Easter is a special time of the year: we have a little more time to spend with family thanks to the public holidays; observers of this religious holiday can revel in celebrations; and, importantly for sugar fiends, we all get a free pass to shamelessly indulge in sweet treats for an entire day.

To prepare you for this most momentous occasion, we have put together a little Easter-treat guide to get your mouth watering.

1. Charly’s Bakery


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You can’t spend an Easter in Cape Town without treating yourself to a Charly’s Bakery Easter egg cupcake.

This cute culinary creation not only offers a good helping of chocolate and cupcake, but is also topped with delicious speckled eggs that are perfect for the season.

These are also great little treats to serve to the little ones at family gatherings.

Other cute treats at Charly’s include Easter Bunny biscuits, or hot cross bun cupcakes that are almost too sweet to eat.

Contact: 021 461 5181

Address: 38 Canterbury St, Zonnebloem, Cape Town, 8001

Website: www.charlysbakery.co.za

2. Pajamas & Jam

If you’re not looking for anything particularly Easter-themed but still stylish and delicious, Pajamas & Jam is for you.

This quaint little store is offering the perfect party cakes in mini sizes, decorated to the nines and tasty as can be.

If you’re planning a social evening with a few friends this a definitely a top option.

Contact: 021 854 6408

Address: 32 Van Zyl St, Strand, Cape Town, 7140

Website: www.pajamasandjam.com

3. My Sugar


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Velvet bunnies ? Filled with golden caramel Easter eggs ?

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If something unique but still Easter-inspired is your desire, you have to pay My Sugar a visit.

This delightful local store serves up a number of special chocolate holiday treats, but these adorable velvet bunnies filled with caramel Easter eggs top our list. They make an ideal gift, however if you’re looking for something more colourful My Sugar also does a selection of creatively-decorated chocolate eggs.

Contact: 021 433 2335

Address: 77 Regent Road, Seapoint, Cape Town

Website: www.mysugar.co.za

4. The Creamery

If you’re looking for an Easter treat on the go, head to The Creamery.

This artisanal ice cream parlor offers a vast selection of unique ice cream flavours and has released a new one just in time for the holiday season.

Grab yourself a cone and double or single scoop of The Creamery’s limited-edition hot cross bun ice cream, infused with a special blend of spices and currants, available until the end of the long weekend.

The Creamery has more than one location so check out its website for convenience.

Contact: 021 434 2455

Address: 2 Park Rd, Mouille Point, Cape Town, 8005

Website: thecreamery.co.za

5. Jason Bakery

Another favourite go-to for Easter treats is Cape Town’s Jason Bakery.

This year the bakery is selling Easter-inspired Doughnut Boxes with various Easter-themed decorations and toppings.

A little birdie told us that Jason Bakery’s latest doughssant creation is available for pre-order and we hear it has something to do with caramellow eggs.

Contact: 021 424 5644

Address: 185 Bree St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001

Website: www.jasonbakery.co.za

6. Tessa’s Bakery

If a self-induced chocolate coma and pure cocoa-fueled pleasure are up your alley, order yourself a Golden Easter Chocolate Cake.

This chocolate-packed towering treat is famous at Tessa’s Bakery and is filled with rich chocolate cream-cheese icing that melts in your mouth.

Decorations include golden sprinkles and chocolate Easter eggs, and there are hidden marshmallow eggs inside the cake.

Contact: 021 551 6107

Address: Milpark Centre, Jasmin Rd, Milnerton, Cape Town, 7441

Website: www.tessasbakery.co.za


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