Voted The Best Bakery in New Jersey!


Welcome to New Jersey's best bakery! The charming little cafe, with its delectable French-inspired cakes, pastries, tarts, and cookies. The bakery is small and country-cute, with croissants, tarts, donuts, and other items beckoning sinfully behind display cases. The selection is not expansive, but quality, not quantity, is the byword here.

The Sweet Melissa Baking Book


The Sweet Melissa Baking Book: Recipes from the Beloved Bakery for Everyone's Favorite Treats

Everyone has a favorite sweet treat. Whether it’s a delicious brownie or the perfect mouthwatering chocolate chip cookie, simple, homespun treats are some of our most beloved. Melissa Murphy has a love of desserts that started when she was born on Thanksgiving Day—her mother refused to go to the hospital until the two pies she’d baked had been served.

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Sweet Melissa Patisserie (est. 1998) is a French-influenced bakery and café where all of the baked goods and savory offerings are made from scratch and rolled by hand. The quality of the delicious croissants, danish, pies, cookies, cakes and tarts is evident, as only the finest quality ingredients are used.

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Enjoy the Best Baked Goods at Sweet Melissa Patisserie

February 21, 2022 | Comments Off on Enjoy the Best Baked Goods at Sweet Melissa Patisserie

Craving something sweet? Or are you in the mood for some savory gourmet food? Enjoy the best baked goods and savory eats at Sweet Melissa Patisserie. Our French-influenced bakery and café was established in 1998. … Read more

Tips For Ordering a Custom Cake

February 10, 2022 | Comments Off on Tips For Ordering a Custom Cake

One of the most important elements guests look forward to at an event is the cake. With all that goes into planning an event, ordering a custom cake shouldn’t add to your stress. Here are … Read more

National Croissant Day

January 30, 2022 | Comments Off on National Croissant Day

Croissants originated in Austria and were known as kipferls. French bakers refined this pastry and the name “croissant” emerged. At its root, this type of baked good consists of flour, yeast, butter, milk and salt. … Read more

5 Tips for First-Time Bakers

January 13, 2022 | Comments Off on 5 Tips for First-Time Bakers

Are you a first-time baker looking for a few helpful tips to make a yummy batch of baked goods? Then you’ve come to the right place! Today, Sweet Melissas Patisserie gives 5 tips on what … Read more

2021 best dessert trends

December 16, 2021 | Comments Off on 2021 best dessert trends

The world of baked goods is always evolving, and the year 2021 was packed with dessert trends. Here are the best trends of the year!

National Pastry Day

December 9, 2021 | Comments Off on National Pastry Day

One of the best national days is almost upon us. December 9th is National Pastry Day! Yet, why is this day important? Well, pastry is one of the key ingredients in thousands of sweet and … Read more

Enjoy a Slice on National Cake Day!

November 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Enjoy a Slice on National Cake Day!

In an age where every event has a holiday and is celebrated with gusto and enthusiasm, it’s only natural that everyone’s favorite celebratory dessert has a day dedicated to its existence. Cake certainly has a … Read more

National Vanilla Cupcake Day

November 9, 2021 | Comments Off on National Vanilla Cupcake Day

One of our favorite holidays is right around the corner! November 10th is National Vanilla Cupcake Day! While some may turn their noses up at this “plain Jane” flavor, we’re ready to dance in the … Read more

10 Spooky Halloween dessert ideas

October 18, 2021 | Comments Off on 10 Spooky Halloween dessert ideas

Halloween is almost here. Whether you’re hosting a Halloween party or you just want some terrific treats around the house, here are 10 spooky Halloween dessert ideas:

10 Yummy Croissant Fillings You Should Try

October 11, 2021 | Comments Off on 10 Yummy Croissant Fillings You Should Try

While croissants are delicious plain, they can be served even better! There are endless fillings that are awesome when added to put some pizzazz into your croissant! Sweet Melissa Patisserie offers ten scrumptious suggestions below. … Read more