Home Home Home Home Home Home Home


My adventure at Ben & Jerry's in Vermont!


Unicorn Love: the Eating Disorder Recovery Blog


 Buy my brilliant books!

Buy my new book!

Buy my first book, too! 

CakeSpy Online Retail!



Fantastic appliance for cake making on DHgate.com


Craftsy Writer
« How to Eat An Oreo More Awesomely | Main | Sweet of the Day: Funfetti Cake Batter Popcorn »

CakeSpy Undercover: Lucille's Bakery, Richmond VA

Lucille's bakery, richmond VA

I want to tell you about a supremely enjoyable bakery experience I had in Richmond, VA, at a place called Lucille's Bakery.

Things started off in a good way when we learned that the employee working the counter when we went was originally from the tri-state area (just like me!). We bonded over NY pizza talk. 

And things got even better when we started talking cake. 

Lucille's is a full service bakery, with pastries and fancy tarts, a selection of homey treats such as cookies, brownies, and bars, and breads. 

We set ourselves to trying a variety of the goods. 

Lucille's bakery, richmond VA

First, the cupcake. This had to be devoured immediately, because I was worried about the frosting getting mashed. That would have broken my heart, so I ate it right away. The cake was good, but the frosting was great. It was rich with chocolate flavor, smooth, and extremely satisfying. 

I also got one of their house-made Granola Bars, which was really more like a Mazurka bar, in a good way. A nice, chewy, cookielike bar. I want another one right now.

Lucille's bakery, richmond VA

 I didn't get any of the tarts because I was traveling and I didn't think they would travel well...but aren't they pretty?

Macaroon from Lucille's in Richmond

The chocolate covered macaroon was a true fatty of a cookie patty--and I mean that in a complimentary way. While I love the look of chocolate dipped macaroons that are half-covered, half-exposed, tastewise, it's clear which side is more delicious. So I was very happy to see that this cookie had an all-over coating. And the taste was surprisingly sophisticated for this homespun sweet, not overly sweet.

Lucille's is a fantastic sweet shop in Richmond--the staff is friendly, the sweets are very good, and the prices are very reasonable. Go there!

Lucille's Bakery, 719 North Meadow Street, Richmond, VA. Find them online here.

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

Reader Comments (3)

Oh man I love Lucille's bakery! They have really great sausage biscuits for breakfast, but their Napoleon (or anything with the custard cream really) is to die for!
August 16 | Unregistered CommenterTrista
It's on my list to try the next time I visit my sister in Virginia!!
August 16 | Unregistered CommenterSusan
I must confess, every time I read your blog I almost UNSUBSCRIBE. I get this food envy and then contemplate the expense of flying to Virgina for example for a flipping cupcake. Seriously, I really do have a love/hate relationship with you and your scrumptious descriptions and pics!!! sigh ;)

-gillian www.seasonsgredings.com
August 16 | Unregistered Commentergillian

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
All HTML will be escaped. Hyperlinks will be created for URLs automatically.
© Cakespy, all rights reserved. Powered by Squarespace.