Where to Find The Best Cakes in Philadelphia

Where to Find The Best Cakes in Philadelphia

Best Cakes in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Cake BakeriesPhiladelphia, PA - Just about everyone loves cake, and Philadelphia has some of the countries best bakeries. From a small dessert nook on the south street to a Jewish-syle bakery serving up a one-of-a-kind Apple Cake. We have you covered with the "Best Bakeries in Philadelphia to Grab a Slice of Cake."

Philly's Best Bake Shops for Cake

The Sweet Life Bakeshop

Compact dessert nook specializing in cups of pudding, plus cakes, pies, cookies & cupcakes. Our favorite: The Pineapple Upside-down Cake - Crispy on the outside moist on the inside, and it tastes like grandma's cake. Stop by for a bite and trip down memory lane.740 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Frangelli's Bakery & Donuts

Longtime bakery crafting donuts, classic sweets & unique eats like cannoli cake & ice cream donuts. Must-Try: The Italian Rum Cake. 847 W Ritner St #3747, Philadelphia, PA 19148

Essen Bakery

Tiny Jewish-style bakery offering loaves of bread, cakes, cookies, sandwiches, and French-press coffee. Essen Bakery is a cozy neighborhood spot where a big city can feel like a small town. Must-Try: Jewish apple cake, just like moms. 1437 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Isgro Pastries

Small bake shop turning out cannoli, cakes, cookies, custards, tarts, and other Italian pastries. Cute bakery-cafe with a whimsical touch and sumptuous cakes. Must-Try: Isgro's Napolean Cake. 1009 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Stocks Bakery

Famed for its pound cake, this no-frills bakeshop also makes cookies, donuts, pies & other sweets. From birthday cakes and wedding cakes, stocks is the go-to for many locals. Must-Try: Stocks Pound Cake. 2614 E Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Also, See: Best Philadelphia Bakeries and Bakery Shops - Philly is truly a food lovers city, and when it comes to dessert, the city's many bakeshops and bakeries do not disappoint.


Written By: Philly Bite Magazines Staff

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