Bakeries in College Park


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On a hot summer day, the interior of Mr. Smoothie & Frozen Yogurt Bar looks a bit like paradise. Staff members man blenders whirring together non-fat yogurt and a choice of two fresh fruits into their signature smoothies, allowing customers to cool off with treats that are refreshing, healthy, and able to put out a very small fire. Everything made at Mr. Smoothie is customizable, and guests can opt to pare down the sweetness by only drinking freshly squeezed juice or creating fruity freezes from the same juices blended with chunks of real fruit. Eleven flavors of coffees are used to make frappes, with skinnier versions available for those desiring less calories and more protein. In fact, staff members can add a range of supplements and boosts to any smoothie or drink, adding ingredients that build muscle or nutrients that aim to improve hangovers.

10260 Baltimore Avenue
College Park,
MD
US

From towering tiered cakes to bite-sized miniature desserts, the bakers at Cotton's Gourmet Gifts & Creations handcraft an eclectic portfolio of sweets for every occasion. Each dessert is handmade at the behest of each and every client, and a wide range of options is available for weddings, showers, birthdays, and sweet-tooth conventions. Beautiful wedding cakes are among the bakery's specialties, helping see each bride and groom's vision becomes a sweet-tasting reality.

3842 34th St
Mount Rainier,
MD
US

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LaKisa and her team spread their passion for edible artistry at classes that broach subjects such as basic frosting techniques and crafting fondant that deliciously embellishes cakes. They also host themed bashes at the bakery, enveloping birthday kids and their guests in a world of pretty princesses or doll and tea parties.

5606 Baltimore Ave
Hyattsville,
MD
US

Pick up a batch of birthday cookies or opt for a classic cake at Flip It Bakery, a rich bakery sure to hit the spot. Diners who avoid fat need to be careful, though, because Flip It Bakery's menu does not offer low-fat options. Gather the whole family for a trip to Flip It Bakery — everyone will find something to like (even the pickiest little eater) on the menu here. The patio tables outside of Flip It Bakery are the perfect spot for a summer meal.

Flip It Bakery is completely informal — dress as you see fit (and are most comfortable). For those in a rush, the bakery lets you take your food to go.

Flip It Bakery patrons can pull into a space on the street when searching for parking at the Georgia Ave NW location.

Thrifty diners will love the reasonable prices here as well, with a meal usually costing less than $15.

4532 Georgia Ave NW
Washington,
DC
US

Grab a seat and dig in! Crown Bakery in Washington offers tasty eats everyone will enjoy. Come prepared to feast at Crown Bakery — with no low-fat options, any diets will need to be put aside for the moment. Parents, bring your kids along to Crown Bakery, where you'll find a family-friendly menu and ambience.

Relaxed attire is perfectly fine at Crown Bakery, known for its laid-back ambience. Throwing a big party? Count on Crown Bakery to provide top-notch catering with the same great dishes you love.

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Prices at Crown Bakery are a bargain (usually less than $15 for a meal), so you'll have plenty of cash left over to treat a friend (or two). Crown Bakery has three square meals a day on the menu, so swing by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

5329 Georgia Ave NW
Washington,
DC
US

The bakers at the sister-owned cheesecakery use fresh ingredients to create creamy, handmade confections. This Groupon is good for 12 two-inch microcakes, and you can mix and match among the original flavor, chocolate, strawberry, and cookies 'n' cream to assemble a delicious dozen. The bite-sized baked goods are perfectly portioned to prevent guilt-induced post-cheesecake regret, and as such make a fitting gift for calorie-counting suckers for sweet or someone who underwent a surgical procedure that replaced his or her human mouth with the mouth of a striped bass.

7071 Carroll Ave
Takoma Park,
MD
US