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Voted best Cakes, Cupcakes & Desserts in Darien, New Canaan and Rowayton!

Tucked into the back of Palmer’s you’ll find a gorgeous Parisian-style bakery complete with crystal chandeliers and pink granite countertops. We specialize in weddings, cakes, cupcakes, pastries, cookies, and artisan breads–all made from scratch!   We are locally renowned for our cakes, which are touted for being “as delicious as they look”. Our talented team of cake decorators at Palmer’s come with years of experience and an abundance of creative ideas.

Seasonal Pastries & Desserts

Our bakery makes an extensive line of handmade seasonal tarts, pies, cookies, pastries, and desserts that are available daily in-store and for pre-order online.  The menu changes seasonally, but we do offer our favorites year-round, like our coconut macaroons, cranberry scones, tiramisu, angel food cake, and creme brulee.  Check out our online menu for dessert platters, holiday menus, and more! 

Signature Cakes

Our line of signature cakes are as delicious as they look!  They come in a wide variety of decadent flavors and designs and are available for pick-up in-store, and can also be preordered online with 48 hours’ notice. 

Signature Cupcakes

Our line of signature cupcakes come in 20+ flavors!  They are available for pick-up in-store, and can also be preordered & customized online with 48 hours’ notice. 

Custom Cakes & Cupcakes

Let our team of cake decorators design and create a custom cake or cupcakes for your special events.  We specialize in both buttercream & fondant designs for any occasion. Please note all special orders require a minimum lead time of 2 weeks, however, we do book up, so we recommend ordering 1-2 months in advance.

Custom Cookies & Pops

Our hand-made royal icing sugar cookies and cake pops are festive and delicious! Let our team of cake decorators customize the design to match your event theme and color scheme.  Please note all special orders require a minimum lead time of 2 weeks, however, we do book up, so we recommend placing your order 1-2 months in advance. 

 

Wedding Cakes

Each cake is custom designed and hand-made by our talented team of cake artists.  Skilled in the art of both buttercream and fondant cakes, their designs and stunning sugar flowers are sure to wow both you and your guests. From the tried and true classics, to fun and fruity, our extensive list of cake flavors is sure to have something you and your partner will love. During your complimentary tasting, you can select up to 5 flavors to sample.

Dessert Bars

Customizable dessert bars are a great way to get your guests out of their seats after a long meal. We recommend choosing 8–10 different desserts to create a bountiful spread. The result is a decadent table that no one will be able to resist. We handle all of the details; linens, cake stands, signage, display pieces and flowers.

Breads & Rolls

In addition to Palmer’s full line of breads and rolls we bake in house every morning, we bring in some of the finest artisan breads from other local bakeries in Connecticut and New York City. Customer favorites include Wave Hill Breads, Michelina’s in Danbury, Eli’s, Amy’s and Balthazar out of Manhattan.

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