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Family-Owned Texas Bakeries That Remind You of Home

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Ever walked into a place such as a bakery and immediately felt right at home? The aroma in the air reminds you of grandma’s cooking, the ambiance is so comforting, and the people are downright kind and genuine. Well if you guessed you were in Texas that would be correct!

Few places can remind you of home but a bakery is the essence of nostalgia that takes you back to the days of waiting for your mom’s made from scratch pies, cakes, or cookies to grace the table. Texas is home to some of the best family owned bakeries, some of which are a well-kept secret that not many have had the pleasure to visit. Take a tour around Texas towns and along the way make sure to stop into the following sweet shops for some tantalizing and one of kind creations of down home goodies.

Bird Bakery

Bird Bakery
Photo: Sonia Ramirez

Bird Bakery is located in the quaint community of Alamo Heights, in San Antonio, Texas. As you walk in you are immediately taken back in time to the comforts of home and good ole southern charm all around you. The choices of sweet decadence are endless. Founded in 2012 by model, actor, journalist and television personality Elizabeth Chambers and her husband, actor Armie Hammer, Bird Bakery has nestled perfectly in Chamber’s hometown of San Antonio.

“Elizabeth grew up in the kitchens of her mother and grandmother, who ran a local catering company for many years in San Antonio, so it was only natural for the couple to open a bakery in San Antonio,” states its website. Everything is baked fresh, from scratch, every day with only the finest ingredients. Family recipes passed down through Chambers’ family grace the bakery display cases enticing you to want to try each and every type of cupcake, cookie, pie, brownies to name a few.

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