We all love cake, and birthday cake is definitely our favorite! Whether it’s a cupcake, multi-layered cake, or a good old-fashioned Victoria sponge, we just can’t get enough of cake. Now that we’re gradually returning to life as it was before, parties and gatherings are back in full swing so it’s time for a celebration! If your little one is having a birthday party, Kuala Lumpur is home to many impressive patisseries, cake shops, bakeshops, and artisanal cafes where you can order a delectable, colorful, and tasty homemade birthday cake made especially for your child. Check out our guide to the best birthday cakes in Kuala Lumpur!
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This avant-garde cake and pastry artist started baking when she was 11, and took the unconventional path of 'unschooling' in order to find her own purpose, which turned out to be baking. We're blown away by her stunning creations, and her work is gorgeous, intricate and elaborate. So if you're hankering for a fancy, artistic masterpiece to wow your guests, she's your gal! Karen also conducts workshops for kids and adults, so check out her Facebook page to stay informed when she holds one next!
Talented artisanal baker Shaun Teo has made a name for himself in the Malaysian patisserie industry as well as internationally in Taiwan, Indonesia, Singapore, and Thailand. If you need a fully customized cake for a wedding or birthday, baby shower celebration and special corporate events, or even a dessert table, he is able to create a magnificent work of art based on your requirements.
Some of the best-tasting cakes in the city can be found at Swich Cafe, which is famous for its fruit-based cakes like the signature moist, light and lovely Mangosteen Cake. Or try their crowd favorite, the Cempedak Cake, Avocado Cake or our personal favorite, the Aphrodite (strawberry and pomegranate). The baker will listen to your birthday cake preferences and offer suggestions on how you can jazz up what you already have in mind. And we love that they're all so well-priced. Dig in!
Swich Cafe Atria, C11A, Concourse Floor, Atria Shopping Gallery, Atria Damansara, Jalan SS22/23, Damansara Jaya, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +603 7731 7702, www.swichcafe.com
Founders Satira Diana and Farah Melissa create fantastic-looking cakes that are often too pretty to be eaten. Modern, stylish and innovative, they've brought cake-designing up a notch with their artistic work, but you'll have to pay for what you get, as their creations are often bold, fashionable and on trend. Order from them and your cake will probably be the talk of the town at your next party!
Customized cakes for all occasions including weddings, birthdays, baby showers and the prettiest desserts like cake pops that you've ever seen can be found in this family-run cakery in Solaris Mont Kiara. We're just drooling looking at their amazing Instagram page filled with colorful, quirky creations that will put a smile to your face. Pop by their cafe to have a taste and check out their photo albums to pick the perfect cake for your special day.
Though tiny, this cake shop certainly packs a punch when it comes to delivering cakes that look and taste delicious! Boasting the use of organic flour, kampung (free-range) eggs, and no artificial essences and flavorings, you're assured of the best quality when it comes to the cakes, pastries and desserts. Their cakes and pastries cover the entire spectrum of treats, from the quintessential red velvet cake to pastries made with alternative grains like buckwheat and rye. For customized cakes, drop by the cafe in Bangsar to discuss what you need.
Jaslyn Cakes, 7A Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2202 2868, www.jaslyncakes.com
From blogger to baker to cafe owner and author, Su-Yin has done it all and she now runs her cafe at the lush setting of Glasshouse at Seputeh, as well as a cafe and kiosk at The Gardens, Mid Valley Megamall. She offers wonderful customized cakes and desserts and can create something unique according to your theme and budget, and her cafe at Glasshouse is also a hot favorite when it comes to intimate birthday parties and gatherings.
Delectable By Su, various locations, +6012 508 1855, www.delectable.com.my
Who doesn’t love a man who knows his way around a kitchen? Well, here are two - Shawn and Ferdy! These boys love to bake and they do a seriously impressive job. Whatever you want, they can make it from Peppa Pig to Popits to Barbie-themed cakes. Best of all, these cakes look amazing and taste even better! Choose a pick-up point to collect your cake or grab it from their studio in Cheras – more details on their Facebook page.
Miss Shortcakes, also known as Jessica Ting, is an award-winning, spectacular cake-creator and baker. Beautiful and tasty is what Jessica does best. Everything from three-tier towers to Moana masterpieces Jessica can do it all. Her Instagram account shows all her stunning work and shows off her impressive skills. Definitely worth a follow!
Famous for their best-selling 3D Fresh Cream Durian Cake that will leave durian fans craving for more, Moonlight Cake House has branches around the Klang Valley and Johor. This is the place to pick up awesome fresh, ready-made cakes including cheesecakes, fondant cakes, French mille crepe, gelato cakes and fresh cream cakes which you can pre-order online before collecting.
Moonlight Cake House, various outlets including Sri Petaling and Puchong, www.moonlightcake.com
Colorful, light and delicious, these jelly cakes are bound to go down well with your little people. There are heaps of designs to choose from in many sizes and shapes from cartoon characters and animals to your favorite sport. Browse through the many options on the Jelly Cake House website, place your order online two days in advance and self-collect at one of their outlets in the Klang Valley.
Jelly Cake House, various outlets including SS2 and Cheras, www.jellycakehouse.com
Fabulous cupcake shop Wondermilk also does cute birthday cakes! They can either be pre-ordered or, if you go early enough, a few are for sale and ready to take away. Bear in mind that if you go too late on the day you need one the big cakes may have already sold out, but you can usually buy a box of mini cupcakes, which are a great alternative. The cakes are yummy though, moist chocolate with tasty buttercream icing. Choose from buttercream cakes, Lola cakes, or customized cakes online and they'll even deliver them to you. You’ll find outlets in Publika and Damansara Uptown or browse their online store.
Ice cream and cake at the same time? A dream for most kids, we reckon! Deliciously cool and hard to resist, head over to Baskin Robbins to pick out the perfect ice cream cake for kiddos. There are kid-friendly designs that little ones will love, and they're not hard to find since branches are everywhere. Just remember to pop these babies into the refrigerator if you don't plan on consuming them immediately.
Baskin Robbins, various outlets including Bangsar and Suria KLCC, www.baskinrobbins.com.my
Cake store Suchan has been around since 1994, and you'll be glad to know they have been supplying cakes and cookies to some of your favorite cafes around the city, and also cater for keto diets. Their best-selling signature Tiramisu Cake is a must-try, or if you want more options there's Mango Cheesecake, Gula Melaka Pandan Cheese Cake. Place your order online and they'll deliver it to you between three to five days.
Suchan, 20, Jalan Perisa 1, Taman Gembira, 58200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 7981 9328, www.suchan.my
Based in Mont Kiara, Patisserie Rui is a neighborhood bakery well-known for its weekly Omakase cakes baked daily. As only limited quantities are available, bookings can be made in advance on their website. Only premium ingredients and fresh produce from around the world are used, ensuring premium quality cakes that taste absolutely divine.
Patisserie Rui, Block D1-G4-5, (Publika), Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 6207 9282, www.patisserierui.com.my
The delicate, gorgeous creations by Xiao by Crustz often look too beautiful to be eaten. You can find well-made, high-quality small and whole cakes, high tea sets, and macarons here. For birthdays, surprise loved ones with an assortment of petit gateaus or whole cakes. Pre-order on their online store at least one day before to ensure that you receive the cake on time.
Xiao by Crustz, B-G-6, Happy Mansion Block B, Section 17, 476400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +6011 5637 8702, email@example.com, www.xiaobycrustz.com
Specialists in French pastry creation including cheesecake, French layered cake (Entrement), macarons, and chocolates, Foret Blanc provides finely crafted cake designs and pastry that taste as good as they look. A quick browse on their website will easily tempt you as their delectable cakes are quite hard to resist. If your child is after a special design such as Baby Shark, Frozen, Hello Kitty, and more, they'll happily make them according to your wishes.
Foret Blanc Patisserie Bakery, 49-G, Petaling Utama Avenue, Jalan PJS 1/50, Taman Petaling Utama,
46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +603 7773 1379/ +6012 689 1470, www.foretblanc.com
Founded by Li Ping in 2014, we can't help but lust over her amazing selection of pretty cakes on her online store. With a store in Mont Kiara and Penang, she's a pro when it comes to fashionable buttercream designer cakes and custom-made petite desserts. We love that there is the option of petite-sized cakes called Darling Size Cakes suitable for two to four people suitable for those with smaller appetites.
The Buttercake Factory, B-G-2, Gateway Kiaramas, Corporate Suites, No.1, Jalan Desa Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, www.buttercakefactory.com
There are times when we may slip up and forget to order the birthday cake at the eleventh hour! Before you let panic set in, fear not as Eat Cake Today offers same-day delivery within the Klang Valley. Available every day of the week, you just need to jump onto their website and pick out a suitable option and they'll have it sent to you within four hours as long as you order before 2pm! Alternatively, you can self-collect at the Starling Mall or Bandar. If you have a specific requirement, you can easily filter your selection based on your needs such as cakes that are nut-free, dairy-free, wheat-free, or alcohol-free, among others. Currently, they offer over 1,200 premium cakes from local bakers, and you can order for any last-minute celebration or even arrange as a surprise delivery for a loved one.
Eat Cake Today, www.eatcaketoday.com
Strictly for adults, the alcoholic cakes here pack a punch so you may want to leave the kids out. Infused with spirits like Gin, Kahlua, Whisky, Rum, and Baileys, you'll be asking for more once you get a taste of these sinful delights. Founder Eddie wanted to create a differentiation in the market, and he certainly did with his best-selling Signature Baileys Choc Mousse and Tiramisu Kahlua which keep his customers coming back for more. For those who provide cakes without alcohol, he has a selection of cheesecakes, crepe cakes, ice cream cakes, and keto cakes too.
Cake Tella, 31, Jalan SS 26/15, Taman Mayang Jaya, 47301 Selangor, Malaysia, +6016 245 6580, www.caketella.com
MORE OPTIONS FOR BIRTHDAY CAKES IN KUALA LUMPUR:
Cat & The Fiddle - Premium cheesecake
Haagen-Dazs - Ice cream cakes
In The Clouds Cakes - Home-made freshly baked cakes
Inside Scoop - Ice cream cakes
Just Heavenly - Home-baker with two decades of experience
Kindori - Japanese ice cream cakes
Lavender - Bakery, and patisserie
Cakes 'n Such by Elves - Custom made cakes
Baked In Chelsea - Cakes with toppings
Junandus - Cakes, cookies, chocolates
Baked KL - Vegan cakes
Lacher Patisserie - Online French-inspired cake shop
Secret Recipe - Reliable, quality cakes