Best Desserts in Austin

Attention fellow foodies: we have compiled a comprehensive list of the best locations around ATX to satisfy that sweet tooth that is beginning to happen a little too frequently… We are talking high-calorie, dopamine-boosting, utterly euphoric delicacies. This is a no BS zone. Here they are, unranked:

By Justin Gillmor


Gourdough’s Big. Fat. Donuts.

A true Austin staple. This south-Austin dessert truck is unlike anything you’ve experienced. You really can’t go wrong here, just take our word for it. If you’re a Gourdough’s virgin, we recommend you order the ‘Heavenly Hash’ and never look back. Here’s the menu.

Photo from Justin Gillmor

Photo from Justin Gillmor

Churro Co.

This place does not serve your ordinary churro. The menu here has been whittled down so they only serve the best-of-the-best. Sophisticated flavors that fit together in perfect harmony will sweep you off your feet better than prince charming ever could. The ‘Wake-n-Bake’ was our favorite, but there’s no going wrong with any menu item. Here’s the menu.

Photo from Churro Co. Instagram

Photo from Churro Co. Instagram

Amy’s Ice-Creams

Yes, we know this one’s a given. But, this list wouldn’t be complete without her! You think your ice cream is creamy? You haven’t had Amy’s. With over 350 flavors in rotation throughout the year, it’s hard to get tired of this place.

Photo from Amy’s Ice Creams Instagram

Photo from Amy’s Ice Creams Instagram

Bananarchy

 Located in Space 24 Twenty along the Drag, unfortunately this revolutionary food truck is open seasonally. But that just means you’ll have to go twice as much when it opens again on March 20th. The wait is worth it though. This place is overwhelming with potential Instagram pics. And they source all ingredients from socially responsible companies. Design your own or select from a specialty on their menu!

Photo from Bananarchy Instagram

Photo from Bananarchy Instagram

Holy Cacao

 This one’s dedicated to all of you beautiful chocolate fanatics. This place understands you. Confide your secrets in their frozen hot chocolate and you’ll never need therapy again. This place is RICH you guys. Do yourself a favor. Treat yourself. This is what self-love tastes like. Here’s the menu.

Photo from theholycacao.com

Photo from theholycacao.com

Think we missed any? Let us know in the comments below what your go-to dessert spots are around town!