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22 Black-Owned Bakeries You Should Know: As Recommended by Customers!


Warning: This blog could potentially add 5 lbs to your scale! It may not be suitable for those who have a serious sweet tooth and not much self control around sweets.


Now that we've gotten that out of the way, are you looking for sweet treats for an event...and want to support a Black owned business? Look no further.


We've compiled a list of Black owned bakeries located all over the United States. These bakeries make sweet goodies with love. Some of the Black owned bakeries offer their products online and will ship them to you, and some of them have more than one location.


Every bakery listed was recommended to us by their customers based on personal experience so KUDDOS to all bakeries for having faithful customers!


Enjoy and support!


California


Cups and Cakes Bakery

San Francisco, CA

We make all sorts of flavors, without all the pretentiousness! Be sure to stop in for our CUPCAKE SUPER HAPPY HOUR on Saturdays from 5-7, where everything is BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE!


Colorado


Sweegan Bakery

Colorado Springs, CO

Sweegan specializes in creating delicious vegan desserts. Our desserts are for everyone who loves great tasting sweets, vegans and non vegans!


"I ordered red velvet cupcakes for my grandmother’s birthday, and they exceeded all of my expectations! It was some of the most delicious red velvet cake I’ve had it, vegan or not. The owner is so sweet and definitely goes out of her way for her customers. I have also had cinnamon rolls and they are out of this world! I can’t wait to try all the other sweets and pastries that they have to offer, if you have not tried this Sweegan bakery you definitely have to get on it!"


Conneticut


Sweet Tooth

Windsor, CT

While the sweets may be gone in a flash, the memories and smiles will last! Put a pause on hectic everyday life and TREAT YOURSELF! YOU DESERVE IT!


"Excellent selection of fresh baked items. I purchased Sweet Tooth's sugar free brownies that are simply out of this world.Yum!"



Florida


What Kind Cupcakery

Quincy, Fl

"Those cupcakes are the TRUTH... Very moist literally melts in your mouth. Great Customer Service I love it ❤️"


Traditional cake baker. If you have a sweet tooth don’t suppress it... EAT IT!!! Don’t deny, indulge and order TODAY!!!



Kavannah's Sweet Boutique

Quincy, Fl

KaVannah Cakes is a Bake shop specializing in sweets for all ages


"The cheesecake/red velvet jars and candy apples were so delicious. You won’t be disappointed. Delivery service was awesome as well."






Georgia


Pink Chocolate Affair, LLC

Atlanta, GA

"I had their cupcakes at our office party, and they were fantastic! Decorated to perfection and just as flavorful!"


"As an Event Planner I’m always looking for great vendors who I can build great relationships with and who also take their jobs seriously and if I could give April 100 stars I definitely would! She is outstanding! Great customer service and her cakes and sweets are all so delicious! I’ve order from her a few times and every time she goes over and beyond my expectation& my clients as well!"


Melanin Sweets

Atlanta, GA

Melanin Sweets is truly dedicated to providing the most soul fulfilling desserts by creating each childhood dessert favorite with the finest ingredients of love and passion.


"I absolutely adore Melanin sweets! From their home made chocolates, their legendary Banana crack and delicious specialty cups cakes everything is delicious! I recently tried their Cookie Monster cupcakes and they were beyond amazing! Super moist with the perfect amount of sweetness. The presentation was also adorable (I wish I had a picture). The owner, Naike, is super sweet, professional and passionate about her business. Melanin Sweets is a definite must try!"


Sammy Cheezecake

East Point, GA

Our delicious cheesecakes and traditional cakes are baked from scratch daily using fresh & high quality premium ingredients. We serve variety slices of cheesecakes and cakes. Flavors change daily!


"AMAZING!!! The cakes are the best I've ever had😍 customer service is excellent. Felt like I was walking into someones house. Will be back ❤❤❤"


Louisiana


La Rouge Cupcakery

Baton Rouge, LA

La Rouge Cupcakery specializes in homemade custom cakes and favors for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, grand openings, baptisms, and other events. La Rouge Cupcakery offers several items to choose from including custom packages. We would love to sweeten your next event with some of our delicious and unique treats. Choose La Rouge!!


"Delicious! Some of the best unheard of desserts 🍨 you will probably never find to enjoy"


Missouri


Pharaohs Bakery

St. Louis, MO

We have all the old school favorites: Glazed donuts, Long Johns, Buttermilk cake and many more!!!!!


"I’m so glad I decided to go with Pharaohs Donuts! I was craving a good donuts and did a google search and decided to try them out. Sooooo good. They are moist and buttery. The chocolate cake glazed donut was my favorite! I will be back when I come visit from out of town again. My husband and I wanted to go back for a second time while I’m town and they were closed for the day. It is one treat that will give us something to look forward to next time when we are in The Lou!"


New Jersey


The Gingered Peach

Lawrenceville, NJ

Hand crafted baked goods with soul.


"I can’t say enough about this place. Every item I’ve had has been top notch. The staff is so professional & polite. I just had the French baguette for the first time & it was perfect."


North Carolina


Jazzy Cheesecakes

Charlotte, NC

Jazzy Cheesecake is perfect for every occasion and people of all ages! Indulge in Jazzy Cheesecakes delicious treats today!


"My sister ordered the Pumpkin Cheesecake for Thanksgiving. Best cheesecake of my life!!! Very reasonably priced and well!!"


Favor Desserts

Durham, NC

You can now enjoy the flavors of FAVOR DESSERTS, while sipping on a cup of coffee and browsing the internet at our new FAVOR DESSERTS BAKERY AND CAFE located in Suite 105 in the Bentley Ridge Complex, 5607 NC-HW 55 in Durham, NC.


"The cakes are wonderful! You want old fashioned great ingredient amazing taste cooking. This is the place to get it!!!"


The Sugar Complex

Durham, NC


From the simple to the sublime, scratch made custom cake art.

"The Sugar Complex did any amazing job on my daughter's cupcakes and any even better job on my husbands birthday cake. The cake was moist, and even 2 days after we cut it, it still was moist. Everyone at both event's loved it. Thanks so much for making me look good."


Fannie Cakes Bakery

Gastonia, NC

We specialize in fresh baked "Little Fannie" Bundt Cakes. Our desserts are baked fresh daily in small batches. Our whole cakes are made to order.


"Oh my goodness! I tried the bacon, egg, and cheese grits today for the first time... 🤤🤤 they were delicious!! The staff were extremely friendly, great prices, awesome menu, cozy atmosphere, and delicious food, what more can you ask for?! I can't not wait to try other things on the menu."




The Sweet Couple Bakery

Winterville, NC



We take pride in baking from scratch and providing you with Treats for Any Occasion!!


"I can't begin to tell you how good the desserts and cakes are at " The loving Couple Bakery." Please stop by on Railroad Street in Winterville and give them your support. This will be an experience that you will never forget. The designs are also unique and so perfect. The party that she and her husband assistant in overseeing with my neice and nephew ( Tywanna and Elijah) was so fun and different. A lot of the grown people wanted to join in and be a child again. That's good! This is one party that Corynn Purkett and her family, cousins and friends will never forget!."


South Carolina


Swank Deserts

Summerville, SC

A specialty dessert shop that provides unique & seasonally inspired treats for dessert enthusiasts!


"Lovely place, great location, excellent service, enjoyed the music, and the most delicious deserts! I had the brownies and nutella filled chocolate chip cookies."



Silver's Sweets

Rock Hill, SC

"Whether I need a cake or cupcakes in crunch time or place a order months in advance, Silver Sweets has never let me down! All of her flavors are moist and delicious, but my all time favorite is her Berry Velvet. Thanks for always coming through for me providing the very best desserts!"


Allow Silver's Sweets to design and make your wedding cake, custom birthday cake, anniversary cake, graduation cake, just because cake, and any occasion cake. Your cake will taste as good as it looks.


Purposely Made Sweets & Treats

Columbia, SC

We are dedicated & passionate about our selection of chocolate covered treats and desserts for your special occasion or everyday sweet tooth craving. Contact us to get your fix! "I ordered a pan of banana pudding for our Couples Ministry Christmas Party and it was delicious! Everyone enjoyed it and went back for seconds and thirds. Kema and her team are the epitome of prompt and professional service. I will most definitely use Purposely Made Sweets & Treats for desserts in the future ❤"


Tennessee


The Beignet Bar

Nashville, TN

We have all the old school favorites: Glazed donuts, Long Johns, Buttermilk cake and many more!


"I had the original beignets and my husband had the peach filled beignets. Both were delicious!! Highly recommend. We will both be back for sure!"


Texas


Not Jus' Donuts Bakery Cakes-Pies-Cookies & More

Houston, TX

Home of the "World Famous" Sweet Potato Pie is located in the historic 3rd Ward area of Houston for nearly 20 years.


"This is the second time we have turned to Not Jus' Donuts to make the opening night treats for our performers and crew. You ladies are WONDERFUL at working with us to create a treat that not only matches the theme of the production, but are also delicious! You've got fans at Houston Grand Opera!"


Washington


Cupcake Amour

Seattle, WA

Whether it’s custom cupcakes or cakes you need, let Cupcake Amour. be the one to fulfill all your sweet needs and satisfy your sweet tooth cravings!


"My Wedding cake was everything I wanted and more and it was super delicious! Amber was so professional and lovely to work with. She made my dream cake come true."





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