Birmingham’s Beehive Baking Co. is making a big buzz around the state. They were named the best bread in Alabama in Food & Wine’s Best Bread in Every State list. Keep reading to learn how their rustic sourdough landed them on top.
The best of the best
According to the article, American bread-baking is the best its ever been, and the spots featured in Food & Wine reflect that. The best in Alabama? Beehive Baking in Birmingham takes the crown. However, they weren’t named the best solely for their locally-milled grains—which are truly amazing—but because of the inspiring efforts they put towards providing quality goods to their customers.
Owners of the bakery are thrilled to be recognized as best bread in Alabama. Check out this post they made via Instagram:
Beehive Baking is a family owned bakery run by couple Caedan and Sarah Oliver, but this isn’t your average bakery. There is no storefront, the Olivers operate through local deliveries. According to Beehive’s website, the business began in 2017 with nothing more than a Facebook page, skill, a passion for baking and a belief of bringing people together through good food.
Here’s what baked goods you can get
Time to talk about the good stuff—the menu. You can shop Beehive Baking’s weekly delivery menu on their website, and here are a few menu items you can get this week:
- Traditional country sourdough sandwich loaf
- Sunflower winter wheat bread
- Orange ginger spiced cake
- Mini brunch frittatas
- Cranberry Almond Biscotti
Menu ingredients are locally sourced from trusted Alabama farmers and producers.
Alabama has some of the best, but don’t take our word for it. Check it out yourself:
- The USS Alabama named state’s best attraction according to Far & Wide
- 3 Alabama companies named best oysters in state by Garden & Gun—find out who
- Muscle Shoals named among “The 15 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2021” by Smithsonian Magazine
What’s your favorite baked good from Beehive Baking Co. in Birmingham? Tag us @TheBamaBuzz on socials and let us know.