Not all of us are bakers or enjoying baking, but most of us still love to eat goodies. If you’re looking for a place to grab a pie or other dessert that will impress your guests this Thanksgiving, consider these five options.
Cakehead Bakeshop: Spartanburg residents can stop into Cakehead Bakeshop for a wide selection of cakes, cupcakes and pies, including classic cakes with a twist, such as red velvet cake topped with toasted pecans and dark chocolate drizzles. Visit www.cakeheadbakeshop.com.
Stax Bakery: Stax Bakery in Greenville is known for specialties that include apple, coconut cream, peanut butter and chocolate cream pies. While the bakery always has a few pies on hand, order a day or two ahead of time if you want a specific kind of pie. Visit www.Stax.net.
Clemson Confectioneries: Located inside Aspen Heights Clemson with a new location opening soon at 404 College Ave., this Clemson bakery specializes in cupcakes that fit any occasion. Owner Brandi Lindoe is always dishing up other options, too, such as cookie dough and cakes. Visit www.clemsonconfectioneries.com.
Tip Top Cake Shop: Tip Top Cake Shop has been delighting Easley residents since 2011, offering custom cakes and gourmet cupcakes. They also offer homemade cookies, donut holes and sugar-free desserts. Visit www.tiptopcakeshop.com.
The Bakery Off Augusta: This Greenville bakery takes custom orders and will bake any pie you request, but bakers there often come up with new desserts and the case is filled with different sweet treats every day. Call 864-282-8580 for more information.