Why don’t cakes ever go hiking? Because they’re afraid of getting frosted on the peak!
Cake jokes aside, we’ve had some amazing cakes in Auckland—and today’s article will prove it! If you’re a cake lover like us, join us as we show you all the best cake spots in the city for satisfying your sweet tooth.
1. Bluebells Cakery
Address: 361 New North Road, Kingsland, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
- Monday to Friday – 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
- Saturday & Sunday – 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Phone: +64 9 377 3429
Chances are you’ve heard of Bluebells Cakery – they’re a local favourite for their delicious and beautifully crafted cakes.
Their display case is always filled with a tempting array of goodies, from classic flavours like chocolate and vanilla to more unique creations like lemon lavender and salted caramel.
Each cake is decorated with precision and attention to detail, making them almost too beautiful to eat. So don’t forget to snap a photo of your cake before devouring it. Trust us, it’ll be Instagram-worthy.
Bluebells Cakery offers mini versions of their signature cakes. It’s a perfect way to sample several varieties without breaking your diet too much!
2. La Petite Fourchette
Address: g02/85 Daldy Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
- Monday to Friday – 7 AM to 3 PM
- Saturday and Sunday- 8 AM to 3 PM
Phone: +64 9 869 3360
For those looking for a taste of France in the heart of Auckland, La Petite Fourchette is your go-to spot. This charming French patisserie specialises in delicate and indulgent cakes that will transport you straight to Paris.
Their range of flavours is impressive, with everything from classic chocolate mousse to unique creations like mango and passionfruit entremet.
Be sure to pair your cake with one of their freshly brewed coffees or loose leaf teas for the ultimate French experience. And if you’re feeling extra fancy, indulge in one of their macarons or eclairs as well.
If you’re planning a fancy soirée, La Petite Fourchette also offers customised cakes for special events. Just make sure to place your order in advance to guarantee availability.
3. The Gateau House
Address: Unit E/7 Triton Drive, Rosedale, Auckland 0632, New Zealand
- Monday to Sunday – 10 AM to 7 PM
Phone: +64 9 217 3593
All the cakes at Gateau House contain no preservatives, so these cakes are perfect for those trying to eat healthier.
Their chocolate ganache and strawberry gateau cake is a sensational delight. Or if you’re feeling adventurous, go for the Black Forest cake with its boozy cherry and dark chocolate combination.
The Gateau House also offers cake decorating classes for those looking to improve their baking skills or just wanting to have some fun.
Address: 90 Federal Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
- Monday to Sunday – Open 24 hours
Phone: +64 9 363 6000
With its pastel-coloured exterior and whimsical decor, this place is a feast for the eyes. Their signature cake, their cheesecake, is a must-try for any sweet tooth. That said, you can’t go wrong with their coffee hazelnut cake or chocolate vanilla brulee either!
Sucre also offers custom cake orders for special occasions. Many of their celebration cakes are intricately designed and come with inscriptions too. So, if you need to impress your friends and family, give this place a try!
5. The Pantry at Park Hyatt
Address: Park Hyatt Auckland 99 Halsey Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
- Monday and Tuesday – 7 AM to 2 PM
- Wednesday to Friday – 7 AM to 9 PM
- Saturday and Sunday – 8 AM to 9 PM
Phone: +64 9 366 1234
Located within the luxurious Park Hyatt hotel, The Pantry is a hidden gem for cake lovers. From classic flavours like chocolate and vanilla to more exotic options like matcha and yuzu, they have something for every taste.
If you’re feeling extra indulgent, try their high tea experience, which includes a variety of savoury and sweet treats, including their famous cakes.
Make sure to book in advance for High Tea, as it’s a popular spot for celebrations and can fill up quickly!
6. Zi Sweet
Address: The Workshops 19/12 Harrison Road, Mount Wellington, Auckland 1060, New Zealand
- Wednesday to Friday – 10:30 AM to 2:45 PM
- Saturday – 10 AM to 1 PM
Zi Sweet features contemporary Japanese cakes with a twist. They have a wide range of cakes, from classic flavours to more unique creations like their matcha and black sesame cake.
And if you have a special event coming up, they also offer custom-designed cakes that are sure to impress your guests.
Try their signature ‘Zi Cake’, a decadent chocolate and hazelnut creation that has become a crowd favorite. Or for something lighter, their delicate and refreshing lychee and rose cake is the perfect option.
7. Fundraiser by Dali McDonald
If you’re looking for delicious cakes while also supporting a good cause, Fundraiser by Dali McDonald is the place to go. However, the only way to order these cakes is through Instagram via DM.
They have gluten free cakes in unique flavors like Russian honey, olive oil mascarpone and more. Definitely worth a try!
When you order a cake via DM, make sure you specify the time frame you’ll need your cake done by! You’ll get your cake delivered to you a lot faster.
8. Mint Cakery
Address: 92D Marua Road, Ellerslie, Auckland 1051, New Zealand
- Monday to Friday – 7 AM to 3 PM
- Saturday & Sunday 8 AM to 3 PM
Phone: +64 21 104 2526
This boutique bakery in the heart of Auckland’s CBD offers a variety of cakes and pastries with their signature flavour, mint. Their mint chocolate cake is a must-try, with layers of moist chocolate cake and creamy mint buttercream frosting.
Their menu also includes classic flavours like red velvet and lemon, as well as unique creations like their Nutella and raspberry cake. And for those who prefer savoury over sweet, they also offer a selection of quiches and pies.
If you want to try your hand at making some of their cakes at home, check out the recipe section on their website!
9. The Caker
Address: 446 Karangahape Road, Newton, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
The Caker is a household name in Auckland when it comes to cakes. This charming bakery on Karangahape Road specialises in beautifully decorated and mouth-watering cakes that are suitable for any occasion.
Their flourless dark chocolate cake is a crowd favourite, made with high-quality Belgian chocolate and topped with edible flowers. They even offer vegan and gluten-free options.
If you’re looking for something special, try one of their seasonal flavours, such as the fig, honey, and rosemary cake or the blackberry and elderflower cake.
Address: 66 – 68, Tyler Street, Britomart Place, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Hours: Monday to Sunday – 7 AM to 10 PM
Phone: +64 9 394 1416
Amano is a modern and stylish eatery with a passion for creating delicious and visually stunning cakes. Their cake selection is constantly changing, but some of their popular flavours include the lemon and raspberry cheesecake, hazelnut chocolate torte, and pistachio and vanilla mousse cake.
Amano has a high tea experience, which includes a variety of savoury and sweet treats alongside a selection of their signature cakes. It’s the perfect way to indulge in all that Amano has to offer.
Address: 129 West End Road, Westmere, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
- Monday to Friday – 7 AM to 2:30 PM
- Saturday & Sunday – 8 AM to 3 PM
Phone: +64 09 376 3590
While known for their delicious brunch options, Catroux also has some of the best cakes in Auckland.
Their cakes have a rustic, homemade feel to them. You can choose from classic options like carrot cake or try something new like their decadent chocolate hazelnut torte.
And if you’re feeling guilty about indulging, they also have some healthier options, such as their vegan coconut raspberry slice.
Make sure to check out their Instagram page for a sneak peek at their special cake creations before you visit.
12. Noughts and Crosses
Address: 479 Parnell Road, Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
- Wednesday to Friday – 10:30 AM to 4 PM
- Saturday – 10 AM to 12 PM
Phone: +64 21 996 665
Noughts and Crosses creates charming boutique special event cakes. Since their cakes are first-come-first-serve, you’ll have to give advance notice for custom cakes.
They offer custom cake flavours and designs so think outside the box with flavours like elderberry, earl grey or stick with classic chocolate.
If you don’t want to order an entire cake, give their cupcakes a try!
13. Little Bird Organics
Phone: +64 09 636 6807
For those looking for a healthier option without sacrificing flavour, Little Bird Organics is the place to go for sustainable vegan cakes.
This cake shop is also entirely based online! Note that you’ll have to order at least 3 days in advance to get your cake in time.
Their tiramisu cake and passionfruit cheesecake are amazing!
14. K Cake
Address: 8G/38 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
- Tuesday to Saturday – 9AM to 4 PM
- Sunday – 9 AM to 12 PM
Phone: +64 09 218 4418
This bakery specialises in dainty single-tier to skyscraper cakes that are almost too beautiful to eat. And with a variety of flavours ranging from matcha chiffon to lemon elderflower, you’ll be spoiled for choice.
If you really can’t decide on what you want, try out their cakesicles! It’s the perfect way to sample all the flavours at once.
If you need a custom wedding cake or a cake for a corporate event, place an order in advance!