5 to Try: Bakeries

Craving chocolate cake, freshly baked bread or a flaky pastry? Indulge in decadent carbs at these top San Antonio bakeries.

Updated: February 06, 2004

5 to Try

Haby's Alsatian Bakery

207 US Hwy 90 W, Castroville, TX 78009

Light and succulent apple fritters and strudels. The menu of specially designed wedding cakes is excellent.

la Madeleine

11745 Hwy 10 West, Suite 101, San Antonio, TX 78230

Try raspberry cream cheese and chocolate-almond croissants, or the palmier--a small, flaky pastry layered with caramelized sugar.

Crumpets Restaurant & Bakery

3920 Harry Wurzbach Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209

More than a baker's dozen of floury delights includes breads, brownies, cheesecakes, croissants, gourmet cookies, rolls, tarts and wedding cakes.

Nadler's Bakery & Delicatessen

1621 Babcock Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229

Wedding creations reign at this spot offering a variety of cakes, from Italian cream to carrot and chocolate.

Nicavid's Bakery & Cafe

5115 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio, TX 78229

Baked specialties, like homemade Danish dough, include kolaches filled with sausage or cheese, walnut sticky buns and beer bread.