This is what we are all about

and why we are

The Greatest Custom Bakery in Central Pa

Our Mission

Our mission is a simple one – to provide the best service and the greatest tasting sweets in Central Pennsylvania. We strive every day to make our customers #1 and show why we are the greatest custom bakery in Cental Pa.

Our history is a relatively short one. In 2012 the bakery opened with a simple idea to create exquisitely appealing desserts at a reasonable price. Over the past five year’s we have grown to a premiere custom bakery serving Central Pennsylvania. Most recently we were awarded the Best in Cumberland County for 2016.

  • Custom Designed Cakes
  • Expertly Constructed Creations
  • Freshly Baked Pastries
  • Located in the Heart of Carlisle
  • Free Wifi
  • Calming Atmosphere
  • Artisan Pastries
  • Freshly Baked Breads
  • Gourmet Quiche
  • Cookies for all Occasions
  • Kind and Courteous Staff
  • Dine In / Take Out / Delivery

Our Success Story

Since our opening in 2012 we have acheived recogition in Central Pennsylvania via an award every year we have been open. Our Greatest acheivement so far is being awarded Best in Cumberland County for 2016 where we beat out a healthy amount of competition.

Beautifully Designed, Customized Deliciousness

That’s Carlisle Bakery!

Our Team

Eric Bell

Owner / Head Chef

Growing up in Boiling Springs Pennsylvania, Eric is familiar with the diverse Carlisle community and believes that when you come to a neighborhood bakery, you want something familiar. He has created a simple, traditional menu of local favorites and focuses on using fresh, real ingredients. As the head chef and owner of the bakery, Eric enjoys working directly with customers to design and create beautiful custom cakes and desserts. Eric completed the professional Baking and Pastry Arts program at Johnson & Wales University graduating Summa Cum Laude. Eric externed in Yssingeaux France at the L’Ecole Nationale Superieure de Patisserie earning a certificate for French pastry professional training.



Years of Experience

Carlisle Bakery Features


Custom Cakes/Cupcakes

Have a design in mind? We create custom cakes using both buttercream and fondant. Don’t have a design, let us create one for you.


Gourmet Quiche

Our irresistible quiche is filled with savory ingredients like heirloom tomatoes, feta cheese, jalapeno peppers, crispy bacon or ham. Have a combination in mind? Call us today to create your perfect savory entrée.

Artisan Breads

Simple ingredients expertly hand-crafted and baked to golden goodness. Our customer favorites include savory pasta bread and jalapeno cheddar loaf.


Hand Made Pastries

Classic flaky crust filled with your favorite berries, sweet chocolate or spinach, and cheese. These delicious treats start with fresh quality ingredients and are hand made into delectable goodness.


Location, Location, Location

Our shop is conveniently located less than one block south of the square in downtown Carlisle. Come and sit next to our large windows and watch the bustling activity in our quaint town.

Delivery Service

Can’t come to us? For your convenience, we offer local delivery service for a nominal fee. And, of course, we deliver and set up all wedding cakes so you have one less task to worry about on your special day.


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Best of Carlisle 2015 – 2012

Readers of the Carlisle Sentinel newspaper cast thousands of ballots both by mail and online to vote for their favorite local business in different categories.  We have the honor of having received this recognition every year since we opened.  Last year the contest was combined with other local contests to a Best of Cumberland County.  Thanks to our customers, we received that recognition as well.

Wedding Wire’s Couples’ Choice Award 2015 & 2016

The WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® recognize the top five percent of local wedding professionals on WedingWire who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness, and professionalism. Winners are determined by reviews from over a million WeddingWire newlyweds.

Best of Cumberland County 2016

We are honored to be named among the best in all of Cumberland County. Our wonderful fans continue to surprise us by voting us best not only in Carlisle but in all of Cumberland County. We pledge to continue to earn your support. Thank you.

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