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Circo’s Pastry Shop: Baking the old-fashioned way in Bushwick since 1945

NEW YORK – At Circo’s Pastry Shop in Bushwick, not a lot has modified since 1945.

“Our store is pretty much like a dinosaur,” co-owner Anthony Pierdipino stated.

The authentic baking tools continues to be in use, together with the huge oven that was constructed in the kitchen. An unmistakable neon signal has lit the storefront for over six many years. 

Equally conventional are the recipes.

“Real old-school baking happens here,” Anthony stated.

The high vendor is the cannoli, which is stuffed to order to take care of freshness and crispness.

“That recipe is exactly the same as 1945,” he stated.

At Circo’s, shortcuts aren’t on the menu. Everything from the rainbow cookies to the ice cream cake is made out of scratch.

“We do everything by hand. If anybody wants my resume, I’m going to show them my hands,” Anthony’s father Nino stated.

A lifelong baker, Nino first took a job at Circo’s in 1966 after immigrating to the United States from Sicily. Within just a few years, he had bought the store from its founder. 

Now, he is handing right down to the subsequent technology not solely baking strategies however life classes, too.

“One thing I say to my children: Respect what you do and respect the people, and business is going to last a long time,” he stated.

Circo’s Pastry Shop
312 Knickerbocker Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
(718) 381-2292
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