The most effective birthday desserts in Chicago

To have fun Monica’s birthday, we threw down our favourite spots for desserts final week.

  • Monica selected the sunshine, fruity, whipped-cream delights from Chinese language Chiu Quon Bakery in Chinatown and Uptown.
  • Justin celebrated the dense buttercream tortes from Candy Mandy B’s in Lincoln Park.

Our readers really helpful their very own favorites:

Amy R.:Jennivee’s Bakery. This Filipino bakery in Lakeview has a stunning ‘purple velvet’ cake made with ube, a purple yam. The hummingbird cake (banana, pineapple, caramel, nuts) is insanely good.”

Purple velvet ube cake from Jennivee’s Bakery. Picture courtesy of Jennivee’s Bakery

Robert W.: “As a double chocolate cake lover, I like Bent Fork Bakery in Highwood. Additionally, surprisingly, Jewel’s cake is superb.”

Keith R.: “My household’s been getting caramel and purple velvet birthday desserts (and cupcakes) from Brown Sugar Bakery in Grand Crossing ever since I used to be a child. It is nonetheless a staple for us!”

  • Liz B agrees, saying: “Well worth the drive from the North Facet for caramel cake and coconut cake!”

Liz S.: Orland Bakery in Orland Park! We have been getting our desserts there for about 50 years!”

Paula M.: “The most effective cake I’ve ever tasted is the Princess Cake from Misplaced Larson on Clark. Coated in light-green marzipan, with a layer of whipped cream, then two gentle sponge-cake layers separated by raspberry jam. Unbelievable.”

Alicia B.: Weber’s Bakery in Garfield Heights. So scrumptious and a value performer.”

Invoice L.: Roeser’s in Humboldt Park, and you should strive the Jeannine at Style of Heaven bakery in Andersonville. Fabulous!”

Colleen M.: “For a terrific place to get desserts, strive Home of Muffins in Edison Park.”

Invoice M.: “My former workplace used to do month-to-month birthday celebrations with cake from Bittersweet Bakery in Lakeview. They’re one of many few bakeries round city the place you may get an excellent German chocolate.”

Carlos B.:Pie, Pie My Darling makes unbelievable vegan desserts, however order early as a result of provide is restricted and he or she sells out fast! Additionally … don’t sleep on Complete Meals for one thing on quick discover.”

Jeff F.: “Go to Candy Temptations Bake Store in Evanston.”

Kathleen M.: “Can we journey again in time and order the chocolate ganache cake from Swedish Bakery? Fingers-down the GOAT.”