Vanilla & Bourbon

A Southern Bakery

Specializing in Fresh, From Scratch,    Southern, Home Style Desserts    
Located in Powhatan, Virginia


About Us

  • We are a Female Owned,  Micro Bakery Located in Powhatan, Virginia. We bake fresh from scratch, home style, southern desserts using locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. We use  spirits from Three Crosses Distilling Company, also located here in Powhatan. 

  • Farmers Market season is upon us! You can find us Saturdays at The Market at Magnolia Green, 17320 Hull Street Road, from 9a-1p, Wednesdays at The Farmers Market at Urban Farmhouse, 13872 Coalfield Commons Place, from 4p-6:30p & Thursdays at The Powhatan Village Farmers Market, 3841 Old Buckingham Road, from4p-6:30p.

  • We are available for online orders with a Pick Up location at Three Crosses Distilling Co., 3835 Old Buckingham Road, in The Historic Village Area of Powhatan. We can also make arrangements for pick up and delivery to locations in surrounding areas.

  • Email order inquires to: Tara@Vanillandbourbon.com

  • We will contact you with order confirmation, set up a time and place for Pick up .send email invoice for online pre-payment to help limit contact upon delivery.


Our Baked Goods

Freshly Baked From Scratch Homestyle Southern Desserts


Bundt Cakes

Our Signature Bundt Cakes are tradional, real butter pound cakes, baked with Bourbon and other liqours, soaked with housemade syrups, garnished with cream cheese frostings, ganache or fruit compotes.

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Our chewy, rich and flavorful Blondies are made with real butter, brown sugar and topped with Bourbon brown sugar frosting.

Baby Coconut Rum Cakes topped with toast

Mini Bundt Cakes

Our mini bundt cakes are single serve versions of our full size bundt cakes. They come individually boxed and labeled and make great favors for your special events.

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Our Sweet, custardy bread puddings are made with liqour soaked fruits and brioche bread.

Our Banana Pudding is layers of  homemade Banana custard, Nilla wafers, and a hint of Bourbon. 

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Our Brownies are thick, rich, chewey and fudgey topped with indulgent liqour infused ganache, truely a chocolate lovers dream.


Pie Bars

Our Pie Bars have shortbread crusts, homemade fruit or nut fillings and brown sugar strussle topping.


Customer Reviews

"Absolutely AMAZING Desserts! The Chocolate Bourbon Cake is amazing. Fantastic Customer Service." Kristie Neal Walthall

"Homemade moist, delicious and indulgent yummies." Tiffani Crawford

"Lets just say...amazing, hope to be at another event they are attending!" Ian McCathern

'Tara's cakes are amazing! Bought one fro Thanksgiving and thought we'd have plenty left over...nope not a slice! it was that good!' Michelle Davenport

"It [Whisky French Toast Cake] was the absolute highlight of our Christmas dinner! everyone raved..." Katherine


"The Bread Pudding is AMAZING!" Rebekah Mann 

"[Black Bottom Chocolate Bourbon Cake] It's all my chocolate dreams come true!" M. Montz

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Contact Us

 Powhatan, Va  23139

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