Long past are the days when you could choose among just a few flavours of ice cream. Nowadays, avid foodies with a sweet tooth can discover the most stunning ice cream creations around the world. And Australia certainly doesn't lack delicious treats that will allure even those who usually manage to resist the temptation.
Here are some of the sweetest ice cream shops in the Land Down Under that will delight you with their flavourful treats.
Live a Little is a sweet gem of Adelaide that will satisfy the cravings of any vegan who passes nearby. This lovely ice cream shop is all about the organic and sustainable, so you can rest assured that everything you taste has no animal ingredients. Organic ingredients free of artificial colours give their desserts a rich and full flavour. At Live a Little, you can also have a taste of vegan Belgian Waffles or Crepes. A treat of crunchy yet airy waffle with gelato on top is bound to leave you wanting for more.
Nestled in Potts Point, Good Times Artisan Ice Cream is one of the best spots to satisfy your sweet cravings in Sydney. Nathan Sasi, the former head chef of Nomad, will help you discover some of the most exquisite ice cream flavours. Their ice cream treats are true pieces of culinary artwork, consisting of extraordinary toppings. Don't miss the opportunity to try smoked vanilla bean and ricotta cheesecake topped with pop rocks, torched marshmallows or flame-grilled banana. And that's not all! The menu often changes, so you'll always be able to discover something new and exciting.
At Zanette's Gelato, not only will you have an opportunity to taste some delicious ice cream, but you'll also be able to spend time with the friendly owner Frank. As for the treats, you'll have plenty of gelato and sorbet flavours to savour. What makes Zanette's sorbets so special is the fact that they use fresh fruit to make it, which makes the sorbets refreshing and flavourful. If you have a real sweet tooth, try chocolate ice cream with Kit Kat or Mars Bar. For a more authentic treat, combine your gelato with a macadamia nut and salted honeycomb.
A range of ice cream flavours at Timboon Fine Ice Cream will make you forget all about regular chocolate, vanilla and strawberry options (not that they don't have them). At Timboon Fine Ice Cream, all ingredients are natural and local, and their flavourful and delicious ice cream is made of fresh milk. Even if you have a food allergy, don't worry, because there are dairy, egg and gluten-free options, as well. From Mint Choc Chip and Espresso-flavoured to Passionfruit Meringue and Orange and Cardamom, the available flavours are truly delicious and diverse. Located just 7 kilometres from Timboon, this enchanting shop will definitely satisfy your ice cream needs.
Mister Fitz is an extraordinary ice cream sandwich shop where you'll find the most unusual, in-house made treats. Nestled in East Brisbane, Mister Fitz is one of the most popular ice cream parlours in the city. Handcrafted treats are made with a range of different ingredients equally delicious. Ice cream sandwiches with brownies and cookies or customised treats to satisfy your needs will leave you with a true gastronomic experience. The unique combination of sweet and salty flavours will awaken your taste buds. Try Pink Sea Salt and Caramel, one of the most popular options at Mister Fitz.
These ice cream shops are true havens for anyone with a sweet tooth. Whether you're an avid foodie or just want to satisfy your cravings, these shops will bring your ice cream experience to another level.