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11 Best Bakeries of The Catskills & Hudson Valley

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The Hudson Valley and the surrounding Catskills are popular getaway destinations in New York with so much to offer visitors and residents. One offering that you might not be aware of is the wide range of superb bakeries.

Whether you are looking for crispy French baguettes, gluten-free treats baked with local ingredients, authentic challah, or the perfect breakfast sandwich to set you up for the day, you’re in luck! There are dozens of bakers on hand to satisfy your every craving.For the icing on the cake of a weekend away in Hudson, here are some of the best bakeries in the area.

Nine Cakes

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Nine Cakes have been serving up sweet treats since 2008 and they’ve got their entire repertoire down to a fine art.

This business started out as a micro-bakery, operating out of a Brooklyn apartment kitchen with just 18” of counter space. Now, Nine Cakes serves up delicious and beautifully presented baked goods in their stylish Hudson store. Everything is made with fresh ingredients and once you’ve tried the Italian rainbow cookies or the rich chocolate cake, you’ll want to come back again and again

Peaceful Provisions

This vegan specialty shop in Beacon serves up mouth-watering small-batch doughnuts in a tasty array of flavors. The menu changes regularly but expect to see exciting combinations such as pumpkin cinnamon crumb, chocolate peanut butter, and lavender vanilla.

The team at Peaceful Provisions shut up shop once they sell out — which they often do — so try to head over early to avoid disappointment.

Glazed Over Donuts

For even more doughnut action on Beacon’s Main Street, head to Glazed Over Donuts. Decadence is the order of the day here — flavors are rich and toppings are piled sky-high. Grab a hazelnut chocolate glaze topped with Oreos and a peanut marshmallow drizzle for a sugar hit that’ll see you through the day.

Bread Alone

Are you in the mood for a warm and flaky morning bun straight out of the oven? Or perhaps a crusty and chewy sourdough loaf is more your style. Whatever your bread craving, Bread Alone in Rhinebeck, Woodstock, and Boiceville has got you covered.

In addition to their delicious array of baked goods, they also strive to be a climate-neutral business, using organic ingredients and sustainable practices. Next time you’re near one of their locations, stop by and treat yourself to some freshly baked bread — your taste buds will thank you.

Jeffersonville Bake Shop

Nestled in the charming town of Jeffersonville, NY lies a pink building that serves as the home of Jeffersonville Bake Shop. From the moment you step inside, the air is filled with the sweet scent of freshly baked treats. The croissants are flaky and buttery, the cupcakes are moist and fluffy, and the cakes will have your taste buds dancing with delight.

Whether you’re looking for a quick treat on the go or a cozy spot to sip a hot cup of coffee and read a book or hop on the wifi, Jeffersonville Bake Shop has something for everyone. Go visit and see why it’s quickly becoming a beloved destination in the Hudson Valley.

Kingston Bread + Bar

If you’re looking for a new breakfast or lunch spot in Kingston, NY, look no further than Kingston Bread + Bar. At this all-day bakery, you can enjoy delicious bagels for brunch or the famed “hash-ish” sandwich for lunch. And don’t miss out on their pizza night to satisfy all your cravings.

But it’s not just about the food; the atmosphere is warm and inviting, making it the perfect spot to gather with friends or enjoy a cozy meal alone. Join the team at Kingston Bread + Bar for nourishment for both body and soul.

Neon Croissant

If you’re looking for a cozy spot to grab breakfast or a sweet treat, look no further than Neon Croissant in Livingston Manor. This lively bakery is known for its croissants, with flavors ranging from classic butter to raspberry and chocolate almond. But the real showstopper is their jumbo cinnamon rolls, big enough for two (or maybe even three) people to share.

Looking for something a little more substantial? They also offer a variety of fresh bread, as well as creative cakes and pies. It’s no surprise that this popular spot often has a line out the door in the mornings, but trust us — it’s worth the wait. Stop by Neon Croissant for a taste of sweet perfection.

Sweet Maresas

If you’re in search of delicious, homemade treats, look no further than Sweet Maresas in Kingston NY. Using super high quality, fair trade ingredients, their menu includes everything from macaroons to s’mores cookies. And the best part? Even the butter is made fresh in-house. 

Each bite will melt in your mouth and leave you craving more. So next time you’re in the area, be sure to stop by and try some of their tempting goodies — your taste buds won’t regret it!

Wilson’s Bread

If you’re looking for freshly baked bread in the Andes, NY area, look no further than Wilson’s Bread. This family-run mom-and-pop shop offers pre-orders for Friday and Saturday pickup, with a variety of delicious options such as homemade croissants and pastries. And don’t forget to grab a hot cup of coffee while you’re there!

Whether you stop by the shop or pre-order for pickup to bring back to your rental home, Wilson’s Bread will not disappoint.

Overlook Bakery

If you’re ever in the charming town of Woodstock, NY, make sure to stop by Overlook Bakery. Nestled in the heart of the town’s vibrant main street, this cute bakery will steal your heart (and probably your diet). Not only do they have mouth watering pastries and breads, but their cakes are out of this world. Whether it’s a special occasion or just an average Tuesday, you won’t be able to resist ordering one of their showstopping creations.

And if you ask nicely, they might even give you a behind-the-scenes peek at how they decorate those delicious masterpieces. So come on over to Overlook Bakery and treat yourself — you deserve it.

Shandaken Bake

Shandaken Bake is the new kid on the block, born from the owner’s thirty-year-long dream to open their own bakery. Expect savory treats such as curried vegetable hand pies with apricot sambal chutney, and delicious sweet bites including chocolate chip cookies and carrot cake. Swing by the next time you’re in Tannersville at the weekend — you won’t regret it!

Sweet & Savory Delights in Hudson & the Catskills

The bakery game is strong in and around Hudson and the Catskills, and you’ll never be without the freshest bread, the tastiest savory bites, and the most moreish sweet treats. Pick up your goods to bring back to your Red Cottage rental or head into town to enjoy with a fresh cup of coffee. The only question left for you to answer is which bakery will you visit first?