When you visit Wauwatosa, you’ll find plenty of delectable bakeries serving up baked goods made from scratch daily. And most embrace each season with limited-time baked treats inspired by the flavors of the season. We rounded up five local bakeries, where you’ll find everything from watermelon macaroons to banana pudding jars and everything sweet and savory in between.
Where to find them: 1455 Underwood Ave, Wauwatosa, WI 53213
What to order: Salted Caramel Brownie Sandwich Cookie
Check out Black Twig Bakery for extremely delicious and Insta-worthy desserts. They always have their full menu of tasty treats, but you’ll really want to take a peek at their exclusive menu featuring flavors of the month.
This month features many summery-sweet flavors, such as key lime pie cupcakes, watermelon macarons, funfetti cookies and funfetti buttercream diparoos, and chocolate taco ice cream sandwiches. 😋 Black Twig Bakery also hosts local events throughout the year, like their upcoming Cake and Wine Night on August 16th—stop by and dig in if you’re in Tosa over the weekend!
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Where to find them: 6742 West Wells Street, Wauwatosa, WI 53213
What to order: Award-winning signature Granny Apple pie with Grandma Patty’s pie crust recipe
Merry Turner, founder of La Tarte, began supplying upscale groceries in the Milwaukee area with her signature Granny Apple pie in 1990.
Thirty years later and La Tarte is still serving up Merry’s famous pie in the friendly neighborhood bakery and coffee house in the 68th & Wells District of Wauwatosa. If you’re looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth, you’ll find a menu filled with seasonal and custom cookies, tortes, bars, and more made with secret family recipes!
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Where to find them: 2500 N Mayfair Rd, Wauwatosa, WI 53226
What to order: The best banana pudding jars in Wauwatosa
Mia Charming Sweets is a female, Black-owned dessert bar and bakery in Mayfair Mall that specializes in custom desserts that are made fresh daily. Here you’ll find everything from chocolate covered Oreo’s to cake pops to an array of flavor-infused treats like the must-have banana pudding jars.
Where to find them: 6822 W North Ave, Wauwatosa, WI 53213
What to order: Light and flaky danishes made with a rotating selection of fresh fruit
We won’t sugar-coat it for you, you’re getting the full Wisconsin experience when you visit Rocket Baby Bakery. Owned by multiple local families, this bakery prides itself on only using local Wisconsin ingredients. They are currently open for pick-up and delivery, but you can also take a stroll on over to scoop up sweet or savory treats from their walk-up window.
Where to find them: 817 N 68th St, Wauwatosa, WI 53213
What to order: Milwaukee’s award-winning cheesecake
Simma’s Bakery is a family-owned bakery that has been serving up fresh treats for the people of Wisconsin for 38 years. Their walls are decorated with all the awards they have won over the years, including “2017 Bakery Operation of the Year” by the Wisconsin Bakers Association. Simma’s breakfast goodies are baked fresh daily and their specialty dessert bars are crafted with fresh ingredients and flavors to match the season.
Bakery hours of operation may vary. We recommend calling for the most up-to-date information.