Emily Lofton


5 Bakeries in Hattiesburg MS For Your Baby’s Cake Smash

A baby boy smiles during his cake smash session with Emily Lofton Photography in Sumrall, MS.

As a baby photographer, I often get asked which bakeries in Hattiesburg MS I recommend for cake smash sessions. Whether you want a very specific design or need help accommodating any allergies, choosing the right bakery can make all the difference! If you’re looking for a trusted and delicious bakery for your baby’s cake smash session, I would love to give you my list of the best 5 Bakeries in Hattiesburg MS

5 Bakeries in Hattiesburg to Make Your Baby’s Birthday Extra Sweet


2516 Old Hwy 24, Hattiesburg, MS 39402

Church Street Cakery is a custom cake bakery located in the heart of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. They specialize in wedding cakes, French macarons, petit fours, celebration cakes, and stunning signature style cakes. They also host birthday cupcake parties – such a fun way to make your little one’s party extra sweet!


6058 US 49, Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Established in 1983, Jody’s Bakery & Caterie provides decorated cakes and a wide selection of bakery products as well as catering services to the Hattiesburg, MS area. From tiered cakes and cake squares to casseroles, their goodies are baked fresh all day, every day Their petit fours & turtles are my personal guilty pleasures… yum!


3207 Hardy St, Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Loblolly Bakery serves classic pastries and inventive treats, as well as specialty coffee, freshly squeezed OJ and takeaway dinners. They have different items everyday, so make sure to check their social media for daily offerings!


4600 Hardy St Suite 17, Hattiesburg, MS 39402

Zelaya’s Bakery in Hattiesburg brings a uniqueness to the Hub City! They share their Honduran and Mexican culture through food. Zelaya’s offers cakes, hispanic and american desserts, sweet bread, fruit, mexican antojitos and more!


501 E. Main Street #5, League City, Texas 77573

Corner Market has several locations around the PineBelt, so you’re never too far away from delicious treats! You’ll find fantastic breads, rolls, pastries, muffins and cookies baked fresh every day in-store at each Corner Market bakery.

Kieran’s smash cake is custom-made by Corner Market Bakery.

Create Sweet Memories at Your Baby’s First Birthday Session With These Bakeries in Hattiesburg MS

If you’re on the hunt for the best bakeries in Hattiesburg MS, you have to check these spots out! With these bakeries, your baby will have the tastiest first birthday treat!

For your baby’s first birthday session, consider a smash cake that is very simple and timeless. Remember: the highlight of the session is your precious baby! Our go-to style is a two-tier 6″ round cake with classic white icing and clean details.

Cake Smash Sessions with Emily Lofton Photography

Emily Lofton is a Hattiesburg Baby Photographer and is known for natural maternity, newborn, and family photography serving Hattiesburg, MS and surrounding areas including Sumrall, Laurel, Jackson, Purvis, Ellisville, Meridian, Gulfport, Biloxi, and Poplarville. If you are interested in booking a session, please contact me here.

If you love these photos, and are looking for a full-service Hattiesburg cake smash photography experience, I would love to chat more about your dream session!

To see more of my baby & cake smash portfolio and learn more about the ELP experience, please click here if this is something you would love for your baby. I’m currently booking family sessions into late 2024. If you would like to reserve your baby’s cake smash session for 2024, in my Sumrall, Mississippi home studio or field on my calendar I would love for you to contact me here.

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