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The 15 Best Dessert Shops In Kansas City

Updated: July 5, 2022

Have a sweet tooth? Treat yourself to the tarts, cakes, and mousse desserts at these Kansas City restaurants. We surveyed the top review sites and analyzed millions of reviews for the best desserts in Kansas City. Say yes to dessert and sample the mouthwatering cheesecakes and ice cream Sundaes at these phenomenal spots!

Find the perfect Desserts spot

Tropical Sno Kansas City

Desserts, $, Waldo HomesDesserts, $Kansas City, Waldo Homes
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Check out the 5 most popular spots in Kansas City's Waldo Homes neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Add to the Beauty Bakery

Desserts, Kansas CityDessertsKansas City
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Quarantine Cookie

Desserts, ArmourdaleDessertsKansas City, Armourdale
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Blackhole Bakery

Bakery, $$, Eastern 49-63Bakery, $$Kansas City, Eastern 49-63
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Ashleigh's Bake Shop

Desserts, $, Old WestportDesserts, $Kansas City, Old Westport
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Check out 5 best inexpensive bakeries in Kansas City

    Hoodline, 2019

Café Corazón

Tea & Coffee, $, West PlazaTea & Coffee, $Kansas City, West Plaza
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Scola's Italian Cookies

Bakery, $, Kansas CityBakery, $Kansas City
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Cake-A-Boo

Desserts, VolkerDessertsKansas City, Volker
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Café Corazón Crossroads

Tea & Coffee, Kansas CityTea & CoffeeKansas City
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Swoon

Desserts, $$, Kansas CityDesserts, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Cookies and Creamery

Desserts, $$, Red Ridge SouthDesserts, $$Kansas City, Red Ridge South
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Sweet Kiss Brigadeiro

Desserts, Country Club PlazaDessertsKansas City, Country Club Plaza
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Foodlove Cafe

Tea & Coffee, $$, Kansas CityTea & Coffee, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 5.0

Big Momma's KC

Desserts, $, OakwoodDesserts, $Kansas City, Oakwood
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Elvira's Cakes

Desserts, $, Sarritt PointDesserts, $Kansas City, Sarritt Point
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Explore the 4 top spots in Kansas City's Sarritt Point neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

How did we curate this list?

Choosing the right spot for Desserts can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 5301 restaurants, and 257 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline. Yes, we even looked at Hoodline - Check out the 5 most popular spots in Kansas City's Waldo Homes neighborhood, Hoodline - Explore the 4 top spots in Kansas City's Sarritt Point neighborhood and Hoodline - Check out 5 best inexpensive bakeries in Kansas City to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. The ten options above are the best of Kansas City Desserts.

Questions & answers

There are 31 dessert spots in Kansas City.

The Antler Room, The Russell, and The Farmhouse have outdoor seating and dessert in Kansas City.

The Antler Room, The Russell, and Love Is Key are the highest-rated spots for desserts delivery in Kansas City.

The Antler Room, The Russell, and The Farmhouse are the highest-rated late-night spots for desserts in Kansas City.

The Russell, Love Is Key, and Chef J BBQ are the highest-rated dessert spots for a pick-up order in Kansas City.

Drink pairing tips for Desserts

  • The ultimate drink pairing for strawberry ice cream


    Finding the ideal drink pairing for strawberry ice cream can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some pink wine, particularly a glass of Rosé. This, off-dry, pink wine balances the fruit strawberry ice cream.

  • The perfect complement to chocolate ice cream


    Experts often pair chocolate ice cream with a glass of Brachetto d'Acqui, a popular red wine.

  • Pair Chardonnay with cookie dough ice cream

    The oaked flavors in Chardonnay makes it a great white wine to pair with cookie dough ice cream.

Fun facts about Desserts

  • A day for ice cream-lovers

    July in The United States, people celebrate ice cream and chow down for National Ice Cream Day!

  • Think you love chocolate spread

    Is 15 ounces of chocolate spread a lot? Well Andre Ortolf put that all away in 1 in beautiful Germany once upon a time.

  • The original chocolate bar

    The next time you bite into a deliciouschocolate bar remember to thank Joseph Fry who is responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

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