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5 Best Bakeries in Cary, NC

For Thanksgiving this year I needed a bakery that could handle a large number of pies, as I was giving them as gifts to former clients of mine. While I figured out which bakery to use, I did lots of research of the options for bakeries in Cary NC and I realized there were some great ones out there that offered some really interesting and unique baked goods! The following bakeries all offer a little something different, but they are all known for their quality products and friendly service.

Bakeries in Cary: Once in a Blue Moon Bakery…& Cafe!

Once in a Blue Moon is a downtown Cary GEM! It is tucked away in the Ashworth’s Village, right in the heart of downtown, Academy and Chatham Street. This older part of Cary has such a charming feel!

Once in a Blue Moon is known for their custom designed wedding and occasion cakes, but they also have amazing pies, pastries, cookies and a full lunch menu! They can accommodate business meetings, and they are super nice people!

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Images courtesy of Once in a Blue Moon Bakery
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Images courtesy of Once in a Blue Moon Bakery

Bakeries in Cary, NC: La Michoacana Bakery

La Michoacana Bakery is an authentic Mexican Bakery in Central Cary. They are located next to Brueggers at the intersection of Maynard and Kildaire Farms Road. La Michaocana serves Mexican style breads, cakes and pastries, including their popular Tres Leche cake.  They also carry a line of Mexican groceries and dry goods in the store.

Bakeries in Cary, NC: Annelore’s German Bakery

Another downtown Cary favorite, Annelore’s serves traditional German baked goods, both savory and sweet. A Christmastime favorite, Pfeffernüsse, is a German frosted gingerbread cookie, is available now at Annelore’s!

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Image courtesy of Annelore’s Bakery

Bakeries in Cary: Crema Bakery & Espresso Bar

Crema is located in West Cary at the intersection of High House and Davis Drive. Their coffee is all roasted on site. Crema is well loved for their artisan style bakery items and their talented and artistic baristas.

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Image courtesy of Crema Coffee

Bakeries in Cary: Utica Bakery

I have heard about this bakery over and over again in the Facebook groups, mostly from people who relocated here from New York. Being a child of New Yorkers, but not from there myself, I can really relate to the connection of New Yorkers to their food. And Utica Bakery has it. This authentic Italian bakery was founded by a native of Utica, New York, a city with a strong Italian immigrant influence.

The bakery serves all the classic, from black and white cookies to Pastaciotti, a custard filled tart.

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utica bakery cary nc, bakeries in cary nc
Images courtesy of Utica Bakery

About the Author Ellen Pitts

Ellen is the founder of Harmony Realty, a socially conscious realty company. Ellen believes in empowering her clients through education and open communication. Ellen is a number-cruncher at heart and takes great pleasure in following and analyzing the trends of the housing industry. She loves communicating the big picture to her clients and helping them to understand how the market affects their sale or purchase. Her honest and down-to-earth approach allows her clients to make informed and intelligent decisions to get the most out of their offers and negotiations.

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