Make every day Sweet

ABOUT

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Here we are passionate and particular about sweets! We care about every guest's experience as well as every single ingredient we use in our food. We refuse to use any refined sugar or flour in our treats.  Whether you come in or order online, we love serving you and always hope to make your day SWEET.

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A row of cupcakes from Sweet By Cara Linn
Unrefined INGREDIENTS

Healthier ingredients that are better for you

We believe sweets made with unprocessed ingredients like organic cane sugar and unbleached organic flour, have a huge impact on your overall well-being. Unlike other bakeries, we spend more on healthier ingredients like these to make our sweets stand out from all the rest. You really can taste and feel the difference! Need Gluten Free, Vegan, or Keto options? No problem!  We have delicious items for you as well!

Delicious and Wholesome

OUR STORY

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Born & Raised in Amarillo

Cara Linn grew up in Amarillo starting Kindergarten at Olsen Park Elementary! She graduated from Panhandle High School and continued on to Chef John Folse Culinary Institute at Nicholls State University in 2003.

Cara Linn learning in New York
Learned From The Best

She later landed an internship in New York City with renowned Cake Designer Elisa Strauss. From there, she worked in several restaurants and bakeries in New York City until eventually starting her own business in Brooklyn, where she made wedding cakes and hosted cake decorating classes.

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Back To The Roots

As her family grew, Cara chose to make Amarillo her hometown again where she now happily lives with her 3 children. She loves being back where it all started, and bringing her expertise and passion to the community that helped mold her into who she is today.

Cara Linn

Founder & Owner

Cara is the founder and owner of Sweet. She’s dreamed of owning her own bakery since childhood and feels so grateful to be living her dream! When she’s not working, she’s sipping wine with her Book Club friends, doing school pickups and enjoying her three precious kids.  

Leslyn Gillman

Customer Service

Leslyn manages the front of our store and is the head of Customer Service. She loves people and is passionate about food made with love and healthy ingredients.  She's a wife and mother/empty-nester of 3 children. When you come in, you'll be greeted with a warm smile and as many details about our products as you want!

Richard Nunn

Lead Baker

Richard is currently the lead baker in our kitchen.  He earned his Culinary Arts degree from Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute in 2003 and has been sharpening his skills ever since. He is in charge of our French Macarons and all your other favorites in our bakery!

Kaylynda Bull

Social Media Manager

Kaylynda graduated from West Texas A&M University with a marketing degree and brings three decades of marketing experience. She loves to hike, volunteer with a local non-profit (Panhandle Adult Rebuilding Center) and travels with a global missionary team (Watts of Love.)  Her greatest joy is being a wife, mother & gigi.