5 places in Hong Kong for made-to-order children’s birthday cakes
No children’s party is complete without something sweet and sticky to eat
One ingredient is essential for any child’s party: cake. So whether it’s cupcake towers or a film-themed 3D monolith you’re after, here are five of Hong Kong’s favourite creators of that celebration centrepiece
One of the best-known crafters on the cake circuit, Complete Deelite are masters in sculpting cakes of all kinds. Variations include 3D interpretations of Disney favourites and superheroes and cupcake towers. Allow a two- to four-week lead time.
2/F On Lan Centre, 11-15 On Lan Street, Central, Hong Kong, tel: 3167 7022, completedeelite.com
Sweet Secrets’ artcakes service puts the focus on bespoke design, so if it’s a Minion-themed alpha numeral or Thunderbirds’ Tracy Island in 3D you want, they can do it given one week’s notice. There is also a next-day delivery service on a selection of designs including generic styles that can include the addition of a name; a saving grace for the list-phobic parent.
35 Graham Street, Central, Hong Kong, tel: 2545 8886; 28B Canal Road East, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, tel: 2575 6228, sweetsecrets.com.hk
From full-blown tiered cakes to cupcakes and one-bite cake pops, Beyond Dessert has you covered. Creations include a four-tiered animal carnival cake, safari-themed cupcakes and Alice in Wonderland cake pops.
email@example.com, beyonddessert.com (no address or telephone number)
Sugar Me HK
Beautifully decorated cakes and cupcakes custom made in favourite flavours, including vanilla and chocolate. The company’s portfolio includes fairy tale and carnival-themed varieties in vibrant sugar paste.
83 Bedford Road, Kowloon, tel: 6110 8967, firstname.lastname@example.org, sugarmehk.com
Made to order by the company’s resident pastry chef, Cake Temptations have been crafting their icing skills for more than a decade. Their lengthy list of variations on children’s themes includes Disney and Lego designs to animals, castles and sports. Orders require a lead time of three weeks.
Flat 5, 19/F Fook Yip Building, 53-57 Kwai Fung Crescent, Kwai Chung, tel: 2836 3388, email@example.com, caketemptations.com.hk