What would the world be without sweets? Pretty boring, probably. We all know that when our sweet tooth strikes..there’s no controlling or ignoring it. So maybe your weakness is donuts, or cinnamon rolls, or cakes, or cupcakes…no matter what, these fifteen delicious bakeries have got you covered!
1. Dewey's Bakery, Winston-Salem
Since opening in 1930, Dewey's has been serving the Piedmont classic Moravian cookies, delicious eclairs, mini-cakes, and the favorite holiday gift...fruit cakes. Now I'm craving a cake square!
2. Guglhupf, Durham
This artisanal bakery packs plenty of European flair. Come for the unique sweets and treats, stay for the beautiful interior and exterior.
3. Maxie B's, Greensboro
The perfect cake for any special occasion is waiting to be made at Maxie B's. From weddings to birthdays, these custom made cakes never fall short on taste or talent.
4. Sweet Cheeks Bakery, Apex
For the best sweets, you have to use the best ingredients. Sweet Cheeks strives to satisfy each customer's sweet tooth with fresh eggs, milk, and whatever else goes into making these tantalizing concoctions. Pop in for a bite or order a cake for your next event.
5. Amelies, Charlotte
This French bakery is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth...but the best part...it's open all day, everyday! Can you say macaroons at 3AM??
6. Sticky Boy Bread Company, Boone
You won't just find bread, but sweet, sticky cakes and amazing specialty cakes for any event.
7. Bake My Day, Goldsboro
While home of the jumbo cupcake, Bake My Day also specializes in gourmet, amazing cakes for special occasions.
8. Orange Blossom Bakery and Cafe, Buxton
While there are plenty of options ranging from donuts to subs, you MUST try the "apple ugly" at Orange Blossom!
9. Carolina Mountain Bakery, Asheville
Pop in and grab a donut on the way to work, grab an afternoon sweet, or even order a custom cake for your wedding! This five-star bakery has it all.
10. Bracken Mountain Bakery, Brevard
Just south of West Main Street, Bracken Mountain specializes in European breads and pastries.
11. Groovy Duck Bakery, Raleigh
Groovy Duck takes your morning commute to the next level with their specialty muffins!
12. The Corner Sweet, Surf City
On your next stop to the beach, satisfy your sweet tooth at the Corner Sweet. Grab a cup of coffee and a delicious, specialty cupcake.
13. The Peppered Cupcake, Wilmington
Speaking of cupcakes, the Peppered Cupcake in Wilmington is always dreaming up insane cupcake combinations and serving them fresh. For example: the apple basil pictured above. Cupcake art? I think so!
14. West End Bakery and Cafe, Asheville
Muffins, scones, coffee, poetry readings, oh and cupcake happy hour. You must try West End on your next trip to the mountains!
15. Cool Mama's Bakery, Columbus
Cool Mama's isn't your run-of-the mill bakery, they use only the freshest ingredients grown in the area to make their delicious sweets and treats. Make sure to try the famous cinnamon rolls!