Delicious Desserts and Sweet Treats at Washington-Area Beaches

2 Dips Ice Cream's frozen key-lime pie. Photograph by Andrew Propp.
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Frozen Key-Lime Pie at 2 Dips Ice Cream

Part pie, part Popsicle, all delicious. This treat—a wedge of icy Key-lime pie encased in a dark-chocolate shell—is everything we want after a day in the sun.

209 E. Savannah Rd., Lewes; 302-645-2347

Ooey Gooey at Notting Hill Coffee Roastery

You’ll need a stack of napkins to take down this nearly foot­ long braid of glazed dough, which tastes like a cross between a cinnamon bun, a doughnut, and challah bread.

124 Second St., Lewes; 302-645-0733

Rocky Road Fudge at Candy Kitchen

Photograph by Andrew Propp.

The chocolatiest, butteriest, and most decadent fudge we found, with a ripple of soft marshmallow and plenty of chopped walnuts.

Ice Cream at Hopkins Farm Creamery

Photograph by Andrew Propp.

Farm-to-scoop is the draw of this stand, which adjoins a cow-filled barn that kids can visit. Our must-order: the freshly churned “moo cookies”-and-cream.

18186 Dairy Farm Rd., Lewes; 302-645-7163

This article appears in our August 2015 issue of Washingtonian.

Update: The original version of this article included the waffle sundae from Nonna’s Sweet Treats. Nonna’s closed in early 2016.