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Delicious Dessert Spots to Try in and around DC

Delicious Dessert Spots to Try in and around DC

Everyone loves a bite of warm, fresh dessert! Dessert is no longer reserved for after-dinner enjoyment—people are enjoying their fill of decadent dessert at all times of day. Pastries and scones pair well with other breakfast foods, while an impromptu serving of frozen yogurt makes for a delicious afternoon snack. With today’s healthy choice menus, people indulge without the guilt.  

There are tons of dessert spots to try out near 5333 Connecticut. Here are 5 of the most delicious dessert spots in DC:

Bread and Chocolate

5542 Connecticut Ave., DC

Bread and Chocolate is a favorite spot for locals seeking delicious cakes and baked goods. If you’re looking to indulge in handmade cakes in six different size selections, look no further. You can choose from scrumptious flavors like Raspberry Chocolate Truffle, Mango Mousse, and Tiramisu. Their Chocolate Decadence cake is also to die for. As their name implies, they have a wonderful bread selection, as well. Bread and Chocolate is located just down the block from 5333 Connecticut.

Firehook Bakery and Coffee House

3411 Connecticut Ave NW, DC

Firehook Bakery and Coffee House serves up an intense menu of cakes, pies, tarts, and other creations. Their specialty English Trifle Cake and Dulce de Leche Cake are excellent. If you’re into tarts, try the banana cream or key lime; for pies, go for honey-crisp apple or peach.

They also do full catering, including desserts. Check out their Brownie and Bar tray offerings, as well as their cupcake options. You simply can’t go wrong at Firehook! 

Sweet Teensy

1 Wisconsin Cir, Chevy Chase, MD

Sweet Teensy is a quaint bake shop right outside of DC that serves up delicious creations with warmth and love. They have everything from fresh coconut macaroons to chocolate peanut butter cupcakes, delicious brownies and blondies, all fresh from the oven. Everything is made from scratch with premium ingredients. Their coffee selection is also wonderful, and will pair perfectly with any dessert you choose.


5252 Wisconsin Ave., DC

When it first burst onto the scene, frozen yogurt took the nation by storm. By now, “fro-yo” has become a household name and is a staple dessert for many. For awesome self-serve frozen yogurt, check out FroZenYo on Wisconsin Ave. They have a huge variety of flavors and toppings to suit your cravings. Some favorite choices include creme brûlée, fudge brownie batter, and mountain blackberry.

FroZenYo also offers fat free, dairy free, and sugar-free choices for those with a more restricted diet. It’s perfect after a meal or as a snack of its own for when you’re on the go.

Bread Furst

4434 Connecticut Ave., DC

Apart from their world-class bread selections and breakfast foods, Bread Furst also serves up a delicious selection of desserts and sweets. Choose from a wide variety of classic American cookies, seasonal pies, cakes, and tea cakes. In the morning, they have fresh donuts, and in the evening you can choose from various whole pastries, pies and cakes. Special order cakes and pies are available by ordering in advance. Be sure not to miss out on this spot!

You’ll be sure to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings with these pastries and desserts in DC. Interested in living in the heart of DC near these wonderful establishments and more? Contact us today at 5333 Connecticut Avenue to learn more about luxury living in one DC’s finest and most charming neighborhoods.


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