When it comes to Sydney cakes, no matter where you are based in the city, there’s likely an expert baker nearby ready to customize your dream dessert for any occasion. From luscious wedding cakes to cheeky little birthday numbers, these Sydney cake shops are all about quality ingredients and a Herculean effort to make sure every bite is perfect.
Bourke Street Bakery
Whether you’re in Parramatta or as close as Surry Hills, chances are the delicious sourdoughs, pies and cakes from a Bourke Street bakery are just a short walk (or drive) away. Known for their impeccable consistency across all of their locations, Bourke Street’s mouthwatering creations are always worth the trip. Their cinnamon-scented carrot cake is just one example of the lip-smacking delights you’ll find at this Sydney institution.
Black Velvet Sydney
This popular cupcake shop makes a number of gourmet cakes that will ‘wow’ any celebration. Their range includes vanilla, salted caramel, chocolate and red velvet cakes as well as multiple tier options for special occasions like weddings and birthdays. They can also accommodate dietary requirements.
If you’re planning a special day, be sure to order your cake at least 48 hours in advance. The Cupcake Factory can be reached by phone or email, and offers Sydney delivery. Their average cake price is around 80 dollars.
This slightly eccentric, incredibly traditional and utterly charming bakery has a range of decadent handcrafted pastries, cakes and sweet treats to savour. From a lemon drizzle to a rich chocolate raspberry, their range of delicious flavours are sure to please. They do ask for a few weeks’ notice to customize cakes, but same-day orders are usually possible.
Practicing European techniques on Australian soil, husband and wife team Lucy and Barry Jones have created an exquisite experience at this Concord cafe. The result is an eat-in space where cake is king, coffee is revered and service is paramount. They’re renowned for their artisan bread, fantastic pastries and creamy gelato but their cake selection is undoubtedly the star of the show. It’s hard to go wrong with their classic English and French options, including their pannacotta-soaked lamingtons and one of the best ricotta cakes in Sydney.
Flour and Stone
Their kitchen is filled with small growers and producers such as Pepe Saya butter, Country Valley milk, Kristen Allan cheese and Sample coffee. Their tiered sponges, old-fashioned cakes and decadent showstoppers like their Valrhona Manjari chocolate with gold leaf make them a standout among Sydney’s best cake makers. They have a bright and airy takeaway venue as well as a light and airy eat-in cafe, making them the ideal place to enjoy a leisurely morning tea.
Mrs Jones the Baker
If you’re in the mood for a pastry that oozes with flavour and has the texture of a cloud, you’ll want to get your hands on a slice of the goodness from this North Sydney bakery. From classic mud and fruitcake to the sublime Monet, this is a destination that deserves a visit, even if it’s just for a coffee and a slice of something sweet. Sydney cakes