It’s baking season! And you + these Atlanta Black-owned bakeries are a batch made in heaven. Here are some artisanal bakeries and kitchens around Atlanta with the best cakes, pies, and more for you and your family, or for you and your sweet tooth! Bakeries listed below in alphabetical order.
Shellane Brown and Veronica Pickett are the duo behind the imaginative and inventive custom cakes at Apple-Butter Bakery, with delicious and moist cakes for every occasion. Stop in to pick up a cupcake to go, or order ahead to grab a cake for your next holiday party. Their key lime cake is a best seller, and they’ve got buche de noels and five-flavor pound cakes that are perfect for holiday baking. Find this place OTP in Stone Mountain, Georgia.
2. Cami Cakes
It all started with an EasyBake oven for owner/baker Andra Hall. And that initial love for baking has developed into four successful locations serving up whimsically and full flavored cupcakes for all to enjoy. While cupcakes are their specialty, they’ve also got fabulous cakes with flavors from old fashioned caramel to peanut butter and jelly. Locations in Lenox Square Mall, Camp Creek Parkway, and Smyrna, GA.
This quaint coffee house in Avondales Estates is committed to made-from-scratch, allergen free food. Their entire menu is shellfish and gluten-free, and they’ve also got plenty of dairty-free, vegan, and nut-free items, too. You will adore their ooey gooey cinnamon rolls!
This East Point sweet shop has tons of creatively flavored cupcakes, coffee and tea, and plenty of seating to make it a great study spot for you to sit down. Expect awesome flavors like banana pudding, an extra-chocolatey “Tall, Dark & Handsome,” and a “Hot and Bothered” cinnamon-cayenne spiced cupcake. They also deliver within 15 miles of Atlanta, GA in Fulton, Clayton, DeKalb, and Cobb Counties for a flat rate of $8, so go ahead and order a dozen for a sweet treat this winter!
Lenox Cupcakes is just one of the reasons we love Chamblee so much. This bakery started out of owner Marianne Simpson’s apartment on Lenox Rd, and has since grown to be a true Atlanta favorite with a brick and mortar location on Chamblee’s Antique Row. All their treats are moist and delicious, and there’s always some yummy seasonal specials being whisked up. Their interior space is also cute as a button and perfect to enjoy a sweet treat in non COVID-19 times!
Kandace Marie calls herself a graduate of “YouTube University” but there’s no way you can tell she’s self-taught! She’s a boutique baker selling custom cakes that are big on flavor with fun and over-the-top design. Her hot chocolate bombs are a total hit this winter season, so go ahead and get your orders in.
Who loves cookies above all else? Not As Famous Cookie is a food truck serving up fantastic gourmet cookie shakes, cookie skillets, ice cream cookie sandwiches, and more. And everything is made using the secret recipes passed down from owner Ashley Carlton’s family. Not As Famous Cookie is also planning on opening a brick and mortar location in Smyrna–coming soon!
Every Atlantan knows by now of Sublime Donuts, the absolutely best place for gourmet donuts in ATL! Their strawberry & cream donut is the GOAT, and they’ve got everything from Snickers flavors to S’mores. Find them in North Druid Hills on Briarcliff Rd. as well as by Georgia Tech in Midtown!
Daneisha Simon is the owner of Pastry Addict, who creates luxurious and show-stopping cakes out of a private kitchen in Atlanta. Everything she creates has just an extra touch of elegance, and her cakesicles in particular are a dream. Orders can be picked up in Duluth, GA or a $25 delivery fee is to any location within a 20-mile radius of 30044.
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10. Vtaste Cakes
Last but not yeast, you must check out VTaste Cakes for vegan baked amazingness! Started by a college student, VTasteCakes specializes in rich, flavorful, natural, and gorgeous made-to-order vegan desserts, with some gluten-free options as well.