Brides to be know that beauty is in the details; that’s why for the last quarter of a century, affianced women have come knocking at the door of Mondelli's Bakeshop where an experienced cake decorator meets bridal clients’ specifications with carefully applied swirls of icing and frosted flowers. Besides custom-cake appointments, the bakers put their attention to detail to use by stocking up the bakery counter with specialty breads, iced cookies, and the shop’s popular chocolate-sundae cake. Bakers also craft an array of donuts and pastries that are rolled, cut, fried, and iced by hand, allowing clients to bite into still-warm treats without consuming them during steamy morning showers.
Caramanda's skilled bakers can whip up freshly baked cupcakes in maple pecan and caramel banana cream or sumptuous butterscotch and peanut butter chunk cookies for carryout. The bakery also employs skilled 3D cake-makers, who can morph fondant into a dragon for a birthday, or create a pair of wearable cake gloves for an upcoming boxing match.
Great Bagel's bakers handcraft local ingredients into bagels, which proof overnight before being kettle boiled and hand dipped in a suite of toppings. Rounds backflip out of a specialized bagel oven every day at 6 a.m., 9 a.m., and noon in more than 15 flavors, such as honey wheat, marble rye, and chocolate chip. Maple-bourbon and cinnamon-raisin bagels appease sweet teeth, while fresh asiago bagels make for a savory treat or a spare tire for a bike made of breadsticks. The shop, which warms eyes with shades of orange and yellow, also offers gluten-free bagels and forges its goods from organic ingredients whenever possible.
Common Grounds Coffee House and Cafe has been a tradition in Lexington for over 17 years. We offer a wide variety of organic and fair-trade teas, coffees, and espresso drinks, and an extensive food menu. Inclding pastries, sandwiches, wraps, quiche, salads, soups, and locally made cakes.
Every cake and cupcake that comes out of the kitchen at Cakes with an Attitude is a work of art. That's because owner and baker Chaundra uses her eye for art and training in cake decorating to create flowers, scenes, and three-dimensional objects atop her desserts. Chaundra can customize designs using a combination of frosting and fondant, yielding cakes fit to be centerpieces and beautiful bouquets of cupcakes.
Amidst the vivid walls of SweetMango, colorful ribbons of low-fat and fat-free premium frozen yogurt twist into simple cups. Visitors can customizing yogurt at the toppings bar, which hosts a rotating array of fresh-cut fruits, bobas, graham crackers, or hot fudge. To celebrate the perpetually changing seasons, the SweetMango crew frequently whips up festive flavors, holiday-inspired treats, and lickable clocks.
The bakers at The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe beat and blend organic eggs, real butter, and locally sourced fruits to create a tasty selection of cakes, cupcakes, pies, and cheesecakes. Confectionary concoctions range from traditional flavors, such as red velvet, carrot, and black forest, to deliciously unorthodox varieties, including pink lemonade, root beer, and Vietnamese coffee. Using scratch-made frostings and fondants, the staffers create artfully decorated treats that are ideal for celebrating birthdays, baby showers, weddings, or Tuesdays.