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Scratch Baking Co.


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
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Ring Ding a Ling
Deep South Coconut Cake
Apricot Kissed Chocolate Ganache Cake
Key Lime Pie-Ettes
Chocolate Mint Spelt Cake
Blueberry Marble Cake with Lemon Buttercream
Classic Cheesecake
W/ fresh fruit
S'mores Squares!
PB 'Snickers" Bombe
Gluten free
Banana Cream Pie Cupcake
Muffins Du Jour
Scones Du Jour
Coffeecake Du Jour
Super Duper Cinnamon Rolls
Raspberry Shortbread Squares
Lemon Love Poundcake
Chocolate Chip Hooray Cookies
Bear Claw
Donut Muffins
Blueberry Bran Muffin-ettes
Danish Braid
Buttermilk Spice Coffeecake
Banana Bread Loaves
6" (served 4-6) $12.00
8" (served 6-12) $25.00
10" (served 12-20) $40.00
Matt's Favorite
Classic​ yellow cake with chocolate fudge frosting
Yellow cake with vanilla or chocolate buttercream
Chocolate cake with vanilla or chocolate butter cream
6" (served 4-6) $12.00
8" (served 6-12) $25.00
10" (served 12-20) $40.00
The Classic
6" (served 4-6) $15.00
8" (served 6-12) $28.00
10" (served 12-20) $45.00
Chocolate Ganache Cake
Chocolate cake layered with bittersweet chocolate ganache (can also add apricot, raspberry or coffee)
6" (served 4-6) $15.00
8" (served 6-12) $28.00
10" (served 12-20) n/a
Deep South Coconut Cake
Coconut soaked white cake, coconut pastry cream, marshmallow frosting
6" (served 4-6) $15.00
8" (served 6-12) $28.00
10" (served 12-20) $45.00
Ring Ding Cake
Chocolate cake, whoopie filling, chocolate ganache, sprinkles
We also offer all of our case desserts in larger sizes. Ask what we have available
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The almond horseshoes are to die for. All the breads are divine. Bagels and English muffins out of this world. Marvelous sandwiches. Everything at scratch is wonderful!!! They have great prepared foods and farm fresh eggs by the dozen that are superb. Don't forget to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mainetraveler2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to live in the area and when I come back for a visit Scratch is always a MUST. This time I got the ginger milk tea- unique and delicious. 2 pretzel sticks- I hadn't seen these before and we had to try them-...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KRiSTeN R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Soooo many yummy choices of pastries and soooo flavourful!!!! Bottom line though I’m my opinion... , their bagels are “ to die for”! A bit crunchy on the outside and oh so yummy on the inside!!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SuenDon2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Scratch bakery's bagels are the best! I've waited in line many mornings hoping to land a fresh sea salt bagel with herb cream cheese. Staff is always very friendly. Scratch doubled down and opened the Toast Bar, serving the same awesome bagels and bread with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cmh5384
Reviewed 4 January 2019

Within walking distance of my home. Walk into Scratch if you are lucky or get in the line that snakes out the door on a warm sunny morning. Great baked goods, big selection and the coffee is as good as that rich bean smell that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Carolyn20131011
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I live within walking distance and visit often. One of the best bakeries you will ever visit nestled in this small neighborhood of South Portland. People come from all over the northeast.The bagels are famous

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sconesunlimited
Reviewed 5 December 2018

Grab a legit bagel, boiled then baked, some cream cheese and head to the Bug Light Park or Willard Beach for killer eats and killer views. If they are serving Speckled Ax coffee make it a large!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MtnsRiversandTides
Reviewed 5 December 2018

This review is regarding their bagels only. I drove 90 minutes after reading an article online about their bagels. I purchased 18 of them and excitedly drove back home. To my shock they are VERY sour. They use some sort of proprietary sour additive (I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Surfowl
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Awesome bagels, muffins, desserts. Can’t believe I had never visited. Breakfast sandwiches fresh and not greasy!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank eloquentone1
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We were on our way to the airport and wanted to find a bakery to grab some goodies. Scratch came up on our phones. What a great place. Yummy pastry. Amazing bagels. Amazing customer service. Amazing cappuccino. A must try in the south Portland area

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank klakersanderson
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Lenore C
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Response from Travelingmaine | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Hafkiwi | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call, this time of year they'd probably do it for you. I've ordered big cakes before. Their coconut Cale is to die for!!
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