Baked goods are celebrated for both their heartwarming wholesomeness as well as their wonderful scents, like freshly cut grass, apple pies, or scratch-and-sniff Pat Boone albums. Smell the good, clean aromas of bakery delights with today’s Groupon to Branya’s Bakery in St. John. Choose between the following options:
- For $22, you get a dinner-roll and dessert package (a $44 value). Each package includes the following:
- One pie or pumpkin roll with cream-cheese frosting
- Two dozen dinner rolls
- One pound of butter cookies or turtle cookies<p>
- For $28, you get a medium tray of 90–130 cookies (a $56 value). Each cookie tray can encompass up to five cookie varieties. Decorated sugar cookies are not available.<p>
At Branya’s Bakery, staffers bake breads, cookies, and other pastries six days a week. Dinner rolls prelude feastings in white, wheat, and pretzel varieties, bringing nourishment and refinement to a dinner table like a separate set of utensils for flinging mashed potatoes. Those who choose the pumpkin roll over the pie can opt for a walnut filling, whose savory taste offsets the sweetness of 1 pound of butter cookies or turtle cookies. Turtle cookies unite crunchy pecans, chewy house-made caramel, and chocolate, taking inspiration from the traditional diet of the Galapagos Island tortoise.
Each cookie tray blends up to five cookie varieties, which could include such after-supper delights as mexican wedding cookies, almond crescents, and peanut-butter blossoms. Unlike counterfeit bakeries that fashion cookies out of faux leather or store-bought cookies, Branya’s Bakery takes pride in its house-made creations and daily-baking ethos by whipping up its desserts from scratch.
Filling their kitchens with the freshest ingredients, the bakers of Branya's Bakery craft made-from-scratch treats, for casual consumption or custom order. The cake reigns supreme in this confectionary, adding its moist texture to cupcakes and specialty cakes that can be decorated with sculpted fondant or powdered sugar buttresses. These desserts can be topped with a variety of frostings and injected with fillings including fresh fruit, buttercream, or custard, allowing every bite to blend a trio of complementary flavors.
In addition to traditional baked goods, the bakery offers a line of made without gluten goodies crafted from rice flour rather than wheat flour. The line includes bread, muffins, doughnuts, cakes, and chocolate chip and butter cookies as well as soup, jelly, and jam.
Expanding beyond party-ready sweets, the pastry chefs also create hearty breakfast offerings with their in-store selection of biscuits and gravy, danishes, almond-filled bear claws, and muffins, with toppings of streusel or a light layer of frosting adding a touch of sweetness. During the lunchtime hours, a range of flavorful, homemade soups fill the shop with their aromatic scents, allowing guests to mix savory and sweet like the food pyramid during its rebellious teen years.