With baking whiz Gloria Pacheco on the throne, Cake Palace has crafted custom cakes for the likes of Fox 5 News, Lindo Michoacan, and even Tiger Woods. The bakery’s sweet creations range from fondant-dressed edible sculptures to cake pops and cupcakes. There are a host of cake flavors, frostings, and messages scribbled in sprinkles available. The cake-flavor roster, specifically, catalogs flavors such as red velvet, fudge chocolate, strawberry, and french vanilla.
Great Harvest specializes in baking tasty delicacies and healthy, homemade breads ($4.75–$9.95 per loaf) that are high in fiber, free of preservatives, and crafted every day with freshly milled flour. The bread selection changes each day of the week; current moist and pillowy selections include honey whole wheat, spinach feta, stollen, and, for discerning primates, monkey bread. Gluten-free and high-protein breads are available in a variety of taste portfolios, including cheddar garlic and cinnamon swirl. Sandwiches include a Tasty Turkey Cobb ($6.95) and the Gourmet Grilled Cheese, which comes with a garlic herb spread, roasted red peppers, and sliced tomatoes, all melted together with provolone, swiss, and sharp cheddar cheese ($6.95). For carb connoisseurs who prefer breaded delights that are easily juggled, Great Harvest bakes scones, muffins, cookies, cinnamon rolls, and bars. Fresh coffee and WiFi ensure that reading stories about bread online is as delightfully easy as snacking on actual bread.
Pies Unlimited's pastry chefs handcraft a bounty of miniature and regular-sized pies, cakes, and cupcakes fresh each morning, with an assortment of flavors touting a no-sugar-added option. Enjoy the fruits of another's labor with fruit pie, filled with earth-hewn goodies such as classic apple ($2.69 for 4", $8.95 for 9") or no-sugar-added cherry crumb ($9.95 for 9"). Moist cream pies accessorize empty stomachs with peanut-butter cream ($2.99 for 4", $9.45 for 9") and banana cream ($2.69 for 4", $8.45 for 9"), and light and fluffy meringue pies make the perfect pillows for post-meal naps. The pie palace's pros also sling specialty flavors, such as pumpkin ($2.69 for 4", $8.45 for 9") and key lime ($12.95 for 9"). Handmade cakes such as german chocolate cake and carrot cake ($1.99 for cupcake, $11.99 for 9" round cake) round out the confectionery's menu, boasting myriad ways to seal the meal or kick-start office food fights.
Cupcake Lane Bakery treats foodies with handcrafted, iced, cakey delicacies that bend the most serious of lips into sunshine smiles. Individual cupcakes cost $2.50 each and span the flavor spectrum, from the cinnamon seas of the Sunrise Mountain cupcake to red-velvet Savannah Street, espresso-tinted Pike Place cake with caramel latte buttercream, Park Avenue carrot cake, and more. For those who like their sweets to believe in teamwork, the bakery forges cupcake cakes out of several cupcakes, simultaneously defeating the purpose of being a cupcake and being totally awesome. Circular tops come together to craft a variety of enticing cake shapes such as butterflies, footballs, and rectangles ($33 for a 12-cupcake cake).