As I stated in my “About Me” page, I’m a hopeless sweet tooth. Although I often receive questions about cakes, I have not really made any “official” post about this lust. (Yes, it is Temptation, Lust).
Recently, I recommended for a sweet tooth like me some bakeries in Hanoi which I specially like. Eventually, I think posting the list will be helpful 🙂
* My favorite bakeries, in no particular order
1. O’DOUCEURS, 91A Tran Hung Dao, Hoan Kiem District.
My English review
4. PIZZA ONG TAY, 3 Le Van Luong, Cau Giay District
Their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pizzaongtay/
I especially love their cute animals cakes and mousses! Bear (chocolate), frog (green tea), pink pig (strawberry), white sheep (not sure, but I think it is mascarpone cheese). They also have choux, chocolate lava cake, other type of cakes; for savory taste, you can try pizza and homemade tagliatelle pasta 🙂
5. JAMỨT, 3 Quan Ngua, Ba Dinh District
Japanese handmade cake. Online shop and Take-away only, Not a Cafe.
I personally see Japanese-style cakes are more airy, light, and less sweet than traditional Western style.
The owner, a Japanese woman, only uses natural ingredients, and no preservation. I like their shou-ice (choux with ice cream filling), and cheesecake (rich and heavy, still not too sweet). She also makes fruit jams. Before she only sold cakes for Japanese via online method.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/JamutSao/
Check out some pictures of the shop below (click on pictures to see them in detail)
6. I.SWEETS, To Ngoc Van, Tay Ho District [CLOSED]
[ONLINE SHOP] MACARONS! ~ Their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/i.sweets.vn/
7. POEME BAKERY
This brand has many shops around Hanoi. Japanese style, supervised by Mr. Tesuya Suzuki.
List of their shops: http://poemecake.vn/he-thong-cua-hang/
Some pictures I took before:
8. ICY CAKE, 2F Quang Trung, Hoan Kiem District
My English review, the shop is temporarily closed now.
They are specialized in cake orders for events (for example: weddings), lots of amazing ones, you can check their website here: http://icy.com.vn/en/
9. THE ADELAIDE – Online Shop
No.4, alley 6, Doi Nhan street (end of Doi Can street)
I specially like her red velvet cake. Other kinds: passion fruit mousse, “bong lan trung muoi” (salted egg sponge roll cake), pizza, and cake order.
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TheAdelaideBakery/
10. COWFLEE.kitchen – Online Shop
Cake order, cookies, thumbprint cookies, roll cakes, biscotti, cat-tongue cookies…
A friend of mine ordered her cookies few times. I was impressed with thumbprint cookies n biscotti 🙂
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/COWFLEEkitchen-1620664071532295/timeline
11. ANH TU SHOP, number 150, Xa Dan 2 alley, Dong Da District
This shop is more into large quantity sale, especially cookies and pizza crust, for many cafes and small pizza shops in Hanoi 🙂 The owner, Anh Tu, also has baking classes and sells baking tools/ingredients, too.
I know about this shop after helping my cousin taking 2kg of cookies for Tet holiday (Lunar New Year). Cookies are really good!
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/anhtushop2013/
12. NYAHAHA – Online Shop
My friend is the owner. She makes cookies, muffins, pound cakes, and takes cake order. Japanese-style of baking 🙂
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/cuatiem.nyahaha/
13. ALAFOILE BAKERY n CAFE – it located inside My Dinh 1 urban area, Tu Liem district.
Location is a bit far from center but not too bad from my house. I accidentally found it when I was wandering around that area. They have goooood breads, and cakes
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/alafoliemydinh1/
14. THE FRENCH PASTRY SCHOOL
Baking classes from a chef of JW Marriot. He also takes cake order.
Actually, I have not experienced any baking class here but my lust with cakes at JW Marriot tells me that I should add this in my list.
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Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1584693175095389/1755322484699123/
15. KINH DO CAFE
I mainly comes here for Yogurt, and Lemon Tart! Their cakes are very old-schooled I think. Nothing is fancy, but they are good, somehow 🙂
I will add more in the future if I find something’s good 🙂 Hopefully this list will be longer!
P.S: My all time favorite dessert, Chocolate Earl Grey and Dark Chocolate Truffle Tart at DALUVA