Orinda’s Republic of Cake is increasing its menu, shifting to Danville

Republic of Cake, the East Bay bakery recognized for gourmand cupcakes, is last its doorways in Orinda after 22 years.

Nevertheless it’s no longer dangerous information. The Orinda bakery is shifting to a larger location in Danville, which can permit co-owner Lindsay Pirkle to extend the menu — hi, breakfast pastries — and be offering personal adorning events. Republic of Cake’s final day at 2 Orinda Theatre Sq. is April 23, despite the fact that the bakery shall be open April 26 and 27 for pre-orders. Pirkle anticipates a mid-Would possibly opening for the brand new store at 730 Camino Ramon in Danville.

When the larger, expanded Republic of Cake opens — it’s rougly 1,300 sq. foot with a couple of indoor and out of doors tables — one of the new menu pieces will come with grab-and-go sandwiches and breakfast pastries, together with danishes, croissants and cakes. Pirkle additionally plans on including eclairs, cheesecakes and petit fours, that, like the present menu, rotate seasonally in taste.

The present menu of cupcakes will stay, together with flavors like funfetti, carrot cake, pink velvet with cream cheese frosting and “the very messy brownie,” brownie cake full of ganache crowned with chocolate buttercream and chocolate sprinkles. Don’t omit Pirkle’s full-sized desserts and home made cookies, like peanut butter and white chocolate macadamia.

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