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RareSweets® is a modern bakeshop specializing in baked goods, cakes, ice creams and other confections inspired by the seasons and America's great tradition of baking. I invite you to explore our website, order online, and visit us at our Washington, D.C. location!

Looking forward to sweetening your day,

Meredith Tomason Signature

Meredith Tomason
Pastry Chef

Best of DC Best Bakery
Raresweets bakeshop mission on sweetness

Mission on Sweetness

We bring local and seasonal ingredients to your sweet tooth.

RareSweets is a leading DC-based dessert company that is reinterpreting many of America's heirloom baking recipes.

We are modernizing cakes and desserts that may have been forgotten in today's world of instant and easy. We bring new life to forgotten flavors, and add seasonality to tried and true baked goods. Farm-to-table eating has become quite prevalent in our restaurants, but what about dessert? That's where we come in!

With Pastry Chef Meredith Tomason's innovative and passionate approach to all things sweet, our menu stretches way beyond the vanilla. From reinterpreting heritage cake recipes for a modern palate, to adding an element of seasonality to a familiar flavor of ice cream, our desserts are anything but ordinary. With our ever-rotating RareSweets menu, we promise to bring the best of the season to you and your sweet tooth, one local ingredient at a time.

Meredith's Blog

  • 'Tis the Season!
    December, 2015

    Hello Sweet Fans!                                                                    It’s hard to believe it’s December already, and almost our one year anniversary at RareSweet...

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  • September 2015
    September, 2015

    Hello there sugar fans,   I hope you have been enjoying the summer. We certainly have been at RareSweets!  When I was a kid, summer was always a time when I could let loose a...

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  • First Post
    July, 2015

    Dear Sugar Fans,   Thanks so much for visiting our new website and checking out my first blog post for RareSweets. If you have made it this far into the website, my guess ...

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