Hans’ Bakery

Bakery | German
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Hans’ is a happy place. In its long row of display cases is a tremendous variety of pastries that range from all-American donuts and Texas donuts the size of a dinner plate to a signature cake known as the Beehive. So named because the Bavarian cream at its center is honey-sweetened, the Beehive is a large, tender cake topped with powdered sugar and slivered almonds, suitable for sharing. Sharing is especially easy at one of Hans’s large round tables with a lazy Susan in its center or at the high-topped community table in the middle of the dining room. Continue reading

Hans’ is a happy place. In its long row of display cases is a tremendous variety of pastries that range from all-American donuts and Texas donuts the size of a dinner plate to a signature cake known as the Beehive. So named because the Bavarian cream at its center is honey-sweetened, the Beehive is a large, tender cake topped with powdered sugar and slivered almonds, suitable for sharing. Sharing is especially easy at one of Hans’s large round tables with a lazy Susan in its center or at the high-topped community table in the middle of the dining room. If a whole Beehive is too much, it is possible to get a Bee Sting, which is an individually-sized version.

Highlights of a recent visit included a Raspberry Rosebud, which is a spiral Danish-type pastry veined with moist fruit, a brittle Crispie (like a round palmier), some fine old-fashioned cake donuts, a classic jelly-filled Bismarck, and a maple-glazed and bacon-topped Long John. There also is a short lunch menu of soups, salads, and sandwiches.

What to Eat
Hans’ Bakery, Bee Sting
Bee Sting
Must-Try
The Bee Sting is a single-serving pastry version of Hans' signature Beehive: a tender yeast-raised pastry filled with honey-sweetened Bavarian cream, topped with powdered sugar and slivered almonds.
Hans’ Bakery, Crispie
Crispie
Must-Try
The Crispie is seriously crisp, a bit difficult to break, a great sweet companion for morning coffee.
Hans’ Bakery, Raspberry Rosebud
Raspberry Rosebud
Must-Try
Raspberry Rosebud, laced with veins of moist, sweet fruit, offers multiple rings of variegated texture.
Hans’ Bakery, Caramel Roll
Caramel Roll
The sticky, nutty crown of Hans' caramel roll is delish, but the dough body down below tends to outweigh it.
Directions and Hours
Information
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
No
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