Small Shock Highlight: Fundamental Avenue Cake

Welcome to the Small Shock Highlight, offered by Alamance County Guests Bureau. We’re uncovering hidden gems in Alamance County that is perhaps nearer than you assume!

This month’s characteristic is Fundamental Avenue Cake – the sweetest little bakery in Burlington! Proprietor Holly Cirri not too long ago joined us to share extra about her enterprise and what makes Alamance County so particular.


1. How did you get began as a enterprise proprietor? What made you need to personal/function Fundamental Avenue Cake?

As soon as I used to be in a position to see retirement in my close to future, I began trying into the potential of following my dream of working a small baking enterprise from my residence.  Whereas I used to be doing a little analysis on baking and bakeries I discovered a domestically owned bakery that was on the market.  One factor led to a different and I made a decision to go away my full time job and have become the proprietor and operator of Fundamental Avenue Cake.

2. Why was Alamance County one of the best location once you determined to open your enterprise?

Fundamental Avenue Cake existed earlier than I used to be the proprietor, and it’s been in Alamance County for 10 years! Though we didn’t choose the situation, we couldn’t ask for a greater county to reside and work in.  It’s a very caring group with sturdy assist for small companies.

3. What do you assume is essentially the most distinctive factor about your enterprise? What makes you totally different?

We’re each the house owners and the operators of the bakery – working 7 days per week to maintain issues going.  We take nice delight in offering high quality merchandise for our prospects.  Every part is baked and embellished on website, with our choice altering each day we’re open.  We do our greatest to assist the group with particular affords, donations, and participation at occasions.

4. If somebody was taking a day journey to Alamance County, aside from one thing candy from Fundamental Avenue Cake, what would you suggest they do?

For anybody who likes the outside and canoeing/kayaking, I extremely suggest visiting the Alamance part of the Haw River Path.

5. What’s one thing about Alamance County that most individuals don’t know?

Amtrak trains cease in Burlington, NC.  It’s a simple technique to journey to and from Alamance County to different elements of NC and all through the U.S.

6. What’s your favourite factor on the Fundamental Avenue Cake Menu?

I like our coconut cake and our cherry vanilla cupcakes!

7. How do you hope to see your enterprise develop?

Our storefront is presently solely open 4 days per week, however we hope to sometime have the ability to present candy treats to the group all week lengthy.


Fundamental Avenue Cake, proper down the highway in Burlington, is the sweetest little store filled with tasty treats created only for you! They provide an unbelievable menu filled with basic muffins, cupcakes, pastries, brownies, cookies, and customised treats for any celebration, huge or small!

The Small Shock Highlight is made attainable by Alamance Counties Guests Bureau. The cities and villages of Alamance County are filled with small surprises – superb eating places, stunning inexperienced areas, distinctive artwork, and rather more. Which hidden gem will you uncover first?

Hear January’s Small Shock Highlight under.