LEXINGTON, Ky. (10/14/13) – You don't have to wait for Trick-or-Treat to splurge on sweets. Lexington's local bakeries provide a wide variety of cakes, cookies and other treats that can satisfy any sugary craving. Here's a list of some of those bakeries:
•Brown's Bakery – This bakery, at 1226 Versailles Rd., specializes in cupcakes, individual desserts, cakes, as well as sculpted cakes. A family-owned and operated business, their cupcakes have gained national attention on the Food Network's Cupcake Wars, as well as TLC's Next Great Baker. Their cases are filled with a variety of specialty cupcakes daily, including Black Forest, Caramel Apple, Carrot Cake, and Bourbon Chocolate Pecan. The bakery will also sculpt different designed cakes for your next birthday party, anniversary or wedding. Their hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, visit www.brownbakery.com or give them a call at 859-255-8400.
•Caramanda's Bake Shop – This bakery has two locations in Lexington, 332 Southland Dr. and 3805 Dylan Pl., as well as a cupcake kiosk at the Fayette Mall. Caramanda's Bake Shop has specialty cupcake flavors every day, along with everyday favorites including Strawberry Shortcake, Chocolate Explosion, and Red Velvet. The bakery also bakes cookies, sculpts cakes for your next event, and now features Bruster's Real Ice Cream. Caramanda's hours at the Southland Dr. location are Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The hours at the Dylan Place location are Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.caramandas.com or call them at 859-278-7172.
•Magee's Bakery – Magee's Bakery is located at 726 E. Main St. It's been family-owned and operated since 1956. The bakery not only provides a variety of cakes and cookies, but also serves breakfast and lunch. Their cake flavors include Chocolate Fudge, German Chocolate, and Carrot Cake. You can order any of these cake flavors and more online Monday through Saturday by visiting www.mageesbakery.com. Their hours of operation are Monday 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday through Friday 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Sunday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Give them a call at 859-255-9481 or toll free at 800-540-9918.
•Spalding's Bakery – This bakery, located at 760 Winchester Rd., began selling specialty doughnuts in 1929 out of the original owner's home. Their doughnuts have been made by hand for over 75 years. Today, they sell doughnuts, along with apple fritters, cinnamon rolls, danishes, cupcakes and more. Their hours of operation are Wednesday through Saturday 6:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., and Sunday 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information, visit www.spaldingsbakery.com or call them at 859-252-3737.
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