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Indiana Foodways: Sweet Temptations Trail

Is this the first trail you are going to venture out on? Don't be ashamed. Who can resist works of art made out of chocolate, candy companies that have been around for generations, or fresh baked goods? You might want to have your friend drive separately so you can both fill your car trunks with all the treasures you found.

240 Sweet 

Indulge in gourmet marshmallows at 240 Sweet. Located in Columbus,Indiana 240 Sweet offers a wide variety of marshmallow flavors ranging from birthday cake to elephant ear!

Bread Box Cafe 

The Bread Box Bakery and Cafe, located in the Heart of Shipshewana, Indiana has been serving Scratch-baked traditional foods since 1984.  The mission of the Bread Box Bakery has always been to offer a unique dining experience to each customer. Whether stopping in for a favorite baked good or lingering over a bowl of homemade soup, the goal of Bread Box Cafe  is for each person to take home a special memory.

Bub’s Burger and Ice Cream 

Bub’s Burger and Ice Cream focuses on quality food and a family fun atmosphere! Their burgers are made from fresh, hand-pattied ground chuck and their buns are custom made to fit their burgers and baked fresh daily at a local bakery. They offer a simple menu where are ingredients, products and services are the best they can create.

Carriage Inn 


Visit the quaint Carriage Inn in Tell City and enjoy the catastrophe pizza, piled high with all of your favorite toppings!

Charlie’s Caramel Corn and Candy Shop 


Award winning chocolates are only part of the story at Charlie’s Caramel Corn and Candy Shop. Since 1955 the tradition lives on in the heart of Vincennes, IN. And for 58 years quality and tradition have been a main stay as folks literally around the U.S. have enjoyed the candy and caramel corn, that generations have come to know and enjoy and look forward to year round.

Confection Delights 

Visit this quaint shop on the historic Danville square with eye-catching edible art, homemade fudge and traditional candies.

Dreams to Reality Cakes 

Cupcakes, cookies, cake balls and more! A great place for your special occasion sweet needs. Have a special request? Just ask! Can't make it to Peru? Don't worry they can ship it!

Ghyslain Chocolate 

At Ghyslain Chocolatier, Inc, we’re known for the quality and creativity of how we prepare our chocolates and pastries. The bright colors, hand-painted decorations, imaginative themes and renowned flavors of our chocolates and pastries stand apart from the competition.

Gobbler’s Knob Country Store 

Gobbler’s Knob Country Store features homemade chocolate and cookie balls, handmade drumsticks, waffle cones made on site, ice cream sandwiches and more!

Good’s Candy Shop & Ice Cream Parlor 

Tantalize your tastebuds at Good’s Candy Shop & Ice Cream Parlor. Enjoy some delicious gourmet root beer, made in-house, create your own assortment of chocolate or try some of Good’s signature toffee.

Heavenly Sweets Cakes 

Heavenly Sweets Cakes has been a premier leader in the wedding cake industry for over 25 years.  

JK’s Cheesecake Cafe and Coffee 

Enjoy lunch, coffee or both at JK’s Cheesecake Cafe and Coffee. JK’s Cheesecake Cafe and Coffee is located in Martinsville, Indiana. Their menu has something for everyone, whether that’s cheesecake, a salad bar or sandwiches.

Just Desserts by Wendy 

Have a craving for something sweet? Swing on over to Wendy's. She's sure to have something to fulfill your craving and if she doesn't, she takes special orders/ requests. Great place for your birthday cakes and other special occasion cakes.

Kukui’s Hawaiian Shaved Ice 

Kukui’s serves authentic Hawaiian style shave ice offering 30 flavors with 1000's of possible flavor combinations. Their eclectic menu features Kalua pig pulled-pork, Boarshead all beef hotdogs, Polish sausage, Island Hoagie, Hawaiian Nachos, Pineapple slaw, tropical mustards & relishes from Hawaii.

Linne’s Bakery and Cafe 

Linne’s Bakery and Moore...., a full line, made-from-scratch pastry shop, is committed to using nothing but the best available ingredients in all of our products.

Lisa’s Pie Shop 

Enjoy award winning pies, baked goods and pies in a jar at Lisa’s Pie Shop! Lisa’s Pie Shop offers the finest homemade pies from the country. However, there is one surprise, they come in a jar.

Martinsville Candy Kitchen 

Try Martinsville Candy Kitchen’s Candy Canes, Tiger Butter (White Chocolate, Milk Chocolate and Peanut Butter mixed together), Buckeyes, English Toffee, Orange Peels and Ice Cream (24 flavors) during your visit!

McCord Candies 

McCord Candies, with its candy-striped awning, has been a local favorite in downtown Lafayette since 1912. It is one of the oldest operating soda fountains in Indiana and the Midwest. They still offer handmade fountain drinks and sodas as well as old-time favorite lunch items and ice cream in a 1950's motif with Coca-Cola memorabilia.


Welcome to Pea-Fections! Since May 20, 1996, Becky & Bill have offered a personalized style of dining to downtown Vincennes. With their unique cheesecakes, specialty tortes and gourmet foods, they have pleased many palates.

Rail Epicurean Market 

Located in historic downtown Westfield, Rail Epicurean Market specializes in utilizing local ingredients in their house made pastries, sandwiches, coffee, tea, grocery items, signature cocktails, full beer and wine and special events. Rail Epicurean Market’s goal is to bring the best the Midwest has to offer.

Ralph and Ava’s Cafe 

The owners, Toni, Paul, and Brian incorporated their love of food, people, cooking, baking and entertaining at Ralph and Ava’s Cafe! Located in the heart of downtown Mooresville, Ralph and Ava’s Cafe is the ultimate quaint little bistro for your enjoyment.

Sharlette's Fudgery and Candies 

Enjoy homemade Fudge and cookies, plus an assortment of gifts at Sharlette’s Fudgery and Candies!

So Good Candies 

So Good Candies is a family owned and operated business in downtown Peru, Indiana.

The Flour Basket Bakery & Cafe 

The Flour Basket Cakery & Cafe is a bakery and antique shop located in Rockville. Enjoy made From scratch pies, noodles and other homestyle food.