"Cake Boss" made Carlo's Bakery famous, but the New Jersey bakery was a staple for Italian pastries 100 years before the show aired -- here's why

Nov 15, 2019 179

BY: Taryn Varricchio and Nicole Raucheisen

A cake like this isn't found at any ordinary bakery. But these multitiered, over-the-top creations are a signature at one historic shop. The shop is featured on "Cake Boss," a TV show about Buddy Valastro's family bakery. But its fame goes far beyond extraordinary cakes. This is Carlo's Bake Shop, and it's been a staple in Hoboken, New Jersey, for 110 years.

We're in Hoboken, New Jersey, which is not that far from New York City, and this small town is known for one bake shop: Carlo's Bakery. They're famous for their amazing cakes, but they're also known for some really good pastries. So, before we head inside, we're gonna meet up with the Cake Boss himself, Buddy Valastro, to learn a little bit more about this 100-year-old bakery. Let's go.

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SOURCE: https://www.insider.com/

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