5 Must-Try Desserts in Elmhurst

Indulge in Elmhurst's top dessert spots! From sweet wraps at Nu Crepes to Kimmer's Ice Cream's Sparkle Cone, satisfy every sweet craving.

The local dessert scene in Elmhurst is bursting with unique spots where you can satisfy your family’s sweet tooth. From flaky pastries to gourmet crepes, each dessert shop offers a delectable array of options.

Imagine diving into a crepe filled with strawberry cheesecake goodness, or perhaps you’d prefer a handcrafted ice cream cone sprinkled with a bit of magic. We’ve got you covered with some of the best dessert spots in Elmhurst. 

Read more: Fun Things to Do with Kids in Elmhurst

Nu Crepes

Crepes are always a good idea! You can’t say no to the sweet options like Strawberry Cheesecake and Raspberry Cookie at this Elmhurst crepe shop. They also have plenty of savory options too.  

Kimmer’s Ice Cream

This ice cream shop is known for their Sparkle Cone, which levels up their cones with a sprinkle design. How fun is that? Plus, you can top the cone off with your favorite ice cream flavors like Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough and Cookies ‘n Cream. 

Courageous Bakery 

This cute cafe offers pastries such as cinnamon rolls, donuts, croissants and more. What they’re known for is their signature cupcakes where you won’t be disappointed by their creative flavors. The Pink Velvet cupcake might be our favorite one! 

Sweet Circle

Previously known as Hello Donut, Sweet Circle can make your day special with their donut lineup. You get classics like Traditional Glazed and Apple Fritter, or feel adventurous with unique donuts like Tropical Mango and Blueberry Old Fashioned. 

Carmie Cakes

This sweet shop shines with cupcakes, doughnut cakes, cookies and more. You have to try one of their cheesecake cupcakes which combines the dessert into a light, airy cupcake. The Key Lime Cheesecake Cupcake sounds so good!

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