Desserts - Best of 2016

Published Aug 25, 2016

Let's face it, with the number of sweet treats at our fingertips, it's a good time to have a be a dessert connoisseur. These local dessert shops make everything from gourmet cupcakes and exotic chocolates to delicious pies and exotic international pastries. With all of these options, we're thankful that Hot List voters have vetted the best of the best.

Winner
2016 Winner

1. Fear's Confections

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"There are always the standards: dark and milk peanut butter cups, dark and milk salted or unsalted caramels, and the..." via Katie W.

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15208 Madison Avenue Lakewood OH 44107
  • Fear's Confections, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 15208 Madison Avenue Lakewood OH 44107
    Nominee for: Desserts
    15208 Madison Avenue, World Map Lakewood, OH
  • Brandt's Candies, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 1238 Lost Nation Rd World Map Willoughby OH 44094
    Nominee for: Desserts
    1238 Lost Nation Rd, World Map Willoughby, OH
  • Malley's Chocolates, Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream Shop, Desserts, 13400 Brookpark Rd Puritas-Longmead Cleveland OH 44135
    Nominee for: Desserts, Ice Cream Shop
    Multiple locations
  • The Cute Little Cake Shop, Weddings, Specialty Food and Drink, Favors, Cakes, Desserts, Bakery, Wedding Favors, Cupcakes, 15131 Pearl Rd World Map Strongsville OH 44136
    15131 Pearl Rd, World Map Strongsville, OH
  • Mama Jo Homestyle Pies, Specialty Food and Drink, Bakery, Desserts, 1969 Cooper Foster Park Rd Amherst OH 44001
    Nominee for: Desserts
    1969 Cooper Foster Park Rd, Amherst, OH
  • Gray House Pies, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, Bakery, Ice Cream Shop, Gourmet Grocery, Coffee Shop, 26075 Detroit Road  World Map Westlake OH 44145
    Nominee for: Desserts, Bakery
    26075 Detroit Road , World Map Westlake, OH
  • B.A. Sweetie Candy Company, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 6770 Brookpark Road Old Brooklyn Cleveland OH 44129
    Nominee for: Desserts
    6770 Brookpark Road, Old Brooklyn Cleveland, OH
  • Sweet Designs Chocolatier, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 16100 Detroit Ave Lakewood OH 44107
    Nominee for: Desserts
    16100 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH
  • Lilly Handmade Chocolates, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, Ice Cream Shop, 761 Starkweather Ave Tremont Cleveland OH 44113
    Nominee for: Desserts
    761 Starkweather Ave, Tremont Cleveland, OH
  • Vita Urbana, Great Meals, Specialty Food and Drink, New American, Gourmet Grocery, Desserts, 1200 West 76th Street Detroit-Shoreway Cleveland OH 44102
    1200 West 76th Street, World Map Cleveland, OH
  • Farka's Pastry Shop, Specialty Food and Drink, Bakery, Desserts, 2700 Lorain Ave Ohio City Cleveland OH 44113
    Nominee for: Desserts, Bakery
    2700 Lorain Ave, Ohio City Cleveland, OH
  • Nominee for: Desserts
    11607 Euclid Avenue, University Cleveland, OH
  • Suzin L. Chocolatier, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 230 Broad St Elyria OH 44035
    Nominee for: Desserts
    230 Broad St, Elyria, OH
  • Top Tier Cakes, Specialty Food and Drink, Bakery, Desserts, Cupcakes, 25971 Detroit Road World Map Westlake OH 44145
    25971 Detroit Road, World Map Westlake, OH
  • Pie, Oh My! Cleveland, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 2818 Bridge Avenue Ohio City Cleveland OH 44113
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2818 Bridge Avenue, Ohio City Cleveland, OH
  • Colozza's Bakery, Specialty Food and Drink, Weddings, Bakery, Donuts, Desserts, Wine Shop, Wedding Cakes, 5880 Ridge Road Cleveland OH 44129
    5880 Ridge Road, Cleveland, OH
  • The Red Berry's Candy Shop, Food Shopping Specialty Food and Drink, Candy Store Desserts Gift Shop, 3098 hubbard rd Madison O 44057
    Nominee for: Desserts
    3098 hubbard rd, Madison, OH
  • Location
    Nominee for: Desserts
    347 Euclid Avenue, Downtown Cleveland, OH
  • The Bom, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 2249 Elm Avenue Ohio City Cleveland OH 44113
    19. The Bom
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2249 Elm Avenue, Ohio City Cleveland, OH
  • All City Candy, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 746 Richmond Road World Map Cleveland OH 44143
    Nominee for: Desserts
    746 Richmond Road, World Map Cleveland, OH
  • Nominee for: Desserts
    Cleveland, OH
  • MItchells Fine Candies, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 2285 Lee Rd Cleveland Heights OH 44118
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2285 Lee Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH
  • Location
    Nominee for: Desserts
    6606 Smith Rd, Cleveland, OH
  • The Cake and Candy Center, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Bakery Desserts, 10539 Northfield Rd Northfield OH 44067
    Nominee for: Desserts
    10539 Northfield Rd, Northfield, OH
  • Bella's Chocolates, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 6933 Pearl Rd Cleveland OH 44130
    Nominee for: Desserts
    6933 Pearl Rd, Cleveland, OH
Contest Overview
  • 59,865
    Total Votes
  • 32,892
    Voters
  • 145
    Winners

The 2016 Cleveland Hot List awards are based on more than 59,000 votes from local Cleveland-area experts.

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