Local cake designer Jen Bento opened her brick-and-mortar shop, Bento Bakes, in December. The bakery makes custom cakes with decorations. (Courtesy Lacey + Lee Photography)
Local custom cake designer Bento Bakes
opened a brick-and-mortar location in the Anderson Mill area Dec. 14. Founder and baker Jen Bento, who ran her bakery from her own kitchen for four years, crafts intricate, custom cakes out of buttercream frosting and fondant decorations for birthday parties, showers, weddings and other celebrations. The bakery, located at 13776 Research Blvd., Ste. 139, Austin, also runs daily specials, Bento said.
Due to precautions related to COVID-19, Bento Bakes is taking orders by appointment only, though last-minute orders may be available some days. Custom cake inquiries can be made on the bakery’s website. 512-429-6817. www.bentobakes.com