Food & Drink

The Best Baked Bars in Seattle

We ate many, many bars in our research to find the city’s best bakeries—these are our favorites

By Chelsea Lin November 1, 2018

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This article originally appeared in the November 2018 issue of Seattle magazine.

This article appears in print in the November 2018 issue, as part of our “The Best Neighborhood Bakeries,” cover story. Click here to subscribe.

1. Beach Bakery 
Rainier Beach 
7820 Rainier Ave. S; 206.721.2225

Peanut butter and jelly bar—peanut cookie base with jelly and crumb topping.

2. Hood Famous Bakeshop
Ballard
2325 1/2 NW Market St.; 206.979.2253

Calamansi bar—a Filipino take on the lemon bar, with a slightly more complex flavor. Photograph by Hood Famous Bakeshop

3. Hot Cakes
Ballard and Capitol Hill

S’mores bar—graham cookie base with a layer of smoked chocolate and torched house-made marshmallow on top. Photograph by Hot Cakes

4. Dahlia Bakery 
Belltown, 2001 Fourth Ave.; 206.441.4540


Everything blondie—with pecans, chocolate chips and coconut. Photograph by Todd Rotkis

5. Fresh Flours 
Multiple locations

Azuki red bean bar—narrow rectangle of shortbread sandwiching sweet red bean paste. Photograph by Fresh Flours

 

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