Favorite Dessert Destinations on I-Drive

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
On International Drive, we’re all about enjoying the sweeter things in life. We’re talking sugar, spice, and everything nice; and if you’ve ever been on International Drive when a sudden craving for something sweet takes over your taste buds, then you know that the options for satisfying that craving are vast! Finish off any day on I-Drive with something sweet at these 5 favorite dessert destinations!
 
 
1. Sweet Tooth – Toothsome Chocolate Emporium
 
Toothsome has it all, and in an extraordinary way. This eatery, drinkery, and confectionary right on Universal’s CityWalk offers classic savory dishes like steak and seafood options; but is best known for serving up one-of-a-kind desserts! With top of the line chefs dedicated to satisfying your sweet tooth with the finest desserts, your stop here will be a feast for both your eyes, and your stomach! Enjoy everything from gourmet chocolates, artisanal milkshakes, scrumptious sundaes, and flavors like brownie bark, bacon brittle, salted caramel flan just to name a few! This destination is nothing short of a steampunk dream and will stop your sugar craving in its tracks!
 
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2. A celebrity favorite – Sugar Factory Orlando
 
Sugar Factory is a beloved dessert destination favored by locals and tourists alike. Located in the heart of the ICON Orlando 360 entertainment complex, this destination offers its guests a menu full of dining classics with everything from brunch dishes to late-night snacks, but most visitors stick around for a while to indulge in a night full of innovative dessert options, top hit dance music, and a social scene that fits any mood just right! Some of the signature treats you can expect to try during your visit include; celebrity-endorsed couture pops, smoking goblet drinks, candy infused cocktails, and the one-and-only King Kong Sundae with 16 scoops of ice cream topped with the tastiest toppings and sprinkles that will surely put a twinkle in your eye! If you’re craving something sweet, an adult beverage, and a down right good time – this is the destination for you!
 
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3. Uniquely Delicious – J-Petal
 
J-Petal Japanese Crepes & Thai Ice Cream offers a twist on most people’s go-to dessert option – ice cream! Not only does this dining destination offer crepes that have been hand crafted by skilled chefs, they’re packed full of the freshest ingredients; with everything from vegetables, fruit, and various meat options. But, indulging in a refreshing handmade Japanese Crepe that is perfectly combined with delicious Thai ice cream is the only way to finish off a meal at J-Petal! Some dessert crepe offerings that you’ll find at J-Petal include a matcha chocolate truffle, banana chocolate truffle, fruit salad, fruit martini, cookie monster, matcha strawberry and so many more! If you’re hoping to satisfy your sweet tooth with something a little different, that is a lot healthier, and that is so aesthetically pleasing that you’ll have to take a picture before digging in; J-Petal is the stop for you!
 
 
4. BJ’s Brewhouse
 
We all know BJ's Brewhouse for the drool worthy American Classic cuisine that they serve up for lunch and dinner; but, let’s talk Pizookies! If you like the perfect combination of warm and cold in a pan drizzled with delicious sauce, and you have never had a Pizookie – you must get in your car and go to BJ’s immediately. With over 10 different Pizookies to choose from, BJ’s has mastered dessert, and will have you craving more any time the word, “pizookie” is muttered. With flavors like chocolate chunk, cookies n’ cream, hot fudge brownie, monkey break, peanut butter, salted caramel and more; there is a Pizookie for everyone at BJ’s. So, next time you’re jonesing for something sweet, BJ’s is a necessary stop!
 
 
5. Classic Desserts - iCafé de Paris
 
When everyone thinks about their favorite dessert, most of the time it will consist of a classic dessert item, that, let’s face it; you just can’t go wrong with! If your go-to dessert includes key lime cake, chocolate lava cake, cheesecake, or baklava – iCafé de Paris is the perfect dessert destination for you. With a variety of cakes, macaroons, and cheesecakes, and a huge selection of coffee and espresso to wash it down; dessert is always done right at iCafé de Paris. Take a seat on their outside patio in the beautiful Florida weather as you get a front row seat to the ICON Orlando observation wheel and indulge in your favorite sweet treat!
 
Dessert is a topic we hold near and dear to our hearts here on I-Drive; because indulging in the sweeter things in life from time to time is important! So, next time a craving for a sweet treat takes over, be sure to stop at one of these 5 favorite dessert destinations. Bon Appetite!
2/13/2019