We scoured Westchester bakeries for the best of the best.
By Andrew Dominick, Samantha Garbarini, Gale Ritterhoff, John Bruno Turiano, Abbe Wichman, and Donna Zucker
Naked cakes, like this golden sponge cake with vanilla buttercream and berries from Beascakes in Armonk, do without the outer layer of frosting.
Featuring photography by Andre Baranowski
Is anything more satiating than a still-warm-from-the-oven cookie or loaf of bread? How about sinking your fork through layers of fluffy buttercream and devil’s food cake? Fortunately, Westchester is chock full of bakeries, whether they delve into the science of sweets or dazzle with dough. So, grab a cup of your favorite steaming beverage and prepare for an oh-so-sweet journey into the county’s bakery scene. Here’s where you can have your cake — and pretty much any other baked good — and eat it, too.