From stellar-looking galaxy cakes to Insta-worthy tiered confections, these desserts are as delicious as they are beautiful. Ahead, we dish out the cake shops and bakeries churning out the most beautiful cakes in Jakarta.
Whether it’s a special occasion, a birthday, Christmas, a dinner party, or you just feel like treating yourself on a cheeky weekend afternoon, we’ve rounded up the cake shops that bake some of the Big Durian’s most beautiful confections.
One More Bake
You know those gorgeous cakes you see all over Instagram? The stacked ones coated with a pastel coloured buttercream and topped with macarons, pretzels, marshmallows, and fresh flowers? Well, you can get your hands on one right here thanks to One More Bake. The Instagram-based cake shop can conjure up themed cakes to suit your fancy – soft marbled cakes, Poke-balls make out of cakepops and yes, the Insta-famous galaxy cake are all made to order here.
One More Bake, Order via Whatsapp at +62 813 1575 6202 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It’s no secret that Pastry Chef Karen Carlotta is a genius when it comes to seriously imaginative cakes. Who else would have the know-how to transform local desserts like pisang ijo and es teler into cake form, and actually succeed? Her signature soft chiffon sponge confections are glorious indeed, but don’t just take our word for it, try it for yourself.
AMKC Atelier, Plaza Indonesia, Jl. M.H. Thamrin No. 28-30, Central Jakarta. p. +62 21 2992 43596.
Make your life instantly better with a slice of Union’s wholesome line-up of layered confections. Just a warning: spend too much time staring at their counter of drool-worthy cakes, and you’ll be walking out of there with a slice of one each. Their Red Velvet is an instant classic, and the Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake is easily the best piece of chocolate cake you’ll have in town. Our personal favourite though is the oddly satisfying PB&J. Also a must-try? Their beautiful speculoos cake, which will make you a hit at any party.
Union. Multiple locations, check website for details. p. +62 21 2992 4356.
Lareia Cake & Co.
Founded by an aspiring screenwriter and a food stylist from Surabaya, Lareia Cake & Co quickly blew up on Instagram with their delicious interpretations of the French mille crepe, or thousand layer cake. The team cleverly drew up a following with their unique flavour choices. You can even pair up with other customers to get slices of all the flavour combinations to make up one entire cake. Crafty huh?
Lareia Cake & Co. Order via phone at +6281289555559. Order via email email@example.com. Instagram: @lareiacakerie.
Surely Someday Kitchen
No fuss and frills here! The beauty of Surely Someday Kitchen’s cakes is in their simplicity – the bakery focuses on simple, comforting flavours, and beautifully done rustic shapes. Check out their Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake with Browned Butter Cheese Cream for a rustic dessert that is absolutely divine.
Surely Someday Kitchen. Instagram: @surelysomedaykitchen.