Benya's dreams to reality!

Hello all! This page was created to give Sierra Sweets Bakery a push in the right direction: to bring sweetness and good things to all in the beautiful California desert along 395. It is also supporting High Sierra Wood works. The creations are hand made from reclaimed and vintage woods with stone inlay ranging from rings and bracelets, to custom built decorative pieces like tables, wall pieces, and canes.

Ben and I have been lucky enough to find a property that will suit BOTH of our business needs. It is built perfectly to house a bakery to sell to those busy travelers along 395 and those entering into Death Valley. In regards to the wood shop, there is a beautiful space to create one of a kind pieces for online sales and to sell in the gift shop portion of the bakery. We will also support local artists who want to sell at our shop in the desert. It is a prime location, and the owner is giving us a great deal. What we are hoping for is a gift from those who support and believe in small business, art, and the American dream. 

The funds will be used as a down payment to get the ball rolling with the seller. He has offered us a fantastic deal that we cannot pass up and we want to make this dream into a reality.  If we can secure this portion, we are on our way to success! We have always dreamed of working for ourselves and providing a service to those who appreciate art forms from any platform

If you would like additional information on either of our products/business, please don't hesitate to ask. We want everyone who is donating to know what they are contributing to. Here are a few pics of what we do. These are rings made of zebra wood and a stone inlay mix of onyx and brass. Below those are pics of an Italian loaf, strusel topped snickerdoodle muffin, and a pancake stack cake. 


  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 30 mos
  • Bard McDinklestein 
    • $1,000 
    • 30 mos
  • Theretha Watkins 
    • $500 
    • 32 mos
  • KaraMarie Chavez 
    • $150 
    • 33 mos
  • Kim & Shawn McEuen 
    • $100 
    • 33 mos
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Tanya Watkins 
Olancha, CA
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