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$15 for $30 Worth of Baked Goods
The Wuollet family crafts oatmeal-raisin cookies ($9), lemon drop cupcakes ($1.95 each), wild-rice bread ($4.55), and 7-inch round custom cakes ($32) using the same artistry and care that have epitomized the shop since 1944.
Run by dedicated family members since its inception in 1944, Wuollet Bakery nestles its freshly baked sweets, breads, muffins, and dessert offerings inside six expertly maintained storefronts. More than 30 family members of founder Reino Wuollet still work in the shops, doling out the artfully decorated tortes and fluffy European breads that stock the larders of the area’s finest hotels, country clubs, and panic rooms. The bakery has also cemented itself as a staple of the Minneapolis community with its custom cakes, which have helped generations of bride and grooms celebrate their big days with a heavenly slice of fruit-filled soufflé cake or velvety chocolate mousse cake draped in pure chocolate ganache.
In 1944, Reino Wuollet opened a small bakery where he prepared fresh bread each day. More than 65 years later, his humble shop has grown into six locations where 30 or so family members tinker over cakes, pastries, and pies. Wedding and other occasion cakes are one of their specialties; flavors such as chocolate mousse and Lady Baltimore can be coated with marzipan, buttercream frosting, or fondant in an impressive array of custom designs. Of course, they still bake breads: an international selection of loaves includes baguettes, challah, Swedish lympa, Irish soda bread, and buns shaped into busts of United Nations delegates.