It seems like every time you turn on the TV there is a new baking show featuring more and more creative desserts. We are definitely no longer limited to apple pie and chocolate chip cookies (not that there’s anything wrong with those!). This trend towards exciting baked goods has definitely come to New Hampshire. Whether you’re craving a classic pastry or a funky themed cupcake, these bakeries are sure to deliver.
1. Bread and Chocolate, Concord
True to its name, this Concord bakery serves up both delicious sandwiches and sweet treats. Their fruit tarts are not to be missed! Take a peek at their selection at 29 S Main St. Concord, NH 03301.
2. The Black Forest Cafe, Amherst
With a cafe serving brunch, lunch, and dinner and a delicious bakery in the same place, you're sure to leave the Black Forest Cafe & Bakery with a full belly. Come hungry to 212 State Route 101, Amherst, NH 03031.
3. Popovers on the Square, Portsmouth
This lively cafe serves up bakery favorites in addition to breakfast and lunch. How could you resist this caramel pretzel covered cheesecake? They have a location in Epping too. Grab a slice at 8 Congress Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801.
4. Lou's Restaurant & Bakery, Hanover
Lou's is a Hanover institution and a special favorite among Dartmouth students. Line up for a fantastic array of breakfast and lunch options, or just stop in for a bakery item. The cakes, pies, and cookies are all great, but you won't want to pass up their apple cider donuts or maple crullers. Grab a snack at 30 S Main St, Hanover, NH 03755-2015.
5. Kristin's Bistro & Bakery, Keene
Stop in to Kristin's in Keene for coffee, breakfast, lunch, and treats. With a wide array of sweet and savory pastries, you're sure to find a treat to tempt you.
See for yourself at 28 Washington St, Keene, NH 03431.
6. Old Village Bakery, North Conway
If you're looking for incredible breads, pastries, muffins, cookies, and more, look no further than this cozy North Conway spot. Pick up a chocolate croissant or three at 50 Seavey St, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860.
7. Dulces Bakery, Manchester
If you're looking for all kinds of colorful confections, Dulces Bakery in Manchester is the spot for you. With can't-miss cupcakes and fabulous macarons, you'll want to take a bag of treats home. Visit them at 157 Amory St Manchester, NH 03102.
8. Polish Princess Bakery, Lancaster
Baking up breads and treats based on traditional Polish recipes and techniques, this bakery has quickly become an area favorite. Definitely stop in around Christmas for their beautiful Polish gingerbread cookies. Try something new at 73 Main St, Lancaster, NH 03584.
9. Sugar & Spice Bake Shoppe, Salem
This Salem bakery specializes in Italian pastries and custom cakes. The cannoli and lobster tails are out of this world! Pick them up at 4 S Broadway, Rte 28 Salem, NH 03079.
10. Jacques Pastries, Suncook
Jacques Pastries is a classic European bakery, specializing in truly gorgeous wedding cakes and classic pastries. If you're planning a wedding and want a cake your guests will never forget, you'll want to give them a call. Or stop by for a pastry at 128 Main St Suncook, New Hampshire, NH 03275.
11. Triolo's Bakery, Bedford
The team at Triolo's is constantly baking up creative cupcakes, cookies, cakes, and more. It's a great place to stop in around any holiday for some adorable themed desserts. Take a peek at 21 Kilton Rd Bedford, New Hampshire.
Is your mouth watering yet? Whether you’re looking for a dessert to celebrate a birthday, bring to a holiday party, or just reward yourself after a long day, we know that you’ll find just what you crave at these bakeries.