Is Junior’s big day coming up? There are balloons, games, piñatas and entertainers to organize...and of course the all-important sweet treat topped with candles. ‘Stressed’ is ‘desserts’ spelled backwards, so why not leave the stirring, icing and baking to the experts. Keep it simple and outsource! Read on to have your cake and eat it too!
Jumi Cakes is run by Misato, a fulltime career gal and mama bear with heaps of baking flair! She has an eye (and steady hand) for detail and is a whizz in the kitchen when it comes to intricate custom cakes and cupcakes. Whether it’s Disney princesses or action heroes your little one is crazy about, each cake is lovingly made from scratch, and she’s got two kiddies at home acting as taste testers, so satisfaction is guaranteed!
Jumi Cakes, SMS Misato: +65 96178983, firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for pictures and more information.
This website has a whole host of creations you can browse to whet your whistle and get you going if you’re stuck for ideas. Click on categories such as ‘1st Birthday', ‘Sports/Games’, ‘3D Children’s cakes’ and more. Everything is neatly laid out and priced so you can see what you’re getting at a glance. It's handy when you’re in a hurry. They also make photo cakes - send them your photo, and they'll put it on a cake!
ECreative Group, 15 Woodlands Loop #04-33/34, Singapore 738322, +65 6363 3636, email@example.com, www.ecreative.com.sg
This home grown cake shop has been around since 1985 and is a tried and tested fave. They boast an amazing array of cakes and even offer eggless options for veggies or those with pesky allergies! Their signature chocolate mousse ‘Etoile’ cake has a cult following. Yum!
Discerning little palates will adore this patisserie where Japanese techniques meet classical French baking. In addition to made-to-order 3D cakes, Chef Yamashita offers fresh cream cakes, delicate chiffon cakes, sponges, souffles and signature cheesecake tarts. Say sayonara to your six pack (not that we ever had one…) and konichu-wa to a contented belly!
FLOR Pâtisserie, Duxton Hill, #01-01, 2 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089588, +65 6223 8628, www.cakeflor.com.sg.
If your kids are loco for cocoa, try the signature dark chocolate fudge cake from Awfully Chocolate! It’s simple, it’s classic and it’s oh so rich – a guaranteed hit! You can even double up on the choco naughtiness - add some of their home-made premium dark chocolate ice cream with fresh milk, pure cream and Belgian chocolate to the mix. With 10 store locations around the island, it’s easy as pie to swing by…
The Smiling Orchid catering company can do it all. From weddings to corporate events and kids parties, there’s a wide range of menus and options. If you want to take all the hassle out of planning the party, order a kids menu packed with tasty tummy fillers, plus a snazzy themed cake. It's super easy for time crunched parents!
If you’ve got cash to splash on your little princess, she can have her very own 8.6kg iced brownie ‘rainbow cake’ for a cool $1,134! If that seems a little much, then there are plenty of more moderately priced ‘occasion cakes’. A unique option is the tower of 40 profiteroles decorated with icing flowers and butterflies. The Patissier makes cakes that Ma & Pa will want to devour too in elegant flavors such as pistachio maple and passion fruit meringue.
Cake on a stick. What could be better than that? These adorable little cake bites are perfect for mini me’s with mini tummies. Flavors include chocolate, French vanilla, carrot cake, cheesecake and red velvet. Each one is hand decorated and individually wrapped and costs between SG$3-6 depending on the theme and style. We absolutely love the Hello Kitty pops, nearly too cute to eat!
Eatzi Gourmet offers catering packages with a wide variety of savory eats and sweet treats. Cater your next party with a pasta feast or Asian buffet followed by birthday cake, of course! The made-to-order cakes are delicious and at a decent price point. Order online or call their hotline. Delivery is available! Easy peasy.
Four Leaves is one of Singapore’s leading chain bakeries, and they provide reasonably priced cakes. They may not be as ornate as some of the others, but you can choose from 2D cartoon cakes that start at SG$41 for a 21 cm size, to the smaller 3D cakes for SG$69 upwards. Their regular cakes come in a variety of sizes too, so Four Leaves is a fantastic alternative for smaller parties.