JUBELT'S BAKERY: ROADFOOD 1 HOUR NORTH OF ST LOUIS
For a road stop an hour north of St Louis just off 55 I recommend Jubelt's Bakery in Litchfield IL---come off 55 heading east on 16 and you will see their sign; actual address is 303 N Old Rt 66. Routine breakfasts and lunches but this family has been in the bakery business since German immigrant ancestors arrived a century ago. My memory of their baked goods goes back 75 years---it was this memory that later inspired me to start baking in the first place. They also sell cakes to take home for the freezer--- look for their signature Peanut Coffee Cake.