Sweet or savory, small or shareable, enjoy a bounty of fresh-baked goods handcrafted by our own talented team and by our partner bakeries.
Bakery House-baked breads, cakes & more
For the best baked goods around, look no further than your local Nugget Markets bakery. Along with a wide variety of decadent creations handcrafted in-house, we also offer fresh-baked goods from local, artisan bakeries. Visit our Sacramento Valley stores for Homemade breads made from scratch every morning, or our Marin County stores for lovely loaves from Semifreddi’s, Acme Bread and Della Fattoria. From delicious breads, bagels and croissants to cookies, cakes and more, we have sweet and savory treats perfect for any occasion!
From authentic pastries and custom cakes to tarts, cookies, muffins and more, enjoy all sorts of fresh baked goods handcrafted in-house daily by our talented team of bakers. For our Homemade creations, we use only the highest quality ingredients like real Plugra butter, artisan flour, fresh fruit and rich Callebaut chocolate to bring you all the goodness of home cooking without all the work. Visit our Sacramento stores for artisan bread made from scratch, hand-shaped and baked fresh daily.
Special Order Cakes
From pure chocolate decadence to light, lemony goodness, our talented bakers make choosing your next dessert a piece of cake. Feed a crowd with our full, customizable cake creations or indulge in dessert for two with a single square. Our custom cakes are made fresh to order with your preferred size, flavors, design and messages—perfect for graduation, birthdays, anniversaries or any special occasion. Any way you slice it, our cakes are a sweet treat indeed!
*Custom cakes are available at Sacramento Valley stores and in Novato. Please place orders at least 24 hours in advance.
Family-owned Ettore’s European Bakery has been crafting elegant desserts in the Sacramento region since 1985. Nugget Markets has partnered with Ettore’s since 2012, and proudly features a variety of their enchanting cakes, muffins and other sweet treats in our bakery. Drop by today to get a taste of these lovely creations!
Nugget Markets Custom Cakes
Baked fresh every day, our house-made cakes are to die for. We’ll even make one to order Call to order
Please place special orders for cakes at least 24 hours in advance.
German Chocolate Cake
This divine chocolate cake is filled and iced with German chocolate icing. Finished with fudge shell borders and a swirled loop pattern of fudge icing on top.
Red Velvet Cake
Enjoy something velvety and rich with our chocolate cake, featuring a distinctive red hue, traditional cream cheese frosting, fudge trim and chocolate sprinkles.
Lemon Lift Cake
Tangy yet sweet, this rich white cake is layered with lemon buttercream and a bright layer of lemon preserves. The cake is iced with lemon buttercream and finished with white buttercream borders and rosettes accented with candied lemon.
Black Forest Cake
Deep, dark, and rich, this divine chocolate cake is filled with fudge icing, topped with whipped cream and cherry preserves, wrapped in delicate lady fingers and edged in fudge icing. A beautiful red ribbon completes the look!
Oreo Cookie Cake
Better than a double stuffed! Our Oreo Cookie Cake is chocolate cake filled with white buttercream, iced with whipped topping mixed with Oreo cookie crumbs, and finished with a shell border and white buttercream rosettes wedged with Oreo cookies all around!
Boston Cream Cake
Perfect for your next tea party, our Boston Cream Cake is three layers of luscious white cake filled with vanilla custard and covered with chocolate ganache. Finished with a topping of vanilla buttercream designs.
Caramel Apple Cake
A carnival favorite in one festive cake! White cake with spiced apple filling, iced with caramel buttercream and topped with poured caramel. Buttercream borders and a delicate scroll pattern finish the look.
Raspberry Ruble Cake
Think pink and rosy with this delicate white cake filled with a raspberry buttercream layer and raspberry preserves. Iced with white buttercream and embellished with raspberries all around.
What’s up, Doc? Rich, dense carrot cake with cream cheese icing and finished with chopped pecans on both sides, with a cream cheese border and orange buttercream “carrots” on top. (NOTE: There are no nuts in the cake mix; only used as decoration.)
A true classic; simple and delicious. Celebrate big time with our white or chocolate cake, filled and iced with white or chocolate buttercream and finished with buttercream shell borders and confetti sprinkles.
Light, lovely, and luscious, this white cake is delicately flavored with rum and simple syrup. Filled with rum custard, iced with pale pink whipped topping and finished with a shell border, and topped with delicate white chocolate curls and edged with vermicelli sprinkles.
Chocolate Champagne Cake
What could be better than chocolate and champagne? Our chocolate champagne cake combines the best of these delicacies with chocolate cake filled with rum custard, iced with whipped topping and finished with a shell border, dark chocolate curls and edged with vermicelli sprinkles.
Strawberry Delight Cake
Sweet and refreshing! White cake filled with whipped topping and a layer of sliced fresh strawberries. Iced and bordered with whipped topping and garnished with more fresh strawberries.
Fresh Fruit Tart
Beautiful to look at and divine on the palate. A rich butter tart shell coated with bittersweet chocolate, filled with chocolate or vanilla custard and topped with seasonal fresh fruit and a light glaze.
Fruit Basket Cake
Put all your fruit in one basket and enjoy this three layer white cake with pineapple filling, sliced strawberries and whipped cream, and sliced bananas in custard. Iced and bordered with fresh whipped cream and finished with fresh seasonal berries.
Chocolate Overflow Cake
Our cake overfloweth with chocolate! You can’t get much more chocolaty than chocolate cake filled with fudge, iced with chocolate buttercream, finished with chocolate ganache on top and a fudge border on the bottom.
Mocha Madness Cake
Our espresso-flavored chocolate cake will drive you mad with its rich mocha buttercream icing and filling. Finished with chocolate vermicelli and chocolate ganache with three chocolate espresso beans on top.
Strawberry Short Cake
Three layers of snowy white cake amazingness, filled with real whipped cream and fresh sliced strawberries. Simply delicious, it’s finished with five glazed whole plump strawberries, for a beautiful presentation of a timeless classic!
I Dream of Lemon Cake
Sweet dreams really do come true with our luscious white cake filled and frosted with a bright lemony whipped cream.
Orange Sunset Cake
White cake layers kissed with Grand Marnier and layered with a sunny orange custard and orange buttercream. Iced with orange buttercream and garnished with white chocolate cigarettes.
We’ve combined refreshing mint with creamy chocolaty goodness into one cake! Iced with crème de menthe buttercream blended with dark chocolate shavings. Topped with sweet buttercream rosettes and mint chocolate wafer candies.
Night on the Town Cake
Festive and fabulous, this beauty features alternating layers of white and chocolate cake with vanilla and chocolate buttercream and rich ganache. Iced with vanilla buttercream and chocolate buttons.
Chocolate Raspberry Oblivion
This knock-out of a cake layers chocolate mousse and raspberry filling with rich chocolate cake, covered with chocolate buttercream, chocolate ganache, and toasted almonds on the sides.
Chocolate Nostalgia Cake
Oh, fudge!! Reminiscent of classic homemade-style cakes found in old-time bakeries, this rich chocolate cake is layered with dense fudge and iced with chocolate buttercream and more fudge.
Chocolate Mousse Cake
Layers of decadent chocolate cake layered with a rich chocolate mousse, covered in fresh whipped cream.
Angel Coconut Cake
Layers of light-as-a-cloud white cake with creamy coconut custard filling, a hint of Malibu rum, and covered in whipped topping and organic coconut flakes.
Nugget Markets is proud to offer a selection of Ettore’s European Cakes. Call to order
Please place special orders at least 48 hours in advance.
A rich cookie crust filled with luscious, dense cheesecake and topped with ripe red fresh strawberries, encircled by a delicious chocolate band.
An all-time favorite! Made with layers of spiced pineapple carrot cake with homemade cream cheese frosting. Decorated with crunchy toasted almonds and sweet marzipan carrots.
Chocolate Mousse Cake
A chocolate lover’s treat! Three alternating layers of chocolate sponge cake and chocolate mousse (made with imported Swiss chocolate) are topped with hand-shaved chocolate and a dusting of powdered sugar.
Fruit Basket Cake
Just gorgeous! Three layers of divine vanilla sponge cake filled with alternating layers of fresh strawberries and sweet pineapple atop smooth white mousse. Finished with fresh fruit and whipped cream with a chopped almond border.
Can’t decide on vanilla or chocolate cake layers? The Kahlua Cake is your answer! Luscious mocha pastry cream (with a hint of coffee flavor), and a smattering of apricot preserves with layers of vanilla and chocolate sponge cake are all blanketed in a dark chocolate glaze and topped with marbled chocolate wafers.
Lemon Chiffon Cake
Bright and sunny! Three layers of white sponge cake with lemon cream and lemon curd, frosted with whipped cream and finished with puff pastry flakes all around.
A 3-layer vanilla sponge cake with a thin layer of raspberry preserves and pastry cream, iced with whipped cream and blanketed in smooth marzipan in your choice of pink, lime green, or almond. Finished with a chocolate decoration, chopped almond border and edible sugar flower.
Red Velvet Cake
Those are real rose petals atop this rich, moist, red sponge cake, layered with cream cheese frosting. While the petals are edible, Ettore’s recommends not eating them; instead enjoy them as a lovely decoration! Red, rich and velvety, a stunning presentation is a given with this unique cake creation.
Strawberry White Chocolate Mousse
Three layers of pink strawberry sponge cake filled with strawberry preserves and creamy white chocolate mousse, topped with shaved white chocolate and fresh strawberries. Beautiful and delicious!
This delightful classic has a creamy mascarpone filling, layers of mocha, baked lady fingers and a rum-laced chocolate ganache. Finished with a lady finger border, topped with chocolate shavings and wrapped in a colorful ribbon reminiscent of a most special gift.
Chocolate lovers need look no further than this sublime, decadent creation. Made with three layers of dense sour cream-chocolate cake, filled with chocolate ganache, and crowned with Ettore’s rich handmade chocolate truffles, this cake is best served at room temperature.
Gourmet to Go
From appetizers to entrées, breakfast to dessert, we offer all sorts of delicious chef–prepared foods made fresh in our kitchens with the highest quality ingredients.
Break bread with the best bread—a.k.a. fresh artisan rounds, baguettes and more from our bakery! From simple sandwiches to tantalizing tartines, French toast to olive oil dipping, we have the best breads for any occasion. Swing by your local Nugget Markets bakery to find a variety of beautiful breads like these.
Spring is here and the sun is shining—it’s picnic time! If you’re wondering what to pack in your picnic basket, we’ve got you covered. Our suggested menu includes chef-prepared meats from our kitchen, fresh bread from our bakery and easy recipes for gourmet spreads to make tasty tartines to go, plus side salads and a recipe for delicious dessert. Enjoy!
What do you serve at a springtime brunch? We’re glad you asked! Our suggested menu features everything from chef-prepared Llano Seco Ham to scones, muffins and fruit tarts fresh from our bakery, plus a recipe for a Mediterranean Frittata should you be in the mood to cook. Add in hot coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice from our coffee and juice bar for the perfect morning get-together.