4 of the Best Bakeries in New Orleans

December 14, 2015

Best_Bakeries_New_Orleans.jpgWhether you can’t imagine dinner without a slab of bread and butter, or you simply indulge in the occasional cake for special events, it’s important to have a good bakery on hand. The right baker can turn any product into a flavorful masterpiece, so your party cake, dinner bread, or breakfast pastry gives your day an extra special touch.

Marguerite’s Cakes
125 Commercial Square, Slidell

If you need a special event cake for any occasion, Marguerite’s is your go-to stop in the New Orleans area. Baking for more than 30 years, Marguerite gives her masterpieces a fanciful touch that elevates them from a tasty treat to a work of art. Just 10 minutes from Springs at Fremaux Town Center, the bakery offers a host of personalized wedding and birthday cakes custom made to suit the guest of honor. You’ll also find a broad collection of King Cakes that depart from the traditional to include options like Boston Cream Bavarian, Cajun Praline, and Brownie Delight King Cakes.

Manhattan Jack
4930 Prytania St, New Orleans

Manhattan Jack offers plenty of enticing reasons to dine in, with a hearty breakfast and lunch menu packed with mouthwatering sandwiches. Before you leave, however, you’ll want to pop by the restaurant’s bakery for some treats to take home. You’ll find fresh bagels, flavored spreads, buttery croissants, decadent doughnuts, cookies, pies, and more. Pick up a carrot spice loaf for a charming hostess gift at your next party, or give your breakfast some added flair with a stuffed croissant.

Gracious Bakery + Café
1000 S. Jeff Davis Pkwy, Ste. 100, New Orleans

If you’re looking for an unusual cake that’s sure to impress the next time you have guests to your apartment, Gracious is the place to go. The cake menu includes such intriguing options as Passion Fruit Coconut Cake, and Sour Cherry Chocolate Crumb. Convenient online ordering makes it easy to grab the perfect cake for your next event while you’re on-the-go doing last-minute prep.

Breads on Oak
8640 Oak Street, Ste. A, New Orleans

If you love the flavor of fresh-baked bread from wholesome organic flours, but you don’t have the time or inclination to make them yourself, Breads on Oak will become a new staple in your weekly shopping routine. The bakery serves a variety of organic artisan breads including fig and walnut, seeded multigrain, and brioche. You’ll find a selection of sweets on hand as well, including cinnamon raisin rolls, Irish tea biscuits, and fresh cookies.

Check out these great bakeries in the New Orleans area for your next big cake, or just to add a special touch to your regular shopping. Your family and your taste buds will thank you.

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