If you’re like many folks you probably enjoy eating baked goods a lot more than you enjoy making them in your own kitchen. Luckily, there are a myriad of exceptional bakeries in Corpus Christi that can meet all of your baked good needs while ensuring that your kitchen stays free of flour and egg messes. Check out these favorites:
1. Janet’s Cakery
5880 Everheart Rd.
When you need a cake for a special occasion or you’re just in the mood to indulge in something sweet for dessert, Janet’s Cakery is one of the best bakeries in town to meet your needs. The bakery is open 7 days a week and is happy to bake up a cake of any size, flavor, design, and color for the occasions that are important to you. Cookies, pies, and even handcrafted candles can also be ordered to accompany your cake.
2. Fynn Nikki’s Gluten-Free Baked Goods
Corpus Christi Downtown Farmer’s Market
Fynn Nikki’s baked goods operation began when intolerances to gluten and dairy were experienced within the baker’s own family. You can find a variety of gluten-free and vegan baked goods at the downtown farmer’s market every Wednesday. Expect to find nut butters, raw vegan candy, and handmade granola. The company also takes specialty orders over the phone and through their website.
3. JB’s German Bakery and Café
15137 S. Padre Island Dr.
With comfortable indoor and outdoor seating available, JB’s German Bakery and Café is the perfect place to spend an afternoon with friends while enjoying a rich cup of flavorful coffee and a variety of baked goods you’ll be hard pressed to find elsewhere. Try one of the many brezel (pretzel) offerings like the German brezel horn with cheese or if you’re craving something sweeter go for the Bienenstich (Bee Sting) cake filled with Bavarian cream and topped with almonds, honey and powdered sugar.
4301 S. Alameda
This small shop features a classic delicatessen look and feel that results in an irresistible place to read a good book while delving into something good to eat. BonnA-Petit’s menu features chocolate croissants, almond Danishes, fajitas, lasagna, and creamy tomato basil soup.
5. Small Planet Delicatessen and Bakery
5625 Saratoga #117
Not only can you find an abundance of sweet treats and baked goods at Small Planet Deli and Bakery, but you can enjoy a filling meal at breakfast, lunch, or dinner any day of the week featuring homemade breads, delicious pastas, herbed biscuits, and other baked accompaniments. Top off your club sandwich lunch or pastrami melt dinner with a tantalizing piece of spiced pumpkin cake or double-chocolate cookies.
Each of these bakeries has something special to offer, so try them all. Have a favorite one near Springs at Corpus Christi? Let us know in the comments.