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“A Red Hook Gem”
Review of Baked

Baked
Ranked #19 of 212 Bakeries in Brooklyn
Price range: $1 - $20
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Baked is a classic American bakery and cafe based in the neighborly environs of Red Hook, Brooklyn. Our bakery specializes in all manner of Americana baking. We create a vast array of cakes, pies, tarts, muffins, scones, bars and brownies. Baked is both a neighborhood spot and a nationally recognized bakery. Baked has been featured on Martha Stewart Show, the Today Show, the Food Network, Cooking Channel, and the Style Network. Baked has also received awards from Time Out, French Culinary Institute and America's Test Kitchen. Oprah recognized their brownies as a "favorite thing" and they have written recipes for Food and Wine, Bon Appetit and many more. Baked was co-founded by Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito.
Reviewed June 16, 2013

Recently, a family member had attended a wedding and mentioned the cupcakes - served as dessert - were amazing and was told they were from Baked?
I happen to LOVE cupcakes, and have been on a quest, to find a great cupcake. Being a Manhattanite - the centre of the universe - I had tried several places and none had the WOW, now that's a good cupcake.
So, I decided to venture to Red Hook, Brooklyn to give this place a try?
Red Hook, is NOT so easy to get to, but during the Summer, there's a free ferry on weekends, that leaves Pier 11, end of Wall Street and makes two stops: Fairway / Van Brunt Street and Ikea - off I went to Red Hook (more on Red Hook that later).
It's a short walk up Van Brunt and the distinctive orange door is hard to miss.
Once Inside, it's impossible to decide. There are brownies, lemon squares, cookies, cakes and of course cup cakes - I ordered six, assorted and bought two lemon squares.
The raspberry filled yellow cake cupcake was my favourite! The "cake" has a nice crumb - not too dry of dense - the frostings are incredibly light. Unlike many cupcakes that are laden with heavy, thick, overly sweet icings, this was fantastic.
The cake has flavour and the filling, which does not ooze, was a great surprise.
Now, the lemon squares? AMAZING. The lemon curd is light, just the right amount to sweetness to sour and the crust has toasted coconut, in the mix.
The staff is pleasant and efficient, they have tables inside and a small table out front.
Definite weekend road trip and worth the effort to visit.

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Thank gcosta58
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

Starting early out, this is the go-to spot for coffee and muffin, scone, savory turnover, cinnamon bun...par excellence. Very friendly service, quiet Red Hook homey, city bus out the door to take you to everything else. And did I mention the baked goods? Nice big booths and cushioned chairs to watch out the big windows, and chat with the locals. Cannot start a NY morning better than this.

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Thank annmelissa
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

Their cupcakes and cakes are excellent and the flavors rotate daily. They are moist and not overly dry like a lot of bakeries and their buttercream is smooth and buttery. My favorite thing though hands down has to be their brownies. The sweet and salty brownie is simply irresistible. Don't plan on sharing.

The bakery is nice and cozy, however if it is busy it may be hard to find a seat.

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Reviewed February 21, 2012

i love this bakery ,great cakes ,brownies .cupckes ,etc.i have there cookbook and regularly make there brownies at home.you can order stuff for parties also to impress family and friends.check it out

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Thank bobdinesout
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Reviewed December 1, 2011

Small bakery with a few booths. A terrific neighborhood hang-out.The baked goods are to die for.

Thank Offbway
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