Cake. Cupcakes. Cookies. Brownies. Donuts.
Whenever your sweet tooth has a craving, there are usually more places to go for that perfect sweet treat in Dayton than you can imagine.
We asked the people to choose their favorite local bakery. This was a tough race, but here is who is who Dayton picked as the very best in Dayton.com’s Best of 2018 contest:
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WINNER: ele Cake Co.
When beautiful and tasty combine, everyone wins. If you’re looking for sweet treats for any occasion you can image, ele Cake Co. is a go-to destination. It offers elegant wedding cakes, special occasion cakes, dessert cakes, cupcakes, brownies, cookies, pies and more.
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810 East Dixie Drive, West Carrollton
1279 North Fairfield Road, Beavercreek
3680 Rigby Road at Austin Landing, Miamisburg
937-384-2253 | Website | Facebook
SECOND PLACE: Dorothy Lane Market
Everyone’s heard of the Killer Brownie, right? But Dorothy Lane Market’s bakery is stocked with so much more. Laura’s Sugar Cookies, gorgeous and tasty cakes for every day or special occasions including weddings, pastries, muffins, artisan breads and more.
>> 70 reasons we love Dorothy Lane Market
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2710 Far Hills Ave., Oakwood | 937-299-3561
6177 Far Hills Ave., Washington Twp. | 937-434-1294
740 N. Main St., Springboro | 937-748-6800
Website | Facebook
THIRD PLACE: Ashley's Pastry Shop
This little bake shop has become nationally known thanks to a pretty high-profile customer. Oscar-winner Allison Janney, an Oakwood native, has a little obsession with the bakery’s Sand Tart cookies and tells the world about it every time she can. Beyond the Sand Tarts, this bakery offers delicious treats including cronuts (donut/croissant hybrid), donuts, cookies, cupcakes and more. Ashley’s is a multiple first-place winner in this category.
>> Meet the woman behind one of Dayton’s most beloved bakeries
>> Allison Janney celebrates Oscar win with her favorite Dayton cookies
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21 Park Ave., Dayton | 937-293-1719 | Website | Facebook