There’s nothing quite like good cake, especially a custom cake made special for your event! Looking for something quirky and fun? Terri’s Sweet Cakes in Belleville can create anything from a roll of money to a shoe!
Creative and colorful cakes:
Donut-lovers unite! Mark’s Bakery in DuQuoin will demolish your sweet tooth! Have you ever eaten a Skunk's Tail? This mouthwatering treat is so much more than the name implies, but make sure to bring some coffee or milk, because this donut has ALL the frosting! With around 40 years of donut-making experience, this bakery will blow your mind.
Darn-good donuts and pastries:
Crust me, you’ll want some of this pie! Blue Springs Café in Highland is known for its famous foot-high pies. These pies come in a variety of flavors and are topped with literally a foot of meringue. For those who want something more traditional, Blue Springs Café also serves fruit pies and chocolate pecan pie. You do not want to miss this Highland staple!
There are a ton of other eateries throughout Downstate Illinois where you can stock up on goodies as well. The following bakeries have all your on-the-go essentials like cookies, muffins, and bagels.
Photo Credit: Whitling Whimsy, Terri's Sweet Cakes, Ahne's Bakeries, Wood Bakery