Bakeries & Breads
Equal to its most enduring traditions, homemade baked goods are their own institution in Lancaster County. Breads, cakes, cookies, donuts, pies, and sweet desserts of all sorts…just remember that your options will far exceed your stomach capacity! Travel to Lancaster County without trying a whoopie pie, shoofly pie, or sticky bun, and you will have missed a taste of history that ties the generations together. Except for Sunday, you can begin each day by smelling the wafting aroma of “fresh baked” at these local bakeries. ENJOY!
23-3 Center Street
Intercourse, PA 17535
Located in the idyllic Village of Intercourse, M & A Sweet Treats is a favorite Lancaster County destination for homestyle baked goods, made fresh daily. This Amish-owned bakery specializes in all variety of donuts, whoopie pies, shoo fly pies, and fry pies. Selections of baked goods available daily, until sold out, include fresh baked breads, sticky buns, chocolate chip cookies, lattice apple pies, and colorfully decorated cupcakes. To the delight of many, M & A Sweet Treats carries a full selection of gluten-free baked goods.
77 East Main Street
Lititz, PA 17543
Mouthwatering tastes combine with flavorful varieties to create a symphony of deliciousness at Sugar Whipped Bakery…a very satisfying discovery for those with discerning palates! Locally owned and family operated, Sugar Whipped is located in historic downtown Lititz, across from the post office. This hidden gem is an all natural bakery that feature a variety of goodies including cupcakes, whoopie pies, cake pops, and gourmet marshmallows. All of their creations are hand-made from scratch using the finest and local ingredients from Lancaster and the surrounding areas.
421 Weaverland Valley Road
East Earl, PA 17519
From long johns and creme filled varieties to gourmet topped selections, from apple fritters to cinnamon twists…an amazing menu of doughnuts are made fresh every day at Sunnyside Pastries. In addition, they offer appreciative customers an epic selection of homemade pies, fresh breads, melt-in-your mouth cookies, apple dumplings, sticky buns, and (of course) generously stuffed whoopie pies. You can visit Sunnyside Pastries at their bake shop in East Earl every day but Sunday and Monday. On Fridays, stop by their huge market stand at Green Dragon in Ephrata. And if you are in Berks County, stop by the stand at Leesport Market on Wednesdays.
542 Gibbons Road
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505
Located in the heart of PA Dutch Country, Bird-in-Hand Bake Shop has been satisfying their customers with special recipes of made-from-scratch goodness since 1972. From their freshly baked breads, buns, and rolls to their famous wet bottom shoo-fly pies, the wafting smells and delicious tastes of Bird-In-Hand create a must-experience destination for every visitor who wishes to experience authentic Lancaster County.
417 Georgetown Road
Strasburg, PA 17579
With a reputation that extends far beyond the borders of Lancaster County, Michael’s Homestyle Breads has captured the loyalty of thousands who have simply sampled the amazing goodness of their hand-moulded fresh baked goods. From their signature cinnamon raisin bread to newly add garlic rye rolls, from their melt-in-your-mouth sticky buns to honey whole wheat bread…you will love their distinctly fresh and ingredient rich varieties. Throughout the week, you can visit Michael’s at their made-from-scratch bakery and at local farm markets.
3537 Old Phila Pike
Intercourse, PA 17534
Located on Old Philadelphia Pike in the idyllic village of Intercourse, since 1998, Immergut Hand-Rolled Pretzels has lived up to the PA Dutch meaning of their name, ALWAYS GOOD! The mouthwatering menu at Immergut is delightfully simple and incredibly delicious, featuring regular pretzels, specialty pretzels, and pretzel wraps. Each pretzel is hand-rolled and baked to perfection with just the right amount of butter and salt, unless otherwise requested. Try their quality-made pretzel dips and savor their fresh squeezed lemonades, blended ice coffees, and fountain drinks. Stop by this hidden gem for an extraordinary snack or enjoy a quick and tasty lunch.
12 W Newport Road
Lititz, PA 17543
Located at the edge of Lititz, in the heart of Lancaster County, Cake & Cup (formerly Bakery at the Cupboard) is a place of extraordinary style and exceptional taste. Staffed by passionate pastry chefs and creative cake artisans, this hidden gem is always a reliable stop for made-from-scratch goodness and is the perfect spot for refreshment with a menu of specialty coffee drinks and smoothies. Select from the symphony of creations at the Bakery and discover your very own favorites. With a tireless commitment to customer satisfaction, all special cake and pastry orders are made to exceed expectations, enhancing any event and adding the “extra” to every special occasion.
800 E Newport Road
Lititz, PA 17543
Zig’s Bakery & Café is the kind of gathering place that locals love to call their own…and that is exactly what this hidden gem has been known as, since 2001. With the culinary convergence of a bakery, cafe, and deli at one welcoming location, Zig’s features an amazing variety of traditional, contemporary, comforting, and healthy foods. From their famous handcrafted baked goods to their delicious homemade soups, from artisan-styled sandwiches to their ingredient rich salads…everything served at Zig’s is made-from-scratch.