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What better way to celebrate National Women’s History Month than to highlight the ways that modern-day women are changing facets of Phoenix today? Local business is something that Phoenix takes pride in, after all. Check out these women-owned Phoenix bakeries — each unique to the people running them. Our sweet tooth is calling!
Featured Image Credit: Heartquist Hollow Family Farm
5810 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Urged by her supportive family to bring her home baking to the streets of Phoenix, Chicago-born Nina Payne has taken to helping people celebrate the special days in their lives with custom cakes that are attention-grabbing and delicious to boot.
Order online or go to their pop-up booth at Uptown Farmers Market!
Our Phoenix-based queen is recently nominated Top 25 Women to Watch in 2021 and was one of the 2020 Top 25 Mompreneurs. While she doesn’t run a brick-and-mortar bakery, you can find her delicious home-baked goods at Uptown Farmers Market on the weekends. Alternatively, put in an order on her website and get the goodies delivered to your doorstep!
16625 E Elgin St, Gilbert, AZ 85295
While not technically a walk-in bakery, Heartquist Hollow has proven a community staple over the year, with Mrs. Heartquist and her family continually selling their mouthwatering baked goods at local farmer’s markets in Gilbert and Uptown Phoenix.
124 W Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201
This “build your own” cookie studio is one of a kind, but if you’re not ready to take a class (in person or virtual) on decorating your own cookies, you can always order some ready-made — Smitholator makes it easy for every customer to get what they want!
15820 N 35th Ave #18, Phoenix, AZ 85053
My Gal, Sal is the bakery for anyone with specific needs in their diet: if you’re vegan, gluten-free, or just starting on keto, now is the time to check out this sweet spot for cakes, bagels, and more to fit your dietary needs!
610 E Roosevelt St UNIT 145, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tammie Coe, a classically trained pastry chef, is known for her chemistry in the kitchen and the way she highlights powerful complementary flavors — like one of the bakery’s favorites, her pumpkin pie topped with homemade caramel whipped cream.