It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas! A time to rejoice, love, and eat… Who’s counting calories? Whether you are searching for Christmas cakes to feed a crowd, or simply looking for inspiration to bake your own holiday cupcakes, this stunning selection of festively themed treats is here to delight you and your eyes. From Michelin-starred pastry offerings to handcrafted holiday chocolates, time to count down to December 25th in the most delicious way!
Date by TATE — Sheung Wan
Created by two-Michelin-starred TATE Dining Room, Date by TATE celebrates the annual holiday tradition of gifting and indulging in Christmas sweets with the launch of a limited-edition festive pastry collection. Available to pre-order from its online shop today, new festive delights include Ode to Wellness Christmas Hamper (HK$2,380), which is limited to 60 pieces only, the Ode to Chocolate Tea Set (HK$548), a honey sponge White Truffle Honey Pear Tart (HK$500), and more.
210 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan | +852 6730-2494
Lady M — Various Locations
Get ready to indulge your taste buds with Lady M winter collection! Along with the return of Christmas-Exclusive Red Velvet Cake (HK$750), the Tiramisu Mille Crêpes (HK$510) will make its first appearance in both Hong Kong and Macau! Filled with luxurious crème pâte à bombe and hand-whipped Mascarpone cheese, it made from layers upon layers of lacy handmade crêpes. Stacking a layer of espresso-soaked sponge cake with a splash of liqueur, this is the first ever Lady M cake to combine sponge cake and crêpes. Both Christmas cakes are available now for both dine in and takeaway.
Butter Cake Shop — SoHo & Tsim Sha Tsui
Returning in time for the holidays is Butter Cake Shop’s Tennessee Whiskey Caramel Pecan Pie (HK$500)! Made with toasted pecans and a hefty dose of Tennessee whiskey, this nutty and fragrant pie is made to be the star of every dessert table. A minimum 48 hours is required for pre-order, or swing by its SoHo store and K11 MUSEA pop-up for a bite.
34B Staunton St, Soho | +852 2810 0660
Butterfly Patisserie — Tsim Sha Tsui
Luxury pastry atelier Butterfly Patisserie has garnered the reputation as the creators and purveyors of some of the finest cakes, pastries ,and desserts in Asia. Christmas gifting is made easy with this year’s Christmas collection, featuring an extravagant Christmas Edition Afternoon Tea Set (HK$850), Black Forest Yule Log Cake (HK$688), the iconic Tahitian Vanilla Millefeuille dressed in white for Christmas (HK$378), and many other contemporary artful Christmas sweets and cakes to satisfy the most discerning taste buds.
Rosewood Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui | +852 3891 8732
The Cakery — Various Locations
Since launching six years ago, The Cakery has redefined indulgence with a wellness-and sustainability-focused approach to baking and thoughtful consideration of those with dietary requirements. For the holiday season, it has designed many festive gifts for you to spread joy with those around you. The Christmas Deluxe Hamper (HK$1,688) is a perfect showstopper filled with signature vegan treats and goodies. The Holiday Cookie Box (HK$288) is packed with an assortment of cute looking cookies that will delight kids and adults alike, it also makes for a convenient snack to get into the holiday spirit. Stay tuned for the Christmas cakes.
Conspiracy Chocolate — Wong Chuk Hang
If you are a chocoholic, you will be spoiled for choice with Conspiracy Chocolate’s range of tasteful, creative Christmas chocolate creations. The Maple Pecan chocolate bar (HK$88) combines the sweet, toffee and slightly smokey taste of the maple syrup with the deliciously nutty and buttery pecans. The Mulberry chocolate bar (HK$88) has a golden flavour with fruity, caramel notes that will remind you of sitting by the fire and sharing sweet memories with close friends. Each bar is beautifully wrapped, ideal for stocking fillers, and Christmas tree decorations too!
35 Yip Kan St, Wong Chuk Hang | +852 5503 1326
Pâtisserie Jane — Kwun Tong
Complete the perfect Christmas feast with well-crafted Christmas cakes from Pâtisserie Jane! The prominent pastry shop has also prepared an array of seasonal treats to order online to surprise loved ones, featuring the well liked limited “Dessert Edition” Christmas Advent Calendar (HK$298), Donut Dessert Box (HK$228), Christmas Mulled Wine Set (HK$48), cookies, and jams. There’s something for everyone. A complimentary Christmas card will come along for you to add a special touch to your gift giving too.
Rm 07, 6/F, Shing Yip Industrial Building, 19 Shing Yip St, Kwun Tong | + 852 9538 8021
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