Craving a fresh, flaky croissant? A fresh-from-the-oven doughnut? An extra chocolatey birthday cake? These are the top 10 Northern Michigan bakeries of 2019, as voted on by 15,349 lovers of Up North.
Alchemists turning flour, sugar, salt and natural leavens into croissants, brioche, baguettes and other melt-in-your-mouth gold.
So much to love about this neighborhood bakery stuffed with flour-dusted loaves of fresh-baked bread. We are over the moon for their blue cheese and asiago baguettes.
Bless owner Jason Gollan for blessing Traverse City’s south side with a place for folks to break bread or take a fat, fresh loaf home with them. The breakfast focaccia sammies make waking up way better.
So much light, fluffy, sweet, savory, soft and crusty yum tucked into this old-fashioned storefront. As their motto says, “Life is Fun, Eat it up!”
Experience orchard-to-pie heaven at this homey, red, barn-shaped market that’s been baking happiness since 1962. Turnovers, muffins, fritters and more, too. Eat them in their sweet cafe or take them to go.
The folks who made pies into celebrities—Oprah loves them, the Today Show featured them and we just plain can’t get enough. The other scrumptious thing about this pie biz? How much they give back to the community.
Six locations around Northern Michigan do not a chain make. Each Johan’s is still the sweet, home-town owned bakery that Northern Michigan has loved for decades.
Ninety years of baking birthday and anniversary cakes means Potter deserves a celebration. Cheers to this TC icon.
The recipe for her exceptional butter creme frosting (made with real butter) is a protected trade secret and her decorated sugar cookies are legendary.
A place where folks with dietary constrictions are indulged. Vegans, vegetarians, celiacs, gluten-sensitives, lactose intolerants or simply health-conscious come one, come all for cookies, scones, muffins, cakes, cupcakes, pies and more!