A Remote Texas Bakery, Slovacek’s Serves Some Of The Best Czech Treats Around
When we think of the tiny town of West, Texas, with a population of just under 3,000, the first thing that usually comes to mind is Czech Stop, the famous gas station that serves authentic kolaches. All the hype has caused a similar place to get completely overlooked – Slovacek’s. It’s a rest stop/meat market/gift shop with a bakery that will send your taste buds straight to heaven, yet somehow, hardly anyone seems to know about it. Keep scrolling to feast your eyes on some of the most delicious muffins, cakes, cookies, fudge, and other sweet treats in the state. You’re going to fall in love with this remote Czech bakery in Texas.
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Have you ever been Slovacek’s? What are your favorite Czech bakeries in Texas? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!
If you’re hungry for more scrumptious treats, devour some authentic German apple strudel at the oldest bakery in Texas.
What are the best places to get kolaches in Texas?
In addition to Slovacek’s, Czech Stop is a great place to get kolaches in Texas. People come from all around just to devour these authentic treats. Whether you like them spicy or sweet, you’ll find something that’ll whet your appetite.
What are the best small town bakeries in Texas?
Oxbow Bakery, located in Palestine, is one of the best small town bakeries in Texas. This family-owned business makes some of the best pies in the state! Come and enjoy their mile-high meringue or indulgent pecan praline cream pie. No matter what you order, you’ll be impressed by the flaky and buttery crust and scrumptious fillings. To learn more about this delightful Texas pie shop, read our feature article here.
What kind of baked goods is Texas known for?
Texas is known for its Czech-inspired baked goods. Kolaches are the most famous. These delicious morsels traditionally consist of fruit inside a puffy dough. Though, of course, many places put a Texas spin on it. Some Czech bakeries in Texas fill their pastries with smoky barbecue, jalapeno sausage, and indulgent cream cheese. It’s easy to see why everyone falls in love with these magnificently indulgent treats.
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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