Gastronome Wednesday ~ Let Them Eat CAKE!

A delicious lemon cake with vanilla bean cream filling and butter cream frosting is my Achilles heel! It doesn’t matter where I am, what’s going on in my life, whether I’m dieting, or getting ready for a special event, if someone is serving cake I’m there! I can’t resist a big hunk of a deliciously sugary, billowy soft slice of heaven. And with the remarkable cake artists out there incorporating their talents with great recipes I don’t see me giving up my Jones for it any time soon.

I list 5 great places to indulge in the delicious desserts in this week’s installment of Gastronome Wednesday ~ Let Them Eat CAKE!

Gastronome Wednesday ~ Let Them Eat CAKE!

Ele Makes Cakes

Located on Washington Blvd in Los Angeles, California is a small shop where cakes in any form imaginable are created by its proprietor and namesake Ele. Her artistic ability is endless and if you can think of it she can create it. From wedding to bachelor cakes each unique design brings all kinds of smiles.

  Dacapo’s Pastry Café

Opened in 1994 by identical twin sisters Dacapo’s Pastry Café is home to some of the best cakes in Houston, Texas. My favorite aspect of these cakes…they rarely use Fondant. Buttercream is the way to go and, in my opinion, most delicious!

Gastronome Wednesday ~ Let Them Eat CAKE!

Ms. Cupcake

This very unique Brixton, South West London shop caters to vegan and wheat/gluten free customers. Their delicious cakes make you forget you have intolerance to what most feel gives cake its sweet, soft goodness. Don’t fret; they also make the sugary, flour kind as well making sure that all their clients leave with a smile.

Gastronome Wednesday ~ Let Them Eat CAKE!

And All Things Delicious

Found in a small corner of Crawford Lane in Singapore this unique café serves the most delectable cakes. From blueberry sponge with frosty lemon drizzle to vanilla with kiss of lemon Bundt cake there’s something for everyone among the many offerings.

Gastronome Wednesday ~ Let Them Eat CAKE!

Photo credit: vancitynoms


Ganache Patisserie

Yaletown Vancouver, British Columbia is home to this impressive confection heaven. The chef’s desire to bring a little taste of Paris to this quaint town is a smashing success with menu items like Concorde Praline, Coco Exotique, and Tart aux Citrons Meringue. Each posh cake brings you to cake nirvana.

Do you love cake? What is your favorite? Share your experiences with us!

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