Rochester MN Guide to Bakeries: Where to Get Cakes, Cookies, Cupcakes, Pastries, Donuts and More!

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There’s nothing like bakery treats to make an event–whether it’s a birthday, holiday, party, or just a random Thursday–a little extra sweet. Here in our Guide to Bakeries, we’ve got all of the bakeries in the greater Rochester, MN area at your fingertips!

Brick & Mortar Bakeries

Daube’s Cakes & Bakery

Pick-up only: 3611 Salem Rd SW, Rochester, MN 55902 // 202-340-7992 // Facebook // Instagram

This bakery has a new way of operating since the pandemic. Simply order online and schedule a pick-up. They are most famously known in Rochester for their scrumptious carrot cake but also make cookies, doughnuts, and wedding cakes.

Drift Dough

1005 6th St NW, Rochester, MN 55901 // Facebook // Instagram

This bakery and coffee shop is housed inside of Forager Brewery. They offer up to 12+ different doughnuts varying each day. Drift Dough also has Gluten Free options on the weekends. Gluten-Free Donuts Friday-Sunday

Fiddlehead Coffee Co

412 3rd Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904 // 1610 W Center St, Rochester, MN 55902
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Grab a latte, find a spot amongst the ferns, and then enjoy a fresh pastry baked in-house daily!

Great Harvest Bread Co.

706 N. Broadway, Rochester, MN 55906 // (507) 286-1101 // Facebook // Instagram

2483 Commerce Drive, Rochester, MN 55901 // (507) 258-5300

This bakery sticks to the tried and true process of making bread. They like to keep it traditional and are dedicated to hand-kneading each loaf. They offer bread, pasties, muffins, and cookies. 

Hyvee

4221 W Circle Dr. NW, Rochester, MN 55901 // (507) 292-6000 // Facebook

HyVee Bakery provided the cake for Rochester Mom’s First Birthday Bash (pictured)

Ask specifically for local pastry chef and cake designer,  Bryant Meyer. He has created incredibly gorgeous wedding cakes, birthday cakes, and also tarts, cookies, pastries, and more.

Nothing Bundt Cakes

1161 6th St NW, Suite 105, Rochester, MN 55901 // (507) 200-4219 // Facebook

This bakery is focused on bundt cakes made with the real stuff: butter, and sugar. You can purchase small, medium, large, stacked, or bite-sized bundt cakes.

People’s Food Co-op

519 1st Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902 // (507) 289-9061 // Facebook // Instagram

Bakery Menu

Everything is made from scratch and onsite. Vegan and gluten-free options are available upon request. Call to order at least 24 hours in advance from options including cakes, bundt cakes, cheesecakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more.

Roasted Bliss

2550 S Broadway, Suite #300, Rochester, MN 55904 // (507) 226-8011 // Facebook // Instagram

Opened by two best friends, this coffee shop and bakery sells yummy treats made from scratch including cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and pastries.

Sweet House Bakery

1219 2nd Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902 // (507) 398-8439 // Facebook // Instagram

A bakery started by a mom of 3, bakes pastries daily and also creates custom cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and other many treats. 

 

Cottage Food Bakers or Licensed Bakers (no storefront)

“The Cottage Food Law allows for individuals to make and sell certain non-potentially hazardous food and canned goods in Minnesota without a license.” (MN Dept of Agriculture)

Andrea’s Bake Shop

andreasbakeshop@gmail.com // Facebook // Instagram

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Beautifully designed, custom, decorated cookies with the following flavors to pick from: orange cardamom, lemon poppyseed, gingerbread, sprinkle, chocolate and sugar. 

Bites by Kara

This Spanish teacher/baker makes yummy cake cups for on the go and also offers other delicious dessert options including cookies, brownies, bars, cakes, cheesecakes, and more!

Breezeway Sweets

Facebook // Instagram

Homemade decorated cookies and some small-batch truffles, caramels, and other chocolate goodness. Registered MN Cottage Food producer since 2016.

Casper Mountain Cookies

Instagram

Gluten-Free Orders

This busy optometrist creates gorgeous custom-order sugar cookies as her side hustle. She has decorated cookies with a variety of designs ranging from official company logos, nurse scrubs, anatomical hearts, diamond rings, and more!

Colibri Artisan Baker

Instagram

Order cakes, pastries, bread, macarons, and more by sending an Instagram direct message at least 48 hours in advance.

Confections by Karen

Website // Facebook // Instagram

Scratch-made custom bagels/bread, gourmet cakes, cookies, donuts, gourmet cupcakes, & lefse made with love. Located in Blooming Prairie, MN.

Copper Cookies

coppercookies.dj@gmail.com // Facebook // Instagram

Copper Cookies bakes and delivers on-demand a variety of big gourmet cookies. You could order a yummy classic chocolate chip cookie, an innovative banana cream pie cookie, a scrumptious Nutella sea salt cookie, and more.

Desserts by Danna

dessertsbydanna@gmail.com // Facebook // Instagram

This local cookie decorator makes gorgeous custom cookies for any and all special events. What makes Danna different is that her sugar cookie decor is all buttercream and not royal icing. The secret to Danna’s cookies is that she has perfected her cookie dough: a sugar cookie + shortbread combo.  These cookies taste as good as they look! 

Dough Daddy

(507) 993-8308 // Facebook // Instagram

This at-home baker specializes in small-batch cookies with options ranging from Candy Jar, Strawberry Crush, S’mores, and more. The cookies are huge and have such creative flavors. 

Frosted by CC

frostedbycc@gmail.com // (507) 533-5419 // Facebook // Instagram

Frosted by CC provided the cake for Rochester Mom’s 3rd Birthday Bash (pictured)

CC is a local artisan cake creator making gorgeous custom cakes for weddings, birthday parties, and several other special events. Check out her social media accounts to see her impressive 3D cake designs!

Gwen’s Confections

Website // Facebook

Gwen’s Confections provides cookies, cupcakes, breads, cakes, pies, and more!  Gwen is up for giving anything a try, so contact her with all your fun ideas.

Julie’s Cookie Creations

Instagram // Facebook // (507) 254-0783

Julie’s Cookie Creations specializes in high-quality custom-decorated sugar cookies for any occasion. She also makes beautiful and delicious macarons.  Julie has been featured in national publications and specializes in intricate design.

Makay Sweets

Website // Facebook // Instagram

Makay Sweets is a home-based bakery just outside of Rochester, Minnesota that specializes in sugar cookie art with royal icing frosting.

Mon Petit Cupcakes

Website // Facebook // Instagram

Mon Petit Cupcakes is a fully licensed, special order/delivery bakery. They use primarily organic/locally sourced ingredients to create artfully designed gourmet cupcakes. Purchase at Chocolaterie Stam, Rochester.

 

Omar’s Kitchen

Website // Facebook

Lori and Alexa Feyen, along with Omar, have baked for the Rochester Farmers market for 19 years. Specializing in breads, pies, cookies, rolls, and more!

Persimmon Bakeshop

Order via Rochester Farmers Market // (507) 218-7008 // Facebook // Instagram

Persimmon Bakeshop is a faithful vendor at the Rochester Farmers Market specializing in pastries and bread. 

Pretty Good Cookies

Instagram 

In this occupational therapist’s spare time she is baking and designing buttery vanilla sugar cookies. They also offer paint-your-own cookies and cookie decorating kits for customers to make their own memorable designs. 

Rosemary & Lavender

rosemaryandlavenderbakery@gmail.com // (507) 218-9679 // Facebook // Instagram 

This Rochester bakery uses local ingredients to create artisan foods and has a strong connection with local farmers. You can place orders via email or catch this vendor at the Rochester Farmers Market on Saturday mornings. 

Seto Bakery

(507) 269-4322 // Facebook // Instagram 

This homestyle bakehouse recreates ancestral recipes specializing in baklava, pies, and basbousas.

Spiced Up Mom

thespicedupmom@gmail.com // Facebook // Instagram

Shari creates gorgeous and elaborate layered cookie cakes using shortbread, icing, jams, macarons, candies, brownies, flowers, and more! These breathtaking cookie cakes are definitely a work of art!

Sugar Shuga Cookies

imyourcookiegirl@gmail.com // Facebook // Instagram

Gorgeously decorated sugar cookies for any special occasion. Robin offers vanilla almond or chocolate-flavored cookies and her attention to detail with royal icing is impeccable! 

The Handmade Chickpea

Facebook 

The Handmade Chickpea offers decorated sugar cookies, cupcakes, cookie cakes and other treats for sale.


Gluten-Free Options

Casper Mountain Cookies

Instagram

Gluten-Free options are available upon request.

Drift Dough

1005 6th St NW, Rochester, MN 55901 // Facebook // Instagram

Gluten-Free donuts are available Fridays-Sundays. Options include vanilla sprinkles, raspberry, cinnamon sugar, and maple. 

Frosted by CC

frostedbycc@gmail.com // (507) 533-5419 // Facebook // Instagram

Gluten-Free and organic cakes available for an extra charge.

Linda’s Bakery, West Salem WI

190 East City, WI-16, West Salem, WI 54669 // (608) 786-1818 // Facebook // Instagram

This bakery sells products made without gluten-containing ingredients.

People’s Food Co-op

519 1st Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902 // (507) 289-9061 // Facebook // Instagram

Bakery Menu

Gluten-Free and vegan cakes available upon request. 

Some Like It Hot and Gluten-Free

Facebook // Instagram 

Beautifully decorated cookies and treats made in a dedicated gluten-free kitchen.

 

Worth The Drive 

Bloedow’s Bakery – Winona, MN

451 East Broadway, Winona, MN 55987 // (507) 452-3682 // Facebook

This bakery was founded in 1924 and offers both new and original recipes for all your favorite gluten-filled treats.

Hanisch Bakery – Red Wing, MN

410 W 3rd St, Red Wing, MN 55066 // (651) 388-1589 // Facebook // Instagram

This bakery specializes in gorgeously decorated cakes and offers so many varieties of donuts it can be overwhelming in the best way possible.

Kupkeeks – Eyota, MN

 kupkeeks.kf@gmail.com // Facebook // Instagram

This experienced pâtissier creates custom cakes, cupcakes, cookies, bars, and many other sweet treats from her home kitchen.

Linda’s Bakery, West Salem WI

190 East City, WI-16, West Salem, WI 54669 // (608) 786-1818 // Facebook // Instagram

This family-owned bakery makes fresh products from scratch every day. Their huge menu includes breads, buns, dinner rolls, cakes, cupcakes, donuts, danishes, muffins and so much more.

Otto’s Bakery & Coffee Shop – Byron, MN

513 Frontage Rd NW, Byron, MN 55920 // (507) 775-2778 // Facebook

Another fantastic family-owned and operated bakery that bakes bread and rolls daily!

Rise Above Baking Co. – Kasson, MN

rebekkaberge86@gmail.com // (507) 251-2226 // Facebook // Instagram

Pre-order delicious treats by this baker ranging from cupcakes, cinnamon rolls, cheesecakes, pies, and more all made from her home.

Stephy’s Bakehouse – Byron, MN

stephysbakehouse@yahoo.com // (507) 258-0782 // Facebook

This small business is a dream becoming reality for Stephanie and all her baked goods can be ordered via Facebook messenger or email. 

 

Did we miss your bakery? To be included in this guide, please email: info@rochestermom.com

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