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
2665 Commerce Dr. NW, Suite 200, Rochester, Minnesota 55901 // Facebook
Fresh and gourmet desserts for takeout, delivery, or pick-up. Made fresh daily. Choose from their weekly rotating menu of classic and adventurous flavors!
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.
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
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.
4221 W Circle Dr. NW, Rochester, MN 55901 // (507) 292-6000 // Facebook
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.
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.
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.
Opened by two best friends, this coffee shop and bakery sells yummy treats made from scratch including cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and pastries.
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)
Beautifully designed, custom, decorated cookies with the following flavors to pick from: orange cardamom, lemon poppyseed, gingerbread, sprinkle, chocolate and sugar.
Homemade decorated cookies and some small-batch truffles, caramels, and other chocolate goodness. Registered MN Cottage Food producer since 2016.
Samanmali Navaratnarajah (Sam for short) is originally from Sri Lanka. She’s an Architect, turned full time at home mom and baker since arriving in the US. She make custom cakes, cupcakes and French Macarons.
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!
Order cakes, pastries, bread, macarons, and more by sending an Instagram direct message at least 48 hours in advance.
Scratch-made custom bagels/bread, gourmet cakes, cookies, donuts, gourmet cupcakes, & lefse made with love. Located in Blooming Prairie, MN.
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.
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!
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.
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 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 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 is a home-based bakery just outside of Rochester, Minnesota that specializes in sugar cookie art with royal icing frosting.
16-year-old Micah loves to bake and decorate custom cakes and cupcakes for all your special occasions
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.
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 is a faithful vendor at the Rochester Farmers Market specializing in pastries and bread.
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.
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.
This homestyle bakehouse recreates ancestral recipes specializing in baklava, pies, and basbousas.
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!
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 offers decorated sugar cookies, cupcakes, cookie cakes and other treats for sale.
Gluten-Free options are available upon request.
Gluten-Free donuts are available Fridays-Sundays. Options include vanilla sprinkles, raspberry, cinnamon sugar, and maple.
Gluten-Free and organic cakes available for an extra charge.
Linda’s Bakery, West Salem WI
This bakery sells products made without gluten-containing ingredients.
Gluten-Free and vegan cakes available upon request.
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
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
This experienced pâtissier creates custom cakes, cupcakes, cookies, bars, and many other sweet treats from her home kitchen.
Linda’s Bakery, West Salem WI
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
Pre-order delicious treats by this baker ranging from cupcakes, cinnamon rolls, cheesecakes, pies, and more all made from her home.
Rosario’s Bake Shop – Kasson, MN
33 West Main Street, Kasson, MN 55944 // (507) 634-4120 // Facebook
Rosario’s Bake Shop has a variety of sweet bread including Mexican bread, Empanadas, Dulce de Leche, Pineapple, Pumpkin, Strawberry, and apple. Cinnamon and Orange Rolls. And more…
Stephy’s Bakehouse – Byron, MN
This small business is a dream becoming reality for Stephanie and all her baked goods can be ordered via Facebook messenger or email.
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