Scratch Bakes in Ephrata

July 19, 2018

ownload our free vacation guide (9) Do you want to find the recipe for the perfect vacation? Let us give you a hint: it starts with a full stomach! Pennsylvania has more to offer than its stunning landscapes. Indeed, the Dutch Country is home to some of the tastiest foods and is full of top-notch restaurants to serve it! If you need energy between two historical visits or wish to snack on a sweet treat, look no further than Scratch Bakes! This wonderful, family-owned bakery is a one-of-a-kind stop when you visit the area. It’s so amazing you might want to come back and grab more! Read on to learn more about the delicious Scratch cupcakes in Ephrata, PA, and start planning your trip today! Don’t forget to also download our free Vacation Guide


Why Scratch Bakes in Ephrata, PA, Has Some of the Best You'll Taste


  • It’s a Local Family Business


The Scratch Bakes adventure began in 2012 when owner Laura Will officially opened her first bakery with nothing but her mother’s Kitchen Aid mixer and a regular oven. It was relocated to the current Ephrata location soon after due to the high demand! On top of serving her now famous cupcakes, Laura and her husband Jason also offer a line of scratch-made soups, salads, sandwiches, and other delicious sides, transforming this sweets haven into a trendy downtown cafe!

Business Hours: Scratch Bakes is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. till 8 p.m.



  • They’re Insanely Delicious


The reason behind the success of Scratch Cupcakes is simple: the cupcakes are to die for! They offer everyday flavors such as chocolate, chocolate-vanilla, vanilla, red velvet, triple chocolate, peanut butter, salted caramel, cookies n cream, and chocolate top, but also have specialty ones that vary depending on the day of the week.


Monday: Raspberry lemonade, snickers, milky way

Tuesday: Drumstick, strawberry limeade, cookie dough

Wednesday: Lemon blueberry, dirty blonde, snickers

Thursday: Lemon drop, milky way, orange dreamsicle

Friday: Lemon blueberry, drumstick, strawberry limeade

Saturday: Raspberry lemonade, cookie dough, orange dreamsicle, gluten-free and vegan options are available too!



  • They Are 2 Minutes Away From the Historic Smithton Inn!


Chair in the garden Historic smithton Inn What better way to start the day than with delicious Scratch cupcakes in Ephrata, PA? When you stay at the Historic Smithton Inn you can! Our beautiful B&B is only a two-minute drive to the bakery. It’s so close, you can even bring back a cupcake to your gorgeous room!

The Historic Smithton Inn is the perfect choice for those wishing to have a peaceful and charming vacation in Pennsylvania. It’s right at the heart of the Dutch country, which allows you to discover the Amish culture and fascinating historical sites around easily. Our property also offers elegant amenities with all the modern comfort you need: flat-screen TV’s, Wi-Fi, IPod docking stations, fireplaces, mini-fridges, and more! You can browse our accommodations and pick your favorite! The Red Rose room, for example, features a frameless-glass rain shower and a lovely four-poster queen bed!

Don’t delay! Book your stay today at the Historic Smithton Inn!