Location & Hours


2014 Holidays – Round 2!

Whew! Thanksgiving was a little wilder than I thought and it turns out pies take FOREVER to bake (even longer than I remembered from last year) so there’s a lot of hurry up and wait involved. I pulled my first almost-all-nighter (1.5 hours of sleep Tuesday night) since college and may have whined to a few too many customers about this on Wednesday. My apologies!

Gingerbread cookies  high  res-3So with a deep breath, we now head to Hanukkah and Christmas! I’m more excited about this holiday season than usual, which may have something to do with discovering the Hallmark channel recently and their endless stream of bright, cheerful and yes, cheesy, holiday movies. :)    Chocolate Cupcake with Peppermint Buttercream low res-13-4

For Christmas, we’ll do things the same way we did for Thanksgiving because in general that worked pretty well. Please place your orders no later than Sat Dec 20 but keep in mind that we may have to stop accepting orders sooner than that if we get worried that the volume has become more than we can handle.  

All orders may be picked up on Weds Dec 24 between 8am and noon. We will be open for foot traffic and fully stocked during those hours as well.  We will be closed from Thurs Dec 25 through and including Thurs Jan 1 but we will reopen on Fri Jan 2 and will start our NEW SCHEDULE:  Tues through Sat 8am to 6pm. Woo-hoo!

Buche de Noel low res-13-2For the holidays, we’ll bring back the coconut almond cupcakes (because they look like snow and snow makes me think of Christmas), jam thumbprints, pecan snowballs, Scottish shortbread, the buche de noel, peppermint buttercream and gingerbread boys and girls.

Below is a list of what we’ll be offering for special orders this Christmas. We hope you have a  wonderful holiday!       

Love, Jenny and many bakery elves

Baked goods available for Christmas orders:  Jam Thumbprint  high  res-5-2
  • whipped pumpkin pie
  • pecan pie (with or without bourbon)
  • apple pie with streusel
  • pumpkin roll
  • buche de noel (or yule log) — flourless chocolate sponge cake rolled up with chocolate whipped cream and covered with a chocolate coffee frosting
  • any of our cakes
  • any of our smaller items, such as cookies, muffins and cupcakes, so long as the order is for a minimum of 12 of a particular flavor

For the smaller items, if you would like a wider variety, please stop by on Weds Dec 24 during our hours of 8am to noon. We will be fully stocked with our usual items and you will be able to pick and choose. We would suggest you come early though because we are likely to sell out quickly. Thanks! 




Thursday, Friday and Saturday  8am – 6pm
Special orders sometimes available on Tuesday and Wednesday by arrangement with Jenny.

10419 Armory Avenue
Kensington, Maryland 20895

Please visit our Menu & Order page. But, if you’d like to place a same day order (which we try our best to accommodate), call Jenny at 240-388-9989.



care-package_product-pg-optimMissing your college student? Think about sending him or her a care package of two dozen of our homemade style cookies: chocolate chip cookies, snickerdoodles, cranberry granola cookies, cookies and cream cookies and lemon ricotta cookies. We’ll prepare the package.  All you have to do is mail it!

Welcome to JennyCakes Bakery, a tiny bakery with a BIG heart! We opened in April 2012 with the hope of creating a cheerful place where people could buy baked goods that look and taste like food baked in a cozy kitchen at someone’s home. We love it that we know the names and favorite orders of many of our customers. We love being nestled into such a bustling community and finding ways to support the many local schools and charities. And we love it when our customers exclaim “these are just like my grandma used to bake!”

Stop by sometime and see what’s baking!