Bakery Guide 2016

Macarons are among the pastries offered at Crema Bakery and Cafe is located on Brodie Lane in Southwest Austin.

Macarons are among the pastries offered at Crema Bakery and Cafe is located on Brodie Lane in Southwest Austin.

[g-slider gid="170476" width="100%" height="55%"]

Residents in Austin, Cedar Park and Leander have several options for satisfying a sweet tooth. Use our Bakery Guide to find a new favorite dessert nearby.

Delightful Me Specialty Sweets and Bakery Service
2405 S. US 183, Ste. 106, Leander
Hours: Tue.-Thu. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.,
Fri.-Sat. 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Sun.-Mon.

Delightful Me Specialty Sweets and Bakery Services offers a variety of baked goods for different dietary restrictions in addition to traditional desserts. The business’s goal is to produce Paleo, gluten-free, vegan and organic sweets that are just as tasty as the original versions. Some of its best-selling items include red velvet cake and gluten-free, vegan oatmeal raisin cookies.

Eileen’s Colossal Cookies
401 W. Whitestone Blvd., Ste. C-800,
Cedar Park
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Sun.

Single cookies, cookies by the dozen and cookie cakes are all available at Eileen’s Colossal Cookies. Single cookies are available for purchase in the store in a range of flavors, from chocolate chip to Oatmeal Scotchie. Smaller cookies can also be ordered by the dozen and decorated for occasions such as birthdays and holidays.

Gigi’s Cupcakes
1335 E. Whitestone Blvd., Ste. J-200, Cedar Park
Hours: Mon.-Thu. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri.-Sat.
10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m.

Gigi’s Cupcakes offers dozens of different cupcakes available in a daily rotation of flavors. Baked fresh daily, Gigi’s offers unique options, such as Kentucky Bourbon, Lemon Berry and Cherry Limeade cupcakes. The bakery also sells mini cupcakes, gluten- and sugar-free cupcakes as well as cupcake-sized cheesecakes in four different flavors. Assortments are also available by the dozen.

Kay’s Kitchen
1715 Lloydminister Way, Cedar Park
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Sun.

Kay’s Kitchen offers a variety of baked goods for pickup or delivery. Customers may order from an assortment of cookies, pies, breads, decorated cakes and cupcakes in addition to a number of other treats, such as cake pops and chocolate-covered pretzels. Customers may call or drop in to place special orders for items not listed on the menu.

Michelle’s Patisserie
12233 N. RR 620, Ste. 114, Austin
Hours: Tue.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-noon, closed Sun.-Mon.

This bakery specializes in custom cakes for any occasion, including wedding cakes and groom’s cakes. The patisserie’s buttercream icing is unique to the store, as it ices smoothly and uses less sugar than other buttercream recipes. In addition to cakes, Michelle’s Patisserie also offers cupcakes, petits fours, cookies, cake balls and an array of pastries.

Regia Bakery
1909 S. US 183, Ste. 101, Leander
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 7 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Regia Bakery specializes in Mexican pastries, such as pan dulce, empanadas and polvorones. The bakery also offers a number of breakfast items, including croissants and kolaches. Customers may also order custom cakes for nearly any occasion.

Sweeten Up Bake Shop
1004 Clear Lake Lane, Leander
Hours: by appointment

Sweeten Up Bake Shop offers an array of desserts to residents in Leander, Cedar Park and the Greater Austin area. Customers may choose from a variety of cookies, cake pops, tea breads, pies, pound cakes and cupcakes, or design a custom cake. This cottage industry-style bakeshop also offers wedding cakes.

This list is not comprehensive.


electric grid
ERCOT board developing new emergency response measures, managing financial fallout from winter storm

An emergency meeting of an ERCOT advisory committee made up of independent advisers was convened March 5 after the resignations of several board and of ERCOT CEO Bill Magness. 

Cars wait their turn for a vaccine dose at the Texas Motor Speedway on Feb. 2. The hub was hosted by Denton County Public Health. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Q&A: Texas doctor discusses first 3 months of vaccine distribution process

Texas is in its 12th week of statewide vaccine distribution, and an expansion of eligibility for vaccination could come later this spring.

BB Shine’s Express Car Wash held its grand opening Feb. 6-7 at 11560 Hero Way West, Leander. (Courtesy BB Shine’s Express Car Wash)
New car wash opens in Leander and 4 more local business updates

BB Shine’s Express Car Wash held its grand opening Feb. 6-7.

Snow covers crops at Johnson's Backyard Garden in Austin. (Courtesy Johnson’s Backyard Garden)
Central Texas farmers are reeling after the winter freeze wiped out their crops. Here is how you can help

"Even though farmers prepared, I think people didn't anticipate how much damage would come," said Leigh'Ann Andrews of Billie and Jean's Farm in Kyle.

Here is what you need to know today about COVID-19 in Williamson County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Williamson County adds 145 COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths March 1-3

Here is what you need to know today about COVID-19 in Williamson County.

From left: Owners and brothers Trey and Ryan Wolslager opened Republic Kitchen and Bar in 2019. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Republic Kitchen and Bar is Texas proud with bold flavors

The Leander restaurant opened in December 2019.

Courtney Manuel (center), I Live Here I Give Here executive director, and and board chair Kathy Smith-Willman (right) stand with Edward B. Burger, St. David's Foundation executive director, during Amplify Austin Day 2020. (Courtesy Trent Lee Photography)
Here's how to support Central Texas nonprofits during ninth annual Amplify Austin Day on March 4-5

The annual 24-hour giving campaign will begin at 6 p.m. on March 4.

People wait in line to receive a vaccine at an Austin Public Health vaccination site. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texas offers COVID-19 vaccinations to school, child care workers

Educators, school staff and child care professionals are qualified to receive coronavirus vaccines effective immediately.

In response to Gov. Greg Abbott's March 2 announcement that Texas' statewide mask mandate and COVID-19-related business restrictions will be lifted as of March 10, the Texas Education Agency released updated public health guidance March 3. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Updated Texas Education Agency guidance allows individual school boards to determine mask policies

"Under this updated guidance, a public school system's current practices on masks may continue unchanged. Local school boards have full authority to determine their local mask policy," the release reads.

H-E-B will continue to require employees to wear face masks until further notice. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
H-E-B to require employees, ask customers to be masked despite upcoming expiration of governor's mandate

H-E-B officials announced their employees and vendors would still be required to be masked while on the job, and customers would be encouraged to wear masks while in stores.