28 Aug 2019eating-out, local-tips
The Blue Mountains: Hitting the Sweet Spots
Need something to curb those cravings for chocolate, desserts, cakes and lollies? Check out our team’s top 5 favourite sweet spots.
- Josophan’s – Fine Chocolate is known for creating extraordinary fine, handcrafted chocolates onsite. Josophan’s uses Fair Trade certified chocolates and fresh flavour infusions with no preservatives and no artificial flavours – simply fresh, naturally flavoured, chocolates.
- Introduce your kids to the wonderful world of milk bottles, false teeth and Choo Choo Bars with a visit to the The Candy Store. With over 2,000 lollies, chocolates, fudges, nougats and toffees to choose from, this place is bound to get your family excited.
- The Gingerbread House in Katoomba is an enchanting place that packs sweetness into a beautifully restored 100-year-old former church. An ice-cream counter serves up waffle cones with Australian Serendipity all natural ice-cream, ginger beer floats and spiders will satisfy your thirst for the sweet stuff, while chocolates, cakes, cookies and gingerbread will tempt you.
- Hominy Bakery in Katoomba might be known for its potato sourdough but ranking up there in the sweet stakes are its custard tarts, cardamom citrus cakes, apple pie bites and almond croissants. A word of warning – get in early because everything is so tasty it almost runs out the door every day.
- Look no further than Scenic World’s souvenir shop for exclusive Blue Mountains and Australian sweet treats. From the pure organic Malfroy’s Gold Honey – the only honey of its kind commercially available in Australia, to the selection of Australian nougat with varieties of macadamia, cranberry and pistachio, Scenic World takes sweets to a whole new level.