Wedding Cakes: All Around the World in NYC

October 5, 2015

            One of the best things about being a food lover in a city like New York is that you have so many different cultures represented. While every culture celebrates weddings in their own way, a delicious cake seems to be universal. Here are some ideas of wedding cakes that may be different from what you are used to, but will be sure to stand out not be left uneaten on your guests plates.

 

Dominican Republic

Rossy’s Bakery

242 E 3rd St New York, NY 10009

A Dominican cake is usually a spongy white cake with guava or pineapple compote spread through the middle. If you are looking for a Dominican cake consensus is there is no better place to go than Rossy’s Bakery. Located in Alphabet City, you can expect to get a cake that is moist and sweet on the inside and highly decorated on the outside.

 

France

French'Encas 

(567) 703-6227

French desserts are known to be buttery and rich. Nobody knows French baking better than Chef Simon Herfray. He holds classes in upper Manhattan, and has made several wedding cakes in unique styles that will certainly impress your guests. The “cake” pictured is made up of croquambouche, which are French cream puffs. Chef Simon has also made cakes out of macarons.

 

 

Asia

Silk Cakes

53 Ludlow St New York, NY 10002

 

Judy has been in business making cakes since 2006. As a child she would watch her father, a culinary chef, prepare all sorts of Asian cuisine and developed a passion for baking. Preparing Asian inspired cakes and pastries is her specialty. Her studio is located in Chinatown, but she delivers all over the tristate area.

 

India

Heather Barranco Cakes 

212.920.9777

 

While an Indian cake might have a flavor similar to that of an American wedding cake, it is unique in it’s ornate decoration. Heather Barranco is a cake designer that specializes in the Indian cake decoration style. Delivery of her cakes is available all over tristate area.           

 

Sicily

Villabate Alba Bakery

7001 18th Ave Brooklyn, NY 11204 (718) 331-8430

Located in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, Villabate Alba is a neighborhood favorite that has been around since 1932. When you try their cookies, cannolis, or homemade gelato you will understand why Villabate is the last man standing in a neighborhood that has become as diverse as the rest of New York City. Whether you are looking for an authentic Sicilian wedding cake or christmas cookies, you can not go wrong at Villabate. Be aware of the crowds. This bakery is very popular and is often quite busy.

 

 

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