Tracy Dempsey Originals Retail Store in Tempe Is Now Open to the Public

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Just in time for the holiday season, Tracy Dempsey of Tracy Dempsey Originals has opened the doors to her Tempe bakery to the public. 

According to the Tracy Dempsey Originals website, this Thursday marked the storefront's official opening. And from now on, you'll be able to swing by the bakery Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

In addition to stocking a selection of desserts, baked goods, and confections, Dempsey is also available to fill special orders for cakes, cupcakes, doughnut, muffins, and other specialty desserts. You can just call the bakery at 602-376-9021 and place your special order a few days in advance. 

For those who aren't familiar with Dempsey's name, her best-known creations include bacon pecan brittle, handmade marshmallows, and shortbreads flavored with savory ingredients like lavender, pepper, and tea. Before starting her bakery, Dempsey made a name for herself working as a pastry chef at local restaurants including Cowboy Ciao, where she developed a reputation for blending sweet and savory elements into unique desserts. (This was before chefs starting putting bacon in everything from vodka to bread pudding.) 

Tracy Dempsey Originals is located at 1323 West University Drive in Tempe. For more information or to shop the online store, visit the Tracy Dempsey Originals website

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