Best Chennai-Based Home Bakers You Must Bookmark For Valentine's Day 2021

    Got a sweet tooth? Planning to get something extravagant or truly decadent baked for your loved one this Valentine's Day? 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 to check out Valentine's Day 2021. Give it a read and try not to drool! 

    Disclaimer: Given the current situation, try placing your orders well in advance. Also, opt for contactless deliveries and online payment. 

    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 ( we love their camera cake and doll cake). Their Chocolate Overdose is a must-have.


    Sugar Brush

    Sugar Brush

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    Their Pinteresty, premium liquor cakes will make you drool the moment you see them. Run by Keerthy, you can get anything from Beer Truffles to Whisky Chocolate Cakes, all made with stencils, palette knife painting techniques, and watercolour effects. The flavours include pistachio cream cheese, chocolate, salted caramel, chocolate and chocolate cream cheese, lemon blueberry and lemon meringue. Jameson, Glenfiddich, Jack Daniel’s, Black Label for the whisky brands she uses. Try the Wheat Beer Cake or Whisky Chocolate Cake with Salted Whisky Caramel.


    Cakeistry

    Cakeistry

    Anna Nagar, Chennai

    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! 


    SugarRush

    Sugar Rush

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    We love their 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. 


    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. 


    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!

    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? There's more. It's also one of the few places in the city offering Burnt Basque Cheesecake (a must for cheesecake lovers). They also mini boxes for their cakes and breads. 

    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. Their textured cakes sure are a thing of beauty. 

    Bakeman Begins

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

    The Brown Hut

    The Brown Hut

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    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. Brownie cakes, crumbles, tarts and cookies are on offer too. 


    The Mousse Studio

    Want to give your cakes a miss and try something new? Check out The Mousse Studio. Run by Ubaidha, you can find some of the most indulgent mousses and mousse cakes here. Flavours include Theobroma, Milk Chocolate, Lotus Biscoff, Rasmalai Mousse Cake, Salted Caramel Cheese Mousse Cake (their bestseller) and more. The best part - they're all eggless. She does keto-friendly and sugarfree mousses and mousse cakes too. 

    Bakerswood By Afrin Irshad

    We tried one of their mini cakes at #LBBDessertBazaar and were immediately sold. Not only do her cakes look gorgeous but also taste heavenly! Her cookies and cheesecakes are a delight as well. You can also try out French entremets here. They've got flavours like Chocolate Crème brûlée, Tender coconut lychee, tender coconut pineapple and more. Also look out for her handpainted macarons - they really are something. 

    D'OH

    D'OH

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    Started by Kavya Prasad, D'OH's got some of the most delectable blondies and brownies in the city. Their caramel triangle bars with coconut shortbread base, caramel and chocolate look absolutely tempting. They've got red velvet jars, Theobroma mousse cake and cheesecakes on offer too.  

    Shradha Lulla Gourmet Desserts

    Her dessert jars have won many hearts, especially her waterchestnut jar with coconut milk. Ice cream cakes is her other speciality along with melt-in-the-mouth biscuit pudding and Nutella Mousse. Her almond rocks are quite popular too. 

    Kay's Bakes

    From assorted mini cheesecakes to tres leches cake and Russian cakes - Kay's Bakes has got quite a selection of desserts on offer. Their Russian Honey cake is our favourite along with their mini chocolate chip cookies. They do thematic cakes, fondant cakes, cream-filled doughnuts and Dulche de Leche cupcakes too. 

    Nouvelle

    Nouvelle

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    It's all about enjoying fine French desserts with this one. Choux pastries. Macarons. Bakewell tarts. Petits gâteaux. Macarons - these guys do it all. Their Opéra cakes are a hit among customers and look quite fancy. Run by two Le Cordon Bleu, London graduates, you can enjoy all sorts of French entremets along with cheesecakes, geode cakes, cupcakes and tarts here. Know more here. 

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