clock menu more-arrow no yes
Holiday cupcakes at Georgetown Cupcake
Holiday cupcakes at Georgetown Cupcake
Facebook

D.C. Bakery Heatmap: Where To Buy Holiday Baked Goods

It's December, so stock up on Christmas cookies and Hanukkah rugelach.

View as Map
Holiday cupcakes at Georgetown Cupcake
| Facebook

Local bakeries are gearing up for the onslaught of holiday cookies, pies and cakes now that it's December. Now that Thanksgiving is out of the way, it's time lay off the pumpkin and focus on all things peppermint, cranberry, and eggnog-flavored. Here are the details on where to score both Christmas and Hanukkah baked goods around D.C. this season.

Read More
Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Baked & Wired

Copy Link
1052 Thomas Jefferson St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 333-2500
Visit Website
The Georgetown bakery has a whole menu of holiday treats like spritz cookies, lebkuchen, linzer cookies, gingerbread men, and caramel popcorn. Just place orders by phone at least 48 hours in advance.

2. Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery

Copy Link
901 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington
D.C., 20003
Chef David Guas is once again making candied Creole pecans, pralines, peppermint bark, caramel popcorn with peanuts and bacon, and other sweets. These "Candy Corner Treats" will be available for retail in mid-December, but both locations (D.C. and Arlington) are accepting special orders for them now.
Official

3. Bread Furst

Copy Link
4434 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
Starting December 6, Bread Furst is offering a thorough menu of Hanukkah goodies like ruggalach, chocolate babka, sufganiyot (jelly doughnuts), latkes, and olive oil crackers. They're taking pre-orders now.
Official

4. Buzz Bakeshop

Copy Link
901 Slaters Ln
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 600-2899
Visit Website
New culinary director Maggie Austin is planning to make rum bundt cakes in both mini and full-size, as well as petit candied coconut macaroons and brownie bites in gift boxes. The treats will be available later this month.

5. Georgetown Cupcake

Copy Link
3301 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 333-8448
Visit Website
Devotees will line-up for this cupcakery's Christmas-themed cupcakes, available this month. Think flavors like chocolate egg nog, white chocolate peppermint, and gingerbread.

6. Momofuku Milk Bar

Copy Link
1090 I St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(855) 333-6455
Visit Website
Starting tomorrow, Milk Bar will unveil a line of cranberry-gingerbread flavored treats. There will be cake truffles and a shake. Whole cakes, with layers of gingerbread cake, cranberry sauce, and cream cheese frosting will also be available.

7. RareSweets

Copy Link
963 Palmer Alley NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 499-0077
Visit Website
This CityCenterDC bakery will soon start taking special orders for cakes in flavors like eggnog and vanilla bean, ginger and lemon, and chocolate peppermint. They're also creating edible gifts like assorted cookie tins and hot cocoa and marshmallow kits.

8. Sticky Fingers Bakery

Copy Link
1370 Park Rd NW
Washington, D.C. 20010
(202) 299-9700
Visit Website
Buy a tin full of classic Italian cookies like pignoli, and sesame, rainbow and spritz cookies from this vegan bakery. Place orders online for pick-up with at least 24 hours notice.

9. Three Fifty Bakery and Coffee Bar

Copy Link
1926 17th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
Pumpkin cream cheese muffins are currently available at this bakery, and decorated Christmas cookies are in the works for later this month.

Loading comments...

1. Baked & Wired

1052 Thomas Jefferson St NW, Washington, D.C. 20007
The Georgetown bakery has a whole menu of holiday treats like spritz cookies, lebkuchen, linzer cookies, gingerbread men, and caramel popcorn. Just place orders by phone at least 48 hours in advance.
1052 Thomas Jefferson St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

2. Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery

901 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, D.C., 20003
Official
Chef David Guas is once again making candied Creole pecans, pralines, peppermint bark, caramel popcorn with peanuts and bacon, and other sweets. These "Candy Corner Treats" will be available for retail in mid-December, but both locations (D.C. and Arlington) are accepting special orders for them now.
901 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington
D.C., 20003

3. Bread Furst

4434 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20008
Official
Starting December 6, Bread Furst is offering a thorough menu of Hanukkah goodies like ruggalach, chocolate babka, sufganiyot (jelly doughnuts), latkes, and olive oil crackers. They're taking pre-orders now.
4434 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20008

4. Buzz Bakeshop

901 Slaters Ln, Alexandria, VA 22314
New culinary director Maggie Austin is planning to make rum bundt cakes in both mini and full-size, as well as petit candied coconut macaroons and brownie bites in gift boxes. The treats will be available later this month.
901 Slaters Ln
Alexandria, VA 22314

5. Georgetown Cupcake

3301 M St NW, Washington, D.C. 20007
Devotees will line-up for this cupcakery's Christmas-themed cupcakes, available this month. Think flavors like chocolate egg nog, white chocolate peppermint, and gingerbread.
3301 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

6. Momofuku Milk Bar

1090 I St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Starting tomorrow, Milk Bar will unveil a line of cranberry-gingerbread flavored treats. There will be cake truffles and a shake. Whole cakes, with layers of gingerbread cake, cranberry sauce, and cream cheese frosting will also be available.
1090 I St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

7. RareSweets

963 Palmer Alley NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
This CityCenterDC bakery will soon start taking special orders for cakes in flavors like eggnog and vanilla bean, ginger and lemon, and chocolate peppermint. They're also creating edible gifts like assorted cookie tins and hot cocoa and marshmallow kits.
963 Palmer Alley NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

8. Sticky Fingers Bakery

1370 Park Rd NW, Washington, D.C. 20010
Buy a tin full of classic Italian cookies like pignoli, and sesame, rainbow and spritz cookies from this vegan bakery. Place orders online for pick-up with at least 24 hours notice.
1370 Park Rd NW
Washington, D.C. 20010

9. Three Fifty Bakery and Coffee Bar

1926 17th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
Pumpkin cream cheese muffins are currently available at this bakery, and decorated Christmas cookies are in the works for later this month.
1926 17th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

Related Maps