The Cake Rack Bakery, nestled in the historic Findlay Market in Over The Rhine, produces scrumptious American, European, and Latin American pastries fresh daily, including delicious buttery croissants and delicious gluten free and vegan choices, served in our friendly atmosphere. At The Cake Rack Bakery, we produce a broad range of desserts using only the finest ingredients, like pure vanilla extract; fresh cream, butter, fruit and berries; and Belgian, Swiss, and French chocolates. All of our bakery products are baked in small batches by our detail-oriented staff, and maintain our high standards for quality. We have award-winning cakes, tarts, pies, and cookies available, and provide wedding consultations.

Frequently Offered Desserts

We offer all sorts of pastries throughout the week. Our best selection is on Saturdays and Sundays, and all week long our pastries are baked fresh. You can of course call ahead to see if something is available, or contact us to place an order. We provide specialty pastries and cakes too, to accommodate those with special diet restrictions like gluten intolerance, dairy free, egg free, etc.

Croissants: Traditional, Chocolate, Almond, Ambrosia (chocolate + coconut + banana: a delicious trio)

Breads: Cherry Walnut, Seeded, Sunflower, Baguettes, Brioche, Gluten Free Focaccia, Gluten Free Pizza Dough

Tarts: French Almond Fruit Tarts (Peach, Apple, Pear), Harvest (cranberry, golden raisins, walnuts), Cherry, Lemon Meringue Tarts, Pastry Cream Tarts with fresh fruits, Chocolate Tarts

Galettes: Peach, Apple, Cherry, Blueberry (Seasonal)

Brownies & Bars: Cheesecake Brownies, Lemon Bars

Cakes: Lemon, Rigo Jancsi, Hummingbird, Truffle Mousse Torte. Additionally, you can see our Flavor Chart

Drinks: Fresh Pressed Orange Juice, Fresh Coffee (hot or iced), Tea (hot or iced), Bottled Water, Sanpellegrino, Apple Juice, Sodas

Custom Cake Flavor Guide


  • Classical White *
  • Double Chocolate
  • Carmel
  • Italian Wdding Cake
  • Hummingbird
  • Yellow cake
  • Almond Torte
  • Chocolate Fudge *
  • Red Velvet *
  • Carrot *
  • Dacquoise (hazelnut) *
  • New York Cheesecake *
  • Lemon Cake
  • White Chocolate

* This cake can be made gluten free upon request


  • American Buttercream
  • Italian Buttercream
  • Fondant
  • Cream Cheese Icing
  • Whipped Ganache


  • Lemon Curd
  • Pastry Cream (Vanilla)
  • Chocolate Mousse
  • Whipped Ganache
  • American Butter Cream  (Chocolate, Vanilla, Raspberry)
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Preserves