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10 Delicious Places for Desserts in NC

10 delicious places to get dessert in North Carolina. #smallbusiness #costaltown #tarheelstate #NC #raleighnorthcarolina #raleigh #NCSU #dessert #travelguide #travelnc

In no particular order, the following are 10 amazing places to get desserts in NC. The businesses mentioned in the article are being complimented as a result of their product.

This is NOT a sponsored post!

Go out and support one of these awesome businesses and devour some delicious treats!

Porter Farms and Nursery is a great place to pick strawberries and get desserts in NC. #strawberrypicking #homemadeicecream #willowspringsnc #porterfarms #freshfruits

1. Porter Farms: Pick some strawberries while you’re there, they’re delicious too! (Willow Springs Area)

Howling Cow ice cream from NC State University is some of the best dessert in NC! #raleighnc #howlingcowicecream #ncstate

2. NC State Campus: The yummy NC State ice cream brand is Howling Cow. It got so popular around Raleigh that they started selling it at Harris Teeter! (Raleigh Area)

Sunset slush is a family owned business with some amazing italian ice. You need to check out this business for dessert in NC. #northcarolina #familyownedbusiness #italianice #dessertinnc #garnernc

3. Sunset Slush: Don’t let the little cinderblock building fool you, this place is anything but old news! (Garner Area)

Sunni Sky's is the busiest spot for ice cream because it is the best dessert in NC! #sunniskys #icecreamshop #NC #homemadeicecream #willowspringsnc

4. Sunni Sky’s: Yes, the line is always out the door. Yes, the ice cream is worth the wait! (Willow Springs Area)

You'll fight your family over dessert in NC from Smith farm! #producestand #nc #shopsmall #familyowned #coatsnc

5. Smith Farm: Their Butter Pecan ice cream is to die for! You can pick up produce and ice cream all in one place. (Coats Area)

Fayetteville is home to Gillis hill farm with some of the best dessert in nc. #ncfarm #icecreamshop #freshproduce #gillishillfarm #fayettevillenc

6. Gillis Hill Farm Ice Cream Shop: Calling all my fellow military families, this one is for you if you’re in NC! You might wanna pet the goats AFTER you eat. (Fayetteville Area)

Calabash creamery makes homemade ice cream and desserts in nc. #myrtlebeach #calabashcreamery #homemadeicecream #nc #shopsmall #supportsmallbusinesses

6. Calabash Creamery: Options for ice cream and custom cakes here! Close to Myrtle Beach. (Calabash Area)

Simply natural has some of the best desserts in NC #simplynatural #icecreamshop #freshmilk #dairyfarm #ncdairyfarm #aydennc #ECU

6. Simply Natural Creamery: Family owned and fresh from the farm. A perfect spot to get ice cream during exam week for ECU students. (Ayden Area)

Check out Lazy Jacks when you're looking for desserts in NC. Lazy jack's ice cream shack #wilmingtonnc #beachboardwalk #ncbeaches #lazyjacksicecreamshack

9. Lazy Jacks Ice Cream Shack: Perfect for beach goers and Seahawk students!(Wilmington Area)

Krazy Kones will hook you up with dessert in nc! #krazykones #carolinabeach #ncshops

10. Krazy Kones: There aren’t any calories if you have to walk around the boardwalk to get your ice cream! (Carolina Beach Area)


Being a North Carolina native, I’ve had many years to explore all the best dessert spots across the state. My husband and I live in Georgia right now thanks to the military, but we can’t wait to move our family home and go on some more adventures!

Do you know of an incredible places to get dessert in North Carolina that isn’t on my list? I want to hear about every hole in the wall place that you’ve tried!

Be sure to let me know in the comments! Everyone loves to fill their sweet tooth, especially on vacation.

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