While locals and tourists alike come to the strip to get their sugar on, those who are on vacation have only a limited time to pick and eat. If you are short on time, try out these masterpieces to take home the gold in Candy, Cakes and more.
Gigi’s Cupcakes – 762 Pkwy Ste 2 Gatlinburg, TN 37738 Phone number (865) 430-1940- Anyone who is looking to experience a taste of heaven in a bite of cupcake seriously needs to stop in and at least try out the samples. With flavors such as carrot cake, Kentucky Bourbon Pie, Lemon Daisy and Wedding Cake, you imagine the creamy goodness in the center of each cupcake. If you are looking for the customized wedding cake, they can help you there as well. I can only believe that they are huge cupcakes but in a cake forum.
Funnel Cake Company– 631 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738-Phone number (865) 277-7595-Funnel cakes aren’t just for the fair anymore. With every concoction known to mankind, there is no way that you can say that nothing interested you. Take a scoop or two of ice-cream, blueberry, strawberries and more to liven up the traditional Powered Funnel Cake. If you aren’t feeling the funnel cake, try out the fried oreos, twinkies and more. There is no one treat that can’t be tried over and over again.
Kilwin’s Chocolates and Ice-cream– 645 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738 Phone number (865) 436-3720-If you are a chocolate lover, all I can say is you had better get here quick, from fudge to world renowned chocolate, the taste buds will delight in more than just candy. The fudge is the best on the strip; apples are the freshest with a bit of crisp in each bite. For the little ones, let them enjoy rice Krispy treats on a stick.
Berkshire’s Custard– 942 Pkwy Gatlinburg, TN 37738-Phone number (865) 430-5766- Absolute bliss in all ice-cream types. If you are looking for a down home taste try out the hot apple dumpling with custard or the Strawberry Crème and Waffle cones. There is nothing close to exceptional in the area. The variety and selection is nothing but the best. Bring your appetite so you can try more than one.
Donut Friar-634 Pkwy Ste 15 Gatlinburg, TN 37738-Phone number (865) 436-7306- Tucked quietly away in a serene little village, this donut shop can hold its own and anyone else’s. I have never personally taste a donut so rich, flavorful and unique as I have here. My wife and I always order extras for a little break here and there. The one that is always on my list is the friar’s special. There are no words to describe the creamy and tasty mouthful bite after bite.
While these five only represent a small selection of the tasty goodness in sweet treats, you will not be disappointed in whatever selection you make.