Upclose: Whisk Bakery


Smithtown is home to The Whisk Bakery in more ways than one. Owner Amanda grew up in Smithtown and returned after college to pursue her passion of culinary and baking arts, opening The Whisk in 2019. Amanda’s first job at 14 was at Buon Amici Bakery, where she fell in love with baking. Amanda was mentored by her former boss, who taught her about running a bakery and being a business owner. She completed her degree in Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts at Johnson and Wales University.

One look at The Whisk’s social media pages will have your mouth watering. From custom cakes to classic pastries, they offer everything you could want in a bakery, including breads, coffee, ice cream, crumb cake, and more! What’s more, The Whisk features a new cupcake flavor of the week every week, and a new crumb cake flavor every month. My personal favorite is the rainbow cookie crumb cake – to die for! 

What sets The Whisk apart from other bakeries is the twist they put on classic bakery items. They pay close attention to dessert trends and strive to bring customers exciting desserts that they can’t find anywhere else. As a female business owner, Amanda is proud to say that her staff at the Whisk is majority women. She speaks highly of her team, praising their hard work and creativity, saying they are flexible and always up for a challenge. They always aim to please their customers and take a review seriously, good or bad, as there is always room for improvement.

That being said, The Whisk boasts an overwhelming amount of five-star reviews. Online reviews consistently praise The Whisk’s sweet and helpful staff, the cleanliness of the store, and the freshness of the products. Their custom cakes receive the most love from customers for occasions from birthday parties to weddings.

Amanda’s favorite part of the job, aside from doing what she loves, is interacting with customers and getting to meet new people every day. Amanda considers herself lucky to own and operate a business in the town where she grew up. She sees many old friends and teachers walk through her doors. She was even invited to teach Home Economics in Smithtown schools. The Whisk regularly offers their services to the Smithtown Children’s Foundation and donates to organizations like Girl and Boy Scouts and the Smithtown School District.

When it comes to desserts, Whisk delivers the best of both worlds. Their pastries and designs are unique, beautiful, and creative, while being fresh and delicious. It’s definitely worth paying a visit to their location on Jericho Turnpike in Smithtown, whether it be for a quick treat or a custom order for your next special occasion, and be sure to check out their social media for their stunning designs and cupcake of the week updates!

Whisk Bakery: 975 W. Jericho Tpke. • Smithtown • 631-670-6772