Give us a call today! Phone: (503) 287-1251
For more information, send us an email!
Monday thru Saturday 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sundays 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Address: 1717 NE Broadway Portland, OR 97232

Welcome to Helen Bernhard Bakery!

Helen Bernhard Bakery was established in 1924, beginning, as many bakeries did in those early days, by baking cakes for neighbors and friends. At the time, the Bernhard family lived in the house next to the present shop. Ben Bernhard's father was a minister at Grace Lutheran Church and his mother, Helen, created the cake business as a hobby and an addition to the family's income. read more

Fresh Deals

Customer Appreciation Month-September

September is Customer Appreciation Month! We will have daily specials. Those will be updated in store and on Facebook each morning. Come in to find out what the special is each day.    Read More →

Summertime Wedding Cake….etc

We are strong into wedding cake season.  If you have a need for a last minute wedding cake, please call us as we may have availability on certain weekends. As it is very hot, please plan to keep your cakes cool until the last possible minute.  It is best to have the car A/C on high before you pick up your cakes. Happy Summer and Stay COOL!!!!!   Helen... [read more]

Copyright Characters

We are getting many requests for custom cakes involving copyrighted characters.  Mickey Mouse and many others.  While we would love to create some amazing things, we cannot do this in many cases.  It is a violation and we could be fined upwards of $10,000.  If you would like us to use cakes involving these characters, we do offer plastic scenes... [read more]

It is wedding time again-Cake Tastings

Wedding Cake Tastings How to prepare for our wedding tastings Call to make an appointment 503 287 1251 Gather any and all ideas you have for your cake (pictures, color samples, etc) Pick who is coming with you.  This is a fun event but seating is very limited and with many people it can be hard to get what YOU really want.  It is your wedding. ... [read more]

Cake Special 11-3-14

Cake Special this week. We are trying something a little different. 9″ Pink Champagne with Strawberry French Cream Icing and filling. It will only be 1 layer so it will feed 6-8 like the 7 inch and it will be split and filled. Hope you like it tell us what you think!! Still $15.o0  Read More →