September 21, 2018
Best Places for Dessert in Oxnard
Oxnard has plenty of ice cream shops, bakeries and confectioneries where sweet-toothed sucrose lovers get their daily sugar fix. Whether your mouth is watering for a perfectly prepared pastry or you crave a frozen treat, check out these Oxnard dessert destinations about which we can’t stop having the sweetest dreams.
Michoacanita Ice Cream Company specializes in artisan handcrafted ice creams, all made from scratch with natural ingredients. Inspired from the shop owners’ Mexican heritage, Michoacanita offers a wide variety of ice cream, paletas (popsicles) and snacks. The shop is additionally known for offering more than the traditional, like: Agua & Horchata Floats, Coffee-Chata, Bubble Waffles and many more traditional snacks like Mangonadas, Agua Frescas, Tostilocos, and corn in a cup.
Location: 2550 E. Vineyard Avenue, Oxnard CA. 93036
Photo Credit: Meg & Lindsay Cale, Dopes on the Road
Another local Oxnard original, Xielo’s menu is overflowing with such delectables as traditional Mexican hot chocolate crafted with cacao straight from Oaxaca, Mexico and artisan baked goods from hundred-year-old family recipes. For the adventurous, indulge in sweet or savory crepes with a fusion twist of Mexican squash or Poblano peppers or a Nutella iced coffee.
Location: 212 W 4th Street Oxnard, CA
Photo Credit: Cali Godley
Ever had a Milky Bun Ice Cream Sandwich? If you haven’t, you’ll find this handcrafted concoction (similar to a donut stuffed with ice cream) and other unique creations at After’s. Located in The Annex public market at the Collection, After’s is a hipsters dessert paradise for the adventurous.
Location: 2780 Park View Ct, Oxnard, CA 93036
From fresh daily donuts, pastries and coffee to artisan wedding and birthday cakes, Heavenly Cakes & More lives up to their name. Another Oxnard original, this classic bakery knows how to dish up the flavor in every sweet creation.
Location: 1007 Harbor Blvd, Oxnard, CA 93035
From the nostalgic to the hilarious, It’Sugar in The Collection has a little something for everyone. Displays are packed full of your favorite sweet treats with a few surprises, like the World’s Largest Gummy Bear, thrown in for good measure. And don’t forget the retro soda or suckers with real bugs in them for a twist!
Location: 540 Collection Blvd, Oxnard, CA 93036