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Spotlight On Coastal Cuisine: Big Apple Bakery

The Big Apple Bakery is conveniently located in Carolina Beach just south of the Snow’s Cut Bridge at 1206 North Lake Park Boulevard, just a couple doors down from Michael’s Seafood Restaurant, Call at (910) 458-8200. 

By: Allen Denning
Staff Writer

Pleasure Island has just recently given a very warm welcome to the Big Apple Bakery which officially opened its doors in February.  Brought to the Island by Shelly McGowan, owner of the famous Michael’s Seafood Restaurant in Carolina Beach, the Big Apple Bakery has been in the making for some time.  The McGowan’s had always been searching for a local bakery that truly captured the authentic style of the New York Bakeries they loved.  Now with the help of the Bakery managers Kim Schumann and Aris Axelgard along with the rest of the wonderful staff at Big Apple Bakery, McGowan has turned the dream into a reality right here on the Island.  They held their official Grand Opening in early April and have since become one of the most popular destinations on the beach.  Stop in today and see for yourself why everyone is so excited about the Big Apple Bakery!
At the Big Apple Bakery you will find an overabundance of treats that will delight your palette from tongue tantalizing sweets to freshly baked breads and wonderful coffee drinks.  They always have their display case filled to the brim with the tastiest baked goods in town and will happily custom create most anything you desire.  Some of the great fresh baked items you will find inside include authentic New York Bagels in a variety of flavors like cinnamon raisin, multi-grain, sesame seed, garlic, onion, poppy seed, French toast, pumpernickel and chocolate chip.  They offer an assortment of wonderful fresh baked breads perfect for breakfast or as a compliment to any meal of the day.  Enjoy blueberry, banana, cinnamon streusel or pumpkin raisin bread with your favorite coffee drink in the morning.  Make dinners truly complete with wonderful breads like your favorite fresh baked French or Italian baguettes, ryes breads, pumpernickel, Focaccia, and other specialty loaves.   When you’re craving something sweet look no further than the Big Apple Bakery.  They always have a wondrous selection of fresh baked sweet treats that will make your mouth water!  Choose from the assortment of cupcakes, brownies, freshly filled cannolis, danishes, scones, éclairs, macaroons, cookies, pies, cakes and so much more.  They always have a full stock of fresh made goodies waiting for you when you walk in the door and they will gladly create anything special that you desire.  Stop in and collaborate with them to create the perfect unique cakes or other baked goods for any upcoming birthday or event on your calendar. The Big Apple Bakery offers their patrons a wide variety of coffee and espresso drink options as well as hot teas, steamers, iced coffees, smoothies and more!  Start your day off right with your favorite drink and fresh baked breakfast, or stop in later to get the extra jolt to finish your day or a refreshing drink to cool down when the sun starts blistering the beach with heat.  As extra incentive to enjoy your favorite coffee at the Big Apple Bakery they are offering a special promotion.  Simply purchase one of their reusable Big Apple Bakery coffee mugs and get 50 cent refills of your favorite daily brews for the life of the cup!   The Big Apple Bakery is proud to announce that they will be present at the Farmer’s Market in Carolina Beach all summer.  Make sure to stop by their stand to see what fresh baked goods they are providing while you peruse the Market!    The Big Apple Bakery is conveniently located in Carolina Beach just south of the Snow’s Cut Bridge at 1206 North Lake Park Boulevard, just a couple doors down from Michael’s Seafood Restaurant. 
They are open on Mondays through Fridays from 6:30 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays they are open from 7:30 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.  Starting this summer they will be extending their hours and staying open until 8:00 every night.  If you have any questions or would like to inquire about their custom baking services please give them a call at (910) 458-8200.  If you would like even more information please visit their website online at BigAppleBakery NC.com. 
On their website you can find their menu, photos of their custom works, and directions to the bakery.  To keep up with all of the latest happenings, events, and everything new going on at the Big Apple Bakery please find them on Facebook!