chocolate. They also offer popcorn and gifts for different occasions. Another unique feature is their chocolate summer day camp! So innovative!
Location: 1145 Townpark Ave #1221, Lake Mary, FL 32746
Rita’s Italian Ice and Frozen Custard
Rita’s is a new spot in a Sanford. It is very accessible, located in a plaza, right on Route 46. This is quickly becoming a local favorite with their tasty italian ice and custard. With so many flavors, it may be hard to choose just one!
Location: 5030 West State Rd 46 #1030 Sanford, FL 32771
Sweet Spot Creamery
If you are looking for an all-around dessert spot that has something for everyone in the family, then you will want to check out the Sweet Spot Creamery. You’ll definitely want to try out their ice cream sandwich with fresh baked cookies and their homemade ice cream or their new HiC fruit punch float. Need a pick-me up? You can grab a salted caramel cold brew to go with your chocolate chip cookies or some homemade fudge.
Do your kids love marshmallows? Then you will want to check out Wondermade. The marshmallows come in a variety of flavors and eating options including toasted on a stick, in a s’mores or in a hot chocolate (for the 2 months of Florida winter). They also offer a variety of flavors of handcrafted ice cream.
Location: 214 E 1st St Sanford Orlando Fl 32771
by Brenda Mercado Baez