5 of the Most Delicious Sweet Shops in Sunset Beach
--- This blog was updated on April 29, 2019 ---
With the impending heat of summer, it's time to seek out delightful spots for cool, sweet refreshment on Sunset Beach. Well, you are in luck! We have compiled a list of our favorite places for you to try when you are ready to take a break from soaking up the sun.
From unique cupcake and cookies to good old fashioned ice cream shops, there is something for every sweet tooth. We can't wait to share with you all the sweet delights that Sunset Beach has to offer! So, when you take your next vacation with us and are ready to cool down after a hot morning in the sun, check out one (or all!) of these delicious destinations!
1. Sugar Confections Bakery
You can have your cake and eat it, too, at Sugar Confections Bakery! A cupcake is the perfect option if you want to indulge in cake, but want to make sure that you only eat one piece. These treats are hard to stop eating, no matter the size. This welcoming shop creates cupcakes in all kinds of unique and intriguing flavors and tops them with creative decorations. They also have a full coffee bar that serves specialty drinks, perfect to wash down your indulgence of choice. The Sugar Confections Bakery has a huge selection of miniature desserts, cookies, cakes by the slice, donuts, pastries, Young's Famous Pecans, Toffee, chocolate bark and more. Please note that they are not open on weekends.
Located at 4830 Main St, Ste 3, Shallotte
2. How Sweet It Is
Of course, ice cream is the ultimate sweet treat to cool you down after a day the beach. If you are longing for ice cream, pure and simple, then this is the perfect little shop for you! How Sweet it Is offers sugar cones, waffle cones, and bowls of ice cream, with over 30 flavors for you to choose from. This is a locally owned, family-friendly ice cream shop. They sell Blue Bell ice cream and offer table seating both indoors and out!
Located at 101 Shoreline Dr W # 2, Sunset Beach
3. Sunset Slush and Candy Island
This adorable, candy-colored shop is a dessert lover's dream come true, offering a variety of candies including some classics you may have forgotten about. Salt water taffy, too. This family-owned shop has a wide selection of candies and it smells amazing in there! The family also operates Sunset Slush from this location, where you can get your pick of slushie flavors on a hot summer day. Make sure to check the Facebook page for seasonal hours.
Located at 426 Sunset Blvd S, Sunset Beach
4. Pete's Sweets of Ocean Isle
For the fudge lover in your family, Pete’s Sweets will send you over the moon! With all kinds of delicious, home-made flavors to choose from (like Strawberry Cheesecake, Chocolate Cheesecake, and of course, Peanut Butter) you are sure to find something you love. If not everyone in your party is in the mood for fudge, Pete’s also serves ice cream in bowls and waffle cones that they make fresh daily. Also, try the saltwater taffy sold by the pound.
Located at 113 Causeway Dr, Ocean Isle Beach
5. Calabash Cremery
The charming Calabash Cremery is a wonderful find in the nearby town of Calabash. All of their delicious and unique flavors are homemade with the freshest ingredients around. You can get ice cream by the cone or the cup, ice cream sundaes, or
Located at 9910 Beach Dr SW, Calabash