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Support These Black-Owned Dessert Shops In The Bay Area
The Bay Area encompasses a diverse array of cuisines due to the melting pot of residents that live within this specific region of Northern California.
Although there are many great comfort food options in Oakland and San Francisco, the Black-owned dessert shops in these heavily-trafficked cities are just as flavorful.
Bobbie's San Francisco
If you are searching for customizable gourmet cakes and dessert bars then Bobbie’s San Francisco is the perfect dessert destination for you.
The establishment, located in the heart of Emeryville, is Black women-owned and focuses on luxury desserts that can be hand delivered to your event if needed. These cakes are great for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, and baby showers.
Located in the heart of San Francisco, Camisha’s Cakes is a popular dessert bakery that offers the best cakes for special events. This business focuses on providing top quality ingredients that are locally-sourced and organic. With 9 staple cake flavors, the bakery has a wide selection of fillings, icings, and batter.
Yes Pudding is based in Bayview, San Francisco and the dessert shop is popularly known for its banana pudding. Outside of delectable pudding options, the local business offers omnivore boxes that include extensive comfort food meals.
Jamaican Curry Chicken Patties and Marinated Beet Salad are available for ordering, so you can see the range of dishes they provide while you can also purchase their pudding in jars to-go!
Yvonne's Southern Sweets
The founder of Yvonne’s Southern Sweets, Yvonne Hines is a San Francisco native that turned her late grandmother’s recipes into a family business. The Hines’ family legacy is known for serving mouth-watering homemade southern treats. Yvonne’s pound cake and pecan pie are popular menu items and the establishment is located in Bayview, San Francisco.
Miyako Old-Fashioned Ice Cream
Miyako Old-Fashioned Ice Cream is located in the famous Fillmore district of San Francisco and the founder and his daughter run the business together.
Thomas Bennett’s dessert menu offers amazing scoops of classic ice cream flavors. During the pandemic, the business nearly closed over the economic fallout, but local customers raised $10,000 overnight to save this beloved long-standing ice cream shop.
Anthony’s Cookies is located in the Mission district of San Francisco, and he has been in business for over 20-years. The infamous cookie shop is known for its soft-take on periodic cookie flavors. The business features a drink menu and ice cream options.
Shampa’s Pies is a family-owned business that took a big hit during the pandemic and is just now re-opening in Pacifica. The quaint beach town outside of San Francisco has provided great business for the Haruwn family. With personal pies to go around, the pie shop offers classic pie flavors and does them well.