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Southern Inspired Desserts

Gourmet Loaf Cakes

Gourmet 8 inch cake loaves . Try your favorite today! Available for local... 

Gourmet Cupcakes

Gourmet Cupcakes come one dozen per order. Cupcake orders do NOT ship.... 

My Desserts Diva - the Sweet Spot

Our dessert boutique is a carry out specialty shop for freshly baked; prepackaged desserts.

We serve up delicious sweet desserts with individually wrapped classic pound cakes, cookies, brownies and more. Providing nostalgic and homemade goodness, our scrumptious southern inspired desserts offer traditional and perfect fresh-baked flavors that leave our customers coming back for more of that mouth watering snacking experience.

Our location also serves as a pickup location for online orders and our onsite interactive workshops.

Need a few bougie gift ideas? Visit our store and shop for beautiful baking essentials and a little more.

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Thank you all for being valued customers!

Southern Inspired Handcrafted Desserts

Lynette Jefferies, best known as Dessert Bae, the original Dessert Diva; is located in Baltimore, Maryland and serving the DMV area. Dessert is an expression of Gratitude™, and Lynette takes the love of dessert and applies her very own personal expression to each individual creation. 

Lynette has been baking for over twenty years. It was when she held a position as an IT Financial Coordinator with the National Basketball Association, that she decided it was time to take her passion for baking to the next level. Lynette loved her job with the NBA, but she was ready for that big step out on faith.

Rebranded and established in 2016, My Desserts Diva LLC is an artisan baking company focusing on small batch baking, using farm to table fresh products, and globally sourced ingredients in each gourmet creation. Lynette is Servsafe Manager's certified.

We Don’t Dump Desserts™. My Desserts Diva is committed by practicing community, environment and economic responsibility. Which means we concentrate our efforts on reducing food waste, while consistently providing quality products and services.

Resulting in decadent handcrafted desserts for any and every occasion.


Order and Shipping Information

PLEASE NOTE- There may be shipping delays due to the current climate. Orders can take LONGER to arrive which My Desserts Diva® has no control over. 

When can I pick up my local order placed online?

All orders scheduled for local pickup will be fulfilled within four (4) business days. Please list the day and time you’d like to schedule your pickup in the notes section during checkout.

When are Dessert Orders Shipped?

All desserts are baked fresh to order and are shipped within five to seven (5-7) business days after your order has been received (this does not include custom dessert orders). Processing times vary throughout the year based on seasonal fluctuations, i.e., holidays, and or extreme weather conditions. FedEx Priority two-three day shipping is included on all perishable dessert products. Only ground shipping will be available to non-perishable items. Please note: To avoid weekend transit, orders placed after 10AM PT / 1 PM ET on Wednesday will ship on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday the following week. Our desserts are time and temperature sensitive and are shipped via priority shipping, which insure a quicker delivery. It is suggested to set notifications for tracking status once you receive your tracking information. 
*Please note our Gourmet Cupcakes, Gourmet Layered Cakes do not ship. Please provide and confirm pickup dates and times for All Local Pickup Orders.

How do I store my items?

Cookies and Brownies stay fresh at room temperature in an airtight container for 5 days and can be stored in the freezer for up to 14 days.

Cakes and Cupcakes can be stored in airtight containers in the refrigerator for 5 days and up to two weeks in the freezer (cakes/cupcakes should be removed from the refrigerator 1 hour before serving).

Can I customize my Dessert Order and replace with other items?

Unfortunately, no. Customers are not permitted to swap, edit or exchange dessert orders. All sales are final.

Do your desserts contain food allergen ingredients?

Our desserts are processed in a facility that may come in contact with the following ingredients milk, wheat, soy, eggs, and nuts.

What happens if my order does not come? 

Please email Lynette at info@mydessertsdiva.com to have this addressed immediately. Please note, however; if your box is marked as "delivered" per the shipping provider, My Desserts Diva® cannot be responsible for stolen or lost packages. 

Dessert Orders are shipped using FedEx shipping and are insured. In the case that your package is damaged, lost, stolen or extremely delayed, it is recommended to submit a claim with the shipping provider listed from your tracking confirmation for reimbursement, and we will assist however needed. By submitting this order, you have read and agreed to our terms, conditions, and shipping policy. 

If you enter an incorrect address during checkout, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to correct the address.

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  • Her Why

    “I do not care about the spotlight. It’s about the creativity and the customer’s experience for me. My Desserts Diva® is the World’s Best Kept Secret! And that’s what makes me, and what I do so special.”

    - Lynette Jefferies…a Bougie Baker

  • Mission Statement

    It is my mission to provide classic desserts with love and personal exchange. To develop, build and maintain impactful relationships amongst community and all of our valued customers.

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