Let’s celebrate the gifting season by sending your love through these awesome Christmas cakes and gift hampers in Jakarta
There’s always a warm feeling about Christmas. We love the togetherness, the holiday mood, the delicious feast and the thoughtful gifts that come with the celebration. It’s a season to give after all, and just in case you need some help with your gift hunting (especially for that foodie friends of yours), we’re here to help you sort that out. Whether you’re looking for a formal gift hamper for your boss or casual Christmas cakes and cookies for your friends and relatives, here’s our ultimate guide to the best Christmas cakes and food hampers to find in Jakarta.
Better Chocolate Than Never
Have a friend who loves all things chocolate? Then treat them to a Christmas hamper from Better Chocolate Than Never, where you can get assorted chocolate truffles, cookies, or a set of both as a thoughtful gift for the choco-holic in your life. The chocolate shop also offers festive cakes like the Christmas Classic Dark, Christmas Black Forest Cake and Kahlua Baileys Pie. Looking for something more? Then get the All Chocolate Parcel filled with truffles, cookies the Christmas cake instead.
Better Chocolate Than Never, Jl. Panglima Polim IV No. 14, South Jakarta. p. +62 858 8861 9990.
Satoo Deli at Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta
Share the holiday joy by gifting your loved ones with Shangri-La Hotel’s holiday-themed hampers, which is available at Satoo Deli with the options of classic hamper that includes pastries and premium hamper that includes pralines, cookies, macaroons, Panettone and many more. The hamper also comes with a variety of festive treats such as Praline Rings, Cinnamon Heart Cookies, Linzer Cookies, Anise Cookies, Gingerbread Cookies, Christmas-Character Cookies and Kokos Macaron.
Satoo Deli at Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta, Kota BNI, Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 1, Central Jakarta, p. +62 21 2922 9999.
Colette and Lola
Famous for their sweet creations, Colette and Lola celebrates the holiday season by offering gift hampers with festive packaging. Their Jolly Basket hamper contains an assortment of cookies – packed with mini jams, Bundaberg juice, a greeting card and a 2018 calendar all in a cute rattan picnic basket. If the giftee is more into cakes, you can opt for a special-edition Rudolf, Santa’s Pine Forest or Winter Wonderland cake specially created for Christmas. Did we mention that they’re all free of delivery charge?
Colette and Lola. Various locations, see website for details.
Christmas is always a special time at Creamy Comfort. The online cake shop regularly launches special Christmas cakes for the joyful season and this year is no exception. Enjoy various holiday treats with flavours like Whiskey Hazelnut Cake, Toffee Nut Larte Cake and Sparkling Raspberry White Choco Cake, to Black Velvet Cake and Red Velvet Cake. Other than that, Creamy Comfort also offers Traditional Holiday Pies like Pecan Pie, Apple Crumble and Maple Bourbon Pumpkin Pie.
Creamy Comfort. Follow @creamycomfort on Instagram.
Treat your loved ones to a special box of Christmas doughnuts from Dough Darlings this season, consisting of Cheesecake Bomb, Dark Chocolate Bomb, Star-shaped Salted Caramel Almond, Matcha Marble, Blueberry Lime and Strawberry Banana Bomb. If you feel a bit extra, you can even gift your loved ones with the shop’s Special Christmas Tower, and we’re sure they will be surprised to receive it. Instead of the usual macaron tower, now they can enjoy a doughnut tower, which uses beet dough with cheesecake filling and original dough with dark chocolate.
Dough Darlings. To order, call +62 812 8686 9082. Follow @doughdarlings on Instagram.
Whether it’s a small gift with only two jars of cookies, a basket bag filled with Christmas treats, or a huge hamper with lots of cookies and a large layer cake, Pand’or got it all covered. Served in an all red packaging, the hampers are the perfect choice for cookie lovers.
Pand’or, Jl. Wijaya 1 No. 60, South Jakarta. p. +62 21 720 8351.
Treat your loved ones to delicious cakes for Christmas from Kempi Deli and Sweet Boutique by Kempinski. Headed by Executive Pastry Chef Smita Grosse, the cake shop also offers festive hampers that contains chocolate puffs, pineapple tarts, cheese sticks and whole cakes. Feeling a bit creative this season? Then create your own parcel at Kempi Deli! Starting from IDR 600,000, hese gift hampers can be personalised by choosing what goes inside the parcel.
Kempi Deli and Sweet Boutique by Kempinski, Grand Indonesia, East Mall, 2nd floor. p. +62 21 2358 3985.
Are you Team Santa or Team Elf? Celebrate Christmas by gifting your loved ones with either Elf Hamper or Santa Hamper from Raffles Jakarta. Both include large macarons, cheese grissini, cinnamon stars and Awani jam, while there’s an addition of mince pies in the Elf Hamper and truffle sling, mixed nuts, assorted lives, homemade candles, wine, and small macarons in the Santa Hamper. You can also customise the hampers to add a bit of your personal touch.
Raffles Jakarta, Ciputra World 1, Jl. Prof. Dr. Satrio Kav. 3-5, South Jakarta. p. +62 21 2988 0888. e. [email protected]
La Patisserie at Four Seasons
Get into the Christmas spirit with luxury hampers, fine wines and gourmet gifts from La Patisserie at Four Seasons Hotel, available from 1 December to 7 January. If you’re into sweet treats, you will love their collection of festive Christmas cakes, including the White Xmas Velvet Cake, Santa Chocoberry Cake and Tiramisu Log Cake, created by the hotel’s Executive Pastry Chef Lorenzo Sollecito and decorated with classic Christmas ornaments.
La Patisserie at Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta, Capital Place, Jl. Jend. Gatot Subroto Kav. 18, Kuningan Barat, South Jakarta. p. +62 21 2277 1888.
The Chocolate Boutique and Cake Shop at Hotel Mulia
Extend your warmest greetings to your loved ones with Mulia Christmas Hampers. Available at The Chocolate Boutique and Cake Shop at Hotel Mulia, the gift hamper includes assorted chocolate truffles, Christmas-themed cakes, and many more.
The Chocolate Boutique and Cake Shop at Hotel Mulia Senayan, Jakarta, Jl. Asia Afrika, Senayan, South Jakarta, p. +62 21 574 7777 ext. 4332.
The Mandarin Cake Shop at Mandarin Oriental
Share the joy of Christmas with your colleagues and friends with The Mandarin Cake Shop’s festive hampers. Available to order from 27 November until the end of December, the hampers come in three different options that include traditional Christmas treats like the Stollen Bread, Candied Fruit Cake, and other holiday cookies.
The Mandarin Cake Shop at Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta, Jl. M. H. Thamrin, Central Jakarta. p. +62 21 2993 8820. e. [email protected]
Send your warm wishes this Christmas with special treats from La Moda. Specially for the holiday season, the restaurant’s pastry team has created Chocolate Sacher Cake and Red Velvet Chocolate Coated Cake. Each cake is IDR 500,000 with a diameter of 20 cm, and to make sure you get your hands on these festive cakes, don’t forget to book your sweet treat one day in advance!
La Moda, Plaza Indonesia 1st floor, Central Jakarta. p. +62 21 2992 4217.