Bakeries in Live Oak

Wedding Cakes from Sweetart Creative Baking (50% Off). Three Options Available.

Sweetart Creative Baking

Multiple Locations

Artistic bakers build custom wedding cakes in unique flavors and can decorate them with everything from sculpted fondant to silk butterflies

$100 $50

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$13 for $20 Worth of Pastries at Beard Papa’s in Milpitas

Beard Papas - Milpitas

Milpitas

International bakery fills crunchy pie-crust exterior with one of eight types of filling made from natural custard & whipped cream

$20 $13

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Four or Two Dozen Mini Cupcakes at The Cupcake Shoppe (Up to 52% Off)

The Cupcake Shoppe

Hayward

Bite-size cupcakes available in the following flavors: vanilla, chocolate, red velvet, snickerdoodle, strawberry, lemon, and marble

$60 $29

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One or Two Dozen Mini Cupcakes or Mini Cheesecake Bites at Mika's Cupcakes (Up to 48% Off)

Mika's Cupcakes

Tennyson - Alquire

Patial proceeds from mini cupcake and cheesecake orders benefit homeless families and go toward future youth transitional center

$24 $15

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Wedding-Cake Packages Serving 60, 100, 200, or 80 from Let 'em Eat Cake (Up to 56% Off)

Let 'em Eat Cake

Livermore

Custom cakes iced with buttercream with two accent colors, piped designs, flowers, and delivery; options include tasting and consult

$450 $199

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$20 for One Dozen Regular Cupcakes or Two Dozen Mini Cupcakes at Sweet Dreams (Up to $42 Value)

Sweet Dreams

Colma

Full-size or mini cupcakes in flavors such as banana split, cookies n’ cream, chocolate velvet, and cinnamon carrot cake

$42 $20

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Two or Three Dozen Mini Cupcakes at Mission Minis (Up to 50% Off)

Mission Minis

Mission

Bite-size cupcakes in flavors such as Peanut Butter Kiss, Swiss Almond Coconut, Vegan Banana Maple, and many more

$24 $12

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$28 for a Sampler Pack of 24 Mini Cupcakes at Cups and Cakes ($50 Value)

Cups and Cakes

SoMa

Bakers choose a sampler pack of 24 mini-cupcakes, each made from scratch based on the owner's daring ethos of experimentation

$50 $28

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There's meticulous attention to detail in every flakey layer of Capitola Coffee Roasters and Patisserie's baked goods. The team creates their pastries by hand each morning, but the process starts even earlier. They first source real butter, unbleached flour, and other organic ingredients when possible. Then they mix the dough, which in some cases chills for 20 hours. Each passing minute infuses the future treat with more texture and flavor. Only then is it ready to turn into a breakfast bun, croissant, or danish. As the day goes on, the oven welcomes other desserts: bread pudding, apple pies made with organic fruit, or perhaps a flour-less chocolate cake. Oftentimes, the deservedly proud bakers post photos of their current creation on Facebook.

Outside this kitchen, aromas of tea and fresh-roasted coffee dance their way through the air. Baristas mix and pour all sorts of caffeinated drinks, including cappuccino, lattes, and chai tea. They often add house made whipped cream or flavored syrups for extra flavor. While Capitola Coffee Roasters and Patisserie still emphasizes breakfast, the shop serves sandwiches and soup, also known as liquid sandwiches.

105 Stockton Ave
Capitola,
CA
US

Lisa Brighton baked her first treat—a peach cobbler—when she was just 4 years old. She had some help, of course, from her great-grandmother, Hazel, who taught her which spices to use and which spices to throw over her shoulder. Hazel also handed down several generations of family recipes and a passion for baking that’s been in the family genes for more than 100 years. Lisa puts it to good use at Starz Cupcakes, which she co-owns with her daughter Connie.

Lisa and Connie estimate that they make 220 different kinds of cupcakes, including 17 velvets—a new take on the classic red velvet—in ultra-bright colors such as coral, teal, and purple. They also bake gluten-free cupcakes for customers with gluten allergies, and sugar-free versions for sweets lovers on low-sugar diets. And the tiny cakes are as beautiful as they are delicious; each one is topped with a dollop of frosting and decorative trimmings such as sprinkles, chocolate chips, or coconut flakes.

1420 41st Ave
Capitola,
CA
US

Village Grill & Creamery serves a broad menu of American favorites peppered with international eats. During the early hours of the day, diners can grab coffee alongside a signature breakfast burrito, loaded with a choice of meat, including bacon, chorizo, or veggie sausage. Lunch and dinner options range from 1/3-pound sirloin-beef or turkey burgers to philly cheesesteaks and gyros. And for dessert, 48 types of locally made frozen treats from Polar Bear Ice Cream and Marianne's Ice Cream cap off meals, in flavors such as burgundy cherry, banana and honey, and Mexican chocolate.

104 Stockton Ave
Capitola,
CA
US

After a decade of researching and perfecting cookie recipes, Larry and Shelly Pearson opened Pacific Cookie Company in 1980. Their cookie operation has expanded since those early days, when they focused on just five flavors. They now whip together 13 flavors of cookies, each consisting of simple, quality ingredients, such as Guittard chocolate, pure vanilla extract, cane sugar, and unbleached flour. Cookies are dished out alongside scoops of locally-sourced favorite, Marianne's Ice Cream. If you can't make it to Pacific Cookie Company's Berkeley or Santa Cruz shops, don't fret. The company ships its cookies?along with gift baskets, cookie tins, and gift boxes?to customers around the solar system.


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1203 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz,
CA
US

Café Iveta's gourmet bakery slings award-winning scones ($2 each) into Santa Cruz's sustenance receptacles, with scone mixes blended in-house and crafted from artisan flour, organic sugar, Tahitian vanilla, and Belgian chocolate. Sconic scions include apple, blueberry, and raspberry. For those desiring something other than British quick-bread, Café Iveta also offers a menu of other fresh-baked favorites. Reach a truce with your taste buds by partaking of pastries ($1.65–$3.50) or the frittata of the day ($3.50), or launch into the lunch layer of the appetitosphere with sandwiches ($4.95–$5.50), pasta salad ($4.50), or soup du jour ($4.50). Guests can celebrate a valiant victory over victuals by toasting with a warm Lavazza espresso drink ($1.50–$4), a fresh-mulled lemonade ($2.75), or a lime-mint spritzer ($3.50).

2125 Delaware Avenue
Santa Cruz,
CA
US

When Dominica Schaaf says "chocolate is in my blood," she means it. As a child, she used to stand on a stool for a better look as her mother worked on a new chocolate confection, and today she heeds that calling with a wide-ranging lineup of vegan, diabetic-friendly chocolate truffles. Using all-natural ingredients, including coconut butter, raw agave nectar, maca powder, and naturally harvested love, Schaaf whips up scrumptious confections in delicate flavors such as raspberry rose, lavender, peppermint, and orange spice. These delights, enjoyed by vegans, raw foodies, and chocolate lovers from all walks of life, can be picked up in the store or ordered online and sent to a loved one.

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Felton,
CA
US