If you haven’t begun preparing Christmas sweets yet, you are late. But fret not, we have you covered with our curated list of the best and most innovative treats, and traditional goodies for the season
Dessert in vogue
Sivako Patisserie’s entremets can pass off as Christmas decorations — they’re that pretty. Their season’s menu includes a gingerbread house, a dark chocolate tree with hazelnut feuilletine crunch filled with dragees, entremets that take the form of Santa sleighing down a red log which is made up of chocolate, fresh strawberry and cream, rhubarb compôte, vanilla sponge, vanilla duja croustillant and strawberry cheese mousse, German stollen and more.
Log on to: @si_va_ko
Cost: Rs 1,200 onwards
A la fancy
Jazz up your tray with Bewitched ‘n’ Baked’s strawberry pavlova cupcakes topped with meringue X’mas trees, reindeer alfajores filled with dulce le Leche, and chicken hand pies.
Log on to: @bewitchednbaked
Cost: Rs 150 onwards
Treat it sweet
The Sweet Life By Anisha offers winter-spiced loaf cake and flavoured entremets that will make for the perfect centerpiece at the lunch table.
Log on to: @thesweetlifeby- anisha
Cost: Rs 250 onwards
Count down to Christmas with a chocolate Advent calendar. The Bengaluru-based Chocolate Philosophy also offers Christmas hampers including an X’mas tree Florentine box for Rs 750.
Log on to: chocolatephilosophy.co.in
Cost: Rs 4,500
Choco all the way
Harsh Chocolates’ has a vast X’mas menu comprising spice cake with sticky soy caramel, almond rocks and a range of chocolates including flavours like pink peppercorn and mixed spice.
Log on to: harshchocolates.com
Cost: Rs 355 onwards
A cheery spread
Hope Bakery serves classics like date rolls, kulkuls and cinnamon bread pudding and new treats like eggnog chocolate cake and salted caramel apple galette.
Log on to: @hopebakerymumbai
Call: : 9920377046
Cost: Rs 100 onwards
Dough dough dough
Strawberry tiramisu doughnuts and cinnamon twists served with coffee seem like a good way to end Christmas lunch. Toast Doughnut Shop will also be hosting a bazaar through the month at their Lower Parel outlet with stalls, season-inspired treats and more.
Log on to: @toastdoughnutshop
Cost: Rs 300 onwards
The Creme Company’s Christmas fondue box includes cookies, marshmallows, candy canes, truffles, vanilla orange tea cake, tarts, and nuts with spiced chocolate fondue.
Log on to: linktr.ee/thecremecompany
Cost: Rs 1,299
Also check out
1 Brownie Point
For plum cakes, kulkuls, guava cheese, marzipan and other classic X’mas treats.
At: Multiple outlets
Cost: Rs 70 to Rs 150
2 Mag Street Kitchen
For a celebration full of baked goodness with sweet mince pie, palmier, and mulled wine plum cake.
Log on to: @magstreetbreadco
Cost: Rs 185 onwards
3 Toujours Mumbai
For a chocolate-filled 12 days of Christmas with their advent calendar, marzipan baubles, cookies and more.
Log on to: toujours.co.in
Cost: Rs 3,500
As authentic as it gets
Don’t let the words ‘home chef’ fool you, these small businesses serve the real deal and have perfected traditional Christmas sweets like marzipan, jujubes, guava cheese, pudding, milk cream, fruit cake, plum cake, thali sweet, date rolls, baath or coconut cake, nevris, kulkuls, bebinca and dodol.
Themed bebinca and (above) traditional sweets by Fi’s Delicacies
>> Rochelle and Clayton
Cost: Rs 450 onwards
>> Gail’s Christmas Treats
Cost: Rs 550 onwards for thali sweet and rum and raisin cake
>> Perpetual’s Sweets
Cost: Rs 150 onwards
>> Fi’s Delicacies
Cost: Rs 550 onwards for traditional and themed bebinca
>> The Singing Home Chef
Cost: Rs 349 onwards
>> Becky’s Chocolates
Log on to: Becky’s Chocolates on Facebook
Cost: Rs 80 onwards for chocolate lollipops, hot cocoa kits, marzipan and more