There’s nothing quite as comforting and inviting as a local bakery. House-made pastries, cakes and treats are just as enticing by their scents as they are to eat. Lucky for you and your tastebuds, we’ve rounded up five of the finest in Houston.
Whether you’re seeking a wedding cake, a birthday cake or just having people over to bond, look no further than Common Bond Cafe & Bakery. Welcome the spring season with refreshing flavors like lemon, strawberry or chocolate raspberry. Baked and boxed daily, ready for pick up, their case cake collection is the perfect way to impress at your next occasion. But be careful, they go quick! commonbondcafe.com
What started off as a mere boulangerie in 1977 has flourished into a contemporary cafe offering French breakfast pastries and sweet desserts all handcrafted and baked with care. Whether you fancy a croissant, baguette or quintessential chocolate eclair, French Riviera Bakery covers all traditional and artisanal French and European bakery bases. frenchrivierabakerycafe.com
Founded by brothers Goswin “Gus” and Raymond Moeller in 1930, this is Houston’s oldest family owned and operated bakery. Today, Gus’ son D.W. and wife Theresa Moeller keep the tradition going, with breads, pies, cookies, pasties and cakes for all to enjoy. With intricate custom cake designs, this bakery’s creations are a work of art almost too pretty to eat. moellersbakery.com
Serving modern French fare in a light, airy atmosphere, La Table is the perfect blend of everyday and special occasion. Baguettes and tarts, macarons and more mouthwatering masterpieces await here at their beautiful bakery counter. Très magnifique! latablehouston.com
Welcome to Houston’s first vegan bakery! The exceptional menu constantly has guests asking, “Is this vegan?” Yes, everything offered is 100% vegan. Indulge in bars, cookies, pies, breads and assorted quality baked goods made from scratch, with all natural, mostly organic ingredients by founder and head chef Dylan Carnes. sinfullbakery.com
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