You know what the festival of lights really means right? Sweets – in every shape, size and flavour. We’ve rounded up a few home bakers who have interesting offerings for the adventurous gift-giver and the experimental gift recipient. Binge the festive season away!


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Chockriti’s festive collection of sweet treats is full of interesting gifting options. Trade in your go-to box of kaju katli and, instead, order their Diwali special mithai truffles – available in gulab jamun, kesar pista and bakhalava flavours. Don’t feel too guilty about popping truffle after truffle because they’re made with natural sugar, the finest European cacao and pure extracts of organic flowers, teas, herbs, spices and dry fruit {they also do a vegan version}.

 They do festive packaging {as per the occasion} too.

Contact: +91 9560516418, or email them at
Delivery areas: All parts of Delhi
Price Point: Starts at INR 1,000 for a box of 12
Notice Period: Minimum 24 hours
For more details, click here for their Facebook page, and here for the website.

The Rolling Pin Bakery

Create the perfect Diwali gift with The Rolling Pin Bakery’s boxes. Totally customisable, these include a bottle of wine, lots of chewy cookies, a scented candle and fudge brownies. Speak to them and, if you’d like lemon cake instead, they’re happy to make your hamper as special as possible.

The Hot Pink Cake Studio by Ipshita

All of Ipshita’s cakes are unique, in their flavour and in their presentation; your cakes and cookies will look almost too good to eat. For Diwali, order their beautiful baskets full of goodies – chocolate cinnamon bites, chai flavoured tea cakes and crunchy muesli cookies.

Contact: 011 41751616, +91 9811550292
Delivery areas: No delivery, but for a wedding cake, they’ll come and set it up for you
Price Point: INR 2,000 for 1kg
Notice Period: 3-5 days for regular orders; 1 month for wedding cakes
Follow them on Facebook here.


This year, for Diwali, BakeAru has created three different kinds of hampers. First, they have a box of assorted sugar cookies that look too pretty to eat, you can order a box of 6 or 12. Alternatively, they’re debuting their homemade chocolates, available in coffee, orange, mint, caramel or strawberry flavours.

If cupcakes are more your jam, they’ve got some that are customised for the festivities.

All Things Yummy

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There’s a certain charm to a cake in a jar isn’t there? Makes for an appropriate gifting option and All Things Yummy know how to do ‘em right. They have special Diwali hampers this year, available in different sizes and at different prices, so get calling. Check out their menu here.

Contact: +91 8130212567;
Delivery: South Delhi only
Price Point: Starting at INR 100-200 for cupcakes and cake in a jar
Notice Period: 24-48 hrs
Follow them on Facebook here.

Zucchero, The Sugar Factory

Prompt and efficient, Zucchero will entertain any and all requirements you have- whether it’s the sweet something you want altered, or the packaging. Festive ideas? Just ask and they’ll put them into motion. Opt for the cranberry, peanut butter or chocolate bars.

Contact: +91 9811028280
Delivery areas: Mainly Gurgaon
Price Point: Starts at INR 250
Notice Period: 24 hours for 1kg; A week for 5-10kgs
Follow them on Facebook here.

Georgia Dakota

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With quality ingredients, unexpected flavours and the promise of great service, Georgia Dakota has the softest, most well-made treats we’ve had in a while. You won’t be disappointed no matter what you order, we promise. We recommend the Wholesome American granola, Flourless Spiced Chocolate Cake and soft, chewy cookies {in all sorts of flavours}. If you’re looking for gifting options, we’d be quite happy to receive their Ultimate Cookie Box this Diwali.

Contact: +91 9899293323
Delivery areas: South Delhi, free for orders over INR 1,000
Price Point: Starting at INR 650
Notice Period: 24 hrs
For more information click here for their Facebook page.

Smitten Bakery

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You’ll have plenty to choose from here. Their bestseller is artisanal chocolates, in delightful packaging. This year, their boxes of yumminess contain hazelnut praline bars, Boozy Chocolate Cake, Almond and Orange Rochers as well as chocolate sable cookies.  You could also try their lemon-based desserts, salted caramel desserts and breads.

Contact: +91 9810010735
Delivery areas: No delivery
Price Point: INR 1,500 onwards per kg
Notice Period: 24 hours; at least 36 hours on weekends
For more details click here.


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With extravagant designs and truly melt in your mouth goodness, Sugarama gets its Signature Belgian Chocolates right every time. They take a little longer than most and you’ll have to pick it up yourself, but it’s worth every minute of the wait. Alternatively, order their mini macaroon jars that are equal parts delicious and adorable.

Contact: +91 9899709989
Delivery areas: No
Price: Starting at INR 250 for a box of 6 chocolates
Notice: 2-3 days, depending on your order
For more information, follow them on Facebook here.


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