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Pecan pie, pound cake and peach cobbler are common place in the households of Georgia grandmas, but sometimes there isn’t enough time in the day to make those sweet treats.
Luckily, Middle Georgia is home to many bakeries that can help soothe sweet tooth cravings with minimal effort.
Here is a list of some of Middle Georgia’s bakeries that you should try out for your sugary needs.
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The Macon Baking Company
The Macon Baking Company has all kinds of pastries, cookies and cupcakes with enough varieties for everyone to pick a favorite, according to its Facebook page.
Address: 4524 Forsyth Road, Macon
Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday
Tommy’s Bakery & Cafe
Tommy’s Bakery & Cafe in Macon serves breakfast and lunch in addition to creating delicious pastries, donuts and other desserts, according to its website. The bakery’s most popular donut is the Macon Bacon, a maple glazed donut with toasted bacon and brown sugar.
Address: 5580 Thomaston Road, Macon
Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday
The Casserole Shop and Bakery
The Casserole Shop and Bakery has “high quality comfort food and desserts,” according to its website. Their most popular item is their Petit Fours, which are almond flavored cakes.
Address: 4420 Forsyth Road, Macon
Hours: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
Bonnie’s Cookies offers, well, cookies. The cookies are made fresh every day, and any cookies that are left over are donated to the Middle Georgia Community Food Bank, according to its website. Bonnie’s turtle cookies (with caramel, pecans and chocolate chips) and red velvet cookies are their most popular items.
Address: 2922 Watson Boulevard, Warner Robins
Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday
Amanda’s Cakery specializes in making cakes for special occasions such as weddings, according to its website.
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Address: 321 Cotton Ave., Macon
Hours: Only open once a month for “Cupcake Day.” Check their website for upcoming dates.
Wilson’s Bakery started serving pastries and sweets in Warner Robins in the 1940’s, according to its website. Wilson’s is known for their Fingernut Cookie, which are similar to pecan sandies with their own special twist, and people can try a sample at the bakery, according to its website.
Address: 1719 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins
Hours: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
While Smallcakes is a chain bakery, it is locally owned in Warner Robins. The bakery’s red velvet cupcakes are its most popular item sold.
Address: 206 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins
Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Pam’s Cakes and More
Pam’s Cakes and More creates highly decorative cakes and offers classes to teach people the art of decorating, according to its website.
Address: 100 North Houston Lake Blvd., Centerville
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Simply Southern Sweets Bakery
Simply Southern Sweets Bakery has cakes, pies, cookies and delicious little treats.
Address: 1002 Ball Street, Perry
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
Williamson’s Bakery in Dublin offers a variety of sweet treats for every occasion, according to its website. Perry Williamson, owner of Williamson’s Bakery, said their donuts are their most popular item because they make them from scratch every day.
Address: 1634 Veterans Blvd., Dublin
Hours: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Although SweeTreats started with pound cake, it is now well-known for its ice cream, according to its website. The store offers ice cream as well as pound cakes and cookie cakes. Their most popular homemade ice cream sandwich is the chocolate chip ice cream sandwich.
Address: 104 West Hancock Street, Milledgeville
Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday-Saturday