Having taken your mum out for a meal or a light brunch, now is the time to make sure she knows how special she is with a dessert or other sweet treat. Here are eight places to enjoy cakes, pastries, and other sugary delights and so treat your mother to an amazing dessert in Jakarta.
Colette & Lola
Offering elegantly designed cakes with refined designs that are as beautiful as they are tasty, the easy-order website here is organised in a friendly manner with each cake having an image and a short write-up. This allows you to see exactly what you are getting when you are looking for something special. There are other sweet treats that can be an enjoyed or shared, but the cakes are really unmissable.
As the name suggests, the small patisseries are breathtaking at Exquise Patisserie. Each one is filled with colour and style, which will put a smile on anyone’s face. Perfect for a small treat or something more luxurious, the cakes are works of art that are also rather tasty.
Nomz Kitchen & Pastry
As well as a dessert menu, Nomz Kitchen & Pastry has a whole section dedicated to cake. There is an extensive selection to choose from, with both slices and whole cakes to enjoy. Everything from classic offerings like Oma’s Mocca Cake to the aptly named sponge-filled Treasure Cake.
Maple and Oak
At its core, Maple and Oak offers freshness in both the décor and menu. Each dish is created with the notion of fresh ingredients and taste, and while the dessert section is small, it has some really delicious additions. The Chai Pannacotta is, for example, a stunning way to impress with edible flowers finishing off the decoration.
Specialising in baked delights, Paul is becoming a great place to visit if you’re looking for something different with your dessert. Combine your pastry selection with some expertly roasted coffee to make this the perfect pick-me-up when looking for tasty desserts or afternoon snacks.
The Mandarin Cake Shop
Offering freshly baked pastries, cakes, and savoury delicacies The Mandarin Cake Shop is staple of the Jakarta sweet scene. Each day, the on-site chefs create a range of mouthwatering cakes to perfect scones, delicious sandwiches, and decadent chocolates. This makes it the perfect place to impress and make someone feel special.
Lewis & Carroll Tea
If coffee isn’t your thing, then the wide selection of teas at Lewis & Carroll Tea might be more to your liking when enjoying an amazing dessert. The Blooming Hot Chocolate is a particularly decadent choice, but the real star is the Mad Tea Party, which is perfect for sharing.
As its name suggests, this the place for those people who love a creamy dessert. The offerings include a collection of ice-cream cakes and other creamy delights that are familiar but also something a little different than the normal sponge cakes people are accustomed to.