Our resident baker and sweet tooth, Liv King, has taste tested her way around Brisbane to find her top 5 bakeries to get you and your family merry this Christmas.
If you’re like me and find the festive season one of your favourite times of the year due to the fact that when you think about Christmas desserts, your mouth jingles. Check out my top 5 list below.
- Jocelyn’s Provisions – Fortitude Valley
Jocelyn’s provisions, what more is there is say. Having established a nationwide reputation for its fine cakes, breads, pastries and provisions, what more could you ask for to find your post roast meal.
With an oven-stopping catalogue, you will find all you need. From pavlova roulade to plum puddings to the crowd pleaser hamper to the ever traditional Christmas cakes, Jocelyn’s covers all your basic Christmas treats.
Wish List: Mince Pies
- King of Cakes – Taringa
The art of German baking, having been passed down from generation to generation, has your tastebuds carolling for more. Incorporating some European treats into your Christmas celebrations, King of Cakes will allow your family to have an unforgettable cake sensation.
Wish List: Stollen
- Banneton – Fortitude Valley
Although Banneton may not be your traditional Christmas go to, how could anyone resist the sound of its baked goods. Having three stores around Brisbane and two market locations, Banneton is a place not to miss. Inspired by age-old Europen traditions, Banneton brings you unique aroma filled and delicate treats to make the whole family happy.
Wist List: Gingerbread man
- Four and Chocolate – Morningside
I can hear Santa Claus coming down the chimney when I think about Flour and Chocolate’s Christmas products. Baking artisan breads, fine cakes and pastries, this award winning patisserie is sure you have you going back for more. With a wide selection of products that can be pre-ordered, pre-paid or purchased in store, Flour and Chocolate will have you harking as the herald angels sing.
Wish List: Roulades
- Chouquette – New Farm
Last but not least, Chouquette yearning for beautiful pastries, will have you tasting exquisite and delicate treats that will have you thinking your sitting under the Effiel Tower on Christmas day. Chouquette chefs have been busy with their Buche de Noel, a selection of savoury Petit Fours, making ginger bread and delicate shortbread and ginger cookies. So make sure you get down to Chouquette, to make your French Christmas wishes come true.
Wish List: Buche de Noel