Gallery: 6 Must-Try Pastries from Dovetail Bakery, Portland, OR

Pecan Sticky Bun
Pecan Sticky Bun
The Pecan Sticky Bun ($3.75) is the signature item at Dovetail Bakery for a reason. When taking a bite, the firmly structured bun gives way to a soft, inviting interior. The addictive sticky-sweet glaze (made with brown rice syrup, organic blackstrap molasses, and soy milk) and whole pecans top a pastry that will rival or surpass any other sticky bun out there.
Cinnamon Bun
Cinnamon Bun
For the Cinnamon Bun ($3.50), Morgan goes the extra mile by making her own brown sugar-cinnamon mixture (cane juice, organic blackstrap molasses, and cinnamon). A velvety Mexican 4-fold vanilla glaze drips down and affixes itself to the sides.
Apple Rosemary Scone
Apple Rosemary Scone
The Apple Rosemary Scone ($2.75) is light and crumbly. Fresh rosemary provides a lovely herbaceous backdrop while pockets of diced organic Gala apples counter with their mild sweet flavors. A sprinkling of evaporated cane sugar makes the top crunchy and sweet.
Banana Walnut Bread
Banana Walnut Bread
Dovetail’s light, moist Banana Walnut Bread ($2.50) satisfies the sweet tooth without overloading on the sugar. In each bite, you’ll get an even distribution of chunky organic bananas and chopped walnuts. Could we get some (vegan) vanilla ice cream to go with this?
Salty Sweet Trail Mix Cookie
Salty Sweet Trail Mix Cookie
Combine a moist, chewy oatmeal cookie with every trail mix ingredient under the sun to form this large, satisfying treat ($2.35). While the nuts and seeds bring that added texture contrast, a refreshing hint of cinnamon binds everything together. A touch of sea salt on top keeps the sweetness in check.
Lemon Blueberry Scone
Lemon Blueberry Scone
The Lemon Blueberry scones ($2.75) are cut to reveal juicy embedded blueberry halves. An invigorating lemon glaze of fresh-squeezed lemon juice and organic powdered sugar teasingly drips down the sides.