6 Women-Owned Phoenix Bakeries to Satisfy Your Cravings

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

Sassy Cakes By Nina

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.

The Cookie Bar Queen

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!

Heartquist Hollow Family Farm

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.

Smitholator Cookie Shop LLC

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!

My Gal, Sal Bakery

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!

Tammie Coe Cakes

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.


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