Since 1923 Schmidt's Bakery has been a staple in the St. James community providing the area with not only a family owned bakery but as well as famous treats.

Now Schmidt's Bakery needs their loyal customers help as they look to win a national bakery contest called the Sweetest Bakery in America contest.

According to the contests information the bakery who wins will get plenty of local and national recognition which is one of the main goals of the competition.

“It’s the most important election of your lifetime, according to your sweet tooth. It’s the Sweetest Bakery in America Contest, and your local bakery needs your vote. Help them gain national and local recognition, and highlight their baking superiority. It’s simple to do. Vote at your bakery, then keep voting online — once per day per device! So vote often, and tell America you love your bakery.” “Along with the coveted title and accolades of being the Sweetest Bakery in America the 2018 winner will receive local and national recognition, including a full page ad in Bake Magazine, a celebration party, a trip for two to visit The Dawn Innovation Studio and much more. There are also prizes for 2nd and 3rd place as well as individual state winners. “

Schmidt’s will have tough competition on the national level with bakeries all over the country as well as 25 other bakeries in the state. Voting for the contest officially began on March 1 and will end on July 31. To vote either visit the store and vote their or go to