White ButtercreamOur white buttercream recipe contains real butter and has a slightly creamy tint to it. This frosting tastes wonderful and holds up in even the hottest northwest weather. Our recipe has been passed down through many generations.
European MarzipanA traditional european topping that is made with rich almond paste. Our european marzipan has a beige tint to it and a very smooth look. The cake decorator rolls the marzipan out like a dough and lays it over a cake. If you like almond then you would love marzipan. This is a very old dutch recipe from our bakery in holland.
FondantWe use satin ice fondant which is a high quality rolled fondant. This fondant is pure white and has a very smooth look. It tastes a little like melted marshmallows or sugar cookie dough. Chocolate fondant is also available. The cake decorator rolls the fondant out like a dough and places it over the cake. You may recognize this product because it is often used on cake decorating tv shows.
Pastries, Breads & Cookies
Dessert PastriesEclairs, petitfours, apple streudel, truffle rum balls, Nanaimo bars, marzipan rolls, brownie pops and many more treats are available daily. take a variety of our goodies to your next gathering and you will be the hit of the party.
Fresh BreadWe bake our bread fresh daily with no preservatives. Our prices are cheaper than many grocery stores. Incorporate hillcrest bakery bread into your weekly grocery shopping list.
European CookiesAll of our cookies are made in the European style. we have a whole case devoted to specialty cookies. some of our most popular include jon hail, meringues, gingerbread, raspberry delight, spritz and sugar bars.
PiesTraditional apple, cherry, pecan, lemon meringue, marionberry, key lime, coconut cream, chocolate cream, banana cream, mincemeat, pumpkin and dutch apple torte. Just call a day ahead for a fresh-baked pie.
Breakfast PastriesFresh muffins, raised and cake doughnuts, hand-folded turnovers, cream cheese and fruit danish and apple fritters are among the delicious fresh-baked goodies we have daily. If you are making a special trip for a certain item, please call us so we can set it aside for you. These treats go fast.
Holiday, Dutch Treats & European Baked Goods
Banket Staaf (Almond Stick)Traditional dutch family recipe- a rich almond paste encased in hand-folded puff pastry baked until golden brown.
Speculaas CookieTraditional dutch family recipe- a combination of five different spices mixed together with brown sugar, eggs margarine and flour. Each cookie is individually formed by using a hand carved mold which is over 100 years old.
Taai TaaiThis means "chewy, chewy" in dutch and it lives up to its name. Taai taai is a very healthy treat made with honey, rye flour and anise seed.
Weihnacht StollenA rich european holiday bread made with raisins, nuts and real butter filled with a bead of almond paste. While still hot it is brushed with melted butter to seal in the flavor.
YulekakaA sweet bread mixed with candied fruit, lemon and cardamom formed into a round loaf or a wreath shape. It is known to the scandinavian's as "christmas cake.”
Almond KringleA beautiful rich danish dough pastry filled with almond paste and bavarian custard. It is topped with sliced almonds, a sweet glaze and then braided.