it’s all about the buns at Sweet SaaK Bakery
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The quintessential family-run business, Sweet
SAAK Bakery started when owner Kamilah
Cannonier returned from pastry school
and started creating her delectable treats in
her mom’s kitchen and selling them at the
Farmer’s Market. Before long, she’d developed
a loyal following and was able to open the St.
George’s bakery in 2012, earning four Best
of Bermuda Awards, a VIP Award nomination, numerous articles and a strong social
media presence since. The name of the store
derives from the first letters of her own and
her siblings’ names—Shree, Ankoma, Angelo
While the popular York Street bakery
creates a large selection of delicious sweet
treats—including scones, muffins, cupcakes,
cookies, cakes and more—it is their hot-
out-of-the-oven, melt-in-your-mouth, sweet
(but not overly so) cinnamon buns that have
customers consistently raving about the store.
“Most customers tell us how far they drive just
for our cinnamon buns,” said Kamilah. “We
When asked why she thinks her cinnamon
buns are so popular, the baker replied that it
comes down to three things: exclusivity, fresh-
ness and a continuously improving recipe.
“The original size buns ( 5.5-inch diameter)
are only available on Wednesdays,
Saturdays and now Sundays, so
people look forward to their
availability,” said Kamilah.