These 8 Romance Novels Set in Bakeries Will Excite Your Sweet Tooth
Nothing sweeter than a romance novel set in a bakery!
Romance Novels Set In Bakeries
Cookies, cupcakes, pies, cinnamon rolls - most of us love some kind of sweet baked treat! Reading about the food descriptions is a lot of the fun in romance novels set in bakeries because it makes the reading experience all the more relatable.
Most of us can imagine sinking our teeth into a really good piece of cake or throwing ingredients into a bowl as we make cookies. While we often read romance to escape from the real world for a little bit, having those small pieces of familiarity really allow us to connect to a story as readers!
Baking with a Rockstar by Jasmin Miller
Jasmin Miller's Baking with a Rockstar takes place in the small town of Brooksville, California. Rock star Hudson Mitchell is done with being in the spotlight and desperately needs a break. He heads for the one place he's ever felt at home - Brooksville. There, single mother Charlie attempts to create a prosperous life for daughter. Her new bakery venture helps her being reassembling the pieces of her life. She just wasn't anticipating Hudson.
A Baker's Delight by Lexi Buchanan
Sofia McKenzie has dreamed of creating beautiful wedding cakes ever since she was a little girl. Now, she works in a bakery in Lexington, Kentucky, living her dream. Then she meets Shane Fletcher, the brother of the bride she's designing a wedding cake for. Sofia isn't like any woman. She doesn't see him as just a rich guy, but sees the real him.
Definitely, Maybe, Yours by Lissa Reed
Craig Oliver works at the Sucre Coeur bakery in Seattle, managing it in the stead of the frequently absent owner. He's content baking cupcakes and ending each day drinking a pint at a local pub. Craig is kind and his weakness is people he can save. At the pub one night, Craig meets Alex Scheff, a man looking to drown his sorrows with alcohol. The two men appear to be incompatible, but that may not be the case at all.
How Sweet It Is by Melissa Brayden
In Melissa Brayden's How Sweet It Is, Molly O'Brien is the owner of a bakery in small town Applewood, Illinois. It's been four years since she lost her wife in a plane crash and she feels like she may finally be ready to start dating again. Things get a little complicated when Jordan Tuscana, her wife's younger sister, comes back to town and they have and immediate connection.
Sugar Rush by Donna Kauffman
Leilani Tursdale left New York City and settled in Sugarberry Island, Georgia to create her own bakery. She just didn't expect her past to show up on her door. When her old boss, Baxter Dunne, the man who trained her in the art of pastry, informs her he'd like to film his cooking show in her bakery, how can she say no? After all, he's called Chef Hot Cakes for a reason!
Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan
After fleeing a relationship, Polly Waterside settles on the Cornish coast. It doesn't take long for her hobby of making bread on the weekends turns into more. Polly diligently works on her skills, incorporating chocolate, nuts, seeds, and local honey provided from a very handsome beekeeper. It all leads up to Polly opening the Little Beach Street Bakery! Check out the 7 recipes inside the book as well.
Tart by Lauren Dane
Juliet Lamprey is living her dream. Her bakery, TART, is incredibly successful, and she's been living her best life. Of course, that's when Gideon Carter reappears. The spark between is instantaneous. Juliet's friend, Cal Whaley, has had feelings for her for ages. With Gideon in the picture, he knows he needs to make his move. While he considers himself sexually open, Gideon still didn't anticipate the turn things would take, but he sure likes it.
Sweet Like Candy by Evie Harrison
When Julia Kaye isn't decorating cakes, she's daydreaming about Mr. Right. She's tried every way she can think of to find him, including speed dating, online dating, getting fixed up, and even phone apps. Nothing has ever worked out. Ryan Walters is too much of a workaholic for a Mrs. Right Now, let alone a Mrs. Right. That all changes when he meets one sweet cake decorator.
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