If you’re looking to soothe a sweet tooth, Wichita has an abundance of ice cream, gelato, sorbet, frozen yogurt and other sweet treats to calm your palate and give you your frozen fix.
Ice Cream & Frozen Treats
Try the liquid nitrogen-infused coffee and ice cream blends at Churn & Burn or the classic malt balls sitting at the bottom of your cone at College Hill Creamery. Experience a Thai tradition in Wichita with rolled ice cream at 8 Below in downtown Wichita or east Wichita, or tempt your taste buds with a concrete treat at one of Freddy’s Frozen Custard’s numerous locations. Are you more the smoothie type? Grab a healthy mix with fresh fruit and protein at Smoothie King.
Are you craving chocolate? Wichita is home to one of the coolest places in the country to sit back and relax while indulging in gourmet chocolate. Cocoa Dolce Artisan Chocolates offers an experience specifically designed to entice customers with handcrafted confections, gelato and chocolate and wine pairings at the state’s only chocolate lounge. At Cero’s Candies in College Hill, visitors can watch master confectioners create masterpieces right before their eyes at an establishment that’s been part of the Wichita tradition since 1885.
Visit an old time sweet shoppe specializing in custom designs at The Farris Wheel in east Wichita. The candy store offers tons of items to please any gourmet appetite. If that isn’t enough candy for you, stop by The Nifty Nut House for more than 4,500 classic and modern candies, nuts and snacks. The Food Network’s Alton Brown has called it “a national treasure.” Experience a blast from the past at Rocket Fizz, the city’s newest soda pop and candy shop on the northeast side.
Get delicious goods made-from-scratch from pastries to cakes, cookies and artisan breads at Bagatelle Bakery in east Wichita. The shop serves breakfast and lunch every day and has been a staple in Wichita for more than 35 years. If you’re shopping in the Historic Delano District, swing by La Galette French Bakery for gourmet eats or seasonal treats. Find more bakeries and sweet shops below.
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