Unique bakeries and cake shops in Jakarta

The heart of every memorable birthday celebration or party is an unforgettable cake. While there’s obviously nothing wrong with classic cakes, this list is all about being a little extra.

Place your order at least 2-3 days in advance, and these cake shops in Jakarta are prepared to make your cake in the shape of anything you can imagine – even including sculpted cakes, custom cupcakes, as well as gluten-free and vegan options.

1. Colette & Lola – dreamy cakes and cupcakes

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Unicorn cake
Image credit: Colette & Lola

Birthday cakes that look and taste great are one of Colette & Lola’s specialties, with signature cakes including the bestselling Unicorn Cake (Rp. 385,000, ~USD27.16) decorated with macarons, meringue kisses and of course, a unicorn. The pastel cream cheese frosting makes the cake dreamy and photogenic.

cake shops in jakarta - colette and lola vegan cake
Vegan-friendly Lumineux cake
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Other signature cakes include Lady Grey and Chocolate Sunday (Rp. 350,000, ~USD24.69), as well as the 100% vegan option, Lumineux (Rp. 350,000, ~USD24.69). Cupcake sets are also on offer for Rp. 225,000 (~USD15.87), with nine flavors to choose from. Place your order two days in advance, and you can pick up your cake at the store or have it conveniently delivered to you.

Address (Senopati): Jl. Senopati Raya No. 64 Jakarta Selatan 12190
Opening hours: 9AM-6PM, Daily

Address (Kembangan Raya): Jl. Kembangan Raya No.23, RT.8/RW.3, Kembangan Sel., Kec. Kembangan, Kota Jakarta Barat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 11610
Opening hours: 8AM-7PM, Daily

Address (Thamrin): West Mall Lt. 3a Jl. MH. Thamrin No. 1 Jakarta Pusat 10310
Opening hours: Currently under renovation, check back here for details

Telephone: 021-2900-7997 | 0813-150-150-96 (Whatsapp)

Website | Instagram

2. Minilovebites – gluten-free cake with no preservatives

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Image credit: @minilovebites

Minilovebites specializes in whole cakes and cupcakes that are preservative-free. All the products are baked fresh and you can also request specific designs, such as a set of cake and rainbow-colored cupcakes for a unicorn-themed birthday party. There are also vegan and gluten-free options in case your loved one is on a special diet.

Specialty cakes include the Chocolate Ganache Crumbs Cake and the Cookie and Cream Cake, which start at Rp. 265,000 (~USD18.69). You can get two-tiered versions of your chosen cake starting at Rp. 770,000 (~USD54.32). Layer cakes are also available in various flavors and eye-catching colors such as the Rainbow Cake and the Ombre Cake, which start at Rp. 230,000 (~USD16.22).

cake shops in jakarta - minilovebites cupcakes
Image credit: @minilovebites

Apart from cake, Minilovebites’ signature cupcakes with flavors ranging from Apple Cinnamon to Choco Berry are also worth trying. They come in three different sizes, and a package of 6 cupcakes start at Rp. 110,000 (~USD7.76). Daily delivery is available, and the store recommends ordering at least three to seven days in advance.

Opening hours: Mon–Sat 7AM-5PM | Sun 9AM-1PM
Telephone: 02172789562 or 08119409109

Website | Instagram

3. Hova Cake – 3D cakes with Indonesian flavors

cake shops in jakarta - hova cake
Image credit: @hovacake

Hova Cake is the place to turn to for elaborately designed 3D cakes to make memorable birthday memories. As the base, you can choose from eight classic Indonesian favorites such as Lapis Surabaya with strawberry filling, Black Forest with dark cherry filling, and even Pandan and Chocolate.

cake shops in jakarta - hova cake custom cake
Image credit: @hovacake

Due to the complex designs, a 20cm cake starts at Rp. 1,200,000 (~USD84.65). There are many cute and cheeky designs for children and adults alike. Hova Cake has an impressive catalog in case you can’t think of what to get on your cake.

Alternatively, you can also go for a traditional Lapis Legit cake, starting at Rp. 500,000 (~USD35.27).

Address: Jalan Mandala Utara #604B, Tomang, Grogol Petamburan, West Jakarta 11440
Opening hours: Mon–Sat 9AM-5PM | Sun 10AM-5PM
Telephone: 02156961717

Website | Instagram

4. Cake Lab – no design is too outrageous for this dessert lab

cake lab watch cake
If you can’t afford to get your friend a watch, why not a watch-shaped cake?
Image credit: @cakelabindo

Cake Lab is an apt name for this store because it provides custom cakes and cupcakes that are so unique, you can call them experimental. The cakes can be sculpted and decorated to your liking – even resembling the shape of expensive bags and watches.

cake lab
A tribute to branded bags
Image credit: @cakelabind

There are three bases for those of you who want a custom cake, namely the Hershey Milk Chocolate Cake, the Devil’s Delight Cake, and the Vanilla Sponge Cake. The smallest cake is 10 inches, with prices starting at Rp. 350,000 (~USD24.69). You can also get a set of at least six custom-made cupcakes, starting at Rp. 330,000 (~USD23.28).

cake shops in jakarta -cake lab cartoon cake
Image credit: @anishanum_

Apart from 3D cakes and custom cupcakes, there are signature cakes perfect for fans of chocolate, such as the Nutella Bomb Cake (Rp. 330,000, ~USD23.28) and the Ovomaltine Cake (Rp. 300,000, ~USD21.26). You can also find fruity options such as the classic Strawberry Shortcake (Rp. 330,000, ~USD23.28) and the elegant Vanilla Fruit Cake (Rp. 290,000, ~USD20.46). Eggless options are available.

Address: Jalan Tebet Barat Dalam Raya #122, Tebet Barat, Tebet, South Jakarta 12810
Opening hours: 8AM-8.30PM, Daily
Telephone: 0811245999 or 02183794132
Website | Instagram

5. Clairmont Patisserie – boba pearl-topped cakes

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Boba Cake
Image credit: @clairmontcakes

Clairmont is a pretty well-known cake shop chain in Jakarta that does classics such as chocolate cake, but we’d spring for something adventurous such as its pearl-topped Boba Cake (from Rp. 189,000, ~USD13.33).

Some of the shop’s best-selling whole cakes include the Chocolate Ivory Cake and the Eggless Chocolate Cake (both from Rp. 229,000,~USD16.15). There’s also the distinctive Thai Tea Cake (from Rp. 189,000, ~USD13.33).

clairmont mango cake
Mango Passion
Image credit: @clairmontcakes

Apart from the Boba Cake, other quirky flavor options include the refreshing Mango Passion Cake (from Rp. 220,000, ~USD15.52), and the beautiful Violet Mont Blanc (from Rp. 269,000, ~USD18.98), among others. You can ask for the amount of sugar you want in the mix, which is great for those who don’t have much of a sweet tooth but can’t say no to cake.

Go on Instagram for the full list of locations of their cake shops in Jakarta, or click here to order.

6. Almond Tree – perfect sampler cake for the indecisive

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Party Cake
Image credit: @almondtreecakes

Almond Tree is another popular dessert chain in Jakarta, and it offers many cake varieties from its signature recipes to 3D and photo-printed cake. 3D cakes start at Rp. 600,000 (~USD42.32), depending on the size and complexity of the design. It would be a good idea to order well in advance so that there’s ample time to get the cake of your dreams made.

almond tree cakes
Image adapted from: @89yohanasinta

To get a photo of your loved one printed on the cake, you’ll need to shell out an extra Rp. 100,000 (~USD7.05). We recommend getting this on the Double Chocolate Cake (from Rp. 198,000, ~USD13.97) because of its sturdiness and rectangular shape.

There are many other flavors of cake at this store, such as the new Raspberry Chocolate Cake (Rp. 198,000, ~USD13.97), which fuses the sweet and sour taste of raspberry with a luscious chocolate base, as well as the Exotique Cake (Rp. 350,000, ~USD24.69) that combines the flavors of tropical fruit. To have a taste of more than one of Almond Tree’s specialty cakes, get the Party Cake (Rp. 336,000, ~USD23.70), which is made up of 5 slices of different flavors.

Check out their Instagram and click here for the full list of locations of their cake shops in Jakarta.

7. Cupcakes By Chocoholic – for convenient birthday parties

cupcakes by chocoholic
Image credit: @cupcakesjakarta

Cupcakes By Chocoholic boasts custom-made cupcakes with creative toppings, practical if you’re celebrating outdoors or at work. The cupcake flavors available are chocolate, vanilla and red velvet.

You can get a themed package of four, six or nine cupcakes at Rp. 210,000 (~USD14.81), Rp. 285,000 (~USD20.10) and Rp. 395,000 (~USD27.86), respectively. Spice things up with edible prints or 3D decorations starting at Rp. 40,000 (~USD2.82) per cupcake.

cupcakes by chocoholic bakso cake
Image credit: @cupcakesjakarta

Of course, they also offer whole cakes with a range of decorations – including bakso-inspired cakes, cartoon and game character cakes, or minimalist Korean cakes. Custom cakes with prints (from Rp. 250,000, ~USD17.36), 3D decorations (from Rp. 300,000, ~USD21.16), and premium cakes such as the Rainbow Cake, the Kit Kat Chocolate Bar Cake and the Candy Drip Cake (Rp. 350,000, ~USD24.69) are on offer here.

Address: Jalan Tebet Timur Dalam IV J #1, Tebet Timur, Tebet, South Jakarta 12820
Opening hours: Mon–Fri 9AM-5PM | Sat 9AM-1PM | Closed on Sundays
Telephone: 081380384430

Website | Instagram

8. Cake Et Cetera – sculpted cakes that tell stories

cake et cetera
Image credit: @natashatantama

Cake Et Cetera’s owner, Natasha Tantama, has been devoted to cakes for over a decade. This online cake shop is where she offers meticulously designed edible sculptures. A single cake can tell a story, or it can simply be a sweet tower of pop culture characters. The result: diorama-like cakes that seem too good to take a bite from.

There’re different sizes for any occasion, but make sure you order a week in advance so that there’s enough time to design and sculpt the cake with care and precision.

 cake et cetera cartoon cake
Image credit: @natashatantama

You can choose from vanilla, chocolate and mocha cake. Fillings include vanilla, chocolate ganache, rum and raisins, oreo and cream, strawberry and coffee. Cake Et Cetera is the perfect option for people who truly appreciate edible art.

Message them directly for the price list.

Telephone: 087880000877


Unique cake shops in Jakarta

Now that you know which cake shops in Jakarta can come up with mind-blowing cake designs, you can impress your loved ones or coworkers at their next birthday party.

Or practice some self-love by ordering a fancy cake or cupcakes for your own birthday celebration. Whichever cake you end up choosing, you’ll definitely age sweetly.

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Cover image adapted from: @cupcakesjakarta and @cakelabindo

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This article was originally published by Dwiputri P. in November 2020. Updated by Xin Tian K. on 21 May 2021.