Welcome to Village
Besides our baked goods,
we serve hold & cold
beverages, soups, and sandwiches, made fresh
on-site daily. Enjoy a hot or cold lunch five days a week in
our cozy cafe setting; browse our
menu for our current offerings!
The Village Bakery,
located in the historic village of Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia, was
established in August 1998 by owner/operator Jennifer Kennard.
Our shop is open Tuesday through Saturday 9:30am to 4:00pm,
from March until Christmas.
Come and have a cup of
coffee or tea with a muffin or cinnamon roll, sit a spell and enjoy
the baking smells!
Year-round, visitors may
enjoy a hike up the MacInnis Trail to the left of the bakery; all are
welcome to use our donated picnic benches at the trail head.
sell juices & water, plus coffee & tea and bakery treats so that
you can enjoy a little refreshment whilst hiking
You can also find our baked goods at
Withrow’s Farm Markets
- at the Belnan Branch (closing Dec 22) & the Mt. Uniacke Branch
(closing Dec 21).
Our breads are made
exclusively. We now use 100% canola oil instead of shortening in our
breads as a more healthy choice.
Flaxseed Bread, made to
order, is made from 100% whole wheat flour, freshly ground
Atlantic Brown Flaxseed, canola oil and local honey.
Flaxseed (call to
Our loaves have become
very popular. They are great with a cup of afternoon tea or anytime.
We've introduced some
new varieties including Cranberry Orange Pecan, and Lemon Cranberry.
Our best sellers are Cherry Pound, made with maraschino cherries and
a hint of almond, Cinnamon, good and cinnamon-y with cinnamon both
inside and on top, and Lemon, which has an extra boost of lemon in
the glaze poured over the top as it comes out of the oven.
- $7.85 each
Cranberry Orange Pecan
Cookies are made daily
in small batches, using fine ingredients such as 'pure dark
chocolate chips', 'fancy molasses', 'pure Ruby Red cocoa', ginger &
Two favourite cookies are Mud Cookies and the Ingonish Oatcake. Mud
Cookies are sweet, chocolaty and full of oats and coconut.
The oatcakes are made in
the traditional way with oats, lard, flour, sugar and water.
It's mixed and then rolled & cut out, and baked until golden. They
are great served with jam, cheese or peanut butter, or just as they
At Christmas we even dip
the oatcakes in pure melted chocolate for an extra treat - very popular!
Cookies - $3.40/half dozen
Muffins & Other Treats
Muffins are scooped and
baked every morning. Even though we don’t open until 9:30am the
'eight o’clock' gang is usually
here for a fresh warm muffin and
coffee before they go to work! Danish & Turnovers are NEW
or $6.95/half dozen
Raisin Bran, Carrot Pineapple,
Blueberry, Lemon Cranberry
Apple Turnovers -
$1.22 each or $6.95/half dozen
Pies & Tarts
Tarts - We make our butter tarts
using a ready-made tart shell, and then fill them with raisins,
pecans or just plain butter tart mixture.
We also make Cape Breton Pork Pies. These actually have no pork, but
are filled with dates and topped with
frosting. They are a traditional Christmas treat in Cape Breton.
All our fruit pies are
Apple Valley, Kentville (creator of the famous Sarsfield
Pie), in the heart of the Annapolis Valley. Only premium grade
Valley fruit is used, supplied direct from local farmers. The pies
are flash frozen for maximum freshness and are then rushed to
Shubenacadie where we bake 'em up fresh for you every day.
Pies by Apple Valley
$5.50 each; Apple, Blueberry, Mincemeat, Mixed Fruit or
Rhubarb Strawberry Pies made by us to order.
We also make our own
Lemon & Coconut Cream pies from scratch at the bakery, and can even be persuaded to make
butterscotch or banana on request!
Fruit Pies -
Apple, Blueberry, Mincemeat
Mixed Fruit, Pumpkin*,
Cream Pies - $6.50
Chocolate Cream, Coconut Cream, Lemon
Meringue, Banana Cream
Cape Breton Pork Pies
(see photo above)
Our specialty has to be
We have a wonderful variety including nut-less Brownies and Date
Squares. Also very popular is our multi-layered Chocolate
Village Square (see photo at left).
And of course, we make
classic squares like Nanaimo, Caribbean and Cherry.
Squares - $6.95/dozen
Caribbean, Cherry, Chocolate Chews, Chocolate Brownies,
Chocolate Smacks, Chocolate Chip Walnut, Village,
Village, Date, Lemon,
Squares - $7.50/dozen
12" - $17.85
24" - $36.75
12" - $16.25
24" - $26.75
The Nova Scotia
Washington Pie is our signature cake. (No, it really is a cake, not
a pie!) This was once a traditional "Saturday Night Treat" in
Nova Scotia country homes.
These 7" cakes come in both
chocolate and white,
they are a two-layer seven inch round cake and are frosted with
white or chocolate icing, with strawberry jam between the layers.
We also make a tasty Carrot Cake with cream cheese frosting, now in
a larger 7" size for
$9.50, and a frosted Pound Cake for $8.25
Washington Pie Cakes -
$8.25 - 7" white or chocolate
Rolls - $6.95/half dozen
Our Cinnamon Rolls are
made daily and are usually out of the oven and ready for you by
These use a biscuit dough and are very popular; call
ahead to make sure we save you some!
Squares & sweets
12" - $17.00
24" - $35.00
12" - $15.50
24" - $25.50
Squares - $7.50/doz
Shortbreads - $4.00
Shortbreads - all
butter - $5.25
Rum Balls - $7.50
Balls - $7.50
Rolls - $7.25 (2 dozen
Cherry Balls or
Date Balls - $7.50
Empire Cookies -
Tarts - $7.50/doz
Cape Breton Pork
decorated - $1.75
Christmas Fruit &
Nut - $7.75
Gum Drop - $7.95
Light $22.50, Dark
Small fruit cakes
Light $9.00, Dark $9.50
Mini fruit cake - sold
in a variety two-pack at $5.25
Tuesday to Saturday
10:00am to 4:00pm
orders must be placed by Dec 15th
for pick up
Dec 19th, 22nd, 23rd & 24th
24th at 3:00pm
'Have you got your Christmas order in yet?'
December 25 to March 22, 2016.
You can find our
baked goods at the bakery or exclusively at:
Withrows Farm Markets-
- May to December 22, Mt. Uniacke - May to December 21
Links We Like...
Municipality of East Hants
Tidal Rafting Park
Shubenacadie Wildlife Park