Chennai-Based Home Bakers You Must Check Out!

Got a sweet tooth? Planning to get something extravagant or truly decadent baked for your loved ones? From artistic jelly cakes and Pinteresty fondant cakes to delectable cake jars and hampers, get them all done with this list of the best home bakers in Chennai. Give it a read and try not to drool! 

Pastry Maniaa

Home-baked cupcakes, cakes, cakepops, and jar cakes in flavours like vanilla buttercream, chocolate truffle, strawberry buttercream, and tiramisu. Aren’t you hungry just reading this? This place makes the most drool-worthy cakes with kitkats, oreos, Cadbury’s and all our fave chocolates from childhood. They also make customised cakes like a camera cake and doll cakes. Their chocolate overdose is a must-have.

Price: INR 60 onwards

Bakeries

Pastry Maniaa

Canal Road, Kilpauk Garden Colony, Kilpauk, Chennai

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Sugar Brush

These Pinteresty, premium liquor cakes will make you drool the moment you see them. Keerthy bakes Beer Truffles and Whisky Chocolate Cakes with stencil, palette knife painting techniques, and watercolour effects. The flavours include pistachio cream cheese, chocolate, and salted caramel, chocolate and chocolate cream cheese, lemon blueberry, lemon meringue. Jameson, Glenfiddich, Jack Daniel’s, Black Label for whiskey are the liquors used. Try the Wheat Beer Cake or Whisky Chocolate Cake with Salted Whisky Caramel.

Price: INR 1,200 onwards

Cakeistry

If you’re looking for customised cupcakes, Cakeistry will make it look amazing. Their customised cake for a dentist (with all the dental equipment!) is our fave. You can get cupcakes with teeny tiny footballs and a trophy on top. Their recent cupcake told a story of two people in love, with two tiny people and symbols of Columbus and San Francisco on the cupcakes! Want a Shin-Chan or Minions cupcake? They make those, too! 

Price: INR 100 onwards

Sugar Rush

Get cake pops in flavours like vanilla, chocolate, red velvet, and more. Also, people are loving their fudge brownies with milk chocolate drizzle. Their Christmas sugar cookies have adorable designs and art on them. They also make tiny little mini cupcakes, customised cakes, and cupcakes. 

Price: INR 35 onwards

Bake My Day

From quirky animal illustrations to ice cream drip cakes, Bake My Day will truly #MakeYourDay (see what we did there?). Their trippy cake batter art and superhero-themed cupcakes are our fave. They also baked a chocolate cake with a woman wearing a red dress with a huge bottle of absolute vodka (relate, much?) and it’s all cake! Watch our for their Christmas-themed cakes, cupcakes, and other treats. 

Price: INR 80 onwards

Fresh Baked Goodness

They have a huge fanbase and we particularly love their jar cakes. But it's their three-layered Theobroma cake that is the real MVP. A whiff of this cake, and you will be sold! Their Tiramisu cake is worth indulging into as well!

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Fresh Baked Goodness

Shop 22/40, 3rd Street, East Abhiramapuram, Mylapore, Chennai

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The Madras Patissiere

An initiative of Kavitha Murugan, TMP offers stunning cakes that taste as good as they look. Wedding cakes, celebration cakes, pound cakes, customized cupcakes - they do it all. Don't forget to try their shiny, binge-worthy brownies along with their blondies and banana bread. 

Crumbs & Layers

Their millionaire's shortbread bars look too good to eat, but taste simply delightful. You can also treat yourself to fresh cookies with gooey centres, cake jars in exotic flavours, pretzel-topped chocolate bars, marshmallows in fusion flavours, baklava rolls, macarons, cheese tarts, cakesicles and many more indulgent treats. Drooling aren't you? 

Hew & Frost

A bakery run by Mridula (who is also a young designer) out of her home in Valsaravakkam, Hew & Frost specialises in wedding cakes, but there are also a lot of other delish things on offer. Her macarons are absolutely on point and you can also place orders for Pinteresty cakesicles, gooey brownies, cutesy cupcakes and more. 

Bakeries

Hew & Frost

11-A, Arcot Road, Behind Naidu Hall, Porur, Chennai

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Bakeman Begins

Known for their bespoke cakes,  Bakeman Begins does a stellar job with celebration cakes and french entrements. They work with fondant and also do couture cupcakes, macarons, dessert jars, bakalava, dessert table items, customised hampers and more. Everything is made to order here. 

Love Sugar & Batter

Pinteresty cakes, cinnamon rolls and delectable brownies - Love Sugar & Batter offers some toothsome desserts. An initiative of Kajal Raisinghani, most of their desserts are eggless (macarons too), with everything made from scratch on an order basis. They also do tarts, pies, quiches, croissants, protein brownies and sugar-free versions of cakes and cookies. Read more here.

Annz Bakeshop

Run by Ann Kumar from her home kitchen, Annz Bakeshop delivers freshly baked cookies that will make you go DAYUM! You can choose from shortbread, chocolate chunk and Anzac cookies along with simple yet flavoursome cakes along with fondant and ice cream ones. Prices for 10 cookies starts from INR 150. Read more here.

Ekta Surana

Wanna go easy on the calories? Reach out to Ekta Surana who makes Vietnamese jelly cakes that look super pretty and can be customised to your liking in terms of the flavour, size and look of the cakes. Made with sugar, water and milk, these are light, bubbly and come with beautiful flower pipings done by Ekta. They have vegan and alcohol-infused versions of these too. Read more here. 

Brown Hut

7 kinds of yum brownies and a chilli chocolate brownie made from one of the world’s hottest chilli pepper - if you’re a brownie lover, this one’s for you. They also have a make-your-own brownie - just choose your brownie, sauce, and toppings! Brownie flavours include triple chocolate, caramel, brookies, walnut, Ferrero Rocher, and Nutella. You can make your brownie in just three simple steps. They have eggless brownies too.

Price: INR 220 (for 250 grams) onwards

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