Best Dessert Spots in Trenton, NJ

April 21st, 2022 by

One of the best ways to end a delicious meal is by treating yourself to dessert. Whether you prefer to share a slice of cake or enjoy a cool ice cream sundae on a hot day, there’s no shortage of excellent dessert options in the Ewing Township area. We’ve created this list of some of the best dessert spots in the Trenton, New Jersey, area to help you find somewhere to get your next sugar rush.

Halo Farm

Halo Farm opened in 1975 with the goal of starting a retail dairy store for customers to be able to buy their dairy products directly. This gave customers a higher quality, fresher product at a lower price. Now, with over 40 years of experience, it’s the largest micro-dairy in the world.

Paying a visit to the Lawrenceville farm and dairy store provides you with a first-hand view of the milk production process. If you want to take a pint home or pick up a half-gallon, then there are nearly 50 flavor options for you to choose from. Halo Farm makes all of its ice cream with its own cream and milk, and none of the ice cream includes artificial flavors, colors, gums, preservatives, or stabilizers.

Halo Farm Lawrenceville is located at 970 Spruce St. in Trenton. It’s open daily from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. and closes only for Christmas. It also has locations in Princeton and Hamilton Square.

Italian Peoples Bakery

Italian Peoples Bakery opened in 1936 with a focus on preparing fresh-baked bread. As the business grew, it expanded to include wholesale goods, pastries, and cakes. Its menu today features cannolis and a variety of pastries, pies, cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and brownies. The exact offerings in each category vary each day, but you may enjoy options like turnovers, strudel, doughnuts, and cake slices. It also offers a variety of fresh-baked bread loaves and rolls.

Italian Peoples Bakery is located at 63 Butler St., and it’s open daily from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. It also offers custom cakes that you can order in advance. Italian Peoples Bakery has additional locations in Mercerville, New Jersey, and Levittown, Pennsylvania.

The Gingered Peach

The Gingered Peach offers a variety of baked goods. It originally opened exclusively as a cakery, but it quickly evolved to offer a selection of other handcrafted baked goods. Its menu now includes cinnamon buns, biscuits, muffins, croissants, scones, bialys, cookies, cupcakes, and banana pudding. It also offers a selection of vegan treats and dog treats.

The Gingered Peach is located near Trenton in Lawrence Township at 2 Gordon Ave. It’s open Tuesday through Saturday from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. It also offers nationwide shipping for many of its popular treats, such as loaf cakes, brownies, cookies, lemon bars, and cinnamon buns.

Yardley Ice House

The award-winning Yardley Ice House is your destination to cool off with a sweet treat on a hot day. It’s known for its water ice, which is available in a range of flavors like cherry Bordeaux, coconut cream, orange creamsicle, peanut butter cup, and more. The menu also includes soft-serve custard, sundaes, and malts.

Yardley Ice House is located near Trenton, New Jersey, in Yardley, Pennsylvania, at 77 South Main St. It’s open from 12 p.m. until 9 p.m. daily. Be sure to check its website before you visit to find out its flavors of the day.

Guatepan Bakery

Guatepan Bakery is a Latin American bakery. While its history begins more than 40 years ago in Guatemala City, Guatemala, it opened its first location in New Jersey in 2003. It now has half a dozen locations throughout the state. Choose from a selection of buns, churros, and bread.

Guatepan Bakery has two locations in Trenton. The first is located at 400 Genesee St., and it’s open from 5:30 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 5:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. The other location is at 1147 Hamilton Ave., and it’s open from 5 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 5:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday. Guatepan has additional locations in Hamilton, Hightstown, and Plainfield.

Cafe Du Pain Bakery

Cafe Du Pain Bakery is a Creole bakery that draws inspiration from French patisseries and a range of global flavors. Its menu includes a selection of bread and pastries. If you love its menu, Cafe Du Pain Bakery offers memberships with its bread club, pastry club, and coffee subscriptions. These memberships include a certain number of products for a flat rate each year.

Located just outside of Trenton, Cafe Du Pain Bakery is in Lawrenceville at 2495 Brunswick Pike in Unit 12. It’s open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday. This bakery also offers a variety of classes for you to try your hand at baking by learning from experienced pastry chefs.

The Bent Spoon

The Bent Spoon offers a selection of farm-to-spoon ice cream. It uses locally sourced and organic ingredients to create its range of artisan ice cream, which it serves in scoops or sells in pints. While flavors rotate, some flavors include milk chocolate hazelnut, bananas and cream, and New Jersey ricotta. It also offers a selection of vegan ice cream flavors, such as mango and dark chocolate. The Bent Spoon also offers cookies, mini cupcakes, hot chocolate, and matcha lattes.

Less than half an hour from Trenton, the Bent Spoon is located in Princeton. Visit their walk-up service at 35 Palmer Square. It’s open from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 12 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and from 12 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Sundays. Be sure to check The Bent Spoon’s social media before you visit to learn about the flavors of the day.

We’ve reached the end of our list of some of the best dessert spots in the Trenton, New Jersey, area. If you don’t see your spot for your favorite sweet treat listed, let us know so we can add it to our list. At Hyundai of Trenton, we’re proud to be a part of the Ewing Township community, and we hope this helped you find somewhere new to try.

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