From addictive baked goods to innovative flavors of shaved ice to exotic candies and everything in between, Austin is spoiled for choice when it comes to sugary snacks. Don’t get it wrong. Health snacks like carrot sticks, dried apple slices, and homemade kale chips are all great, but sometimes you have a 3 p.m. sweet craving that just can’t be ignored. Or you want to give a special treat for a job well done (yes, we know you shouldn’t reward your children or yourself with food but…). Or maybe you—a grown adult—just want to turn a bad day around.
For times like those, these 18 spots nail it, from the over-the-top fruity masterpieces at Hay Elotes to the build-your-own ice cream adventure at Amy’s Ice Cream to the simple yet perfect Steel City Pops.Read More