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565 Bennington St, East Boston, MA | Directions 0212842.382568 -71.018444
7-10:30am Tuesday - Friday; 7-11am Saturday; 7-10am Sunday
Neighborhoods: Harbor View / Orient Heights, East Boston
Most wonderful bakery in the world!!!! – I grew up with Betty Ann's bakery just 4 blocks from my house--getting 8 donuts after church where I would wait for what felt like hours for 2 jelly donuts, 2 cruellers, 2 raised and 2 plain donuts in a brown paper bag with $1.20 written on the front. My parents and brother and sister would wait anxiously for my arrival--I can even smell the coffee on th stove.
Their scones, hot cross buns during Lent, lemon squares--superb. But their donuts are to die for!!!
My husband and I are now trying to figure out how we can get Betty Ann's to the Cape for our retirement--we are even willing to start our own "Betty Ann's on the Cape" but we're not family, so our chances are slim.
One of my best memories of my childhood.
Amazing, Cheep, Delicious.. – I actually work at Betty Ann Food Shop on the weekends. =)
Donuts are our specialty! we have Plain and Cruellars they are both cake biased dough. We also have Jellies, Lemon, and Raised. Just 40 cents each!!
we are open from 7-10:30 Tuesday - Friday
on Saturday we are open from 7-11
and Sunday we are open from 7- 10
Weekdays on top of donuts we sell chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal cookies, brownies, Raspberry and Lemon danish, coffee rolls. cookies are 30 cents, brownies are 40 cents, and danish and coffee rolls are 60 cents.
we make other cookies like honey nut and lemon and raspberry drop cookies but you have to order those.
Saturdays are the days to go. we make fresh pie($4 or $5), cakes($3-$6), cupcakes (filled $0.50 and regular $0.40), coffee rolls, danish, pecan rolls ($0.60), blue berry muffins($0.40) brownies with nuts, Lemon and Fig Squares ($0.40) Turnovers ($0.75)
Lemon Strip and raspberry strips ($3.50)
we make when ordered (call friday!) Neapolitans, Puff pastries, Puff Turnovers, Bismarks (which are only in the colder months also are my FAVORITE!) and Washington pies.
I don't think I forgot anything.. Any Questions ask and I'll write back.
my name is Shannon, I work there in Saturdays and Sundays. I have been working there for 4 years. my Sister has been there for 8. I got to College full time.
The guys that own it still do. My boss is 94 years old and goes to work everyday. It is a a pleasure to work there and if I were you I would call and order your donuts and pastries if you want a large amount, because we sell out fast!
Thank you for your support! =) Keep Eating!
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