To all the lovers of sweets that find themselves in Tennessee, you’re in for a treat (or multiple treats, if you’d like). Whether you are craving a cupcake or have a hankering for freshly-baked bread, you won’t have to look very far for the very best in Tennessee. Here are our 8 favorite bakeries in the state.
This one-of-a-kind breakfast bakery has been serving up delicious treats since 2013. Yeast Nashville is the perfect place to grab a quick bite and coffee before you start your day. They’re best known for their signature Czech-style kolaches that come in a variety of fruity and savory flavors. If you’re looking for something different, be sure to try one of their “above average cinnamon rolls” or a tasty sausage breakfast muffin.
If you’re in the Memphis area, Muddy’s is a definite must-try! With two locations In Midtown and East Memphis, this unique bakeshop is a favorite among many locals. Their delicious pies and cakes by the slice, cupcakes, and even vegan options are sure to please just about every kind of pallet. You can even book a two-hour bakery tour where you can watch the bakers at work and maybe even learn a trick or two about creating the perfect sweets.
Magpie’s slogan “all butter all the time” is something most cupcake enthusiasts can definitely get behind! The cupcakes here are always a big hit with classic, deluxe, super deluxe and different specialty flavors each week. Not sure which to choose? Just ask for a sample! Make sure to come with an empty stomach to try their mouthwatering cookies, pies and cheesecakes as well.
Looking for the best doughnut in the Nashville area? Head on over to one of the three Five Daughters Bakery locations (12 South, East Nashville and Franklin) and you’ll find just what you’re looking for. Their hundred layer donuts are a favorite and sometimes even sell out before closing. You can even watch their live Donut Cam on their website to check out what flavors are available each day.
These cupcakes are almost too pretty to eat! Cupcake Kitchen has a variety of traditional and unique flavors that are just as delicious as they are beautiful. Their signature ice cream cupcakes are a favorite among many of their customers.
This delicious Knoxville bake house is known for how quickly their most popular items sell out, so get there early! You won’t be able to pick a favorite among the vast amount of treats they have available. If you’re looking for something on the healthy side, be sure to try one of their organic, wheat-free peanut butter oat bars.
Niedlov's Cafe & Bakery is a go-to for those in the Chattanooga area who are looking for the perfect breakfast breads and pastries. Cinnamon rolls, muffins and scones are all available to those looking for something sweet, while bagels and croissants are a delicious option for those seeking something more savory tasting.
Frost is the perfect bakery to head to if you’re looking for butter cookies and Memphis cream cake. Their beautifully frosted cookies are crispy, delicious and gorgeous while their Memphis cream cake flawlessly combines the flavors of bananas, chocolate and peanut butter. If you’re in the area, Frost is a must-try!