Whether you can sail through three courses with ease or need to save room for dessert, the proof of the pudding is in the eating when it comes to indulging your sweet tooth. From ice cream parlours, bakeries, and the most delicious dessert courses in town, every day’s a treat day at these sweet sensations where you’ll find the best desserts in Liverpool.
Cucina di Vincenzo
Round off your authentic Italian meal with delightful desserts at this family run restaurant in Woolton, offering traditional favourites panacotta, tiramisu, affrogato and gelato. Also on the a la carte menu is the Torta di Gabriella – created by Vincenzo’s talented daughter Gabi who’s also famed for her show stopping celebration cakes, homemade espresso and almond cake with gold leaf, and hazelnut and ricotta cake with stracciatella ice cream.
Head to The Quarter, named after its setting in the picturesque Georgian quarter, for a dessert date in one of the prettiest and most welcoming eateries in Liverpool. Choose from chocolate fudge cake smothered in a dreamy chocolate ganache, vegan lemon meringue drizzle cake, gluten free almond sponge with Chantilly cream and fresh berries, tiramisu, and apple or banoffee pies all made in house by pastry chef Victoria. Ice cream fans will love the selection of sundaes – from favourites such as caramel fudge, Eton mess, and strawberry cheesecake and cream, to the vegan Oreo cookie sundae, the boozy Rossini (strawberry sorbet topped with fizz), and the fruity Riviera Tropical Sundae full of coconut, mango, and passion fruit flavours.
Popular dessert chain Kaspa’s has everything covered if you have a sweet tooth. They have over 20 options on their sundaes menu including the Birthday Extravaganza – a giant sharing sundae on a bed of waffles. They also offer over a dozen choices of crepes and loaded waffles, an array of cakes and brownies, and an extensive list of shakes and smoothies.
Close to the shops of Liverpool One and the Royal Albert Dock is Heavenly Desserts, a stylish dessert cafe serving up exquisitely presented cakes, crepes, waffles, and artisanal patisserie treats. Perfect for special occasions, Heavenly Desserts promises “a taste of paradise” and the ultimate luxury dessert experience.
Indulge in Afternoon Tea looking out at the Liverpool skyline and enjoy a selection of pastries alongside your handmade savoury sandwiches. Featuring plain buttermilk and apple & sultana scones, rhubarb & custard gateaux, ‘birthday cake’ cheesecake, Jaffa macaroon, lemon thyme tart, and banoffee syllabub. Vegan and gluten free options are available too, and the Children’s Afternoon Tea menu offers coconut snowballs, orange brulee, chocolate shortbread, and chocolate fudge cake – perfect for little pudding lovers!