About Angela’s Bakery

About Angela’s Bakery

Chocolate cake with a swirl of toasted marshmallow and chocolate buttercream frosting, graham cracker crumbs, and a toasted marshmallow on top with chocolate syrup drizzle.

First just a little bite about Angela’s Bakery. We are located in the beautiful town of Quincy California. Angela’s Bakery opened in 2013 with a goal to create delicious custom baked goods. Our Passion is providing the most flavor-filled, baked from scratch products for our friends in Plumas County. We are a BY APPOINTMENT only bakery. Our bakery is NOT a retail location so please make an appointment or call us to place an order. Custom baking is a very personal thing and we aim for perfection, safety, and delicious in all that we create.

Our Schedule

Please fill out a contact form and let’s get your date on the calendar because the bakery schedule fills up fast. The sooner you book your order the better chance you have of getting on our schedule.

Angela’s Bakery Kitchen

Everything on the menu is made and baked in our fully certified home kitchen. This is made possible under the California Cottage Food Act. Our kitchen was custom designed to bake for you! We have two ovens, a 20-quart mixer for large batches. For those smaller orders, we added a couple of KitchenAid mixers. We have the capability to bake for almost any size gathering.

Delivery to your location

Delivery to the Quincy area is FREE.  A fee will be charged for delivery outside of Quincy and we can discuss the delivery fee when you place your order. Every order is freshly baked and sometimes your bread will still be warm from the oven because that is how we do fresh.

Event changes in 2020

Since March of 2020, our events have become smaller and more personal. Wedding cakes for example are smaller but they are beautiful and show the style of the wedding.  For our customer’s peace of mind, we offer individually packaging for cupcakes and cookies. Please let us know when you order if individual packaging is what you prefer. It is truly a delight to create beautiful and delicious wedding cakes, birthday cakes, and so much more. I really believe that every day should be celebrated with beautiful deserts.

 

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About the Baker…

Meet the Baker, Angela Sandlin. She is the oldest in a family of 6 kids.   She grew up on a small family-run dairy farm in Northern Utah, just outside of Logan. The farm has a small herd of dairy cows, a large garden, and 4-H animals like turkeys, sheep, and rabbits. Life was filled with hours of gardening, milking, taking care of animals, canning food for the winter, and hauling hay. The family garden, grandparent’s orchard and animals grown on the farm provided a lot of the family’s food for the winter. Baking from scratch was just part of growing up in a big family. 

When Baking became interesting

Because of her interest in baking, her mom taught Angela to bake starting at 8 years old. Starting with muffins for the family for breakfast and graduating to more complicated items as she got older. Angela won a 1st place trophy for a swiss cheese bread she entered into a 4-H dairy foods contest when she was thirteen years old. She was a contestant in the Cache Valley 4-h Dairy darling program twice. Never winning but super eager to talk about her knowledge of Dairy Farming and Dairy products. This is where her belief that frosting should be made with REAL butter and whole milk comes from.

Family

After living her adult life in several locations across the United States she fell in love with Quincy California and in 2008, as a single mom with five kids,  Angela moved to Quincy. By 2012 Angela had remarried and added to the family. With six children ranging in age from newborn to age 17 and a husband who was on the road a lot, she felt like some changes were needed to improve her availability to her family. This is where the idea of baking out of her home kitchen was born and just in time for the state of California to pass the Cottage Food Act.

The start

Angela had rolled around the idea for a few years but now the timing was right for this idea to grow into a reality. With her husband and children’s support and love, she quit her job as a teller at a local bank to start Angela’s Baker Way Bakery. By April of 2013, Angela combined her background in marketing,  business, and baking skills to create great-tasting products for Angela’s Baker Way Bakery. The menu consisted of Cinnamon Rolls, different varieties of gourmet brownies, dinner rolls, and cookies. As customers have made requests, the menu has grown. Two years later Angela added Cakes and cupcakes. With her family and friends willing to be her test subjects, recipes were tested and tweaked until she had what she felt was good to add to the menu.

The move

 In the spring of 2016, the family moved from the home on Jackson Street to a home on Main Street in East Quincy. With perks like more visibility and easier accessibility for customers plus a really big yard for the kids, this was a great move for everyone. This home just happens to have a brand new kitchen. The kitchen was designed by Angela to break up the bakery workspace from the family kitchen space. Thus making a home baking business much easier to run.

 With the move a name change was due. Angela’s Baker Way Baker was a bit of a tongue twister for some. The business was no longer located on Baker Way so with the removal of “Baker Way” Angela’s Bakery is officially the name of the bakery! With all the excitement of ‘new’, a few new items like PIE and french bread have been added to the menu.

Hobbies and Volunteer work and Awards

Angela loves to garden with flowers being her favorite produce. She volunteered her time at American Valley Speedway from 2011 to 2019. Angela continues to help her oldest daughter as a Cheer Coach for Quincy High School 2016- present.  She volunteers through her church as a Sunday school teacher, activity coordinator, and chorister.

Angela’s has donated to numerous fundraising events. All while attending the different sporting events her children are involved in. The bakery has provided donations to different programs and events at Quincy High School and other community events.

Angela’s Bakery has participated in Plumas Art’s Taste of Plumas event for the past 6 years Winning the Peoples Choice Award for best display in 2018 and Honorable Mention in Desserts serving Banana Bread pudding soaked in Caribbean Rum Sauce.

” A lot of love goes into everything I make. Thank you for your orders and friendship.”  Angela

 

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