This Fresh Batch Of Home Bakers In Mumbai Is Giving Cakes A New Look
Finding a good baker for your party isn’t always a piece of cake.
But Mumbai, has really upped the cake-y ante in recent years, thanks to its impressive yield of home bakers.
Here's a list of some favourites, a mix of all-things guilt-free, indulgent, and innovative – straight out of the oven.
We’re sure that planning your next party will be a cake walk now!
Harvest Kitchen’s Instagram bio reads ‘Made with nothing your grandma wouldn’t eat’.
A brand that is all about delivering healthy, nourishing, and wholesome desserts using unprocessed ingredients. Le Cordon Bleu chef Aahana Samtani makes you fall in love with her simple, handmade, and delicious treats right from the Vegan Nutella to the Chocolate Chip, Oats, and Cranberry Cookies.
LiveInStyle Loves: The Date And Walnut Loaf with almond flour, flaxseeds, and coconut sugar.
Your Sugar Story
Home baked with love, Your Sugar Story is based out of Bandra and not too difficult to spot at local flea markets and food exhibitions. Helmed by pastry chef Karina Parwani, the brand is known for their signature cheesecakes, brownies and adorable customised cakes.
LiveInStyle Loves: The Cheesecake On A Stick topped with a Nutella drizzle and sprinkles.
Vanilla Beans was born out of a homemaker’s passion for baking goodness. Deepa Desai creates a variety of sweet and savoury treats that can be best described as ‘food for the soul’. Since 2012, Vanilla Beans is popular amongst all for it’s seasonal cakes, and chocolate ganache creations which can be customised as per order.
LiveInStyle Loves: The Kitkat Cakesicle made with chocolate sponge cake, coated in milk chocolate and KitKat bits.
Fat Is Flavour
A go-to gifting idea, Chef Pratik Kuckreja’s ‘Fat Is Flavour’ is a breath of fresh, chocolate-y air. The process to making the perfect cake for the customer involves a ‘cake interview’ which results in them getting a flavour that’s truly unique. By using clay pots sourced from local artisans and breaking the mould of a regular dessert, their Chocolate Soil is truly the talk of the town.
LiveInStyle Loves: The Chocolate Soil Pot which is available in various flavours like Nutella Crunch, Classic Cookie Dough, and Coffee Chocolate.
Founded by mother daughter duo Rohini Makkad and Suman Kalra, Gezond, literally translates to ‘healthy’ in Dutch. Wholesome, artisanal, and 100% eggless, Gezond’s healthy bakes are power packed with nutrition and made with the freshest ingredients. Rohini creates treats that are gluten-free, vegan, keto, and free of artificial colours, and flavours. The bakes are both healthy and tasty, all in one bite.
LiveInStyle Loves: Vegan Orange Blossom cake, with a whole wheat base, pan roasted oranges, dark chocolate ganache, and topped with edible flowers.
Have more crumby delights to share with your fellow LiveInStyle readers?
Let us know in the comments below!