Try these 7 amazing places that offer cold sweet treats

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Ice Cream (from Jeni’s) is always in season. (Madison Croxson / Bham Now)

It’s National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day! Birmingham has so many great spots for you to grab a bite of ice cream even in the morning. We’ve gathered some of the best places to celebrate this day. Keep reading to get the scoop on where to grab a cold sweet treat.

1. La Sabrosita Ice Cream Shop

Mangonada, frozen drink with mango slices and chili powder from La Sabrosita
Mango is breakfast, right? (Lasabrosita)

Ice cream biters, you’ll love La Sabrosita’s unique sweet treats. They have all sorts of fun pops for you to bite into!

Although it’s not ice cream, you should try their mangonada—a frozen sweet treat with mango slices and chili powder.

2. Big Spoon Creamery

Birmingham, Big Spoon Creamery
Oatmeal counts. (Big Spoon Creamery’s Facebook)

Big Spoon Creamery is a small batch, artisan ice cream company in Avondale and Homewood. We love their cool flavors that are made with fresh, local ingredients.

They also have vegan options like blood orange sorbet that makes for a perfect morning ice cream snack.

3. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream

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Perfectly splendid! (Bham Now)

Jeni’s is trying to break the world record with the most people eating ice cream for breakfast. Support this ice cream shop on their sweet treat endeavor!

They even released a new breakfast flavor for this event—Maple Soaked Pancakes. Before you go, just know you can trust me on how delicious this ice cream flavor truly is. It’s the best maple ice cream out there.

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Cookie Dough Magic opened in Avondale over the Thanksgiving holiday. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Remember all the times you were denied cookie dough as a kid? Well, now you can heal your inner child by indulging in their birthday cake cookie dough flavor. You can also get it served in a cone—sweet!

5. NOLA Ice

Snow cone from Nola Ice
Don’t forget to save room for dessert. (Marie Ghossein / Bham Now)

The NOLA Ice stall at the Pizitz carries tons of flavors, including cream-based and sugar-free flavors. The possibilities truly are endless.

6. Sugar & Ice Dessert Truck

This food truck does not fall short in the sweet treats category. They offer shaved ice, ice cream, fresh-squeezed lemonade, fresh baked cookies and custom cookie sandwiches. This is THE place for people with a major sweet tooth.

7. Bendy’s Cookies & Cream

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Red velvet is my personal fave! (Bendy’s)

Nothing beats cookies and ice cream! At Bendy’s, they offer a variety of ice cream flavors like Chocolate, Strawberry Buttermilk and Maple Praline Pecan. Whichever flavor you choose can be paired with cookies like Chocolate Chip, M&M or Snickerdoodle.

What’s your favorite place to get cold sweet treats in Birmingham? Let us know @BhamNow.

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