I am looking for the best cinnamon bun in Raleigh, although I'll expand that to the Triangle for a heavenly experience. I've been to Baker's Dozen at Six Forks and tried their baked goods and they were stale. I've tried Soho Bakery in Wake Forest and theirs were stale too!
I've had Cinnabon at the mall and it tastes totally different than I remember, the icing tastes like perfume or roses. My favorite cinnamon buns so far have been the Fresh Market cinnamon buns. I know I can do better!
Also as a side note my favorite cupcakes so far have been from Bliss Boutique Bakery in Chapel Hill, they also have a cart at Southpoint mall you can check out. I'll attach a pic for your amusement.
What are your favorite bakeries in Raleigh? I have heard Crumb is good but they have no shop and prices seem astronomical. I do want to check out La Farm when I get over to Cary. And @Mary_Eats has recommended Sweet Traditions bakery in Cary.
-Mandy (of http://demandy.com)