Everyone with a sweet tooth understands the pain of those late-night sugar cravings. It can hit you like a ton of bricks, and there’s nothing worse than not being able to appease it. Luckily, there is no shortage of bakeries and creameries offering delicious treats in Birmingham. If you dream of living near some of the best places to get something sweet in the area, check out these Birmingham apartments.
For quaint and quiet living in Birmingham, Redmont Gardens offers historic apartments that are in Mountain Brook’s English Village. You can take a brief walk to The Continental Bakery. Known for its authentic and delicious French-style pastries, breads, coffee and more, this charming little shop is the perfect place to start your morning or end your day. They’re open seven days a week from 7:00 am to 8:30 pm. You can’t go wrong with the lemon blueberry muffins!
Off of Highway 280, these luxury Birmingham apartments are right next to The Colonnade, which is home to Edgar’s Bakery and Café. Popular with locals for their amazing strawberry cakes, Edgar’s is a cozy shop that also sells local goods as well as breakfast and lunch. If you’re coming home from work and need that quick sugar fix, grab a box of assorted pastries to go. Or pick up one of their full-sized cakes. We won’t judge if you eat the whole thing.
Perfect for busy young professionals looking to enjoy Birmingham’s night life, the Iron City Lofts are located in the Lakeview District. A few streets over, you’ll find Birmingham Breadworks. With pastries, sandwiches and freshly baked bread, stop by on your morning commute and grab a sticky bun or danish to start off your day.
For trendier Birmingham living, the Blach’s Lofts are close to the three B’s: bars, the business district and bakeries. Head on over to Feast & Forest for brunch and grab one of their homemade Pop Tarts to go. Urban Standard is also close by, with coffee, sandwiches and wonderful pastries.
In family-friendly Downtown Homewood, there is no shortage of adorable shops, upscale boutiques and delicious Birmingham restaurants. Right outside of this neighborhood is Moretti at Vulcan Park, just a short walk to places like Savage’s Bakery. However, if you’re looking for sweet ways to beat the heat, Steel City Pops is down the road. Also, the nearby Birmingham neighborhood of Edgewood is home to a cozy creamery that everyone enjoys.