Denae’s Ice Cream & Sweet Shop is a family owned and operated dessert specialty shop located in the heart of downtown Toms River, New Jersey. Since opening our doors some 10 years ago, we have always striven to serve our customers the most delectable desserts in a friendly and inviting environment. With ice cream, cakes, cookies, candy apples and more, we hope to sweeten every occasion, because we feel that every moment spent with family and friends is something to savor. We invite you to visit our ice cream and sweet shop in Toms River, NJ, today to place your order or just to relax and enjoy the sweetness of life in a fun, welcoming atmosphere.
Taste fresh ingredients and homemade flavors in every bite!
Our homemade chocolates wouldn’t be as rich, our candy apples wouldn’t be as crisp and our cakes wouldn’t be as moist if we didn’t use fresh, quality ingredients. We cherish all of our recipes, that’s why we use only the finest ingredients when creating our sweet concoctions. Come taste the difference at Denae’s Ice Cream & Sweet Shop today!
Denae’s Ice Cream & Sweet Shop was established October 4,2004 by Sole owner and operator Denae Kistler. Denae worked on the Point Pleasant Boardwalk Candy Store starting in 1994 and managed two of their sweet shops from 1997-2004.
In that time she learned how to make fudge, candy and caramel apples, caramel corn, cotton candy and a variety of other sweet treats. Denae then went on to get her degree in Business Administration. With the knowledge from her management experience on the boardwalk as well as working at the caramel shop in Ocean township New Jersey for several years. Denae then took over an existing ice cream Store on Route 70 in toms River called Shakes to Cakes and changed the look and the name to Denae’s. She then added homemade ice cream, chocolates, ice cream cakes, nostalgic candy, favors for any occasion as well as specialty gifts and gift baskets.
Denae is always creating and adding new products and services to the shop. We at Denae’s Strive for the mom and pop style business with personalized service. We use all natural ingredients and love creating new flavors of ice cream and any special cake or favor you can imagine. Denae now has two little girls Olivia, 6 and Sophia ,3. Denae and her staff are like a family and love seeing our regular customers . We all thoroughly enjoy coming to work and enjoy our custom creations.