Birmingham bakeries + their must-try autumn items

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What is your favorite Birmingham bakery? Photo via Bandit Patisserie’s Facebook

Nothing compares to the feeling of eating fresh baked goods on a crisp, autumn day. Not to sound all sentimental, but it’s true. Birmingham bakeries are settling into the new season and we’re highlighting some of their must-try sweets.

Continental Bakery

Just in time for football season, Continental Bakery baked up some cookies that let you rep your favorite team. Whether you’re an Auburn fan, Alabama fan or don’t really care, these cookies are a homegating staple.

  • Location: 1909 Cahaba Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223
  • In-store shopping + curbside pick-up + delivery available


Every Saturday, you can catch one of Birmingham’s most Instagrammable bakeries at the Market at Pepper Place. Be on the lookout for these cinnamon rolls with brown butter cream cheese icing. Get there early because their baked goods tend to sell quickly.

  • Location: New location coming soon to Downtown Birmingham near The Essential
  • Catch them at the Market at Pepper Place

Big Sky Bread Company

Big Sky Bread Company is open for business at their Liberty Park bakery. Stop by to stock up on their local goodies including their seasonal Pumpkin Spice Sweet Bread. It only comes around once a year so get it while you can.

  • Location: 1940 Stonegate Dr, Vestavia Hills, AL 35242
  • In-store shopping + online ordering available

Birmingham Breadworks

Head on over to Birmingham Breadworks to try their Almond Frangipane Danish. Honestly, the picture says it all. Go for this pastry and you may end up leaving with some baguettes, pastries and sourdough—you never know.

  • Location: 2408 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
  • Dine-in + in-store pickup available

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Great Harvest Bread

Let’s just take a moment to marvel at this delicious lineup. Great Harvest Bread in Trussville is serving up all the autumn vibes with baked goods like Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins, German Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls, Strawberry Cream Cheese Scones, Husky Jumbles and more.

  • Location: 218 Main St #110, Trussville, AL 35173
  • Curbside delivery + in-store pickup + dine-in available

Edgar’s Bakery

When it comes to fall, Edgar’s Bakery has about any baked good you could crave. This September, they rolled out their new Pumpkin Pecan Buns. It’s like their cinnamon rolls, but baked with swirls of pumpkin, pecans and topped with warm pumpkin cream cheese frosting.

Double Sweetness Cakery

Before you scroll through Double Sweetness Cakery‘s photos, consider this a fair warning that your sweet tooth is about to go into overdrive. Stop by this Center Point bakery to try their new fall cookies, apple pie cupcakes, cinnamon rolls and so much more.

  • Location: 1637 Center Point Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35215
  • In-store pickup + custom orders available

Dreamcakes Bakery

Once October hits, it’s spooky season in my book! You take care of the decorations and Dreamcakes takes care of the sweet eats. Add these shortbread cookies to your Halloween festivities for some treats with your tricks.

  • Location: 960 Oxmoor Rd, Homewood, AL 35209
  • In-store pickup + custom orders available

Sunrise Baking Company

This online Birmingham bakery makes mouthwatering gluten-free and keto-friendly options. Us Birminghamians can pick our sweets up locally and you can find them around the city at various pop-ups. To celebrate the first week of fall, Sunrise Baking Company introduced paleo Pumpkin Streusel Muffins and Gingerbread Pecan Granola to the menu.

Liberated Specialty Foods

Liberated Specialty Foods caters to a large variety of dietary restrictions. Whether you’re lactose-free, diabetic, grain-free or just trying to stay away from foods with GMOs, they make the sweets that check all the boxes. Make sure to get your hands on their Pumpkin Whoopie Pies while they’re available during autumn.

  • Location: 9048 Segers Rd, Madison, AL 35756
  • Free shipping on orders over $100 + pickup available
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Chaise Sanders
Chaise Sanders
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