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Best of Cake Shops and Bakeries

 

Best Cake shops, and

Bakeries in California

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Altadena, CA

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Pastries By Nancy

761 E. Altadena Dr. Altadena, CA 91001

(626) 794.9839 / www.pastriesbynancy.com

Comments: Specializing in wedding cakes, all sizes types, and flavors. All their cakes and pastries are good especially the scones.

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Anaheim, CA

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Ara’s Pastry

2227 W. Ball Road, Anaheim,

(714) 776-5554 / www.arapastry.com

Comments: Great pastries and well known for the best baklava in town

 

Cinderella Cakes

2090 S. Euclid, Anaheim, CA 92802

(949) 530.2253 / http://www.cinderellacakes.com/anaheim.php

Comments: Cinderella cakes has been serving Southern Cal for over 60 years. They’re a leader in custom birthday cakes and cakes for any occasion. If you can imanige it they cak make it! They will take time to help you create an edible work of art that will make your special event memorable.

 

Forn al Hara

512 S. Brookhurst Street, #5, Anaheim, CA

(714) 758.3777

Comments: You will find dozens of different Arabic breads and pastries, like Baklava, phyllo dough stuffed with pastry cream, there are rolls tinted pink with rosewater, and trays of the shredded semolina pastry called k'nafeh. They will also, make flatbreads and rolls in the flavor of your choice.

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Artesia, CA

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Honey Bakery

18904 Norwalk Blvd., Artesia, CA 90701

(562) 924.6556 /

Comments: The specialty here is affordable birthday cakes, a place where you can still find a real cream frosting cake for under $20. Oh this is a cash only bakery.

 

Beverly Hills, CA

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Chaumont Bakery & Café

143 S. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA

(310) 550-5510 / www.chaumontbakery.com

Comments: At Chaumont, Frederic makes the best eclairs they’re filled with lush chocolate, pistachio, vanilla, coffee or raspberry custards.

 

Rosebud Cakes

311 South Robertson Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211

(310) 657.6207 / http://www.rosebudcakes.com

Hours: Tue – Sat 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Sun. 10:00 A.M. to 12:PM

Comments: They specialize in spectacular cake decoration and offer many style options that range from Medieval to Art Nouveau, Classical to Retro & Ultra Modern.

 

Sprinkles Cupcakes

9635 South Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210

(310) 274.8765 / http://www.sprinkles.com

Comments: Sprinkles Cupcakes are handcrafted from the finest ingredients, including sweet cream butter, bittersweet Belgian chocolate, pure Madagascar Bourbon vanilla, fresh bananas and carrots, real strawberries and natural citrus zests. World famous cupcakes.

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Bishop, CA

Jack’s Restaurant & Bakery

437 N. Main Street, Bishop, CA 93514

Contact: (760) 872.7971 / www.jacks.bishop.menuclub.com

Comments: During your next trip to Reno or Mammoth this place is a must stop, Not only do they make the best Breakfast and Lunch, but their bakery is like no other, breads, cookies, cakes, cupcakes, and more. They have over twenty-five different types and flavors of bread. You can mail order or have your favorites shipped to anyone in the US.

 

 

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Bonita, CA

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Han’s & Harry’s Bakery

5080 Bonita Rd Bonita CA

(619) 475-2253 / http://www.hans-harry.com

Comments: Hans and Harry were trained in the fine art of European cake design and baking in their native country of Holland. Both have had international experience working onboard cruise ships. They have been able to achieve the best of the Old-World European cake styles, with the current creations of quality crafted cakes.

 

Calabasas, CA

SusieCake Bakery

23653 Calabasas Rd. Calabasas, CA 91302

(818) 591.2223 / www.susiecakes.com

Comments: Must try a cream cheese frosting cake, red velvet cake, and a large variety of cupcakes to choose from, Bakery hours Mon-Sat. 10 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.

 

Century City, CA

 

Clementine

1751 Ensley Ave., Century City, CA 90024

(310) 552.1080 / http://clementineonline.com

Comments: Clementine is a family-owned, neighborhood bakery-café featuring fresh-baked pastries, seasonal salads and sandwiches, fresh and frozen soups, and entrees to take home for dinner.

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Cerritos, CA

Goldilocks Restaurant & Bakeshop

11489 South Street, Cerritos, CA 90703

(562) 924.5990 / www.goldilocks-usa.com

Comments: Open 7 days per week, halo, pan d sal, Most Filipino breads and pastries. The also serve a Sunday brunch.

 

JP Café

11446 South Street, Cerritos, CA 90703

(562) 865.8383 / www.jpbakerycafe.com

Comments: Wedding cakes, birthday cakes, Asian and European style breads, and moon cakes. They have a large selection of cakes and mousse cakes. You can also enjoy sandwiches and beverages.

 

Red Ribbon Bakeshop

11900 South Street, Cerritos, CA 90703

(562) 402.3304 / www.redribbonbakeshop.com

Hours: Mon – Fri 7:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.

Comments: Best know for their Mongo cakes and Buko Pandan. Another favorite is their chicken empanadas.

 

Chino, CA

Crème de la Crème Bakery

13925 City Center Dr. Chino, CA 91709

(909) 591.0222 / www.cremebakery.com

Comments: I have personally tried at least twelve different items ranging from sour dough bread to bear claws, and everything has been great. The favorites are the bread pudding, meat tarts, and chocolate éclairs. The also, make custom design cakes for all occasions. They offer cake-decorating classes. They have tables so you can have your pastry and coffee, or a sandwich from their deli.

 

Federico’s Bakery

3803 Grand Ave., Chino, CA 91710

(909) 590.4539 / www.federicos-bakery.com

Comments: Love at first bite, they specialize in wedding and birthday cakes. You can always find several cakes on the shelf to take home. Some of the favorites include carrot cakes, chocolate with cream Bavarian filling. Federico’s has ten different cakes to choose from and thirteen different fillings including chocolate Bavarian and Liquor, plus all your favorite pastries.

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City of Industry

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MyStore Bakery & Café

17519 Colima Rd., City of Industry, CA 91748

(626) 810.5158

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Claremont, CA

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I Like Pie Bake Shop

175 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont, CA 91711

(909) 621-5152 / www.ilikepiebakeshop.com

Comments: If you judge a pie by the crust, this is your place. The entire pie is great and every flavor. They have a complete line of baked goods. The pies are single serving pies and come in regular and large size (no full pies). This is a great way to try different pies and don’t worry about eating the whole pie!

 

Some Crust Pie

119 Yale Ave., Claremont, CA

(909) 621-9772 / www.somecrust.com

Comments: Some Crust Bakery is located in the Historic Claremont Village. This is where you will find the best desserts, scrumptious cookies, coffee cakes, breads, pies, and cakes. What I like about this place is they serve lunch too, so you can have lunch while thinking about what you will have for dessert.

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Commerce, CA

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La Monarca Bakery

5700 E. Whittier Blvd., Commerce, CA 90022

(323) 869-8800 / lamonarcabakery.com

Comments: La Monarca Bakery's skilled team of bakers creates a variety of cakes, pastries and breads from scratch, using traditional proprietary recipes perfected over the last 50 years, with only top quality fresh ingredients. All of La Monarca Bakery's products are 100% natural and are made without the use of lard, trans-fats, preservatives, artificial ingredients or ready-made mixes.

 

 

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Corona, CA

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Crème de la Crème Bakery

2780 Cabot Drive Suite 140, Corona, CA 92883

(951) 277.7601 / www.cremebakery.com

Comments: I have personally tried at least twelve different items ranging from sour dough bread to bear claws, and everything has been great. The favorites are the bread pudding, meat tarts, and chocolate éclairs. The also, make custom design cakes for all occasions. They offer cake-decorating classes. They have tables so you can have your pastry and coffee, or a sandwich from their deli. Located in Dos Logos Shopping

 

Tasteful Cakes Inc.

265 E Ontario, Suite 104 Corona, CA

(951) 270-0949 / http://www.tastefulcakes.com

Comments: They specialize in all areas of custom and designer cakes. This may be the best of the best on this page. Call us for any occasion, big or small...we can cater to your exact needs and budget. We pride ourselves in your satisfaction.

 

 

Costa Mesa, CA

Christopher Garren’s (Let Them Eat Cake)

3321 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, CA

(714) 445.0189 / www.christophergarrens.com

Comments: Voted one of the top ten bakeries in O.C. This is the place to go if you need a wedding cake and the money is not a problem. The bakery has been featured on more than one television show where they feature their wedding cakes. The Danish pastries will leave the hint of butter in your mouth and the scones are the best in OC, did I mention their breakfast biscuits, with egg, bacon and cheddar, warning they are addicting.

 

Cinderella Cakes

355 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

(714) 241.9536 / http://www.cinderellacakes.com/costamesa.php

Comments: Cinderella cakes has been serving Southern Cal for over 60 years. They’re a leader in custom birthday cakes and cakes for any occasion. If you can imanige it they cak make it! They will take time to help you create an edible work of art that will make your special event memorable.

 

French’s Cupcake Bakery

273 E. 17th Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92672

(949) 642.0571 / http://www.frenchsbakery.com/

Hours: Mon – Fri. 6:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Sat. 6:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Comment: The Cupcake Bakery has been a tradition in Orange

County since 1956 and as French's Cupcake Bakery since 1976. Gourmet cup cakes are available in three sizes. And birthday and special occasion cakes are made to order in a variety of shapes and flavor’s. And a large selection fresh baked bread and pastries.

 

Three Hearts Bake Shop

735 W. Baker Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

(949) 754.1978 / www.threeheartsbakeshop.com

Comments: Three Hearts is an online specialty bakeshop baking up artisan cookie sandwiches and more all day. To place your order or to view the baked goods visit the website above. There are over fifty items to choose from: cupcakes, mini pies, cookies, cakes, brownies, and breads, chocolate dips, to English Toffee. Easy to shop on-line.

 

Culver City, CA

Bluebird Bakery

8572 National Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232

(310) 841.0939 / www.bluebirdcafela.com

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Red Bread

13322 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA

(424) 272-5752 / www.thebreadisred.com

Comments: Rose Lawrence’s loaves of rye are leavened with her sourdough mother, which makes them tangy and robust and layered with flavor. This is a dark, dense rye, delicious on its own or slathered with butter. Bonus: Just ask and the bakery will give you a little of its sourdough starter for your own bread making.

 

Copenhagen Pastry

11113 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232

(310) 839-8900 / http://www.copenhagenpastry.com

Comments: Copenhagen Pastry is dedicated to quality, consistency and customer satisfaction. Our staff gladly assists you with your selections by explaining each pastry's unique characteristics. We proudly offer samples of different pastries throughout the day. We find that tasting our pastries is the best way for you to familiarize yourself with our products

 

Lonzo’s Bakery

10804 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90230

(310) 842-7868 / http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lonzos-bakery/463809126974912?group_id=0

Comments: Great pastries and breads, a must try id the sourdough and all the pastries.

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Downey, CA

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Porto’s Bakery

8233 Firestone Blvd., Downey, CA 90241

(562) 862.8888 / www.portosbakery.com

Comments: Great sandwiches, breads, cakes, and pastries. Some of the favorites include Mongo, cheesecake, carrot cake, guava strudels, red velvet cupcakes, potato ball, chorizo pie. I don’t think they have a bad item in the place, just a lot of good eating.

 

Duarte, CA

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Federico’s Bakery

1860 Evergreen Street, Duarte, CA 91010

(626) 357.9866 / www.federicos-bakery.com

Comments: Love at first bite, they specialize in wedding and birthday cakes. You can always find several cakes on the shelf to take home. Some of the favorites include carrot cakes, chocolate with cream Bavarian filling. Federico’s has Ten different cakes to choose from and thirteen different fillings including chocolate Bavarian and Liquor. They sell gourmet Italian cookies plus all your favorite pastries.

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Eagle Rock, CA

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Antie Em’s Kitchen

4616 Eagle Rock Blvd., Eagle Rock, CA

(323) 255-0800 / www.auntieemskitchen.com

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The Oinkster

2005 Colorado Blvd., Eagle Rock, CA 90041

323-255-6465 / http://www.theoinkster.com

Comments: This place is best known for their hamburgers, but they sell some great cupcakes too!

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El Sereno, CA

El Aguila Bakery

5028 S. Huntington Dr., El Sereno, CA 90032

(323) 222.1925 / http://www.elaguilabakery.com

Comments: Specialize in birthday cakes and Mexican pastries.

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Encinitas, CA

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V.G. Donut & Bakery

106 Aberdeen Dr. Encinitas, CA

(760) 753-2400 / www.vgbakery.com

Comments: This is a full service bakery in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. V.G. specializes in old style baking. Services include cakes for, birthdays, weddings, and any special occasion, plus a full line of baked goods and DONUTS too!.

 

Fountain Valley, CA

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Pinky's Cupcakes

17908 1/2 Magnolia St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708

(714) 965-3030 / http://www.pinkyscupcakery.com

Comments: Are you looking for a place to have a party, to make your own cupcake, to have a cupcake war with your friends or a place were you can prove to everyone that you are the cupcake eating champion of the world?  Well Pinky’s Cupcakery is the place for you.  It’s a fun place to hang out and play games with friends while you enjoy some of our yummy treats.  Come stop in and check us out.

 

Fullerton, CA

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Beverly’s Best Bakery

3020 North Brea Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92835

(714) 529.3989 / www.beverlysbestbakery.com

Comment: Great cupcakes and you can choose between American or French butter cream frosting. They specialize in wedding cakes and could add the special touch to make it match your wedding theme. I recommend the lemon cake with raspberry and the strawberry Boston cake; it’s chocolate cake with fresh strawberries. And my favorite is the American cream because it’s sweeter.

 

Collette’s Cake Goddess

1568 Kimberly Ave., Fullerton, CA 92831

(714) 447.0610 / http://colettescakegoddess.com

Comments: Specialize in wedding cakes. Colette’s Cake Goddesses... create edible works of art.  Stunning wedding cakes, lavish celebration cakes, intricate detailing, fine ingredients and unparalleled service makes Colette’s Cakes the choice of many discerning clientele, fine hotels, country clubs, unique wedding venues and event planners.

 

Cupcake Blake

Fullerton, CA 92835

(714) 351.1935 / www.cupcakeblake.com

Comments: Yon may purchase Blake’s cupcakes at Shortstop BBQ in Fullerton or contact Sarah directly at the number above. Some of the favorite cupcakes are the peanut butter and chocolate, Corona lime, strawberries and cream, Oreo, Mocha chip, and pumpkin spice just to name a few. Sarah, will cater the sweets for your party, wedding or any family gathering, call for an appointment or for a tasting.

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Garden Grove, CA

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Animated Cupcakes

10130 Garden Grove Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92844

(714) 643-2214 / animatedcupcakes.com

Comments: Give yourself a long minute.
You deserve it.
Cupcakes & Treats available daily.
Coffee, Tea, Beer & Wine.
We’re open late!
Sun-Thurs until 11PM
Fri-Sat until Midnight

 

Bakalicious

Garden Grove, CA

(714) 360-3776 / bakalicious.com

 

Chubbi Cakes

13908 Brookhurst St, Garden Grove, CA 92843

(714) 900-2262 / chubbicakes.com

Comments: Chubbi Cakes originated from Lorraine’s love for random doodles, funny words and tasty treats. She thoroughly believes that any bad day can be transformed, if only for a moment, into a good day when you’re given the opportunity to savor a delicious treat. Also, Chubbi Cakes just put a smile on your face.

JP Café

13861 Brookhurst St #9, Garden Grove, CA 92843

(714) 530.2288 / www.jpbakerycafe.com

Comments: Wedding cakes, birthday cakes, Asian and European style breads, and moon cakes. They have a large selection of cakes and mousse cakes. You can also enjoy sandwiches and beverages.

 

Passionate Pastry Café

12882 Valley View Ste 15, Garden Grove, CA 92845

(714) 889.7822 / http://passionatepastrycafe.com

Comments: fresh baked goods including coffee cakes, croissants, muffins, Danish and cookies. We also specialize in gourmet pastries ranging from mousses, fruit tarts and crème puffs to hazelnut tortes, tiramisu and crème brulee.

 

Gardenia, CA

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MamMoth Bakery

1620 W. Redondo Beach Blvd. Gardena, CA 90247

(310) 538.9031 /

Comments: Specialize in breads, cheesecakes and service. Try the deep fried curry bread, honey butter bread, and don’t forget a loaf of chocolate swirl bread.

 

Sweeties Bakery

15109 S. Normandie Ave., Gardena, CA 90247

(310) 515.2668 / www.sweetiesbakery.com

Hours: Tue – Sat. 10:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Sun. 10:30 to 4:00 P.M.

Comments: Great cakes, we recommend you try the Napoleon, banana or strawberry cake, and all the other individual pastries from chocolate dipped strawberries to cream puffs.

 

Torrance Bakery

134I El Prado Ave., Gardena, CA 90501

(310) 320.2722 / www.torrancebakery.com

Comments: They specialize birthday and wedding cakes Red velvet cake, white vanilla cake with strawberry and French cream filling, cinnamon swirl, chocolate cookies with nuts, brownie suckers, and all the breads especially the rosemary bread.

 

Glendale, CA

Porto’s Bakery

315 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA 91203

(818) 956.5996 / www.portosbakery.com

Comments: Great sandwiches, breads, cakes, and pastries. Some of the favorites; Mongo cheesecake, carrot cake, guava strudels, red velvet cupcakes, potato ball, chorizo pie. I don’t think they have a bad item in the place, just a lot of good eating.

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Granada Hills, CA

 

Ara’s Pastry

17607 Chatsworth St., Granada Hills, CA

(818) 368-3388/ www.arapastry.com

Comments: Great pastries and well known for the best baklava in town.

 

Huntington Beach, CA

2 Sweet Cupcakes

On-Line Store

(714) 987-2253 / http://2sweetcupcakes.com

Comments: Two Sweet Cupcakes create a dessert that hopefully reminds you of something your mother or grandmother would've made, that is if she used top shelf ingredients, booze in a majority of her icings, and wouldn't touch a cake mix box with a ten foot pole. Inspired by classic Americana, down South flavors.

 

Frosted Cakes

21070 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

(714) 798-5285 / frostedgourmetcakes.com

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Sweet Traders

5362 Oceanus Drive, Suite C, Huntington Beach, CA

(888) 512.8804 / http://www.sweettraders.com

Comments: Specialize in wedding cakes. Your cake is baked specifically for you and designed to suit your personality, whether you like classical, elegant, trendy or whimsical we can do it all.

 

The Cake Box

6054 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92647

(714) 842-9132 / cakeboxpastries.com

Comments: This bakery specializes in Bucmkuche, Sachertorte, Black forest cake, and Red Velvet. They have a variety of pastries and cookies.

 

The Great Dane Baking Co.

6855 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach CA 92647

Hours: Mon – Fri 6:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Sat. 8:00A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

(714) 842.1130 / www.greatdanebakery.com

Comments: Voted one of the ten best bakeries in O.C in 2012. Specialize in wedding cakes, special occasion cakes, freshly baked breads, Scandinavian specialties, assorted cookies, muffins, pastries,

and muffins.

 

Tomgirl Baking Company

9048 Adams Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92648

(714) 965-1695 / tomgirlbaking.com

Comments: Planning a wedding, celebrating a birthday, hosting a party or just looking for something sweet - we offer a delicious array of custom baked confections for any occasion.  We take pride in creating beautiful and scrumptious treats from the inside out.

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Huntington Park, CA

La Monarca Bakery

6365 Pacific Blvd., Huntington Park, CA 90255

(323) 585-5500 / lamonarcabakery.com

Comments: La Monarca Bakery's skilled team of bakers creates a variety of cakes, pastries and breads from scratch, using traditional proprietary recipes perfected over the last 50 years, with only top quality fresh ingredients. All of La Monarca Bakery's products are 100% natural and are made without the use of lard, trans-fats, preservatives, artificial ingredients or ready-made mixes.

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Irvine, CA

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7.85’C

2700 Alton Pkwy. #123 Irvine, CA

(949) 553.8585 / www.85cafe.us

Comments: Try the fluffy, light, Asian-style pastries, they are great, and the berries and cream rolls with tuna, and other pastries and breads, the absolute must try is the green onion rolls.

 

Blackmarket Bakery

17941 Sky Park Cir. Irvine, CA

(949) 852.4609 / www.blackmarketbakery.com

Comments: Don’t know where to start; everything is made from scratch, no processed foods here. Bread pudding, cakes, cookies, scones, tarts, croissants, flourless cakes, mousse cakes, and everything you can imagine, yummy!

 

Laguna Beach, CA

Andree’s Patisserie

1456 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA

(949) 494.1577

Comments: All of the pastries are great. The must try are the croissants, they are the best in Orange County, hands down. Best time to buy is between 7:30 A.M. and 9:00 A.M. before they start to run out of the favorite items. Another on the O.C top ten in O.C.

 

Laguna Miguel, CA

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Cinderella Cakes

27261 La Paz Road, Suite G, Laguna Miguel, CA 92677

(949) 305.3355 / http://www.cinderellacakes.com/lagunaniguel.php

Comments: Cinderella cakes has been serving Southern Cal for over 60 years. They’re a leader in custom birthday cakes and cakes for any occasion. If you can imanige it they cak make it! They will take time to help you create an edible work of art that will make your special event memorable.

 

La Habra, CA

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Michelle’s Cake House

1843 West La Habra Blvd., La Habra, CA 90631

(562) 690.7656

Comments: They specialize in wedding and birthday cakes.

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Long Beach, CA

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Creative Cakes

      6467 E Pacific Coast Hwy

      Long Beach, CA 90803

      (562) 493-6550 / creativecakery.com

      Comments: Creative specializes in individual bundt shape cakes for every occasion. Whether it is a birthday celebration, a corporate event, or "just because," a Creative Cakery cake is the perfect gift idea because it combines a quality bakery product with a personalized gift service. Visit the website to see some of their brilliant ideas

 

Frosted Cupcakery

4817 E. 2nd Street, Long Beach, CA

(562) 987-1080 / www.frostedcupcakery

Comments: Voted number one in the LA Weekly Food 2014

 

Jongewaard’s Bake N Broil

3697 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA

(562) 595.0396 / Mon – Sun 7: A.M. to 9:00 P.M.

Comments: Best pies in town; try the banana cream pies and the strawberry shortcake. And if you’re in the mood for chicken potpie this is the best, BAKED FRESH EVERY DAY AND THEY RUN OUT AFTER DINNER SO GET THERE EARLY.

 

Katy’s Bakery

      5417 Long Beach Blvd

      Long Beach, CA 90805

      562) 422-5037/ 
katysbakery.com

      Comments: If you can think it they can create it. This place makes

And designs some of the best cakes I have ever seen, everything theme you can think of: kids, sports, retirement, Tonka trucks, etc.

 

Sweet and Saucy Shop

3722 Atlantic Ave. Long Beach, CA 90807

(562) 595-1100 / http://www.sweetandsaucyshop.com

Comments: Sweet & Saucy Shop specializes in custom desserts that taste as good as they look. Melody Brandon, Co owner graduated from the Le Cordon Bleu program at the California School of Culinary Arts as a Pastry Chef. She started Sweet & Saucy Shop with the desire to create gorgeous, delicious, modern looking desserts.

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Lomita, CA

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Patisserie Chantilly

2383 Lomita Blvd, Lomita, CA 90717

(310) 257.9454 / www.patisseriechantilly.com

Comments: Cream puff filled while you wait, it doesn’t get any fresher, cheesecakes, and cookies, breads and the macaroons come in three or four different flavors.

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Los Alamitos, CA

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Katella Bakery

4470 Katella Ave., Los Alamitos, CA

(562) 594.8611

Comments: This is one of the best Bakeries in the area and they have a large selection of Jewish breads and pastries. Several cakes, pastries, cookies and pies to choose from and baked fresh daily.

 

Patisserie Chantilly

2383 Lomita Blvd., No. 104, Lomita, CA

(310) 257-9454 / http://www.patisseriechantilly.com/default.htm

Comments: Pastry Chef Keiko Nojima has created a pâtisserie dedicated in satisfying the palettes of all types of pastry lovers. Whether it is a traditional cheesecake or a unique French-style pastry with a Japanese touch, she is committed to bring out the best qualities of each ingredient, some of which are imported from Japan. Always striving to produce only high-quality pastries, every detail is carefully handcrafted by the chef. All of the pastries are guaranteed to be made fresh daily with no additives or preservatives.

 

 

The Great Dane Baking Co.

11196 Los Alamitos Blvd., Los Alamitos CA 90720

(562) 493.6899 / www.greatdanebakery.com

Hours: Mon – Fri 6:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Sat. 8:00A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Comments: Voted one of the ten best bakeries in O.C in 2012. Specialize in wedding cakes, special occasion cakes, freshly baked breads, Scandinavian specialties, assorted cookies, muffins, pastries, and muffins.

 

Los Angeles

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Alcove Café & Bakery

1929 Hillhurst Ave., Los Angeles, CA

(323) 644-0100 / www.alcovecafe.com

Comments: This is a hidden gem, one of those places that you save for special occasions. A great place to order in or to take out, nice to come and eat but must save room for dessert. Great place to go for coffee and dessert.

 

Ara’s Pastry

4945 Hollywood Bl., Los Angeles, CA

(323) 661-1116 / www.arapastry.com

Comments: Great pastries and well known for the best baklava in town

 

Big Man Bakes

413 S. Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90013

213-617-9100 / www.bigmanbakes.com

Comments: Great selection of full size cupcakes in several different flavors including dark chocolate and lemon.

 

Broadway Bakery

5264 W Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019

(310) 968-9380 / www.breakawaybakery.com

Comments: One of the best gluten free bakeries inn town. Large selection of muffins, cookies, breads and pastries.

Delice Bakery

6583 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035

(310) 289.6556 / http://www.delicebakery.com

Comments: Special items on every Jewish Holiday, custom wedding cakes, catering, breakfast, lunch, dinner. Breads, cookies and pastries.

 

Frances Bakery & Coffee

404 E. 2nd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 680.4899 /

Comments: A great place to buy tart pies with fruit, hazelnut macaroons, and fresh bakes croissants and fresh bakes breads.

 

Goldilocks Restaurant & Bakeshop

2700 Colorado Blvd #110, Los Angele, CA

(323) 543.2676 / www.goldilocks-usa.com

Comments: Open 7 days per week, halo halo, pan d sal, Most Filipino breads and pastries. The also serve a Sunday brunch.

 

HYGGE Bakery

1106 Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015

(213) 995.5022, / http://hyggebakery.com

Comments: Authentic Danish pastries and desserts have finally arrived in Los Angeles. HYGGE Bakery's pastries are baked fresh daily, using no butter and only high quality ingredients such as low gluten flour, creating a light flakey flavorful taste. Come try our award winning Spandauer and mini desserts.

 

Joan’s On Third

8350 W. Third St.

Los Angeles, CA 90048

323-655-2285 / http://www.joansonthird.com

Comments: Joan's makes a Snickers cupcake that’s out of this world. Every cupcake here is good and soft, moist and fresh. The most visually stunning option is the chocolate cupcake topped with a peak of whipped, chocolate-dipped marshmallow.

 

La Brea Bakery

624 S. La Brea, Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 939.6813 / www.labreabakery.com

Comments: Great selection of breads, pastries, sandwiches and your favorite coffee. Out side seating available.

 

La Brea Bakery Café

1820 East 48th Place, Los Angeles, CA 90058

(323) 232.4708 / http://www.labreabakery.com/index.aspx#/home

Comments: Great selection of breads, pastries, sandwiches and your favorite coffee. Out side seating available.

 

Lady M

8718 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA

(424) 279-9495 / www.ladym.com

Comments: Lady M® Confections prides itself on creating the freshest and finest cakes and confectionary delights. Lady M® cakes are handmade following recipes that have been refined over the years to provide the highest quality in taste and appearance. The special care and attention in creating Lady M® cakes has led to a loyal following at New York City’s top restaurants and at the homes of an ever-growing private clientele.

 

Lark Cake Shop

3337 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

(323) 667-2968 / http://www.larkcakeshop.com

Comments: Lark Cake Shop opened in July of 2007 on an (at the time) unlikely stretch of Sunset Blvd. We started with the idea of baking cakes, cupcakes, cookies, pies and bars that would be inspired by the bohemian modern esthetic of Silver Lake. The “look” of our baked goods would be stylized and simple, refined yet interesting. The taste is delicious and homemade.

 

Magnolia Bakery

8389 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90048

323-951-0636 / http://www.magnoliabakery.com

Comments: Magnolia is a chic art-deco look, styled with vintage baking items, antique tin signs and classic tin cake carriers complement the artfully-designed confections.

 

Paris Baguette

125 N. Western Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90004

(323) 467.0404 / www.parisbaguetteusa.com

Comments: Paris baguette is Korea is like Starbucks in the USA. Try the Korean rice bread and the crunchy cracker with sweet nutty flavor, a healthy change from the donut. The also, have a variety of fresh breads.

 

Proof Bakery

3156 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

(323) 664-8633 / www.proofbakeryla.com

Comments: The croissants go quickly at this Atwater Village favorite, so get there early when they’re most likely still barely warm, the outer layers golden and crunchy and the inner layers supple and airy. It smells and tastes of creamy butter.

 

Queens Bakery

809 N. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 622.9749 /

Comments: Best known for their strawberry and fruit cakes. The best almond cookies in L.A., and a must try id the shredded pork bun its heavy on the pork. Located in Chinatown.

 

Röckenwagner Bakery

12835 Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

(310) 577-0747 / www.rockenwagner.com

Comments: German chef Hans Rockenwagner's bakery runs around the clock and has grown from eight bakers in 2009 to about 80 bakers now, turning out all manner of Deutsche-deliciousness: pastries, pretzel rolls and pretzel croissants, multigrain scones, Linzer cookie bars, and most recently his croissant-doughnut, the Crö-dough (emphasis on the umlaut). 

 

Ruby Bakery

5042 Eagle Rock Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90041

(323) 259.9052 / www.rubybakery.com

Comments: First thing you should know is this place is cash only. But after tasting a strawberry cheese cake the inconvenience doesn’t matter. The strawberry and Mocha cakes are both popular, and the cream puffs, red velvet cupcakes and éclairs are all worth the trip. They are known for making great birthday cakes.

Semi Sweet Bakery

105 E. 6th St., Los Angeles, CA

(213) 228-9975 / http://www.semisweetbakery.com

Comments: The foil-wrapped, chocolate-covered, cream-filled Ding Dong of childhood memories might have neared extinction recently when Hostess almost shuttered for good. But snack cake simulacra will likely persevere even after the Ding Dong is dead. And they’re better. Like the Ding A Lings at Semi Sweet Bakery, which come in flavors such as hazelnut crunch or raspberry.

Short Cake

6333 W. 3rd St., No. 316, Los Angeles, CA 

(323) 761-7976 / www.shortcakela.com

Comments: Brioche doughnut, brunette bar with pine nuts and thyme, sesame date scone, twice-baked almond croissant, Belgian sugar pie, chocolate cinnamon babka ... the list of buttery-sugary-ness goes on and on at this Original Farmers Market bakery, founded by the late Amy Pressman in collaboration with Nancy Silverton. And the coffee is excellent.

 

Susina Bakery & Cafe

7122 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 934.7900 / http://www.susinabakery.com

Hours: Sun-Wed. 6:30 A.M. to 10:P.M.Thurs – Sat. 6:30 A.M. 11:PM

Comments: Home-maid breads, pies, cakes, and pastries. Great place for breakfast, we highly recommend this place. They have a large selection of gift items and baskets. Susina has become an integral part of the neighborhood as well as a destination for Angeleno’s who seek out the best a bakery has to offer.

 

Sweet Lady Jane Bakery

8360 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90069

(323) 653.7145 / http://www.sweetladyjane.com

Comments: Specialize in custom wedding and birthday cakes, must try their old fashion chocolate cake, lemon meringue tarts, chocolate tacos, floral cupcakes, tiramisu, and sticky buns.

 

Sycamore Kitchen

143 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA

(323) 939-0151 / www.thesycamorekitchen.com

Comments: Best sticky bun: The salted caramel pecan babka roll – it just sounds like it’s going to be good, right? And it doesn’t disappoint – a swirled dome of sweet yeast dough rolled up with toasted pecans and creme fraiche and brown sugar that becomes a sticky caramel. Perfect with a cup of strong coffee.

 

The Village Bakery & Café

3119 Los Feliz Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90039

(323) 662-8600 / http://www.thevillagebakeryandcafe.com

Comments: The Village Bakery and Cafe is a neighborhood place helmed by Barbara Monderine, who as a small child learned to bake and cook at her mother’s side. Being Italian-American, the Monderine family was very, very serious about food.

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Lynwood, CA

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Vivian’s Bakery

3100 E Imperial Hwy. Lynwood, CA 90262

(310) 635-7590

Comments: Great cakes, this place in located in Plaza Mexico shopping center

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Cake Bakeshop

3319 Highland Ave. Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

(310) 545.2253 / www.cakebakeshop.com

Comments: Great cakes for all occasion, walnut brownies, snicker doodle cookies, walnut brownie, seven-layer bar, PB&J cookies, cranberry-orange shortbread.

 

Cupcakes Coutour

916 Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

(310) 372.9200 / www.cupcakescouturemb.com

Comments: This place was recommended and the reviews are mixed, please let us know if about your experience, we will try and visit this place soon.

 

      Nothing Bundt Cakes

      1570 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite Q

      Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

      (310) 297.9530/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Comments: Several cakes to choose from, one of the most popular is the red velvet. There are several stores in California and the surrounding states and you can order my mail. Hours of business Monday-Saturday: 10AM-7PM,

 

Sin Sweets

Redondo Brach, CA

(310) 502.6250 / www.sinsweet.com

Comments: Specialize in custom wedding and birthday cakes (most cartoon characters) if you order your wedding cake from them they will make you a free top cake for your first anniversary. My favorite is the tropical coconut cupcake

 

SusieCake Bakery

3500 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

(310) 303.3780 / www.susiecakes.com

Comments: Must try a cream cheese frosting cake, red velvet cake, and a large variety of cupcakes to choose from, Bakery hours Mon-Sat. 10 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.

 

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Napa, CA

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Alexis Baking Company and Café (ABC)

1517 Third Street, Napa CA 94559

(707) 258-1916 / http://www.abcnapa.com/baked-goods.html

Comments: Muffins Blueberry • Carrot Apple • Bran-Prune-Walnut • Pumpkin Spice • Sour Cream Coffeecake • Blackberry • Orange Buttermilk • Apple Cinnamon • Apricot Ginger (lowfat) • Lemon Poppyseed – All of our muffins can be pre-ordered in a MINI format perfect for catering! A large selection of cakes including Neapolitan Cream Cake and much more.

 

Newport Beach, CA

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SusieCake Bakery

2043 Westcliff Dr. #104, Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 646.6881 / www.susiecakes.com

Comments: Must try a cream cheese frosting cake, red velvet cake, and a large variety of cupcakes to choose from, Bakery hours Mon-Sat. 10 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.

 

Norwalk, CA

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Candle Light Bakery

10981 Rosecrans Ave., Norwalk, CA 90650

(562) 863.8259 / www.candlelightbakery.com

Comments: Cakes, cupcakes, cookies and flan are all great. Specialize in cakes and special designs.

 

Joyce Bakery

11605 Rosecrans Ave., Norwalk, CA

(562) 9297699 /

Comments: Specialize with carector birthday cakes and pastries

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Orange, CA

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Dolce Monachelli’s

987 N. Enterprise St., Orange, CA 92867

(714) 850.1469

Hours: Mon – Fri. 7:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Comments: They sell Bundt rum cakes, lemon cakes, lemon coconut and other breads and pastries. You can fine them at local farmers markets: Saturdays on Hyland in Costa Mesa from 10 A.M. to 2:P.M., Westwood on Wednesday’s, for information call the number above.

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Pasadena, CA

 

Bittersweet Treats

1731 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena,

(626) 796-8655 / www.bittersweettreats.com

 

Dot’s

21 N. Fair Oaks

(626) 744.7719 /www.dotscupcakes.com

Comments: Best cupcakes in town, the red velvet, and chocolate mint are popular; my favorite is the chocolate with peanut butter.

 

Polkatots Cupcake

720 N. Lake Ave., Pasadena, CA

(626) 798-3932 / www.polkatotscupcakes.com

Comments: Among the specialty options, is the Dolcissimo, a dose of dulce de leche in the cake and the buttercream frosting. Polkatots is also known for its elaborately decorated cupcake cakes.

 

La Monarca Bakery

1001 Mission Street, South Pasadena, CA 91030

(626) 403-6860 / lamonarcabakery.com

Comments: La Monarca Bakery's skilled team of bakers creates a variety of cakes, pastries and breads from scratch, using traditional proprietary recipes perfected over the last 50 years, with only top quality fresh ingredients. All of La Monarca Bakery's products are 100% natural and are made without the use of lard, trans-fats, preservatives, artificial ingredients or ready-made mixes.

 

Federico’s Bakery

1810 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107

(626) 795.4484 / www.federicos-bakery.com

Comments: Love at first bite, they specialize in wedding and birthday cakes. You can always find several cakes on the shelf to take home. Some of the favorites include carrot cakes, chocolate with cream Bavarian filling. Federico’s has Ten different cakes to choose from and thirteen different fillings including chocolate Bavarian and Liquor. They sell gourmet Italian cookies plus all your favorite pastries.

 

Sugar Fix

63 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105

(626) 396.9402 / www.sugarfixdesserts.com

Hours: Sun. – Thurs. 8:00 A.M. to 7:00P.M. Fri. & Sat. 8:00 A.M. to 10:00P.M. and Sun. 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Comments: Great cup cakes, the favorites, pineapple upside down, red velvet, ginger snap ice cream sandwich, lemon bars and the favorite of many is the strawberry cupcake.

 

Takes The Cake

1194 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91106

(626) 792.1109 / www.takesthecake.com

Comments: Definitely one of the best bakeries in the San Gabriel Valley. This place has some of the best cake decorators (artists) you will find anywhere. Cakes are fresh icing is yummy. They specialize in wedding cakes. But they make cakes for every occasion.

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Paso Robles, CA

Cider Creek

205 Oak Hill Rd

Paso Robles, CA 93446

(805) 238-4144

http://www.CiderCreekBakery.com

Comments: Great sweet treats and breakfast too!

 

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Cinderella Cakes

31431 Santa Margarita Pkwy. Rancho Santa Margarita 92688

(949) 858.2253 / http://www.cinderellacakes.com/rsm.php

Comments: Cinderella cakes has been serving Southern Cal for over 60 years. They’re a leader in custom birthday cakes and cakes for any occasion. If you can imanige it they cak make it! They will take time to help you create an edible work of art that will make your special event memorable.

 

Riverside, CA

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Bakers Oven

6729 Indiana Ave., Riverside, CA 92506

(951) 787-9811 / www.bakersoven.com

Comments: Great cakes and always fresh. They have several cakes for you to choose, or bring in your own ideas.

 

Casey Cupcakes

 

Crème de la Crème Bakery

16810 Van Buren Blvd. Suite 101, Riverside CA, 92504

(951) 780.9222 / www.cremebakery.com

Comments: I have personally tried at least twelve different items ranging from sour dough bread to bear claws, and everything has been great. The favorites are the bread pudding, meat tarts, and chocolate éclairs. The also, make custom design cakes for all occasions. They offer cake-decorating classes. They have tables so you can have your pastry and coffee, or a sandwich from their deli.

 

Lindmair Bakery

Palm Square Center
9230 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside CA 92503

(951) 688-2131 / http://lindmairbakery.com

Comments: Family owned and operated we have been serving the Inland Empire with Fresh quality baked goods and cakes for over 60 years! Specializing in decorated-custom cakes for all occasions baked daily at our store never brought in frozen like Supermarkets. 
Friendly helpful service at no extra cost.

 

Simply Cakes Etc Bakery

7784 Limonite Ave., Riverside, CA 92509

(951) 681-8116/ www.simplycakesbakery.com

Comments: This is the place for creativity, if you can think it they can make it! Some of the best and most beautiful cakes on the IE. And great tasting too!

 

San Diego, CA

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Big Joy Family Bakery & Café

4176 Convoy Street, Ste. A-B, San Diego, CA

(858) 627.0888 / www.bigjoyfamily.com

Comments: A great place to have a Cappuccino, and some macarons or a strawberry shortcake, or maybe a red velvet cake. This is the perfect place to have your favorite pastries..

 

Bread & Cie Bakery Cafe

350 University Ave San Diego CA

(619) 683-9322 / breadandcie.com

Comments: Bread & Cie. continues to be the leading baker of hand-formed, European-style artisan breads and pastries in the San Diego area, baking daily for over one hundred and fifty of the county’s top dining and shopping venues.

In addition to our own bakery café, Bread & Cie. also wholesales our bread and pastries to restaurants, selected markets, caterers and hotels as well as a couple of caterers who live in a hotel.

 

Cake

3085 Reynard Way, San Diego, CA

(619) 295.2253 / www.fabcakes.com

Comments: The cake decorators must be artists because they creat some very special masterpieces, beautiful birthday cakes.

 

Heaven Sent Desserts

3001 University Avenue (north park) San Diego

(619) 793.4757 / http://www.heavensentdesserts.com/contact-us

Comments: Our custom cakes are famous and fast becoming legend. We have made special hat cakes, ocean cakes, flower cakes, Craps game cakes, and custom cakes in the shape of a bottle of champagne. This is a restaurant and Bakery; we know you will enjoy it.

 

Sweet Cheeks Baking Company

4564 Alvarado Canyon Rd. Suite A, San Diego CA 92120

(619) 285.1220 / http://sweetcheeksbaking.com

Comments: We incorporate locally sourced ingredients of organic butter, veg-fed cage-free chicken eggs, field lavender, whole wheat flour, flaxseed & wheat germ, farmers market berries & nuts, and top quality purees & chocolates. Sweet Cheeks Baking Co. is a sustainable women-owned business baking locally for San Diego and shipping across the country.

 

The French Gourmet

960 Tourquoise Street, San Diego, CA 92109

(858) 488.1725 / www.thefrenchgourmet.com

Comments: This place specializes in wedding cakes, but they also serve some great meals. Great French bakery.

 

 

San Clemente, CA

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Bread Gallery

1624 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA

(949) 366.5849 / www.breadgallery.org

Comments: This is a German bakery, in addition to the freat breads and pastries; they make Hausbort sour bread with ham and cheese a great sandwich. The cinnamon rolls are a favorite. This bakery in on the top ten in O.C. for 2012.

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San Francisco, CA

 

 

Pie Fridays

19th & Valencia St

San Francisco, CA 94110

(415) 613-0484 / http://www.piefridays.com/

Comments: Not a fancy restaurant no seating the lady bakes the pies and sells them from her red cart on the street corner. The best Pie House in Northern Cal. The favorites include, mango and mixed berry, double chocolate rasberry cream, Chocolate Pumpkin pie with a chocolate graham cracker crust, banana cream, and the cream is homemade. By the slice is $6.00 or a half slice is $3.00, I guarantee if you buy the half slice you will be back for the rest. Once you taste these pies the price will not even matter, in fact you will buy the whole pie.

 

Santa Ana, CA

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J & J Bakery Cookies Bouquet

2704 W. Edinger Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92704

(714) 540.8038 /

Comments: They make wedding cakes, cookie fruitcakes, pan dulce, bolillo, Le croissant Dore fruitcake, and more.

 

Queens Donuts and Cakes

2413 S. Fairview Street, Santa Ana, CA 92704

(714) 540.8791 /

Comments: Cakes cakes, and more cakes, the must try cakes are: mongo, mocha Roca, mocha crunch, red ribbon, chocolate truffle with raspberries; the brownies and cannoli’s are pretty good too!

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Santa Clarita, CA

Jill’s Cake Creations

26111 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91350

(661) 291.2332 / http://www.jillscakecreations.com

Comments: Specialize in wedding cakes and custom cake designs.

 

Santa Monica, CA

 

Huckleberry / Milo & Olive (two locations)

10143 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica,

(310) 451-2311 / www.miloandolive.com

Comments: the fruit tarts at Milo & Olive, with their flaky, flaky crusts. Seasonal fruit – at the end of summer it was apricots, and in the fall, pears – and pastry cream are layered on top of yeasted dough. GREAT!

 

Huckleberry / Milo & Olive

2723 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica,

(310) 453-6776 / www.miloandolive.com

Comments: the fruit tarts at Milo & Olive, with their flaky, flaky crusts. Seasonal fruit – at the end of summer it was apricots, and in the fall, pears – and pastry cream are layered on top of yeasted dough. GREAT!

 

La Monarca Bakery

1300 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90403

(310) 451-1114 / lamonarcabakery.com

Comments: La Monarca Bakery's skilled team of bakers creates a variety of cakes, pastries and breads from scratch, using traditional proprietary recipes perfected over the last 50 years, with only top quality fresh ingredients. All of La Monarca Bakery's products are 100% natural and are made without the use of lard, trans-fats, preservatives, artificial ingredients or ready-made mixes.

Röckenwagner Bakery

311 Arizona Ave., Santa Monica, CA

(310) 394-4267 / www.rockenwagner.com

Comments: German chef Hans Rockenwagner's bakery runs around the clock and has grown from eight bakers in 2009 to about 80 bakers now, turning out all manner of Deutsche-deliciousness: pastries, pretzel rolls and pretzel croissants, multigrain scones, Linzer cookie bars, and most recently his croissant-doughnut, the Crö-dough (emphasis on the umlaut). 

Sprinkles Cupcakes

635 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA

(310) 274-8765 / www.sprinkles.com

Comments: Popular cupcake shop, soon to install 24/hour machines at numerous locations.

 

Sweet Lady Jane Bakery

1631 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, CA

(310) 254.9499 / http://www.sweetladyjane.com

Hours: Sun-Wed. 6:30 A.M. to 10:P.M.Thurs – Sat. 6:30 A.M. 11:PM

Comments: Specialize in custom wedding and birthday cakes, must try their old fashion chocolate cake, lemon meringue tarts, chocolate tacos, floral cupcakes, tiramisu, and sticky buns.

 

Vanilla Bake Shop

12 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401

(310) 458-6644 / vanillabakeshop.com

Comments: Some of the best cup cakes in Los Angeles area. The frosting is the best, not to sweet, one of our favorites is the red velvet cup cakes. You get what you pay for at this place – Must Try. Open Mon – Sat 9:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M., and Sunday, open until 6:00 P.M.

 

Yummy Cup Cakes

313 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401

(310) 393-8283 / yummycupcakes.com

Comments: Since all cupcakes are not alike, make sure you are getting a Yummy Cupcake original…a taste that is unlike all the rest.

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Santa Ysabel, CA

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30218 Julian Rd Santa Ysabel CA 92070

(760) 765-0488 / http://www.dudleysbakery.com/contact.html

Comments: Dudley's Bakery was founded in 1963 by the late Mr. Dudley Pratt (pictured at left). At the time, Mr. Pratt was a 53-year old expert baker who had previously operated a bakery in El Cajon, California. Upon deciding to build a new bakery in Santa Ysabel, he met a lot of skepticism from those who thought the bakery was just "too far away." Luckily for us, Mr. Pratt took the risk. Soon thereafter people from both near and far traveled to taste Dudley's enormous (43 types!) and delicious selection of breads, fruit bars, and pastries.

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Sherman Oaks, CA

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Cakes by Rumy

4373 Woodman Ave

Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

(818) 835-0449

Comments: Great birthday and all occasion cakes, pastries, and the best macaroons and cupcakes in town.

 

Nothing Bundt Cakes

14622 Ventura Blvd

Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

(818) 783-7800

Comments: No question this is the best Bundt cakes you will taste. My favorite is the Lemon and the red velvet. Several flavors to choose with any topping you can imagine.

 

Sweet Butter Kitchen

13824 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA

(818) 788-2832 / www.sweetbutterkitchen.com

Comments: Enter through Sweet Butter's wrought iron gates and the patio herb garden into the rustic marketplace and discover a delectable array of housemade muffins, scones, cookies and layer cakes. Sweet Butter Kitchen, Café and Market proudly offers an extensive selection of hand-picked artisan retail items, many of which we use in the Sweet Butter kitchen.

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South Gate, CA

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LuLu’s Bakery #3

4201 Tweedy Boulevard

South Gate, CA 90280

(323) 249-6011

Comments: Specialty is their tres leches cakes.

 

Star Lite Bakery

3833 Tweedy Boulevard, South Gate, CA 90280

(323) 569-7678

Comments: The wedding cake specialist, they also have a large selection of birthday and special occasion cakes.

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Torrance, CA

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BabyCake Baking Company

24205 Hawthorn Blvd., Torrance, CA 90505

(310) 373.2500 / www.babycakesshop.com

Comments: Yes they specialize in cup cakes; try the red valvet, lemon, peach cobbler and peanut butter cup cakes are my favorite.

 

 

 

Bonjour French Bakery

18222 S. Western Ave. Gardena, CA 90248

(310) 323.1468 / www.bonjourpastry.com

Comments: Try the following, green tea cake, cream puffs, mongo cake, apple chibouste, strawberry shortcake, custard puffs, French breads and rolls. It’s all good!

 

JJ Bakery

2370 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, CA

(310) 328.6668 /

Comments: Taiwanese bakery with a large selection of cookies, cakes, pastries, and fresh bread and rolls baked daily.

 

Tustin, CA

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Cream Pan

602 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA

(714) 665.8239 / follow stick a fork in it on twitter@ocweeklyfood

Comments: Received the number one for best bakeries in O.C. for 2012. Their strawberry custard croissants, are a favorite and available in large and small sizes. They have the best baguette and épi in Orange County.

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Upland, CA

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Thinnerey (sugar free bakery)

651 W. Foothill Blvd., Upland, CA 91786

(909) 981-7810 / www.thinnery.com

Comments: The Thinnery is a sugar free "Heaven" for Diabetics. Established in Upland, CA in 1978, the Thinnery has a large sugar free selection of desserts, candy, chocolates, cakes, pastries, pies and more. The Thinnery has created diet desserts and specialties for over 31 years. WEIGHT WATCHER FRIENDLY!

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Van Nuys, CA

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Crumb Fairy Bakery

16760 Stagg St., Van Nuys, CA 91406

(818) 826-2007

Comments: Need a custom made and designed cake this is the place. Order Chocolate Mousse in a Chocolate edible bowl. Call first to make sure the public store is now open. If not you may order online.

 

Rose Bakery

15232 Vanowen St., Van Nuys, CA 91405

(818) 780-6744

Comments: If you can think of a design they can make it. Great cakes you will not be disappointed.

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Venice, CA

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Röckenwagner Bakery

1121 Abbott Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA

(310) 399-6504 / www.rockenwagner.com

Comments: German chef Hans Rockenwagner's bakery runs around the clock and has grown from eight bakers in 2009 to about 80 bakers now, turning out all manner of Deutsche-deliciousness: pastries, pretzel rolls and pretzel croissants, multigrain scones, Linzer cookie bars, and most recently his croissant-doughnut, the Crö-dough (emphasis on the umlaut).

Villa Park, CA

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Rockwell’s Bakery

17853 Santiago Blvd., Villa Park, CA 92861

(714) 921.0622 / http://www.rockwellsbakery.com/

Comments: They have been in business for over twenty years and they take pride in being names one of the top five bakeries in Orange County. They specialize in wedding and birthday cakes and have a full service bakery and restaurant, serving breakfast and lunch too.

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Walnut, CA

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Kalahi Bakery

804 Nogales Ave., Walnut, CA 91789

(310) 839.9286 /

 

West Covina, CA

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Goldilocks Restaurant & Bakeshop

2429 South Azusa Avenue, West Covina, CA

(626) 964.1811 / www.goldilocks-usa.com

Comments: Open 7 days per week, halo halo, pan d sal, Most Filipino breads and pastries. The also serve a Sunday brunch.

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Westminster, CA

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Le Croissant Doré

9122 Bolsa Ave. Westminster, CA

(714) 895.3070 / www.lecroissantdore.com

Comments: Another O.C. top ten bakeries in 2012. The line at Le Croissant Dore in Little Saigon moves fast and at least two out of every three people in line are there for the fruit tarts. But, that’s not the only good pastry in the shop. Another popular item is the apples in a crispy hot butter shell.

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ORDER ON-LINE

 

Cherry Moon Farms This on-line cake delivery service sells Cakes, Cupcakes, Cheesecakes, Mouse cakes, Tiramisu, dipped strawberries and more.

http://www.cherrymoonfarms.com

 

 

Above information is subject to change, we suggest you call and confirm hours of operation and or visit their webpage for information needed to make your decisions. This list will be updated weekly. Please feel free to send in your favorite bakery and cake shops. Send your suggestions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

 

6/17/14

 

 

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