The holiday season is upon us, and that means it’s time to enjoy all of the delicious baked goods! These South Jersey bakeries are the top in the region and will be your one stop shop for all of your pie, cake, pastry, and specialty bread needs.
1. Aversa’s Italian Bakery
Locations: Sewell, Turnersville, Brigantine, & Margate
Aversa’s makes hundreds of homemade goods including specialty cakes, pastries, bread and rolls. They also make prepared foods, pizza, and stromboli. If you’re not quite sure what to get, try one of the gift baskets or trays that are perfect for your Thanksgiving gathering!
2. Broadway Bakery
130-132 S Broadway, Pitman, NJ
Broadway Bakery opened in March 2017 and has been the intersection of frosting and happiness ever since. With their good-to-the-last-crumb donuts, delectable pastries, flavorful cookies, and eye-catching cakes, Broadway Bakery aims to be your go-to choice. All of their incredible creations are made fresh right in Uptown Pitman. Nothing is artificial, no chemicals that you can’t pronounce – they keep it simple.
3. Century Bakery
525 North Pearl Street, Bridgeton, NJ
Family owned and operated for four generations, Century Bakery specializes in desserts. From their famous doughnuts filled until they’re ready to explode and delicious fudgy brownies to their cakes and ice cream cakes, Century Bakery is your one-stop shop for the sweets in Cumberland County.
4. Deluxe Italian Bakery
680 East Clements Bridge Road, NJ
For over half a century, Deluxe Italian Bakery has taken pride in bringing customers fresh, natural, great tasting Italian breads, rolls, and pastries. Their specialty breads will be the perfect side during your Thanksgiving dinner!
5. Dulce Artisanal Bakery
740A Haddon Avenue, Collingswood, NJ
Dulce is a modern bakery that focuses on bold new flavors and ideas. Their menu changes weekly. They strive to carry a diverse range of products to accommodate most dietary preferences including some naturally nut-free, dairy free, gluten free, and vegan items (they are not specifically an alternative bakery).
6. Amish Market at Mullica Hill
108 Swedesboro Road, Mullica Hill, NJ
Enjoy everything fresh at the Mullica Hill Amish Market, where you can find Lancaster County delicacies right here in South Jersey! The market has a bakery and doughnut shop, fresh produce and smoothie stand, fresh meat butcher, dairy and cheese, BBQ, and an Amish restaurant. It’s a one stop shop for everything you’ll need this holiday season!
7. Italian Kitchen
Pennsville & Carney’s Point, NJ
The Italian Kitchen is a full service pizza shop, deli, convenience store, bakery, and caterers. You can pick up dinner from the kitchen menu, milk for breakfast, and deli meats and cheeses for tomorrow’s lunch. They also have delicious, fresh specialty breads made daily right on the premises that would be a great addition to your Thanksgiving meal.
8. JB Bakery
712 South High Street, Burlington, NJ
Whether you’re celebrating holidays, birthdays, weddings, or simply dessert, JB Bakery has you covered! This Burlington County landmark has been around since 1952 and offers hard-to-find specialties from all over the world, holiday delicacies, seasonal specials, fresh bread and rolls, a coffee bar, and exceptional service.
9. McMillan’s Bakery
15 Haddon Avenue, Westmont, NJ
If you haven’t had one of McMillian’s cream filled doughnuts yet, you need to get there fast! This bakery has been a community staple since 1939 and has all of your holiday dessert staples ready to go.
10. Sweetsboro Pastry Shoppe
1302 Kings Highway, Swedesboro, NJ
Sweetsboro Pastry Shoppe is an old-fashioned European bakery with roots from Philadelphia and Germany. They specialize in quality baked goods from scratch that will satisfy anyone with a hunger for a tasty, sweet treat. They feature custom birthday and wedding cakes, as well as a variety of specialty cakes.