Now in business 71 years, Becker’s continues to delight locals with a colorful array of cookies, cupcakes, and specialty cakes that draws fan of all ages to the sweet-smelling Manhattan Beach storefront. With cupcake varieties like maple bacon, Becker’s keeps up with the changing palate of foodies and keeps its place as the top bakery despite all of the trendy cupcake stores that have popped up all over the South Bay. Just ask the multitude of kids lining up for cookies, the twenty-sometings ordering specialty cupcakes for friends, and parents picking up custom made birthday cakes.
1025 N Manhattan Ave, MB. 310-372-3214. www.beckersbakeryanddeli.com
Runner-up: Torrance Bakery, 1341 El Prado Ave, Torrance. 310-320-2722. www.torrancebakery.com