A birthday party is never complete without a birthday cake. If you are cracking your head over planning a friend’s birthday celebration, why not start with the limelight of the show: the glorious and sinful cake. There is no better way to make him or her smile than with an aesthetically-pleasing yet awfully tasty birthday cake. Here is are our recommendations on where to hunt for this mandatory sweet treat.
If you are a sucker for chocolate and love all things sweet, there is no better bakery to indulge in a decadent and sinful chocolate cake on your birthday. Their cakes are limited to chocolate varieties. (You are basically spoilt for choice between Original Chocolate which is subtly sweet and Dark Chocolate which is slightly bitter.) But you can be guaranteed the chocolate is of the perfect quality.
Address: 313 Orchard Road, #B3-10A, 313@Somerset, Singapore 238895
Nearest MRT: Somerset
Opening hours: Daily 2pm to 10pm
Telephone: +65 6884 4019
This recently established cake and dessert shop has some fascinating flavours and birthday cake designs that will make you drool just by looking at it. Their cakes are baked freshly everyday so quality can be guaranteed. If you are sick of the standard Blackforest, fret not as they offers unique flavours like Thai Milk Tea, Matcha Dark Chocolate, Earl Grey Lavender, and even Salted Egg Yolk Chocolate. They also offer a la carte desserts such as chocolate truffles, macaroons, donuts, eclairs; perfect for throwing a party!
Address: 183 Jln Pelikat, #B1-96, The Promenade@Pelikat, Singapore 537643
Nearest MRT: Serangoon
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 6pm (closed on Monday and Tuesday)
Telephone: +65 9880 0222
3.Cat and the Fiddle
Staring at its cakes alone is diabetes-inducing. But for those of you who want to indulge in a glorious and satisfying treat on your special day, then look no further. Cat and Fiddle offers a wide selection of decadent-looking cakes, so yummy and delicious you can’t stop at one. Fickle Feline, one of its best-selling cakes, offers you a jaw-dropping assortment of cakes on one tray so you and your friends don’t have to quarrel over whether strawberry or chocolate is better.
Address: 171 Kampong Ampat, #05-04 KA Foodlink, Singapore 368330
Nearest MRT: Tai Seng
Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 9am to 7pm, Saturday and Sunday: 9am-5pm
Telephone: +65 6287 0077
4.The Frosted Chick
The Frosted Chick’s motto is delivering happiness and we definitely feel happy and contented just by looking at their pleasing and delightful selection of birthday cakes. You can choose from standard or personalised cakes which include hand-written frostings, mini buntings and decorations like flowers. Two-tier cakes and dessert tables are also available if you intend to throw a party.
Address: 194 Kim Keat Avenue #01-414, Singapore 310194
Nearest MRT: Toa Payoh
Opening hours: 11.30pm to 7.30pm daily (closed on Monday)
Telephone: +65 6250 3613
5.The Ice Cream and Cookie Co.
While this brand specialises in ice cream and gelato, they offer amazing ice cream cakes as well. Their ice cream cakes include extremely eye-catching Line characters, the iconic Pokemon Pikachu and Gudetama. If you are getting the cake for a friend and have no idea which flavour they fancy, you can simply opt for standard flavours like its Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Cake or Double Chocolate Ice Cream Cake; these flavours can never go wrong.
Address: 5 Burn Road, #01-01, Singapore 369972
Nearest MRT: Tai Seng
Opening hours: Daily: 9am to 6pm (closed on sat and sun)
Telephone: +65 6282 4680
Its D24 durian cake is a must-try as it is thick, creamy and filled with generous chunks of real durian that literally melts in your mouth. Other mouthwatering desserts include durian puffs, eclairs, custards, and a selection of cheesecakes. It also caters to other events such as weddings, functions and parties. YeZ Cakes bakes for special occasions such as Chinese New Year and Mother’s Day too!
This shop specialises in all kinds of sweet treats, from birthday cakes to tarts and cookies. Do try their ondeh-ondeh tart! Not only is it visually appealing, the treat also oozes with gula Melaka and kaya goodness. Other sweet treats include Salted Caramel, Lemon Meringue tarts and cakes, and many more spellbinding desserts.
Address: 66 Kallang Bahru, Singapore 330066
Nearest MRT: Boon Keng
Opening hours: 11am to 8pm daily
Telephone: +65 9366 6136
This dessert café located along the serene Punggol Waterway specialises in artisanal cakes, among many other sweet treats. Some of their signature desserts include their Brownie, Cheesecake, Cookies, Tiramisu and Macaron. Their whole cheesecakes, suitable for parties, are extremely dense and utterly sinful. Prices are also very reasonable for standard flavours. That is, of course, if you are not opting for the more premium flavours like Mao Shan Wang durian, which will cost slightly more.
Address: 6 Tebing Lane, #01-05, Singapore 828835
Nearest MRT: Punggol,
From Punggol, Nearest LRT: Riveria
Opening hours: 4pm to 1am daily (Closed on Monday and Tuesday)
Telephone: +65 8685 8786
9.Ugly Cake Shop
This cake shop tucked at a quiet corner in Kallang is pretty unassuming but its exquisite cakes and extremely indulgent cakes will blow you away. Sally, their best selling cake, is a rich, dense and moist chocolate cake smeared with generous peanut butter filling. If you are still not satisfied, you can try its assorted cupcakes, with a variety of frostings available.
A portion of proceeds from Ugly Cake Shop will be donated for the aid of children in Timor-Leste, Indonesia. So, you can feel happier that your birthday cake helped to support a good cause.
Address: 535 Kallang Bahru, #01-06 GB Point, Singapore 339351
Nearest MRT: Lavender
Opening hours: 10am to 7pm daily (closed on Sunday)
Telephone: +65 8228 8300
10.The Crusty Oven
If you had enough of birthday cakes, how about birthday tarts for change? The Crusty Oven will convince you that tarts might not be a shabby alternative to the birthday cake cliché. Its tarts are prepared daily, baked and glazed to perfection. However, if you still prefer the original, Crusty Oven has a limited selection of birthday cakes such as the Oreo Cheesecake and Strawberry Shortcake.
Address: 505A Bishan Street 11, Singapore 571505
Nearest MRT: Bishan
Opening hours: 9.30am to 9pm daily
Telephone: +65 8511 1005
The Rocky Master offers original, wholesome and incredibly tasty cakes. Some of its classic favourites include Tiramisu, Strawberry Cheesecake, and Matcha Azuki Cake. They also provide finger food for your party such as sandwiches, rolls, puffs, and pizzas. It is also the only caterer to serve freshly brewed coffee, a great addition to its catering service.
Address: 402 North Bridge Road #1-00, Singapore 188722
Nearest MRT: Esplanade
Opening Hours: Sunday to Thursday: 7.30am to 9.30pm, Friday and Saturday: 7.30am to 10.30pm
Telephone: +65 6336 4637
12.Crème Maison Bakery
This bakery specialises in customised cakes so just drop them an email and indicate the number of people you are serving and your desired design. Some of its more unique flavours include Salted Egg Matcha, Hojicha Hazelnut, and Ondeh Ondeh. Its floral cupcakes are also the perfect gift for a friend or loved one; and its frostings are so pretty you might not even be able to bring yourself to devour it.
This bakery caters to vegan and gluten-intolerant friends, and their cakes are kid-friendly too. Their cakes are also said to be healthier than regular cakes because they use less sugar and artificial flavouring, so you don’t have to worry about gaining the extra pounds during your birthday. Their cakes can be customised so you can just drop them an email to indicate your preference of design or flavour.
Their masterfully-crafted birthday cakes are so sinful to look at. Popular flavours include Lychee Rose Ombre and Salted Caramel Drip. Not only are the cakes outstanding in visuals, they taste just as heavenly as they look too. While its birthday cakes are limited, they offer a wide array of other desserts such as cupcakes, pop tarts, cookies, and brownies to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Address: 125 Bukit Merah Lane 1, #01-172, Singapore 150125
Nearest MRT: Queenstown
Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 10am to 8pm, Saturday: 10am to 3pm (Closed on Sunday)
Telephone: +65 9227 3519
15.Bing Bing Ice Cream Gallery
Although Bing Bing is famous for their artisanal ice creams, they also specialises in ice cream cakes. You can choose from their standardised cakes such as Blueberry Cheesecake, Black Forest, Sea Salt Caramel, or customise your own cakes. Their cakes are delicately crafted so you get to enjoy both the spongy cake layers and the creamy smoothness of the chilled ice cream. Remember to chill first or gobble it up quickly before it melts!
Address: 242C Tanjong Katong Road, Singapore 437030
Monday-Thursday and Sunday: 12pm to 10.30pm
Fri-Sat: 12pm to 12 am
Telephone: +65 6348 6535