5 places to find delicious desserts in Dublin

1) Queen of Tarts

The chocolate pear and almond tart may be heavy, but it’s sensational, as is everything else at this beautifully looking pantry of delights. It’s fancier than a lot of other cafes, but the prices are excellent considering the quality.

cake shop Queen of Tarts

2) Dolce Sicily

Ok, first things first; Dolce doesn’t just do desserts. You can also enjoy gorgeous breakfasts here, as well as brunches, lunches and dinners. But if you want some of the best tarts, sponge cakes, tiramisu, the best gelato and cannoli, then this should be your number one destination. Enjoy the decadence.

cakes Dolce Sicily

3) Brother Hubbard

All things lovely and crumbly and delicious and crunchy and messy lie within Brother Hubbard. If you have a sweet tooth, don’t even try to resist. The brownies are to die for, with flavours like peanut butter and jam or Belgian chocolate... Also try the slices, any of them, all of them. Enjoyment guaranteed.

front side Brother Hubbard

4) Murphy's Ice Cream

Murphy’s have been making their own brand of ice cream for 17 years now in Dingle, Kerry, with a more recent second home in Dublin. There’s only two weeks of sunshine in Dublin all year round, but when the sun is finally out, queues are quick to form outside Murphy’s. The flavours like Dingle sea salt, Dingle gin, peanut and many more are unbelievable.

front side Murphy's Ice Cream

5) The Cake Cafe

This is a great little hidden gem for anyone who loves cakes. From the bulging towers of various chocolate cakes to the more delicate and beautifully crafted fruit cakes: every cake here is a work of edible art. Try the chocolate and Irish stout cake.

barista blending coffee beans at Cake Cafe Dublin

at: the Daintree Buidling, Pleasants Place

+353 (0)1 478 9394

http://www.thecakecafe.ie

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