The holidays are all about spending time with family and friends, celebrating traditions, and food. For those looking to bring a cake to a holiday occasion or bring home a box of holiday treats for the family, here is a roundup of local bakeries offering everything needed to survive the holiday season with sugar.

Papi’s Pies

The dessert selection at Papi’s Pies varies by the day, but some pie flavors include strawberry and raspberry rhubarb, apple and Dutch apple, cherry, bourbon pecan, pumpkin, and lemon meringue. The chefs and co-owners have a passion for international cuisine, offering tres leches cake, flan, Mexican cheesecake, macarons and polvorones. It is sold out of full pies for Thanksgiving but started taking orders again Nov. 20.

10 Chisholm Trail Road, Round Rock. 512-828-9047.

The Yogurt Experience

This family-owned self-serve yogurt shop offers holiday treats such as custom-made yogurt pies, French macarons, hot cocoa bombs, chocolate stirring spoons, chocolate-covered marshmallows and “elf donuts,” which are doughnut-shaped cookies dipped in chocolate. Many of its items are preorder only, such as the extravagant pumpkin spice latte bomb and Santa Claus bomb.

200 University Blvd., Ste. 230, Round Rock. 512-843-4241.

Pie Jacked

Make the holidays simple by ordering a frozen or fresh pie from this gluten-free and allergen-free pie shop. The front case at this local shop is always stocked with treats such as brownies, cookies and “cutie pies,” which come in flavors including apple, blueberry, cherry and peach with a festive topper.

1105 S. Mays St., Ste. 200, Round Rock. 512-815-7959.

Paige’s Bakehouse

This local bakery’s cakes come in 20 different flavors, and each is made with four layers of cake and three layers of filling. Some options include Italian cream, strawberry mousse and “death by chocolate.” Cakes can also be customized to any flavor. Holiday cakes include a candy cane cake, a holiday snowflake cake and a festive penguin cake. Other holiday options are assorted holiday cookies, party trays and paint-your-own holiday cookies.

110 E. Anderson Ave., Round Rock. 512-255-5222.

Sweet Tooth Parlor Bakery & Cafe

This bakery offers seasonal holiday items, such as creamy eggnog squares, Frankfurter Kranz, sweet potato pie, rum cakes, yule logs, gingerbread and more. It also has various cookies, fruit and cream pies, cupcakes, pastries, and bars.

808 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-861-5100.

Pflour Shop

The front case of this bakery is filled with turkey cake pops, pies and “turkey dinners,” which include cookies shaped like turkey drumsticks, candy that looks like sweet peas, a scoop of buttercream as mashed potatoes and caramel gravy. Preorders for Thanksgiving are over, but the cinnamon buns, cakes and pies will be available throughout the holiday season.

20205 FM 685 1-C, Pflugerville. 512-599-4047.

Suga’s Cakery

At this food truck in Pflugerville, grab cupcakes, peach cobbler, banana pudding or “suga paw” cookies for any holiday occasion. “Suga paw” cookies are massive cookies that come in flavors including chocolate chip, buttered pecan, peanut butter and confetti. Mini cupcakes, gourmet or custom cakes, and custom cupcakes are also available for preorder.

310 E. Pecan St., Pflugerville. 512-262-9983.

Cookies, Cupcakes and More

Preorder a holiday cake or batch of cupcakes for a special occasion, or head to the bakery for a special treat such as ice cream cookie sandwiches, cookie cakes, brownies with edible images, milkshakes and ice cream.

202 Farley St., Hutto. 512-642-6262.


This bakery and coffee shop with scones, cookies, cinnamon rolls, brownies and other sweet treats also offers custom cakes, cookies and cupcakes. Let the holiday dessert fit the vibe of the event by choosing fillings, designs, fondant and speciality flavor.

143 Exchange Blvd., Ste. 100, Hutto. 512-222-5200.

Simon Lee Bakery

With 13 cake flavors, over 20 different kinds of filling and nine icing flavors, any kind of cake can be created with Simon Lee Bakery, which is open for appointments and online order pickup only. There are also 10 different kinds of cheesecake and pastries, such as chocolate-dipped strawberries, vanilla custard eclairs, cream puffs and fruit tarts.

2700 W. Pecan St., Ste. 790, Pflugerville. 512-990-4888.