If you’re looking for a good way to spend a warm June Saturday, these are the most Instagrammable desserts in Collin County. Because if summer isn’t a good excuse to go wild on sugar, I don’t know what is.
Sweet Daze is one of the best reasons to drive to Richardson, if only for the “designer donuts.” If that isn’t your thing, there’s also ice cream, lemonade, coffee and tea. But who can turn down a unicorn donut?
3356, 581 W. Campbell Rd. #127, Richardson | 972.707.7295 | sweetdaze.com
Eternal Hot Chocolate is sipping chocolate topped with espresso cake, chocolate ganache frosting and a white-chocolate straw. Press down on the cake and chocolate melts out over the rim. This is what dreams are made off.
5757 Main St. #112, Frisco | 214.618.9732 | nerdvanafrisco.com/spirits
Macarons are beautiful, bite-sized pastries known for their variety as much as their aesthetic and Savor Patisserie’s are beautiful and seasonal. Sprinkles and chocolate drizzle abound, each one uniquely designed by hand. Find flavors like Cotton Candy and Cherry Limeade.
119 W. Virginia St. #101, McKinney | 469.617.7414 | savorpatisserie.com
Stop by Legacy Hall for an Instagrammable dessert that actually might be good for you. Berry Naked has a wide variety of popsicles, from chocolate to blackberry sage lemonade. There’s no better balm for a hot day.
7800 Windrose Ave., Plano | berrynaked.com
Sweet Lab has managed to combine two things people love, delicious desserts and instagrammable content, all into one. Sweet Lab has raised the bar for ice cream parlors everywhere.
2625 Old Denton Rd. #578, Carrollton
Cheat a little at Sprinkles. While their ice cream is amazing, their cupcakes are a little unreal–and adorable too.
7500 Windrose Ave., Plano | 469.969.0171 | sprinkles.com/locations/texas/plano/cupcakes-ice-cream
Cow Tipping Creamery
Cow Tipping Creamery, new to the Star, has very, very unique twist on soft serve ice cream. There’s always vanilla and chocolate, and at least one rotating special flavor every single week.
3685 The Star Blvd. Ste. 201, Frisco | 214.430.5227 | cowtippingcreamery.com
Order these tiny gourmet tarts online, each a little bite of heaven. Proof that size doesn’t matter.
TOULOUSE CAFE & BAR
Classic French Profiteroles: pastries filled with pistachio ice cream, topped with chocolate, beautifully plated. Come on.
7301 Windrose Ave. Ste. c150, Plano | toulousecafeandbar.com
10 ⁰F ROLLING ICE CREAM
Rolled ice cream is a delicious frozen treat inspired by the street food scene of Thailand. The technique causes the ice cream to produce smaller ice molecules, resulting in a smoother and richer finish.
Food court, The Shops at Willow Bend | 6121 W. Park Blvd., Plano