Poetry would be composed entirely of haikus and sonnets dedicated to cakes and pastries if poets didn't devour their idyllic subjects before having a chance to write. Today's Groupon says what meter and rhythm cannot: for $10, you get $20 worth of bakery goods from Kretchmar's Bakery in Beaver. This Groupon is only valid toward in-store purchases.
With an arsenal of fresh ingredients and rich recipes, Kretchmar's creative chefs conjure up spot-hitting sweet treats and oven offerings. Cookie options ($0.44–$0.47 each) include soft butter cookies with sprinkles, powdered-sugar butterballs, classic chocolate-chip bites, and drop cookies. Contemplate the cyclical circle of life with a doughnut ($0.69–$0.84 each), or scale a stack of sky-high scones ($0.58–$1.77 each) to climb beyond city limits and escape rampaging city councilors. Kretchmar's torte cakes have won the hearts of Beaver's bakery buffs. Sample the sweet splendor with the tres leches torte ($16.70), containing three different milks, and the toasted-almond torte ($15.40), the bakery's most popular torte.
Kretchmar's also offers breads, breakfast pastries, and pies. Ditch an alligator-skin apron, return sopping-wet boots to the warmth of the oven, and leave the baking to Kretchmar's Bakery's experienced staff of spatula soldiers and egg-beating bandits.