Craving something delicious and delectable? Satisfy your sweet tooth and indulge in bakery goods from the Strack & Van Til Bake Shoppe, your “go-to” source for premium, high-quality, fresh bakery products. From cakes and cookies to pastries and pies, signature donuts, birthday and special occasion cakes, and fresh baked breads and rolls, you’ll find all the baked goods you need…and crave! You can be sure it’s fresh – Strack & Van Til makes products daily in our state-of-the-art baking plant in Valparaiso, IN.

Signature Items available ONLY at our stores:

We know you care enough to serve only the very best, high-quality baked goods. That’s why there are some things you can only find at Strack & Van Til. Our signature items are primarily made from scratch and make us stand out above the rest as the most delicious bakery in Northwest Indiana with the freshest products.

  • All of our cakes and buttercream icings are made FRESH from SCRATCH
  • Our Signature Butter Cookies are made from SCRATCH with REAL BUTTER.
  • We make our donuts are FRESH from SCRATCH each day and fry them in store or at our state-of-the-art central baking plant.
  • Breads and rolls are baked FRESH daily in our stores.

Custom cakes for your special occasion:

Let the Bake Shoppe at Strack & Van Til design a custom cake for your special occasion, with your choice of tasty cake flavors, luscious fillings, and rich toppings! Our decorators will make YOUR cake just the way YOU want it!

Tried and true SCRATCH recipes:

Whether it’s Danish Fruit Coffeecakes to moist, baked in-store muffins or over-the-top delicious cupcakes, our fresh quality ingredients, tried-and-true recipes and scratch baking make a world of difference. We promise you’ll notice!

Special Event and Wedding planning:

You can trust Strack & Van Til’s Bake Shoppe to help make your event a success with a wide variety of items that can help you on your special day.

Your store’s cake team is ready to help you create your dream wedding cake that’s made from SCRATCH, using the finest and freshest ingredients. Choose from one of our beautiful and elegant cake designs or work with the cake team to create a custom cake. We’re so happy to be an important part of planning your big day!