New York City has a rich tradition of delicious baked goods with multicultural inspiration. Despite the rise of chains, it’s no surprise that NYC is still home to some of the best boutique bakeries in the world. Our list highlights outstanding bakeries in New York City, offering some of the most delicious cakes, cookies and donuts in the boroughs.
This little mom and pop shop on 86th and 2nd makes some of the most decadent cakes and cupcakes in the city, so skip the chains and grocery stores and make the trip to the Two Little Red Hens. Their cakes are freshly-made in a variety of flavors, topped with rich and creamy icing. Stop by for a cupcake or a slice of real, New York-style cheesecake, or order a custom-made treat for your next special occasion.