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Hello Joburgers, if you’re looking for the best desserts, Joburg has your sweet tooth covered. Our seemingly unending love affair with doughnuts, cupcakes and ice cream is (sugary) proof!
This beautiful Halaal café, situated in Emmerentia, serves some of the tastiest, fine French confectionery, Belgian chocolates, cakes, desserts and patisseries in Jozi. If you’re in the mood for a delicious sweet treat that’s a little different from a typical dessert, then this is the spot to visit. You’ll be spoilt for choice trust us! From a variety of flavoured eclairs, to croissants, donughts, cookies, cakes and tartlets you won’t leave disappointed.
92 Komatie St, Emmarentia, Randburg
011 026 0411
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CRUMBS AND CREAM
If you’re a fan of cookie ice-cream sandwiches, then Crumbs and Cream is about to become your new favourite spot. The Crumbs & Cream philosophy is centred around outstanding service and exceptional quality. Every single cookie is made with love using only the highest quality ingredients. The menu has something for everyone with a variety of ice-cream flavours, cookie offerings as well as vegan options.
178 Oxford Rd, Illovo, Sandton
081 343 2761
You can’t go wrong with ice cream! Haagen-Dazs has been making ice-cream like no other since 1961 and has stayed a trusted favourite to this day. Indulge in this classic dessert with flavours like strawberry cheesecake, dulce de leche, macadamia nut brittle and cookie dough chip.
The Zone, 179 Oxford Service, Rosebank
011 268 5740
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MYSHAKE MILKSHAKE BAR
This is South Africa’s premium milkshake bar that will undoubtedly take you on a dream-like journey of sweet delights. If you’re in the mood for huge, flamboyant, luxury milkshakes in every flavour combination you could ever think of, then this is the place for you.
The Zone, 117 Oxford Rd, Rosebank
011 777 7777
PAULS HOMEMADE ICE CREAM
Pauls Homemade Ice-Cream is perfect for ice-cream lovers with specific dietary requirements. Whether your health conscious, banting, vegan or protein obsessed there’s an option for you. Must-try flavours include birthday cake, cookies and cream and chocolate, Nutella & Oreo.
Check out their website to find a store near you.
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PLAN B DESSERTERY
Inspired by internationally popular street desserts that are easy to hold and eat, Plan B is the place to go for all your Insta-worthy dessert pics. With Bubble waffles that originate from Hong Kong to churros & dessert tacos from Mexico, there’s nothing that’s off limits at this trendy spot. Expect waffle flavours like lemon meringue and captain crunch, banana split tacos as well as options like American style pancakes and overnight oats that can be accompanied with delicious hot coffees or chilled milkshakes.
The Zone, 177 Oxford Rd, Rosebank
011 327 6133
This is luxury ice-cream and waffles at its finest. From gourmet Belgian waffle flavours like carrot and pecan with cranberry & almond vanilla ice-cream to cappuccino with mocha ice cream, all your dessert prayers have been answered. You can also choose a selection of ice-cream flavours and create your own tub to take home with you.
Melrose Arch, 1 Melrose Square
010 900 3112
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Specialising in the most amazing cronuts and coffee in a variety of flavours, XO Patisserie is the one-stop shop for cronut fanatics everywhere. A hybrid of a croissant and doughnut, cronuts are a dessert trend that has taken the world by storm. With an artisan-offering of high quality, handmade cronuts, XO Patisserie brings this trend to Johannesburg. You can’t leave without trying a cronut milkshake.
27BOXES Mall, 76 4th Ave, Melville
082 040 0787
If you’re craving a locally brewed, artisan coffee along with a light, fluffy waffle then welcomes to your dream spot! All waffles at Sticky Waffles are using whole, high-quality ingredients like milk eggs and butter and are served with a variety of sweet or savoury toppings and fillings. Choose between toppings like Aero mint crumble, chunky whispers or fruit of the day and fillings like egg, mushrooms and hummus.
Grosvenor Crossing, Corner William Nicol and Main Rd, Bryanston
011 056 6240
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