Forsyth Family Dining Guide: Baked Just SO

Baked Just SO has been serving its pastries, specialty cakes, air-roasted coffee and ice cream sandwiches to Winston-Salem, Lewisville and Pfafftown locals since 2017. This woman-owned bakery is your best bet for custom-baked cakes and cupcakes for parties and events, as well as unique baked goods at breakfast time to get your day started.

The shop’s award-winning cinnamon buns have been satisfying sweet-toothed locals since the bakery opened its doors. Owner Stacey Milner also created the customer favorite, dairy-free latte called “The Stacey,” a lavender vanilla latte made with oat milk. Customers also rave about Baked Just SO’s croissants, which always sport exciting seasonal flavors.

This spring, new seasonal menu items will be launched at Baked Just SO, including a delectable Guinness Chocolate Mousse, house-made tiramisu and a blueberry lemon cake, alongside the most amazing strawberry buns in Winston-Salem. Stacey has been working hard to make sure her baked goods are found around other local businesses in Winston-Salem, with Baked Just SO’s vegan goodies currently sold at La Luz. Moji Coffee serves up Baked Just SO’s croissants, cinnamon buns, cookies and more, while Milner’s American Southern Restaurant on S. Stratford Road offers customers Baked Just SO’s cakes, pies and gluten-free brownies for dessert. In the future, Stacey plans to focus on furthering her wholesale ventures as opposed to opening new storefronts.

On the hunt for a specialty cake, cheesecake or cupcakes for an upcoming birthday party or special event? Baked Just SO prepares custom orders fine-tuned to match party themes and customer preference. Baked Just SO also hosts birthday parties for little ones in-store for party guests to decorate their own house-made cookies and cupcakes while parents and chaperones sit back and relax with coffee or lemonade. Party guests even get to take home the sweet treats they’ve decorated when the party is over. Let the team at Baked Just SO set up beforehand and clean up after to make your child’s party day sweet and stress-free.

In addition to cakes, pastries and coffee, Baked Just SO keeps customers cool with weekly ice cream sandwich specials made with locally sourced ice cream from Homeland Creamery. As a matter of fact, all dairy products used at Baked Just SO originate from Homeland Creamery in order to support other local businesses and ensure that customers are receiving products made with high quality ingredients.

If you find that Baked Just SO’s coffee beverages brighten your day a bit more than commercial or chain coffee beverages, it’s not all in your head. Coffee served at Baked Just SO is air-roasted Magic Beans coffee. While most coffee is drum roasted, air roasting involves the transfer of heat to coffee beans by using the steam of hot air for roasting the beans. This process creates lighter tasting coffee than traditional drum-roasted coffee, making it perfect for flavored lattes or a cup of Joe to accompany a buttery croissant. With three children of her own in elementary school, Stacey understands the need for educators to fuel their mornings before a full day’s work in the classroom. She and the team at Baked Just SO offer teachers a 10% discount year-round to help energize educators and add a sweet treat to their day. Baked Just SO patrons also have the option to shop while they sip. Found in-store are jewelry, prints, candles, mugs and many other products produced by local vendors for guests to browse while drinking a cup of Magic Beans coffee.

To place a custom order or read more about the baked goods offered at Baked Just SO, visit the bakery’s website at Check out the team’s Facebook page and follow Baked Just SO on Instagram at @bakedjustso1. Stop by Monday through Saturday at 5395 Robinhood Village Drive in Winston-Salem, or speak to a team member directly at 336.923.5778.


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