DELAWARE - These delightful bakeries across Delaware satisfy local cravings with premium, freshly-baked loaves of bread, desserts, and treats. From peach pie doughnuts to Jewish rye bread, gluten-free blueberry muffins to golden croissants, these sweet spots are sure to please.
Old World Breads in Lewes
Old World Breads in Lewes, DE, offers the tantalizing aromas of freshly baked bread, pastries, and croissants every morning. Since opening on Memorial Day 2014, this bakery has become a beloved fixture within its community and draws visitors throughout Delaware. As soon as you step inside the shop, it's clear that owner Keith Irwin is dedicated to Old World European baking.
Sweet Somethings in Wilmington
This local bakery and sweet shop has produced some of the finest treats in town for over two decades. Not only do they provide a wide variety of baked goods, but the owners also offer services like custom condolence platter delivery directly to a shiva home and catering options for various events.
Touch of Italy Bakery in Lewes
Touch of Italy in Lewes is a premier salumeria and pizzeria with an expansive bakery. They serve up mouthwatering hero sandwiches, pasta dishes, and pizzas daily. There is an impressive selection of Italian cookies, pastries, gift baskets, and cookie trays. While the food may be pricey, it's worth every penny spent.
The Fractured Prune in Rehoboth
The Fractured Prune is a cheerful bakery serving various doughnuts in many flavors. Aside from traditional options, The Fractured Prune also has unique offerings like the "Hole in One," which features your chosen hot doughnut topped with your choice of ice cream. In addition to doughnuts, The Fractured Prune specializes in other baked goods like bagels and breakfast sandwiches; plus, it's pet-friendly! You'll also find plenty of coffee, juices, and smoothies here.
Evangelina's Vegan Desserts in Newark
Evangelina's Vegan Desserts is a family-owned Newark, DE-based bakery specializing in vegan baked goods and baklava. Offering cakes, cupcakes, pies, and donuts as well as catering and special orders - shop also does catering and special orders. Owner Evangelina Guajardo began baking in her church kitchen in 2015. Still, she decided to pursue this venture full-time the following year, becoming Delaware's first entirely vegan bakery since then, teaching cooking classes and working on an e-book about vegan baking.
Bing's Bakery in Newark
Bing's Bake & Brew, Delaware's longest-running bakery, will soon open a coffee and pastry shop. Set to open its doors in December, customers can expect great coffee drinks like espresso and some of their signature treats like cookies and cupcakes from this popular spot. The bakery is renowned for its homemade pastries, tortes, and butter cookies. Additionally, they offer exclusive items like French macaroons and gluten-free cupcakes.
Fortunata's Bakery in Milford
This hidden gem in downtown Milford is a hidden gem that many locals have yet to discover. Offering fresh-baked pastries, gourmet coffee, and lattes, as well as some of Milford's best-baked goods, this small but mighty establishment will surely please everyone's appetites.