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Rilling's Bucks County Bakery

Warminster , PA
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868 East Street Road
Warminster, PA 18974 US (map)

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ABOUT US

Master Bakers Since 1936

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Willy Rilling immigrated to the United States from Germany at age 18 in 1927.

Martha Schmid who would later meet and marry... Read more
Master Bakers Since 1936

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Willy Rilling immigrated to the United States from Germany at age 18 in 1927.

Martha Schmid who would later meet and marry Willy in 1932 emigrated at age 16 in 1926. They taught themselves to read and write

English and saved their meager salaries diligently so that by 1936 when their daughter

Martha was 6 months old, they leased and opened their first small bakery in the Brewery town neighborhood of Philadelphia at

26th and Girard Ave. near Fairmont Park. In those days, before refrigeration was common and supermarkets were unknown, customers

shopped several times a day at their local merchants. The store was open 6 ½ days a week from 6 am till 11pm (1/2 day on Sunday)

and continually baked fresh all day. The last oven load of pastries emerged as the 9pm movie let out. The bakery prospered and in 1939

they relocated to a location at 6645 Castor Ave. in the far Northeast of Philadelphia an area, which was then rural. The neighborhood

grew and the bakery gained a fine reputation that brought customers from near and far. But the stress of running a highly hands on

business day and night made the Rilling’s sell this store and take a much needed hiatus in 1948. Six months later, well rested

and missing the business that they devoted their life to, they opened their next bakery at 7328 Frankford Ave. in the Mayfair

Section of Philadelphia were they stayed until 1952. Daughter Martha joined the business as a salesgirl after school hours at

age 13. Her younger sister Lillian also helped out.

Never a couple to be idle for long; they opened a new bakery at 11704 Bustleton Ave. in the Lumar Park section of Somerton

in 1953 where they stayed until 1959. In 1962 they opened their last store at 8756 Frankford Ave. when daughter Martha and

son-in-law George Volz, joined the business. Martha Rilling retired from the bakery to help care for her grandchildren,

including Carl Volz (born1959), Michael Volz (born 1962), and Diane Volz Tino (born 1969).

Rilling Grandchildren 1962 • Frankford Avenue George and Martha took full-time responsibility for the bakery in 1976 but

"Poppy" Rilling continued to help out until shortly before his death in 1983. In a family business like this, children start out young—

helping wash pans, sweep floors, fold boxes and run errands at ages as young as 10 or 11. Carl, Michael, and Diane all learned

responsibility early. In 1981, with the children growing into adulthood, the Volz family opened a second store in the Davisville Shopping

Center in Warminster. Son Michael Volz owns and operates this location today. His sister, Diane Volz Tino, has been the store

manager since he took over in 1989. In 1984 the family embarked on a great expansion, by opening a 20,000 square foot building on

Southampton Road in Philadelphia and during the 1980’s had as many as 7 retail stores at one time. Sadly, they found that they could not

operate this widespread system of baking at a central location and shipping baked goods, together with preparing other wholesale baked

goods, in an efficient and profitable manner and in 1992 we sold this location to someone outside the original family. This NEW owner

closed his business, Feburary 2012.

Michael, and his sister Diane, continue the long tradition that Willy and Martha started over 76 years ago. As grandchildren and

children they learned lessons well and they strive to satisfy the many customers they have made through the years and they

welcome new customers with the same dedication to quality and service. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING CAKE

What types of desserts do you provide?
Cakes, Cookies, Cupcakes, Dessert Buffet, Groom's Cake, Pastries
What services do you provide?
Consultations, Custom Cake Design, Delivery, Setup, Tastings - Private
What cake items do you provide?
Cake Stands, Cake Toppers
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free
Are you licensed by the state health department?
Yes

REVIEWS

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Johanna
Wedding:
7/17/2016
5.0/5.0
We had a choice of several bakeries to use for our cake, but there was no question we were going to choose Rilling's from the start. They provided top quality service from the very beginning. Our cake tasting was delicious! They also spent time going over the various decor options and I couldn't be happier with what we chose. The cake was beautiful and a true highlight of our wedding day.
We had a choice of several bakeries to use for our cake, but there was no question we were going to choose Rilling's from Read more...
We had a choice of several bakeries to use for our cake, but there was no question we were going to choose Rilling's from the start. They provided top quality service from the very beginning. Our cake tasting was delicious! They also spent time going over the various decor options and I couldn't be happier with what we chose. The cake was beautiful and a true highlight of our wedding day. Read less
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Rilling's Bucks County Bakery responded with the following comments:

Thank you so so very much Johanna - what a great way to come back from vacation to read your review - you just made my day better :) Best of everything to you both Diane
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Colleen
Wedding:
6/4/2016
5.0/5.0
We used Rillings Bakery for our wedding cake in June and we could not have been happier! They were so easy to work with, and when we went in for our tasting we were able to try a wide variety of flavors and they were all so delicious (I love the almond mixed with the raspberry with the buttercream frosting). Diane was such a huge help, she was so friendly and was able to make recommendations like how much cake we needed (we had no idea) and was so friendly! When we arrived on the day of the wedding I was blown away at how beautifully designed the cake was. I highly recommend Rillings, you will not be disappointed!
We used Rillings Bakery for our wedding cake in June and we could not have been happier! They were so easy to work with, Read more...
We used Rillings Bakery for our wedding cake in June and we could not have been happier! They were so easy to work with, and when we went in for our tasting we were able to try a wide variety of flavors and they were all so delicious (I love the almond mixed with the raspberry with the buttercream frosting). Diane was such a huge help, she was so friendly and was able to make recommendations like how much cake we needed (we had no idea) and was so friendly! When we arrived on the day of the wedding I was blown away at how beautifully designed the cake was. I highly recommend Rillings, you will not be disappointed! Read less
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Rilling's Bucks County Bakery responded with the following comments:

Thank you so very much Colleen!! Many years of Health and happiness to you both :) Diane
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Rachel
Wedding:
4/30/2016
5.0/5.0
Rilling's bakery was suggested to us by our wedding venue (among a few others) but we were so happy we chose them! I'm not the biggest dessert fan but by the time we started trying cakes I started to change my mind! I never knew pound cake and icing could come in so many shapes, sizes, and flavors! Don't get me started on the icing ;) The woman who's family has owned it for years (I'm sorry I can't remember it the moment) was phenomenal in every way. She was so kind, patient, and down to earth. She made picking cake(s) easy and not even a little stressful. She did an excellent job and explaining every detail (who knew there were so many decisions to make?) and was always patient. She never once tried to up selling but did give us endless options. Our cakes (we had a 250 person wedding so there had to be multiple) turned out exactly how she said they would, even better, I think! Our guests were so pleased. We will definitely be back :) Thanks so much again.
Rilling's bakery was suggested to us by our wedding venue (among a few others) but we were so happy we chose them! I'm not Read more...
Rilling's bakery was suggested to us by our wedding venue (among a few others) but we were so happy we chose them! I'm not the biggest dessert fan but by the time we started trying cakes I started to change my mind! I never knew pound cake and icing could come in so many shapes, sizes, and flavors! Don't get me started on the icing ;) The woman who's family has owned it for years (I'm sorry I can't remember it the moment) was phenomenal in every way. She was so kind, patient, and down to earth. She made picking cake(s) easy and not even a little stressful. She did an excellent job and explaining every detail (who knew there were so many decisions to make?) and was always patient. She never once tried to up selling but did give us endless options. Our cakes (we had a 250 person wedding so there had to be multiple) turned out exactly how she said they would, even better, I think! Our guests were so pleased. We will definitely be back :) Thanks so much again. Read less
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Rilling's Bucks County Bakery responded with the following comments:

Rachel I just want to Thank you so very much!! This business can get tough at times especially around the holidays and you start to think to yourself "Am I doing what I should Be?" But then I read something like this and I know I am right where I need to be!! Thank you so very much, Diane
And no worries on my name I get Donna, Debbie, u name it anything with a D lol
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megan
Wedding:
1/2/2016
5.0/5.0
Everyone at Rillings was great! They were so helpful and able to create a perfect wedding cake! It was DELICIOUS!
Everyone at Rillings was great! They were so helpful and able to create a perfect wedding cake! It was DELICIOUS!
Everyone at Rillings was great! They were so helpful and able to create a perfect wedding cake! It was DELICIOUS! Read less
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Rilling's Bucks County Bakery responded with the following comments:

Thank you so very much for your kind words. Many years of Health and Happiness to you and Philip :) Diane Tino
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Tiffany
Wedding:
9/5/2015
5.0/5.0
Diane and Terry went above and beyond to help my husband and I select a cake for our wedding day. We were overseas but planning the wedding for our return, and they made sure we were able to sample the cake with the little time we had before our big day. The cake was one of the best wedding cakes I've ever had, and I'm not even a big cake person. We selected pumpkin chocolate chip with cream cheese icing, and it couldn't have been any more perfect. We would use them all over again.
Diane and Terry went above and beyond to help my husband and I select a cake for our wedding day. We were overseas but Read more...
Diane and Terry went above and beyond to help my husband and I select a cake for our wedding day. We were overseas but planning the wedding for our return, and they made sure we were able to sample the cake with the little time we had before our big day. The cake was one of the best wedding cakes I've ever had, and I'm not even a big cake person. We selected pumpkin chocolate chip with cream cheese icing, and it couldn't have been any more perfect. We would use them all over again. Read less
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Rilling's Bucks County Bakery responded with the following comments:

Tiffany - Thank you soooo much for your kind words!! I would LOVE to see a photo of your cake finished since I believe your florist was decorating with fresh flowers - if you get a chance to you can email it to me at rillingsbakery@comcast.net that would be fantastic. Have a wonderful day and many years of health and happiness....Diane
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Nicole
Wedding:
4/25/2015
5.0/5.0
Our cake was absolutely beautiful and delicious!!!! I showed Diane a picture from Pinterest and she did a great job replicating it with her own touches! They were so generous with their tasting samples... so go hungry and expect leftovers! So delicious!!! :) thanks again !!
Our cake was absolutely beautiful and delicious!!!! I showed Diane a picture from Pinterest and she did a great job Read more...
Our cake was absolutely beautiful and delicious!!!! I showed Diane a picture from Pinterest and she did a great job replicating it with her own touches! They were so generous with their tasting samples... so go hungry and expect leftovers! So delicious!!! :) thanks again !! Read less
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Rilling's Bucks County Bakery responded with the following comments:

Nicole you are so very kind!! I am so glad when we can give customers what they envision :) Our grandfathers pound cake recipe is so delicious I LOVE to share it generously - and hope that we become a tradition in your family as that is what has kept us going for 3 generations - Wonderful customers like you!!
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Prema
Wedding:
11/22/2014
1.0/5.0
I was really disappointed with the look of my wedding cake. The cake itself was tasty and nothing short of what I expected in terms of taste but you can't take memorable pictures of how the cake tasted. The appearance of that cake is what matters, especially when you are getting married. In fact, for most weddings, it's a highlight of the reception - cutting the cake. I, however, did not do that because my cake looked NOTHING like the cake I was promised for my wedding. Despite providing the staff with specific pictures and picking out ribbon color and what not, we did not get what we paid for AT ALL. It looked like a clown cake - a cake that you would expect to see at a child's birthday party - not an indian wedding. I went with Rillings because of it's connection with my reception venue - Jericho National but I regret that decision deeply. VERY DISAPPOINTED BRIDE.
I was really disappointed with the look of my wedding cake. The cake itself was tasty and nothing short of what I expected Read more...
I was really disappointed with the look of my wedding cake. The cake itself was tasty and nothing short of what I expected in terms of taste but you can't take memorable pictures of how the cake tasted. The appearance of that cake is what matters, especially when you are getting married. In fact, for most weddings, it's a highlight of the reception - cutting the cake. I, however, did not do that because my cake looked NOTHING like the cake I was promised for my wedding. Despite providing the staff with specific pictures and picking out ribbon color and what not, we did not get what we paid for AT ALL. It looked like a clown cake - a cake that you would expect to see at a child's birthday party - not an indian wedding. I went with Rillings because of it's connection with my reception venue - Jericho National but I regret that decision deeply. VERY DISAPPOINTED BRIDE. Read less
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Rilling's Bucks County Bakery responded with the following comments:

Preema I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the decoration of your wedding cake. I wish you would have reached out to me directly months ago as Carmella at Jericho said everything was wonderful when I asked. We did have numerous appointments scheduled to finalize your decorations that you did not attend or even cancel in advance. Best of Luck to you both, many years of Health and Happiness. Diane
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Laura
Wedding:
11/14/2014
5.0/5.0
My cake was my favorite part of my wedding! It was absolutely beautiful and so delicious! I can not say enough wonderful things about Rillings bakery! I will definitely go back and will be recommending them to everyone I know!
My cake was my favorite part of my wedding! It was absolutely beautiful and so delicious! I can not say enough wonderful Read more...
My cake was my favorite part of my wedding! It was absolutely beautiful and so delicious! I can not say enough wonderful things about Rillings bakery! I will definitely go back and will be recommending them to everyone I know! Read less
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Rilling's Bucks County Bakery responded with the following comments:

Laura - I can not Thank you Enough for your kind words :) No better way to start my day!! I can't wait to see you again :) Diane
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Shannon
Wedding:
3/22/2014
5.0/5.0
Rilling's was a pleasure to work with for our wedding! The cake was bsolutely amazing and exactly what we wanted. We've gotten so many compliments on how delicious it was and how beautiful it looked. Thank you!
Rilling's was a pleasure to work with for our wedding! The cake was bsolutely amazing and exactly what we wanted. We've Read more...
Rilling's was a pleasure to work with for our wedding! The cake was bsolutely amazing and exactly what we wanted. We've gotten so many compliments on how delicious it was and how beautiful it looked. Thank you! Read less
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Rilling's Bucks County Bakery responded with the following comments:

Thank you so very much for your kind words - I am so happy you were so pleased Diane
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Julie
Wedding:
5/25/2013
5.0/5.0
Warrington Country Club offers the choice of two bakeries for their wedding cakes. I, of course, went with Rillings as I grew up with Rillings and they have the best cakes ever! I was not disappointed! My cake was absolutely Breath taking. More people had comments about the cake, not just asthetically pleasing, but delicious! We had two flavors, white pound cake with white icing and chocolate chip pound with white icing. The left overs were sent home with us and the next day we had a brunch, I saw several relatives go back for second and third pieces of cake.
We also added a couple of trays of mini desserts, they too were awesome!
Diane was a doll to work with, she obviously takes pride in her work and enjoys it as well.
Can't wait for my anniversary to have the cake topper! I am sure it will still be delicious!
Warrington Country Club offers the choice of two bakeries for their wedding cakes. I, of course, went with Rillings as I Read more...
Warrington Country Club offers the choice of two bakeries for their wedding cakes. I, of course, went with Rillings as I grew up with Rillings and they have the best cakes ever! I was not disappointed! My cake was absolutely Breath taking. More people had comments about the cake, not just asthetically pleasing, but delicious! We had two flavors, white pound cake with white icing and chocolate chip pound with white icing. The left overs were sent home with us and the next day we had a brunch, I saw several relatives go back for second and third pieces of cake.
We also added a couple of trays of mini desserts, they too were awesome!
Diane was a doll to work with, she obviously takes pride in her work and enjoys it as well.
Can't wait for my anniversary to have the cake topper! I am sure it will still be delicious! Read less
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Rilling's Bucks County Bakery responded with the following comments:

Julie Thanks you so very much ~ your review brought tears to my eyes :) It was our pleasure to work with you and I am so glad everything was wonderful!!

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