Sometimes you just need a little something sweet! Dayton is packed full of fantastic options for chocolates, pies, cupcakes, cookies, cakes and every other fantastic dessert you can think of..... Check out some of our favorites below: 

Esther Price Fine Chocolates 

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When: (Wayne) Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:30pm; Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm, Closed Sunday
(Woodman) Monday - Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm; Saturday 9:00am - 5:30pm, Closed Sunday
(Centerville) Monday - Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm; Saturday 9:00am - 5:30pm, Closed Sunday
(West Chester) Monday - Friday 10:00am - 6:30pm; Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm, Closed Sunday
(Kenwood) Monday - Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm; Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm, Closed Sunday
(Bridgetown) Monday - Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm; Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm, Closed Sunday
(Clayton) Monday - Friday 9:30am - 6:00pm; Saturday 9:30am - 5:30pm, Close Sunday
Where: 7 locations (Wayne Ave-Dayton, Woodman Dr-Dayton, Centerville, West Chester, Kenwood, Bridgetown & Clayton)
Why: Currently in their 90th year of chocolate making, Esther Price is a Dayton staple! They have even partnered up with another Dayton based company, Mike-Sells Potato chips to make their salty/sweet chocolate-covered potato chip! (Also available to purchase in Kroger grocery stores!) 

Ele Cake Company 

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When: (West Carrollton) Monday - Saturday 6:00am - 7:00pm; Sunday 9:00am - 5:00pm
(Beavercreek) Monday - Friday 8:00am - 7:00pm; Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm; Closed Sunday
(Austin Landing) Monday - Tuesday 7:00am - 9:00pm; Wednesday - Thursday 7:00am - 10:00pm; Friday 7:00am - 11:00pm; Saturday 8:00am - 11:00pm; Sunday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Where: 3 area locations (West Carrollton, Beavercreek & Austin Landing)
Why: Specializing in decorative special occasion cakes, their buttercream icing is the star of the show. They artistic edge added to their cakes, cupcakes, and more is second to none! 

Twist Cupcakery 

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When: Wednesday - Friday 10:30am - 6:30pm; Saturday 10:30am - 3:00pm; Closed Sunday - Tuesday
Where: 25 S Saint Clair St Dayton, OH
Why: Twisted Cupcakes…. These unique flavor combinations are unlike anything else you will find. Options such as Vanilla Cappuccino, Merlot Spiked Red Velvet and Chicken & Waffles are sure to keep you coming back for more! 

Bellbrook Chocolate Shoppe 

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When: (Centerville) Monday - Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm; Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm; Sunday 12:00pm - 4:00pm
(Second St Market) Thursday - Friday 11:00am - 3:00pm; Saturday 8:00am - 3:00pm
Where: 101 E Alex Bell Rd Ste 144 Centerville, OH & Second Street Market
Why: Established in 1984, Bellbrook Chocolate Shoppe offers the highest quality chocolates and shortbread cookies. For something different try their “Some Like It Hot” cluster… This blend of chocolate, cayenne pepper and sea salt will definitely wake your taste buds! 

Ashley’s Pastry Shop

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When: Tuesday - Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm; Saturday 7:00am - 5:00pm; Closed Sunday - Monday
Where: 21 Park Ave Oakwood, OH
Why: With their HUGE selections of donuts, danishes, muffins, scones, coffee cakes, cookies, tortes and cakes (oh my!) there is plenty to choose from. If you are not in the mood for something sweet, their freshly baked bread and dinner rolls are the perfect option. 

Mehaffies Pies 

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When: Monday - Saturday 8:00am - 6:00pm, Closed Sunday
Where: 3013 Linden Ave Dayton, OH
Why: Opened in 1930, this Dayton must have features 34 different flavors of pie; including fruit, berry, cream, crunch and no-sugar-added options. They also offer 6 varieties of their smooth and creamy New York-style cheesecake.

Cake, Hope & Love

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When: Monday  - Friday 12:00pm - 6:00pm; Saturday 11:00am - 5:00pm; Closed Sunday
Where: 1490 N Fairfield Rd Ste B Beavercreek, OH
Why: They feature over 30 delicious unique cake flavors including Cinnamon Apple, Chocolate Irish Cream, Guava and MANY more! They do close early if they sell out, so don't wait! 

Moore Dessert Please 

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When: Tuesday 12:00pm - 6:00pm; Wednesday - Friday 11:00am - 6:00pm; Saturday 11:00am - 4:00pm, Closed Sunday & Monday
Where: 1003 Shroyer Rd Dayton, OH
Why: They have weekly rotating cupcake and cookie menus that will make you drool! (Plus, they have even been featured on Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars!”) 

Dorothy Lane Market Bakery

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When: (Oakwood) Open 24 hours
(Centerville) Monday - Sunday 6:00am - 11:00pm
(Springboro) Monday - Sunday 6:00am - 11:00pm
Where: 3 area locations (Oakwood, Centerville, Springboro)
Why: Two words…… Killer Brownies- These ⅓ lb multi-layer brownies are the ultimate in rich desserts. With 8 different flavor options, there is something for everyone (Although as a Killer Brownie purist, I will always prefer the original!)