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Nora Lee’s Scratch Bakery

Live the Sweet Life!

Everything is thoughtfully made with your satisfaction in mind!

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Pleasure in Every Bite

Craving for classic desserts? You’re in for a treat! Nora Lee’s Scratch Bakery in Hempstead, Texas offers buttercream cakes and other goodies, such as our specialty TEA CAKE COOKIES that you’ll surely love. Best of all, they come in affordable prices.

Serves a wide area beyond the our immediate location. Please inquire for more service areas. Check out what we have for you.

What People Are Saying

“Nora Lee’s has the best tea cakes, tastes just like back home.”

– Kay S.

“The owner tiffiny is so sweet, her baked goods are authentic, we love her chocolate chip cookies.”

– The Harris Family

“Nora Lee’s will go far, you must try everything she has on the menu.”

– Gwen

“Scratch-made baked goods is enough said. You will love this place.”

– A Satisfied Customer

How It All Started

“Baking has always been a passion of mine since childhood, growing up in rural South Texas and watching my great aunts, and cousins bake/cook different goods from scratch, and just enjoying themselves in the kitchen. From then on, in every place I have lived, the kitchen has been my escape and calm space. I currently work full-time aside from my baking, but life is good.

The bakery is named after my grandmother, Nora Lee. She was a southern lady, who said what was on her mind, loved church, her family , and had a passion for canning just about anything from fruits, veggies, all made with love out of her little blue, rustic backyard canning shed. So we had fresh homemade jams, jellies, and pickles all the time growing up.

My baked goods are scratch-made daily. I specialize in classic desserts, which will remind you of the treats that you could get from parents and grandparents' house. Think of how you used to open the cake cover or tin and discover simple but delicious desserts. No fancy fondant, just fluffy buttercream and plain goodness made with love—that’s what I do.”

                            -Your Hometown baker next door, Tiffiny    (family pics: aunt hazel)

Mission Statement

Our main goal is to provide all of our customers, and clients with quality bakery products, made out of the pure passion, and quality ingredients.

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