Aloha, fellow foodies! You're in luck if you have a sweet tooth or a craving for freshly baked goods. Oahu is home to some of the best bakeries in Hawaii, offering a variety of treats that will make your mouth water. Whether you’re looking for traditional Hawaiian pastries, decadent cakes, or savory pies, you’ll find something to satisfy your taste buds on this island.
In this blog post, we’ll take you on a tour of some of the best bakeries on Oahu, highlighting their specialties and what makes them stand out. Let’s get started!
Liliha Bakery is a local institution that has been serving delicious baked goods since 1950. Their signature item is the coco puff, a cream puff filled with chocolate pudding and topped with chantilly frosting. They also have other flavors like green tea, haupia (coconut), and lilikoi (passion fruit). You can also enjoy their famous pancakes, pies, cakes, and pieces of bread at their diner-style counter or take them to go.
Liliha Bakery has three locations on Oahu: the original one on Liliha Street, another on Nimitz Highway, and a third in Ala Moana Center.
Leonard’s Bakery is another iconic spot that has delighted customers since 1952. Their specialty is the malasada, a Portuguese doughnut that is deep-fried and coated with sugar. They come in plain or with custard, haupia, chocolate, or guava. You can also try their malasada puffs, which are larger and have whipped cream inside. They also have other baked goods, such as cinnamon rolls, apple fritters, and bread pudding.
Leonard’s Bakery has four locations on Oahu: the original one on Kapahulu Avenue, another one on Sand Island Access Road, a third one in Waikele Center, and a fourth one in Aiea
Diamond Head Market & Grill is a popular spot for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but it also has a bakery that offers some of the best scones on the island. Their scones are moist, fluffy, and packed with flavor. They have classic flavors like blueberry and cranberry and tropical ones like pineapple and coconut. They also have muffins, cookies, brownies, and cakes.
Diamond Head Market & Grill is located on Monsarrat Avenue, near the Diamond Head State Monument.
Agnes’ Portuguese Bake Shop is a family-owned bakery serving authentic Portuguese pastries since 1979. Their most famous item is the sweet bread, which is soft, fluffy, and slightly sweet. You can enjoy it plain or with butter and jam. They also have other pastries, such as custard tarts, biscoitos (cookies), and pao doce (sweet rolls)/
Agnes’ Portuguese Bake Shop is located on Kailua Road in Kailua.
Ted’s Bakery is a North Shore institution that has been baking pies since 1987. Their most popular pie is the chocolate haupia pie, which has a layer of chocolate pudding, a layer of haupia pudding, and whipped cream on top of a flaky crust. They also have other pies like banana cream, macadamia nut cream, and pumpkin haupia. They also have cakes, donuts, croissants, and sandwiches.
Kamehameha Bakery is a hidden gem serving up some of the best doughnuts on the island since 1978. Their specialty is the poi glazed doughnut, made with taro and a purple hue. They also have other flavors, such as haupia, guava, and lilikoi. They also have breads, rolls, and pies.
Kamehameha Bakery is located on North Nimitz Highway in Honolulu.
La Tour Cafe is a modern bakery that offers a variety of pastries, sandwiches, salads, and pizzas. Their pastries are inspired by French classics, such as croissants, macarons, eclairs, and tarts. They also have local flavors like mango cheesecake and pineapple coconut cake. They also have coffee, tea, and smoothies.
La Tour Cafe has four locations on Oahu: Pearl City Gateway Shopping Center, Pearlridge Center Downtown, Mililani Town Center, and Kahala Mall.
Oahu is a paradise for bakery lovers, with a wide range of options to choose from. Whether you’re looking for traditional Hawaiian pastries, decadent cakes, or savory pies, you’ll find something to satisfy your taste buds on this island. We hope this blog post has inspired you for your next sweet and savory adventure. Don’t forget to share your experiences with us, and let us know which bakery is your favorite. Aloha and happy eating! 🍰
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