Beyond Orlando's attractions and theme park entertainment is a decadent world of delectable desserts, guaranteed to satisfy anyone's sweet tooth. From charming cafes with tasty treats to nationally acclaimed bakeries, dining in Orlando offers a variety of dessert options to be discovered. Get your taste buds ready to find out why Orlando's desserts put the "good" in goodies.
The Hollywood Brown Derby - Grapefruit Cake
The Grapefruit Cake is the perfect indulgence after a meal at The Hollywood Brown Derby at Disney's Hollywood Studios. This iconic treat is best known for its citrusy grapefruit flavor and layers of cream cheese frosting on top of fluffy cake. (Not regularly featured on the menu. Ask your server for full slice.)
Chez Vincent - Bavarois
Eat a dessert that tastes just as good as it looks at French restaurant Chez Vincent in Winter Park. The Bavarois is yummy raspberry and chocolate mousse on top of a tangy mango sauce. The design is so appealing it almost makes you not want to eat it, almost.
Universal's Toothsome Chocolate Emporium and Savory Kitchen - Chcolate Banana Brain Freeze
The new Toothsome Chocolate Emporium and Savory Kitchen at Universal Orlando CityWalk features a variety of delightful treats, including the Chocolate Banana Brain Freeze served with vanilla ice cream, banana extract, chocolate covered banana, whipped cream and topped with a cherry for $12.
Copper Canyon Grill - Warm Brownie Nut Sundae
The only Copper Canyon Grill outside of Maryland is serving up American classics at Pointe Orlando on International Drive including their seriously rich Warm Brownie Nut Sunday. A fudge brownie, with espresso icing, sits in a truffle custard sauce topped with vanilla bean ice cream, a drizzle of caramel and a sprinkle of candied pecans for $8.
Ravello at The Four Seasons Orlando Resort - Florida Strawberry Crostada
Tucked away in a secluded part of Walt Disney World Resort is the essence of decadence in Orlando, The Four Seasons Resort Orlando. Desserts at Ravello are created to reflect beauty and flare of the resort, and their Florida Strawberry Crostada (available during Magical Dining Month) is both delicate and decadent.
Urban Tide at Hyatt Regency Orlando - The Insense Chocolate Mousse
The Intense Chocolate Mousse, made with caramelized macadamia nuts and fudge brownie bites is the perfect luxury to enjoy at Urban Tide at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. This is one of the most indulgent desserts being featured during the annual Magical Dining Month.
STK Orlando - Orange Dream Cheesecake
Orlando's newest and swankiest steakhouse, STK at Disney Springs, has become the place to indulge on a variety of custom made desserts that can become the headlining part of the meal, including the Orange Dream Cheesecake which is also being featured on their Magical Dining Month menu.
Urbain 40 - Red Berries and French Vanilla Cream Parfait
The new Urbain 40, located on Orlando's Restaurant Row, serves up a modern rendition reminiscent to the big band era of the 1940s. The chef-crafted cuisine carries through to the dessert course were the elegant tasting Red Berries and French Vanilla Cream Parfait (available during Magical Dining Month).
SE7EN BITES - A Sweet & Savory Bake Shop - Don't Fudge With Me
Just east of downtown Orlando, SE7EN BITES is a modern bakery serving breakfast and lunch with Southern flair. Located near the notable Milk District, you'll want a full glass to wash down the wide variety of wholesome sweets, especially their Don't Fudge With Me, chocolate chip bar cookie with brownie, chocolate marshmallow fudge and raw cookie dough.
Valhalla Bakery - Too many to chose from!
Vegan lovers rejoice! Valhalla Bakery is best known for their amazing dessert creations made completely egg free and dairy free. Also located in the Milk District, affectionately known at Valhalla as the "Almond Milk District" the variety of treats are plentiful, including decorated cakes, pies, cupcakes, cookies and doughnuts, just to name a few. Stop by for guilt free indulgence.
There are even more Delectable Desserts in Orlando to enjoy. Check out our Pinterest board for the latest sweet treats to eat.
About Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month
Celebrate Orlando's amazing culinary scene during Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month. From August 29 through October 2, 2016 select Orlando restaurants will offer prix fixe dinners for just $33. Indulge in imaginative appetizers, entrees and desserts sure to leave you spellbound during this annual event happening every September in Orlando. One dollar from each meal will be donated to The Russell Home for atypical children.
Cover photo: RusTeak Restaurant & Wine Bar