The Hidden Gem of West Central: Made With Love Bakery

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Painted on the side of the darling, historic brick building is a simple message, “Love and Butter.” This is what will greet you on your walk to Made With Love Bakery, the cutest little neighborhood bakery you haven’t discovered yet, tucked away in West Central, and sure to make you feel at home the moment you step in its doors.

The bakery is owned by Callie Johnson, whose love language is baking delicious, scratch-made treats. She’s had this passion since she was little, and she’s got a picture of little Callie baking up a storm to prove it.

Made With Love Bakery is located at 2023 W Dean Ave in Spokane. MWL Bakery’s hours are: Wednesday – Sunday 7:30 am-3:00 pm.

This article is sponsored by Made With Love Bakery, and as always, opinions are our own.

A picture of the owner of Made With Love Bakery, Callie Johnson, as a child baking.

The Beginning of the Bakery

Growing up, she was constantly baking with her mom; she declared her intention to open her own bakery when she was in sixth grade.

“I’m a planner, so I was just trying to map out my life, little sixth-grade me,” Callie says, laughing.

Made With Love Bakery pastry

Everything went according to plan. In 2015, she graduated from Gonzaga with a degree in business. She formed an LLC for her business, and in summer of 2016, she was selling her goods at farmers markets. In 2019, she opened the bakery’s brick-and-mortar (literally) location, at 2023 W. Dean Ave.

What Can You Expect at Made With Love Bakery?

Callie says it’s important to her that the entire community be able frequent her store. That’s why she has menu items such as $1 drip coffee. 

Made With Love Bakery’s menu constantly changes, so make sure to follow them on Instagram ( to see their “flavors of the day”! but you can almost always find a variety of scones, pop tarts, cookies, pies (by the slice!), and much more. 

Made With Love Bakery pastry and iced coffee

If you have dietary restrictions, Callie is sure to have something delicious just for you. In fact, her muffins are gluten-free and vegan, and she often has chocolate chip cookies that are, as well. Message her on social media to see if she’s got them in stock.

Psst – we highly recommend you add Made With Love Bakery to your coffee list! It’s some of the best coffee in Spokane!

Made With Love Bakery pastry

Support Local with Made With Love Bakery

Almost everything is made in house, and MWL Bakery even sources their bagels from one of our favorite places—Maple Street Bistro (@maplestreetbistro). If you’re heading down to Centennial Trail to enjoy the warm weather, or you’re looking for a new, community-focused bakery to visit, head over to Made With Love Bakery.

Coffee is being made at the espresso station at Made With Love Bakery.

In addition to being a locally owned business in the heart of West Central, Callie employs a team of local bakers and coffee makers. When you shop locally at MWL Bakery, you’re also helping to support our community—and enjoying delicious baked goods in the process! 

Ready to visit Made With Love Bakery? Visit MWL Bakery at 2023 W Dean Ave in Spokane. MWL Bakery’s hours are: Wednesday – Sunday 7:30 am-3:00 pm.

Erin Peterson enjoys a pastry and iced coffee in front of a colorful flower wall at Made With Love Bakery.

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