Purim, Easter and Passover food at Gayle’s Bakery in Capitola

Gayle's draws lots of customers all year round

Gayle’s draws lots of customers all year round–photo credit: Gayle’s web site

It’s already time for Purim and Easter, and Passover will be here before you know it—Gayle’s Bakery in Capitola is well stocked for all of these occasions. It’s recommended you pre-order to guarantee availability.

Purim: Gayle’s has Hamentashen in both Nutella and Lemon Poppy Seed varieties. These are $2.50 and available through March 24.

Easter: This year’s Easter a la carte selections include spinach balls (with Parmesan and herbs), deviled eggs, quiche (bacon and caramelized onion or broccoli and cheddar), rosemary roasted potatoes, and hot cross buns made with raisins, candied orange peel, and icing.

They also offer Easter dinner, which is available for pick-up after 10 a.m. Saturday, March 26. It includes Corralitos ham with citrus spice glaze, potatoes au gratin, lemon asparagus, and butter flake rolls (serve 2: $38, serves 4-5: $90, serves 8-10: $165). These dinner items are also available a la carte.

Special Easter desserts include Bunny Parade carrot cake, Salted Caramel Bird’s Nest cake, and triple chocolate egg cake. The first two are $25 and the latter is $34. Individual Easter pastries include Easter cupcakes ($3.50) and chocolate brownie eggs ($4.25). Cookies include decorated chicks ($2.50).

Passover: They are offering a classic Passover beef brisket dinner ($17.95) with zucchini & potato latkes, honey glazed carrots, lemon asparagus and haroset. On Passover (April 22), this will be available cold at noon or hot at 4 p.m. The dinner items are also available a la carte.

Matzo ball soup (with Gayle’s own chicken broth, chicken, carrots and scallions—a la carte for $7.50) will be available for several days, from April 22-30. Special desserts also available until the 30th include macaroons (coconut or chocolate hazelnut, $1.95) and lemon almond ricotta torte ($22.95) and strawberry rhubarb crisp with matzo meal streusel topping ($8.95/$21.95).

Location: 504 Bay Ave. Capitola, 831-462-1200

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