Give us a call today! Phone: (503) 287-1251
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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

Holiday Hours

We will be closed Dec 25th and Jan 1st We will be open until 4 PM Dec 24th and Dec 31st   Thanks  Read More →

Christmas Cookies!!!!

We have all kinds of cookies to give as gifts and take to parties.  Cookie trays and boxes, come see all we have to offer. We will not have a cake special until the new year.  Read More →

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]