Baker Luca Caravello offers a variety of doughnuts (Credit: Jeremy Bales)

Baker Luca Caravello offers a variety of doughnuts at Spiga Bakery in Bellmore, including the Italian cream pie doughnut with ganache on top.

Great bakeries on Long Island

Whether you're looking for doughnuts, pies, cakes or croissants, here's where to find Long Island's best sweet treats. Compiled by Erica Marcus.

Alpine Pastry Shop

59 Route 111, Smithtown This Smithtown shop is
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59 Route 111, Smithtown

This Smithtown shop is a year-round destination for fragile, freshly filled cannoli, gargantuan flaky lobster tails -- and virtually every other cake, pie, tart, cookie and pastry you can think of.
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Marzullo Bakery & Cafe

1586 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park Brothers Tony
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1586 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park

Brothers Tony and Gandolfo Marzullo immigrated to the United States in 1985 and opened their New Hyde Park bakery in 1992. Year-round, they are magnets for customers seeking authentic Italian treats.
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Spiga Bakery

2685 Merrick Rd., Bellmore There may be no
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2685 Merrick Rd., Bellmore

There may be no other bakery on Long Island where you can enjoy that awe-inspiring Sicilian confection briosce con gelato: a brioche roll stuffed with gelato. At Spiga, both the gelato and the brioche are homemade, and the combination is about the best ice-cream sandwich imaginable.
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Torta Fina

11 Vanderbilt Motor Pkwy., Commack and 80 Deer
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11 Vanderbilt Motor Pkwy., Commack and 80 Deer Park Ave, Babylon

Tall cakes have been a signature at Torta Fina since Joseph Campbell and Thomas DeStefano opened their first store in Commack in 1999, but cakes are just the beginning. Torta Fina sells 20 varieties of biscotti, fancy cupcakes (such as Guinness gingerbread with candied ginger), pies, biscuits, scones, shortbreads, muffins, Valrhona brownies, a malted chocolate caramel tart and a "kitchen sink" cookie with potato chips, pretzels, butterscotch, chocolate and peanut butter.
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Copenhagen Bakery

75 Woodbine Ave. (Suite A), Northport Since Flemming
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75 Woodbine Ave. (Suite A), Northport

Since Flemming and Stacé Hansen bought the bakery in 1998, it has become one of Northport's busiest hubs, with hot oatmeal for breakfast, homemade soups and wraps and sandwiches (on homemade bread) for lunch and a delicious selection of Danish pastries.
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Fiorello Dolce

57 Wall St., Huntington Since Gerard Fioravanti set
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57 Wall St., Huntington

Since Gerard Fioravanti set up shop in Huntington Village, Fiorello Dolce has become one of the Island's most dependable suppliers of exemplary confections. Year-round favorites include the Paris-worthy croissants and brioches (try the new brioche-based "baked-not-fried" doughnuts filled with various combinations of jam, chocolate and custard), elegant cakes, tortes, tarts and pies in regular and individual sizes.
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Saint Honore Pastry Shop

993 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington At this
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993 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington

At this sweet shop, you'll find French delicacies from croissants, to Marjolaine: layers of dacquoise (nut meringue), chocolate ganache and mocha buttercream. Other specialties include St. Honore cake, named in honor of the patron saint of bakers: a puff pastry circle topped with whipped cream and pâte à choux balls (aka cream puffs) filled with custard and dipped in caramel. More on Saint Honore Pastry Shop

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Kerber’s, Huntington
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