Where To Get Your Birthday Cake While In NYC
My (Darby's) birthday is coming up. I'm a Leo baby and my birthday is happening on August 10th. When it comes to picking out desserts, the L & L girls take it very seriously. Being in New York, there are so many options of dessert places it's hard to narrow down your birthday treat selection. But you can use this guide to help you in case you are visiting the city for your b-day or if you already live here!
Augusta decided early on she was going to get me the infamous funfetti Milk Bar cake. I have had it once before and it was DELICIOUS. It was one of the best cakes I had ever had. It's all over Instagram too and needless to say I couldn't have been more thrilled with her choice.
Keep reading for our top 6 choices! We don't think you'll be disappointed. Bottom line, when it comes to dessert on your birthday, there really is no going wrong. The day is all about you so get get whatever your heart desires!
1. Milk Bar Birthday Cake
Momofuku Milk Bar Cake 6", $50.50, Milk Bar
There are just too many yummy layers! You can get a 6" or 10" for an even bigger crowd.
2. Junior's Cheesecake
Brownie Marble Swirl, $40.95, Junior's Cheesecake
But maybe you like to be a bit more non-tradional when it comes to your birthday cake selection. In that case we suggest you going to New York's famous Junior's Cheesecake. If you want to avoid the crowd and just pick up the cheesecake, you can do that too! There are several different flavors to choose from. Click here to see them all online.
3. Butter & Scotch Cake
Birthday Cake, $50, Butter & Scotch
If you want EXTRA sprinkles because it's your birthday and you can, get a Butter & Scotch cake. Just like the cake says "Yas Queen!"
4. Explosion Cake
Explosion Cake, $150, Flour Shop
Flour Shop is know for having cakes that explode with sprinkles, and well magic. If you love that idea of rainbow and a surprise center, we think this is a perfect option for ya!
5. Cookie Cake
Cookie Cake, Insomnia Cookies
If you think there is nothing better in the world than a hot chocolate chip cookie with milk; Insomnia Cookies make cookie cakes. Yes, you read that right. We personally love going there, choosing our cookie flavor. But we didn't even think about getting the ooey gooey cookies in cake form. Order this and extra milk or ice-cream on the side.
6. Salted Caramel Pretzel Cake
Salted Caramel Pretezel, $70.50, Morgenstern's
There is no going wrong with an ice-cream cake, especially in the hot NYC summer heat! Are we right? Augusta and I have had ice-cream from Morgensterns and it was some of the best we've ever had. Truly! We knew when we saw they made ice-cream cakes, we had to include them into this post. The three flavors are Salted Caramel Pretzel Cake, Strawberry Vanilla Cake, and last but not certainly least Green Tea Pistachio Chocolate Cake.
These cakes are great for anytime really, it doesn't have to be your birthday! Either way, cheers to you!!
--Labels and Lacquer girls
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