We’re always on the hunt for sweet gifts that pair perfectly with Zinnia flowers, and baked goods are definitely a match. Nothing beats a freshly baked cookie or cake, and Omaha has no shortage of local bakeries filling the need for sweets.

These Omaha bakeries make everything with love from the finest ingredients and present their creations in the most creative ways possible. If you or someone you know has a crazy sweet tooth, here’s where you can find the most delicious desserts across the city.

For Classic Donuts

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The Olsen Bake Shop has been around since 1942 and according to Yelpers, it’s one of the few places you can still get more than one donut plus coffee for a mere $3. Feelin’ hungry? You can get a dozen donuts to-go for only $8. Just look for the yellow retro sign out front and step inside for classic treats baked right.

For Fresh Baked Breads

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Culprit Cafe & Bakery offers not only fresh breakfast and lunch options but also a delicious rotation of artisan breads. And the best part: these baked goods are hand-rolled and baked in-house daily.

For French Sweets

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Fresh and bursting with French flavors, Le Petit Paris is one of the few places in Omaha you can find colorful macarons and pain au chocolat. Rumor is they also make the best croissants in town!

For Bundts

Step into Nothing Bundt Cakes bakery and let the aroma of freshly-baked Bundt cakes stir your senses. This sweet shop is part of a small franchise, but with ten luscious Bundt flavors and 40+ unique cake designs, it’s quickly become a local favorite.

For Fantastic Sugar Cookies

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Technically not in Omaha, but we promise The Country Oven’s cookies are worth the drive outside the city. Specializing in frosted and decorated cookies, The Country Oven has a cookie design for every occasion you can think of and they all taste fantastic.

For New York Style Bagels

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The owners of the Bagel Bin have helped build three Kosher bakeries in Omaha and are credited for baking the best New York style bagels in the city. As one of the only kosher bakery in Omaha, you can find a huge variety of bagels, breads, and other baked goods made and baked fresh daily.

For The Ultimate Torte

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The Lithuanian Bakery & Cafe is truly a hidden Omaha gem and most famous for its delicious handmade tortes. What’s a torte? Basically, it’s an eight layer masterpiece of vanilla and lemon buttercreams that takes three days to make. And we promise it is worth the drive to try! The bakery also serves up cheese streusels, apple dumplings, and more.

For Custom Creations

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Aromas Bliss is always first on our list for all custom cake and cupcake needs. Baked goods from Aromas are always beautifully crafted from scratch and come in a wide variety of delicious flavors. You can also stop by one of their three coffeehouse locations and pick up something sweet.

For Pan Dulce

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For an assortment of freshly baked Mexican goodies, nothing beats The International Bakery. A wall of pastry cases greets you upon entrance, and the colorful breads, cookies, and rolls are so cheap you can afford to try each one.

For Tasty Bars

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Located next door to the famous Lisa’s Radial Cafe, don’t underestimate the tiny Sweet Magnolia’s Bake Shop. It is packed with cakes, cupcakes, and more. Lemon, pecan, and salted chocolate caramel are just a few of the tasty bar flavors Sweet Magnolia’s Bake Shop has to offer.

We know there are many amazing bakeries we missed, so feel free to add them to the list and share your favorite Omaha sweet spots with us in the comments!

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