The best things in life are sweet, especially in Torrance. SoCal’s secret city is home to some of the best desserts around. From baked goods to chocolates, sweet bread to pies, and cookies to cupcakes, Torrance is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Check out some of our favorite dessert spots around town.
Taste some dahlicious ice cream at Dahlicious Creamery. Torrance’s newest ice cream shop makes some of the yummiest homemade rolled ice cream ever! We love their strawberry cheesecake, salted caramel, and cotton candy flavors. (We are salivating already). The sweet colors make this place pretty cool. Dahlicious also makes handcrafted ice cream sandwiches, edible cookie dough, shaved snow and tasty scooped ice cream. We recommend going here for Taco Tuesday. You won’t be disappointed!
85°C Bakery Café
Cake is the answer at 85°C Bakery Café. This place is sweet! 85°C is not an ordinary café. Founded with a philosophy that emphasizes five-star quality at affordable prices, 85°C serves more than 50 varieties of pastries freshly baked every hour. (Seriously!) Each cup of coffee is also brewed individually for a distinctive, rich and smooth taste sure to complement their tasty baked goods, which include almond half-moons, cream cheese custard tarts, matcha red bean rolls, tiramisu and much more. Let’s eat cake for breakfast!
Awesome pastries, that’s what Cocohodo serves! The walnut pastry shop makes freshly baked pastries that look like perfectly formed walnuts, filled with sweet red bean mousse and a large chunk of walnut. (Are you drooling too?) The Cocohodo walnut pasty is a thing of beauty. One fun fact about this tasty treat, it’s been a Korean favorite for more than 70 years. Sign us up!
Cuppies Delicious Cupcakes
Cuppies Delicious Cupcakes are just that! This place is known for having some of the best cupcakes in SoCal. Cuppies top quality cupcakes are made with fine ingredients, love, integrity and creativity. They also offer a wide variety of baked combinations with more than 100 flavors and counting! Our favorites include chocolate cherry cheesecake, chocolate maple bacon, pink velvet and cookie monster. They are delish!
Some of the freshest cakes and pastries in town are at the one and only Torrance Bakery. This family owned and operated shop is a local favorite and we know why! The bakery has some of the best croissants, cheesecakes, donuts and mouth-watering specialties you can think of. One of our favorites is their Buttermilk Stick – imagine if a donut and churro had a baby. They are AMAZING, trust us!
King’s Hawaiian Bakery & Restaurant
Did you know Torrance is home to the famous King’s Hawaiian Bakery & Restaurant? Sweet, golden, melt-in-your-mouth bread rolls are probably the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the words Hawaiian King Rolls. However, far more than bread rolls await in Torrance. The famous bakery has cakes with layers of guava, passion and lime; butter sponge cake with tres leches; macadamia nut cream pie, rolled Florentine with chocolate butter cream and dozens of other delicacies. This South Bay favorite is an iconic must-do dessert spot in Torrance!
The Good Cookies
Never underestimate the power of chocolate at The Good Cookies! This gluten-free bakery has some of the tastiest muffins, breads, brownies, breakfast bars, cakes, donut holes and, of course, cookies around. All are made with the finest organic and all-natural ingredients. The goal here is to provide customers with gluten-free and dairy-free baked goods that are not only extraordinarily delicious, but also made with only clean, non-GMO and organic ingredients! We love this place!
Life is short, so eat dessert first in Torrance. These are just a few of the area’s top sweet spots around town. Come experience a sugar high in SoCal’s secret city, book your trip to Torrance today!