• Tasty Treats – Get to know Steel City Pops

    gourmet popsicles

    It’s no secret I’m an insatiable sweet tooth (remember my first trip to visit a local Dallas dessert site) – you name a sweet treat and I’m most likely an avid fan. I’m really not a picky eater anyway but when it comes to desserts I welcome them all! While I have no qualms with finding your favorite desserts while browsing in the grocery store, I’m a huge supporter of supporting local businesses – after all, I come from a family with their own hometown businesses, restaurant included.

    Dallas is like a foodie heaven. I actually think it’s more desirable than New York City – the restaurant/food scene here is so diverse with the added bonus of endless delivery apps for when you need to kick back and relax. One of my most favorite discoveries in the Dallas food world is Steel City Pops, a popsicle-filled shop of wonders.

    Surprisingly, Steel City Pops was actually founded in Alabama – Homewood to be exact. Their little hometown storefront WOWed the crowds, and soon enough sent them expanding into Dallas and beyond. There are over 20 locations across Texas and Alabama – one more reason it’s a beautiful thing to be from the South. If you venture into the Dallas location on Greenville Ave, you’ll see a mural on the wall. It’s actually a blend of the Birmingham (aka Steel City) and Dallas skylines. Isn’t that cool? It’s like a little handshake between our two great states.

    I’ll just be blunt here and put it all on the table – the popsicles are INCREDIBLE yall. If ever I have friends/family/etc visting me – we always go to Steel City Pops for a little indulgence. Their menu changes with the seasons so there’s always an element of surprise! They do keep some flavors always on hand, like Strawberry Lemonade (their best seller!). They also have a pop of the month – how fun right? February’s pop was chocolate-covered cherry sour cream (seriously so decadent and flavorful) and March’s monthly pop is Coconut Cream Pie which is a coconut pop, dipped in white chocolate, and sprinkled with bits of graham cracker and coconut flakes. I devoured it in about two minutes, no shame! Both are pictured below – aren’t they tantalizingly gorgeous?

    My trip to Steel City Pops was one of the funnest days I’ve had in the longest time. Megan (my photographer) and I were greeted by an incredible staff and taste-tested just about everything on the menu. Taylor, who showed us around for the afternoon, was incredible! Super nice and didn’t judge my mouth drool over the gourmet popsicles.

    Aside from their variety of flavors, there is a dipping station! Milk chocolate, dark chocolate, and white chocolate to jazz up any choice and make it go KaBoom! in your mouth.  There are also several toppings to choose from (dredge) or dust onto your popsicle. Notice the half-dipped popsicle with a milk chocolate drizzle? So fancy!

    Steel City Pops are all-natural, gluten free, and mostly dairy free. (There are some flavors that use dairy so make sure to ask). There are fruity varieties (like strawberry lemonade, mango habanero, hibiscus, etc.), creamy varieties (buttermilk, vanilla bean, banana, etc.) and cookie pops (with gluten free cookies inside) like amaretto cream, cookies & cream, and strawberry shortcake. They never ever use artificial sweeteners or preservatives, only using raw cane sugar. Many of their pops are also vegan friendly.

    Price breakdown:

    FRUITY & CREAMY POPS:   $3.49 (+ TAX)

    COOKIE POPS:   $4.49 (+ TAX)



    Head on over to their website for all the details, and head on over to my Instagram for your own chance to win a $20 gift card to fulfill your own sweet tooth and Steel City Pops! You can also enter into my giveaway below for a chance to win a variety of prizes, maybe some spending money to come to Dallas!


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    1. Kristy Bullard
      March 21, 2018 / 1:33 pm

      I’m from Birmingham, AL and we LOVE our Steel City Pops! My absolute favorite is Buttermilk! Sounds weird, buts it’s so good ????

      • March 21, 2018 / 1:34 pm

        omg no way! I feel like we’re connected through SCP then! AND my fave is buttermilk too! It tastes so much like cheesecake to me, I love love it!!

    2. March 21, 2018 / 2:05 pm

      I’m from Texas originally and there was a Steel City Pops in my hometown of Dallas. I never had one because I am extremely lactose intolerant, but they always looked so delicious! Whenever I’m back in Dallas I may just have to try SCP and deal with a stomachache!

      Thanks for sharing! x


      • March 21, 2018 / 2:07 pm

        Hi Michelle! That’s where I am, Dallas! As I mentioned, they have plenty of flavors that are dairy free – so no stomachaches! 🙂

    3. March 21, 2018 / 2:05 pm

      It looks so delicious!!! Would love to have a bite. And I love your outfit!

    4. March 21, 2018 / 2:57 pm

      OMG this place looks to die for!!

    5. March 21, 2018 / 3:35 pm

      Wow all of these look so delicious! You don’t get places like this in the UK

    6. the sophia diaries
      March 21, 2018 / 4:40 pm

      wow, this sounds like my heaven xD I swear, one day I’ll visit dallas just to eat all the food xD and definitely going to go here!

    7. March 21, 2018 / 4:53 pm

      Love these photos of you and love Steel City Pops! Their peach pop is SO good.

    8. Ari
      March 21, 2018 / 6:56 pm

      This looks so fun and cute! Definitely on my bucket list!

    9. March 21, 2018 / 7:01 pm

      Those look sooooo delicious and your hair is also just AMAZING! Always wanted to try a bright and beautiful color, this is just gorgeous!

    10. March 21, 2018 / 8:44 pm

      I’ve heard amazing thngs about steel city pops! Will have to try them one day!

    11. March 21, 2018 / 8:57 pm

      Ooh this place looks so good! I hope they expand to FL soon!

    12. March 21, 2018 / 9:57 pm

      These look so yummy!

    13. Annaliese
      March 21, 2018 / 10:40 pm

      I’m hungry reading this!! I’ve heard amazing things about the Dallas food scene over the years and really hope I can visit Texas at some point!

      xoxo A

    14. March 21, 2018 / 11:11 pm

      Now that is something I have never heard of before now, a Pop Shop. Specifically Steel City Pops. These all look amazing and sound every bit as good as they look. With spring almost here what a treat. My children and grandchildren would be super stoked to go to this place.

    15. March 21, 2018 / 11:20 pm

      These look so delicious I wanna try them so bad

    16. March 21, 2018 / 11:50 pm

      I have been to Dallas many times, but never visited Steel City Pops! I will have to try it on my next visit as it looks amazing! Also, I love your blouse!

    17. emily
      March 22, 2018 / 12:08 am

      I love the flavors, ingredients and they are decorated so pretty!

    18. March 22, 2018 / 1:23 am

      These pops look absolutely delicious. If I am ever in Dallas I will have to check them out, I have family there so I might have to make a trip over.

    19. March 22, 2018 / 2:07 am

      I cannot choose what is best the amazing giveaway or the tasty treats. All your pics look amazing. I am going to Dallas soon I will make sure to stop by.

    20. March 22, 2018 / 6:49 am

      This post is too gorgeous! The pictures are amazing! And it seems like the steel City pops is the place to go! Fabulous post x

    21. March 22, 2018 / 9:49 am

      Looks super good! I love your photos as well!! I’ve never had Steel city pops, but next time i’m in Dallas i’ll have to remember to give it a try? E mail me some of your other favorite places, i’d love to hear it!

    22. March 22, 2018 / 1:04 pm

      Omg these look so good! Also your hair is adorable.

    23. Shaily
      March 22, 2018 / 2:09 pm

      Wow! These Steel City Pops look super delicious! I have a sweet tooth too and guess what? Your post has left me craving for these sugary treats. 🙂

    24. March 23, 2018 / 7:22 am

      These pops look absolutely heavenly!!! What a delicious treat!

    25. March 23, 2018 / 12:01 pm

      omg these look delicious! It reminds me of the build your own Magnum bar pop-up that was in NYC for a little bit.

    26. March 23, 2018 / 12:08 pm

      I just love your pics! Those treat look great and I’m sure those cookie pops are delish! Need to take a trip to Steel City Pops!

    27. March 24, 2018 / 5:01 pm

      Oh my goodness this place sounds like pure heaven!

    28. Daniel M
      March 28, 2018 / 9:22 am

      those pops look great!

    29. April 12, 2018 / 5:22 am

      It’s really great! I like your picture. I rarely travel, but I decided to go to Dallas this time, because I like this place.

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