Bakeries in Mesa


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When Angie's friends laid eyes on the extravagant themed cakes she made for her children's birthdays, they started asking her to whip up specialty creations for their own young ones. As Angie crafted more and more cakes, it became her passion and her solace. After seven years, she was finally able to quit her old job and start a Lil? Somethin? Sweet.

From its spot within the Superstition Springs Center?s food court, the bakery serves up muffins, cinnamon rolls, cake pops, and other treats to shoppers and emaciated mannequins. In addition to selling single-serving pick-me-ups, Angie sculpts 3-D and tier cakes for special occasions such as weddings, and continues to design the kids? themed cakes that first fueled her confectionary dreams. She also custom decorates cupcakes and cookie cakes that come with flavors and fillings such as peanut-butter cup and bavarian cream.

6555 East Southern Avenue
Mesa,
Arizona
US

With her team of ace pastry chefs at her side, Melody Larsen enlivens events with her pastries and a massive catering menu of hors d'oeuvres, sandwiches, and fondues. Her carefully crafted cakes incorporate a wide array of flavors and fillings creating many options for picky taste buds and an extra layer of indecision for those who want it all. Many of these cake flavors also find their way into batches of cupcakes, which Melody stuffs with fillings and tops with buttercream or whipped frosting. When her crew isn't busy readying eats and pastries for events, they serve clientele with sit-down breakfast and lunch service at the café, where diners can feast on quiches and cinnamon rolls in the morning and cold and hot sandwiches in the afternoon.

2729 E Main St
Mesa,
AZ
US

For a quick breakfast on-the-go or a sweet afternoon pick-me-up, you can't go wrong with Sugarlips Cakery. Sugarlips Cakery is perfect when you're craving a sweet treat, with a mouth-watering range of cakes and cookies. The menu at Sugarlips Cakery does not include any low-fat options, so come ready to indulge.

Through their catering service, Sugarlips Cakery can also set out a delicious spread for your next party.

Parking is available at an adjacent lot.

Most items on the menu are reasonably priced, so expect to spend around $30 per person at Sugarlips Cakery.

2120 W Guadalupe Rd
Mesa,
AZ
US

Starting with only a single ice shaver and a hand-built hut, Bahama Buck's has expanded its icy empire to include a menu loaded with arctic indulgences and more than 91 gourmet flavors of Sno. Dessertsmiths drizzle complex flavors such as tangy kiwi, sweet sugar cookie, and emotionally ambivalent tutti frutti over fluffy mounds of pulverized ice to create Sno cones ($2.69+). Fruit juices and syrups spawn creamy smoothies ($3.99+), and frozen limeade ($2.79) puckers drinkers' lips, making them as taut as the bed sheets in a black hole's hotel.

1959 S Signal Butte Rd. Suite 103
Mesa,
AZ
US

At more than 2,600 stores in more than 30 countries, Dunkin' Donuts serves coffee and iced beverages, fresh-baked donuts and desserts, and savory breakfast sandwiches. Since Bill Rosenberg opened the first location in Quincy, MA, in 1950, the donut shop has blossomed into a one-stop coffee and breakfast restaurant familiar to millions of morning rushers and afternoon sippers.

Behind the counter of each location, glazed french crullers twist and curve like Parisian city streets, and Bavarian Kreme donuts are filled with a sweet, golden custard. A cavalcade of meats is available for piling onto breakfast sandwiches, such as sausage, cherrywood-smoked bacon, or ham enveloped with fluffy eggs and melty cheese between a choice of crisp crusts. Health-conscious risers can fuel strenuous bouts of lifting cars in the drive-thru line with a Wake-Up wrap, which offers options such as egg whites with turkey sausage or veggies that add up to as few as 150 calories. Both sweet and savory selections pair well with a freshly brewed cup of coffee or a creamy, frozen Coolatta drink.

Though commuters can snag a quick pick-me-up within minutes, the wafting aromas of baking confections invite patrons to sit inside and embark on nostalgic reminiscences of syrup-coated playground slides. Beyond the bakery walls, the company aims for social responsibility with its support of community volunteer efforts and use of 100% fair-trade-certified espresso beans.

1958 East Brown Road
Mesa,
AZ
US

Though she focused her early life on becoming a classically trained musician, Leiticia Rice also dabbled in airbrushing and painting at a young age. It wasn't until a birthday party in 2012, however, that she thought to channel her talent for visual art into cakes. As she faced rapidly increasing demands for her unorthodox pastries, she founded Ritzy Cakes?where today, she and her staff make cookies and cake-based treats with a focus on bold colors, quirky imagery, and accurate maps of long-lost treasures.

Leiticia tops cookies with marshmallow fondant and fondant characters, and forms red-velvet, chocolate-fudge, french-vanilla, and yellow cake pops into a range of shapes and sizes. Her most popular baked goods are her cakes, in which she blends her own imagination with the ancient symbols of the Antoinettes, a French cake-worship cult. Using 14 cake flavors?such as chocolate fudge, cream cheese, and peanut-butter fudge?she crafts multilayer confections in shapes such as silver shoes, gilded skulls, masquerade masks, and flower-covered gardens.

3707 E. Southern Ave
Mesa,
AZ
US