Moist cake. Crumbly cookies. Creamy tiramisu. For drool-worthy desserts, Richmond is near a bevy of fantastic bakeries. So where do you go to satisfy your sweet tooth craving?
The Crowned Cupcake
Why not try The Crowned Cupcake? Only 8 minutes away from our Solace Apartment Homes, this bakery specializes in a variety of scrumptious cupcakes. Their premium line includes such delicious flavors as Banana Cream, Mocha, and Churro while their cocktail-inspired line includes Margarita and Strawberry Daiquiri. The Crowned Cupcake’s “crown” jewel? The Crownie, a yellow cake filled with a delectable chocolate chip cookie and a brownie nestled inside. You’ll feel like royalty, indeed! They cater everything from bachelor parties, to birthdays, to even christenings so keep them in mind for your next event.
Maria’s Gourmet Pastries
Founded in 2005, Maria’s Gourmet Pastries, located on San Pablo Dam Road, houses an assortment of indulgent cakes. Classics like Red Velvet and Tres Leches are here among more exotic flavors such as Passion Fruit Mango Mousse and the retro Sock It To Me Cake. Not in the mood for cake? No worries! Maria’s also makes cookies, tarts, brownies, and cannolis, that will take your taste buds from ho hum to yum yum!
Featured in People Magazine, Rubicon Bakery has something for everyone. Their menu includes cakes, cupcakes, cookies, tarts, crostatas, and muffins, oh my! With such rich flavors as Chocolate Truffle Cake (made flourless) and Raspberry Chiffon, Rubicon is a delightful stop on your sweet treat trek. Fun Fact: Since its inception in 1993, Rubicon has employed over 100 workers that are either homeless or mentally disabled, helping them to improve their lives and get back on their feet. By going to Rubicon, you’re supporting your local community!
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