Florida Bakeries, Candy Stores and Sweet Eats

Florida Bakers and Candy Makers create some of the best eats in the U.S. Many of our own Cupcake and Cake Bakers have been featured on and won many competitions including Cup Cake Wars. And if you are looking for chocolate or candy, Floridians have this mastered. Check out some of the best in the state. 

Step back into time at this chocolate factory! Creating sweet treats since 1925, Angell and Phelps has a variety of chocolates and other candies to choose from. Still using their old methods of making candy, guests can watch the magic happen through glass windows in the factory. They have dark, milk, and white chocolate creations, some of them even beachy themed, as well as chocolate covered pretzels, popcorn, and chips. There's classic assortments and there's a create-your-own gourmet chocolate box where you get to pick what you want to take home. For non-chocolate items, the jelly beans, saltwater taffy, and peanut brittle are among the favorites! With fudge and sugar-free options as well, there's a little something here for everyone.

Benjamin French Bakery & Café is what any French-culinary enthusiast would hope for. Oui, this cafe brings almost all of the best parts of France to Orlando, Florida, including dessert, or in French, Pâtisserie; coffee; breakfast; and lunch. It's cozy, France-inspired, and its food is light yet filling.

Blue Bird Bake Shop has established its nest in the Audubon Park Garden District of Orlando has their own brand of coffee and bakes sweet creations from scratch.

De Azúcar imports quality ingredients from all over the world. From savory sandwiches to sweet pastries and desserts, they serve it all. De Azúcar also hosts baking classes for those who are just as passionate as the owner is about pastries. As if that wasn't enough, this coffeehouse offers breakfast, lunch, and dessert catering.

Dylan's Candy Bar started out in New York City, but one made it's way down to Miami Beach. All kinds of candy can be found here, from gummies, candy jewelry, Belgian chocolate covered food items, and gourmet popcorn items. This really is a child's wonderland, no matter the age of the child. 

Le Cafe De Paris was established by Claude and Chantel, two cafe-loving individuals who later fell in love. Le Cafe De Paris is a French cafe and family business that incorporates French foods and culture into an American community. If you're interested in something new and diverse, check out their website for more information. 

Metro Espresso Pizza Cafe has combined two of America's favorites (Coffee and Pizza) into one restaurant. Besides pizza (including gluten-free) and coffee, this cafe serves pasta, salad, onion rings, wings, and so many more delectable foods. Metro Espresso Pizza Cafe also delivers to selected locations.

Stop by for some irresistible french pastries and cakes or try a fresh deli sandwich. The tastes and the staff will keep you coming back for bite after bite.

Come and try authentic Colombian specialties and baked goods. Make sure you try the Pan de Bono!

Sweet Pete's Candy is a candy store located in Jacksonville and they sell all kinds of candy. From gummy candies, to freshly hand roped lollipops, fudge and sea salt caramels, your eyes will surely pop out of your head when you see this place. For a little extra treat, though, you can schedule a class and learn how to make a chocolate pizza complete with your own toppings, make your own chocolate bar, hand roll your own lollipops, and even learn how to make saltwater taffy. The kid in you will appreciate it.  

Backhaus German Bakery & Deli offers an exquisite array of German bakery goods as well as deli sandwiches. The deli sandwiches are stuffed to the top and the staff is knowledgeable and eager to give you the best experience possible. The dessert cabinet alone will keep you eager to return and to find a new favorite. European products are also sold on site. Take a box of pastries home for everyone to enjoy. Soon to be your next favorite spot!

This award winning bakery prides itself on being "fresh, local, and unique." Here, each event is treated as uniquely as it truly is, with a healthy slice of decadent.

The Lemon Lily Tea Room & Bakery transports its customers back in time with its pastel colors and old-fashioned teapots. They serve several kinds of teas including black, green, red, herbal, and white. The customers may also choose their caffeine content. The Lemon Lily Tea Room & Bakery's finger sandwiches come in various sizes and shapes, while their desserts look almost too delectable to eat!

To the Moon Marketplace is no ordinary candy shop. They have candies from all over the world that are imported directly from their manufacturing companies as well as old fashioned candy that never really went out of style. They've got cool soda drinks that are hard to find anymore and they even have edible cookie dough for sale. 

Webb's Candy Shop is a candy store in Davenport that has quite a variety of candy. They specialize in chocolates and their famous citrus candy. If you're in the mood for a cooler snack, definitely check out their homemade ice cream that is made with goat's milk. It might sound weird but it tastes really good! The store is sells other goat's milk products, fudge, sugar free candy, and a few exotic wines. 

Found in a few locations in Florida, Zeno's always seems to be near a beach. This candy store started in 1948 and has since been family owned and operated. While saltwater taffy is their specialty, they also have gourmet popcorn, homemade ice cream, fudge, brittle, and what they call seafoam which is a very light and airy caramel tasting treat.