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Mrs. Backer's Pastry Shop

434 E South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-1303
+1 801-532-2022
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“cupcakes” (3 reviews)
“frosting” (6 reviews)
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434 E South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-1303
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Mrs. Backer's has apparently won a local award for "Best Frosting Fix" and their cakes are really beautiful - but we didn't try the cake. Their selection is not huge (the bakery is pretty small), and most of what they offer are the standard cookies,...More

Thank HoleySneakers
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

So delicious! Cakes and pastries to delight. Family owned for 76 years - with fantastic recipes. I have been going since I was a toddler. The frosting on the cupcakes is as tall as the cupcake itself and oh so yummy. The danishes, donuts, cookies,...More

Thank kstucker
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This cute little bakery is awesome. I tried a glazed doughut, coconut macaroon and a raspberry cream tart; they were all fantastic.

Thank Candicet72
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Spearfish, South Dakota
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

They have good selection of pastries! Light flavouring not too sweet! Love the place, small and well decorated!

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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this by accident. Very glad I did. Had the raspberry and cream danish. Very tasty. Has a sweet icing too. Was going to stop by again before I left town but they are closed Sunday. Had a danish at another bakery. Did not...More

Thank mojomiller
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We have always purchased Birthday cakes here as it was the best in quality and value. Our last few cake purchases have been average at best. Cake was dry and skimpy on the filling and frosting was grainy.

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

I had not been here in a while and was that way today so stopped with a friend. it is just like going home. the cupcakes we had were womderful and so pretty. I will be back again soon.

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

This is a nice quiet neighborhood bakery. Stopped in for a homemade donut which was very good. I didn't see a place to sit so took it to go.

Thank NormanIL
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Mrs. Backer's is one of my favorite stops in the city - absolutely delicious pastries made the old-fashioned way, with lots of butter and pretty designs. That being said, it's a fairly expensive bakery. A decorated cookie can run you around five dollars or more,...More

Thank Miriamjean
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Awesome selection and very very fresh! Get there early as items do run out. A must visit in Salt Lake

Thank laketravelsun
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  • Address: 434 E South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-1303
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-532-2022
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