From freshly baked cakes to showstopper pastries, the capital city’s bakery scene is undoubtedly a force to be reckoned with. We take a look at the Thiruvananthapuram bakeries that have us drooling.
ZamZam Bun Cafe
Choco Vanchio, Almond Honey, Crispy Elysee and of course the Red Velvet - the array of pastries at this bakery at Nanthancode promises to cater to any sweet tooth. This is the ultimate destination for celebrating a happy occasion. However, if you are weight watcher, make an effort to stay away.
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Some of the best cakes are dished up at this bakery, which is near the St Mary's school between Pattom and Kesavadasapuram. Everyone raves about their chocolate cakes and fruit cakes – and with good reason.
Although a new entrant, Panavila Bakehouse lures customers with its authentic red velvet cake and all other sweet imaginations that emerge from their oven. If you are not keeping a lookout, you may miss this small bakery at Panavila Junction.
The baking arm of the Azad Group of hotels, Bread Factory is known for its customized cakes. Their cakes – especially chocolate flavor – are among the best in the city. The cream cakes and the tarts too are finger-licking good. Bread Factory has a couple of - one near Overbridge and the one near Kuravankonam being the most popular.
Established in 1996, Ambrosia claims to be Thiruvananthapuram’s oldest patisserie. As well as boasting a rich history. Ambrosia offers a mean selection of sweet treats and delectable pastries that melt in your mouth. They have couple of outlets in the city - one near Bakery Junction is the oldest.