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Cakes, Cookies, Pastries, Doughnuts, Breads, Pies and More

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La Bonne Vie

Marsha Maxwell

La Bonne Vie, inside the Grand America Hotel, offers exquisite desserts made with the finest ingredients. If you are looking for gorgeous pastries or dainty, flavorful macarons, look no further. Hint: use the entrance to the left of the main hotel doors to go straight to the bakery.

555 South Main Street
801-258-6000

Les Madeleines

Les Madeleines

Les Madeleines serves truly stunning "travel-inspired" desserts and pastries. Their Kouing-aman, a buttery pastry from Brittany, has gained national recognition and has been featured twice on The Food Network. They also serve French macarons, cookies and a variety of pastries as well as savory sandwiches, wraps and pommes frites (French fries).

216 E. 500 S.
801-355-2294

Mini's Cupcake Cafe

Mini's Cupcake Cafe serves not just creative cupcakes but also sandwiches and other lunch items. Mini's is a winner of the Food Network's "Cupcake Wars."

14 E. 800 S.
801-363-0608

Mrs. Backer's Pastry Shop

Mrs. Backer's Pastry Shop

In business for more than 65 years, Mrs. Backer's is best known for beautifully decorated cakes. Their eclairs, Danishes and pies are also customer favorites.

434 E. South Temple
801-532-2022

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Yes, Nothing Bundt Cakes is a national chain, but their moist, flavorful bundt cakes drenched with cream cheese icing are so tasty, you won't mind a bit. My favorites are the chocolate chocolate chip and carrot cake.

10389 S. State St.
801-619-3757

RubySnap

RubySnap

RubySnap sells freshly baked cookies and frozen cookie dough, with interesting gourmet flavor combinations. My favorite is the Vivianna, with mangos and dark chocolate in a citrus dough.

770 S. 300 W.
801-834-6111

Schmidt's Pastry Cottage

Schmidt's Pastry Cottage

Schmidt's Pastry Cottage has four locations in the Salt Lake area serving a huge variety of baked goods, plus a lunch menu. They are famous for creative wedding, birthday and special occasion cakes. I would recommend their croissants, whether plain, flavored or as a sandwich. Their sugar cookies and lemon bars are customer favorites.

Sugar House
609 E. 2100 S.
801-487-3500

Taylorsville
5664 S. Redwood Rd.
801-967-9766

The Store
2050 E. 6200 S.
801-274-7150

South Jordan
1133 West South Jordan Parkway
801-280-7200

So Cupcake

So Cupcake

So Cupcake makes gourmet cupcakes, cakes and cake drops. They also have a mobile cupcake truck to rent out for parties and other special events.

3939 S. Highland Dr.
801-274-8300

The Sweet Tooth Fairy

The Sweet Tooth Fairy

The Sweet Tooth Fairy serves moist, flavorful cupcakes, unique cakebites, and other baked desserts in a cute, 50s-inspired atmosphere. The Sweet Tooth Fairy is a winner of the food Network's "Cupcake Wars."

Locations throughout Utah, including Salt Lake City, Draper, West Valley, Midvale and Murray.

Tulie Bakery

Tulie Bakery

Tulie, a French-style bakery in the 9th and 9th neighborhood, serves heavenly croissants, as well as cakes, tarts and a variety of European-style pastries. They also serve hot pressed sandwiches, quiche and other lunch items made with care from local ingredients.

863 E. 700 S.
801-883-9741

Vosen's Bread Paradise

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Vosen's is a classic German style bakery serving fresh, crusty bread in a variety of flavor combinations. Rye breads are their specialty. It's a small shop, so call ahead if you want something specific. Vosen's products are also available at Pirate O's.

328 W. 200 S.
801-322-2424

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