Birthdays… you either love it or hate it. The one day of the year we stand around a gorgeous cake, get sung to, open gifts, all whilst grow older and realising we have more responsibilities on our plate. With the Seventh Day of Chinese New Year coming up, there is no need to despise it. Traditionally known as “Renri” or “People’s Day”, it is the one day we celebrate everyone’s birthday… literally. What a joyous occasion!
In the heat of new year celebrations, let us not forget to grant our birthday wishes for the upcoming year (Ahem, no repeats of 2020, please!) Here is our take on some of the best birthday cake delivery places in Singapore — get your hands on these bakes as you toast to a prosperous niu year.
1. Baker’s Brew: Modern cakes with a twist
Priding themselves as the ultimate sanctuary for cake lovers, Baker’s Brew serves delicious cakes using only the finest of ingredients. The best-selling signature Ondeh Ondeh Cake ($58 for 6 inch; $78 for 8 inch) is a crowd-pleaser, and its feature in SimplyHer magazine as Singapore’s Top Ten Hall of Fame Cake is testament to that. Filled with delicious local flavours of pandan and gula melaka, it is not one to be missed for your birthday party. If you are looking for something unique, the fruity Lychee Mango ($58 for 6 inch; $78 for 8 inch) will do the trick for a great celebration.
2. Pantler: Japanese-style bakes
Feeling wanderlust? You are not alone. Bring the vibes of Japan to your celebration with Pantler‘s beautifully crafted cakes. Helmed by Chef Tomoharu Morita and Baker Matthias Phua, the duo were part of award-winning pastry teams in Grand Hyatt Tokyo and Joel Robuchon. The mouth-watering signature Yatsura ($34) is the go-to for any chocolate lover. Filled with hazelnut dacquoise (read: nut meringue layer. You are welcome.) and dark chocolate mousse, this one will leave you wanting more. Since it is everyone’s birthday, make your anti-chocolate friends happy with the Nagomi ($34), a delectable concoction of earl grey and citrus.
3. Lana Cakes: Beloved homemade chocolate fudge cake
The word ‘legendary’ would be an understatement for describing this cake. Since 1964,Lana Cakeshas served generations of Singaporeans and become a household name. Founder Mrs Violet Kwanstarted making the cakes in 1964 and the family has since committed to serving nostalgia in a chocolate cake. Fudge lovers, share the birthday love with a signature Standard Choc ($55). Expect smooth and light chiffon, mixed in with a layer of rich and exquisite fudge. Take it from us, let the cake sit at room temperature prior to consumption, for guaranteed maximum satisfaction!
4. Elijah Pies: #forsharingonly
Tired of the standard ol’ cake deliveries? Surprise your guests and your taste buds with home-grown brand Elijah Pies. Made #forsharingonly, Elijah Pies was founded on the belief that desserts bring people closer and are best enjoyed together. Exactly what birthdays are for! Experience love at first bite with the best-selling signature Nutella Pie ($45), an impeccable blend of sumptuous dark chocolate and roasted hazelnuts. The Wild Berry Lavender Pie ($52) is another crowd favourite and a treat for the eyes. A mix of real berries, fresh yogurt and a hint of lavender, this is one you will be pie-ning for even after your birthday treat!
5. Lime Restaurant: Celebration centerpieces
If you are feeling more ‘atas’ this Ren Ri, pamper your guests with these decadent treats from Lime Restaurantat Park Royal Collection Pickering. Beautifully decorated with carefully curated flavours, you are sure to find your sweet spot with their cakes. The Forest Berries Cheesecake ($58) is an indulgent baked cheesecake with a digestive biscuit base and topped with fresh berries. Neither too sweet or rich, it is an impeccable take on the traditional cake. Ensure everyone celebrates their day and cater to a wide array of dietary preferences with a Gluten-free Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake ($58) or a Vegan Coconut Chocolate Mousse Cake ($58).
6. Udders Ice Cream: Blast from the past
Who does not love a good ice cream cake? The best of both worlds! Bring some nostalgia to your birthday celebrations with ice cream cakes from Udders Ice Cream. Chocoholics, you are going to go crazy over the Choco Loco($59), a decadent mix of two signature ice cream flavours, Awesomely Chocolate and Vanilla Beanz, and topped with all sorts of treats. For something different, their Berry Cheesy ($59) hits the spot. The best part? Udders promise all-natural ingredients and less heavy usage of sugar and cream. Guilt-free and drool-worthy, sign me up!
7. Butter Studio: Halal-certified masterpieces
Butter Studio could not be more right when they say: “The more we celebrate, the more there is in life to celebrate.” That is what Ren Ri is all about. Inspired by time-tested recipes passed down generations and honoring the tradition of artisan handmade goodness, Butter Studio’s cakes are bound to impress your taste buds and eyes. Try out new flavours such asSpeculoos Pretzel ($48) and Butterscotch Praline ($58). Signatures like Chocolate Indulgence ($68) and Ondeh Ondeh ($48) are also guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth.
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8. Rive Gauche: Premium Parisian desserts
‘Travel’ to Europe with friends this Ren Ri and have an unparalleled celebration with Rive Gauche‘s authentic French creations. Named after the left bank of the famous River Seine, their mission is to deliver genuine French pastries. The best-selling Guanaja($40) is made with the finest French Valrhona Guanaja dark chocolate atop a crispy biscuit. Looking to stay healthy and get your nutrients in during celebrations? Then the Fruits Charlotte ($38) is the one for you. Expect vanilla mouse and finger sponge supporting a large bed of fresh fruits, as the name aptly suggests.