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6 Local Bake Shops with the Perfect Thanksgiving Pie

Honeycomb Bread Bakers

Honeycomb pie on the Thanksgiving table has become a tradition at our house. These freshly baked goodies are available by pre-order by Friday, November 17, and pickup on Wednesday, November 22 (Winter Haven 7 am - 3 pm and Lakeland 5-6 pm). Benjamin's offerings include pumpkin-tamarind, apple crumble, and cinnamon-pecan pies, along with pumpkin & blackcurrant muffins, oatmeal breakfast cookies, pumpkin Parkerhouse rolls, braided challah, and Honeycomb country sourdough. Don't forget to pick up their apple buttle to top it off!


140 6th St SW, Winter Haven

(863) 662-5513

Born & Bread Bakehouse

B&B makes their pies as good to look at as they are to devour. This year, along with whole burnt basque cheesecakes, Born and Bread is offering four pies for pre-order. Pumpkin, Brown Butter Apple, Pecan, and Sour Tart Cherry (gf) (v) grace the menu. "All made with the highest quality ingredients, from scratch, with love." Pie pick up will be either Tuesday, November 21, from 7 am - 2 pm or Wednesday, November 22, from 9 am - 2 pm at their bakery at 1113 S. Florida Ave.


1113 Florida Ave S, Lakeland

(863) 450-4513


While you can get your whole Thanksgiving meal at Publix, we've got our eyes on the pies. Pumpkin, pecan, chocolate bourbon walnut, Dutch apple – need I say more? Pies are available with 24 hours' notice and can be ordered at the bakery or online.


Multiple Locations

Sugar & Slice Bakery

According to this Winter Haven bakery, each of their 9-inch pies is carefully crafted and offers 8-10 generous servings. Flavors range from the classic American apple and cherry to seasonal treats that "make the most of fresh, local ingredients and add a special touch to the holidays."


222 W Central Ave, Winter Haven

(863) 299-1166

Gourmet Goodies Bake Shop

Turkey Day is almost here; go ahead and call in your Gourmet Goodies order! They offer a selection of 9-inch pies, including pumpkin, apple streusel, cinnamon apple, blueberry, cherry, pecan, and bourbon pecan. If you'd like to offer your Thanksgiving guest more variety, try a dessert cake with flavors from pumpkin cheesecake and carrot cake to salted caramel and coconut cream. This Winter Haven one-stop bake shop also offers cheesecakes, dessert bars, pumpkin rolls, and "Gobble Up Platters," which include six signature cookies, six brownie bites, and four iced sugar cookies.


68 4th St NW, Winter Haven

(863) 318-1400


Order from the Bandidas baddies online and pick it up at Catapult on Wednesday, 11/22, from 3 pm to 6 pm. This sweet Lakeland couple is offering a spiced plum crumble pie, espresso pecan pie, pistachio frangipane & pear galette, pumpkin olive oil cake with brown butter maple glaze, pumpkin spiced hippy scones, and focaccia slabs.


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IG @bandidas_lkld


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