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10 Best Places for Carrot Cakes in Sydney [2024]

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Carrot Cake Sydney

Carrot Cake Sydney

Looking for the best carrot cake Sydney? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of the 10 best places to get carrot cake in the city. From classic carrot cakes to vegan and gluten-free options, we’ve got you covered. So what are you waiting for? Start indulging in some delicious carrot cake Sydney today!

1) Bourke Street Bakery

Key ServiceHandmade cakes and pastries
Address633 Bourke St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia
Phone+61 2 9699 1011
Operating HoursDaily 7AM–6PM

Loved for its pastries, pies, coffee, and bread, Bourke Street Bakery extols a “don’t fix what isn’t broken” ethos. On the cake side of things, you’ll discover classic sweets that have been perfected to the tee. Grab a slice of Sydney’s best carrot cake or the lemon and ricotta cake, which will have you drooling from the first bite.

Key Differentiators:

  • Making real food from the best ingredients
  • Handmade cakes and pastries
  • Available in several locations

Customer’s Review:

I love the Bourke St Bakery. I have often had a coffee and something to eat after a run, sitting in the park opposite. The food is great, the service is just as great. I love everything about the place. Well worth a visit.


2) Stacey Brewer Cakes

Key ServiceBeautiful speciality cakes for all occasions
AddressSydney, NSW
Phone+61 405 974 113

At Stacy Brewer Cakes, you’ll discover anything for a cake to be eaten. Stacey Brewer Cakes’ cakes are nothing less than exquisite and custom-made for every occasion. Do you want to put up your feet and relax for a bit? She’s got a cake for that. Do you want to dive into a moist chocolate cake sandwich with cookies, cream, and chunky Orea pieces? She most certainly has a cake prepared for you. Do you want a gluten-free cake with vanilla bean sponge, Italian meringue, and lots of tangy passionfruit curd and raspberries?

Key Differentiators:

  • Custom made
  • Beautiful speciality cakes for all occasions
  • Decadent cake flavours

Customer’s Review:

Absolutely delicious and decadent cake flavours, really beautiful designs and super easy communication with Stacy. I highly recommend her for your wedding cake!

Rebecca Robinson

3) Lorraine’s Patisserie

Key ServiceEuropean-style pastries
Address320 George Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia
Phone+61 2 9254 8009
Operating HoursTue-Fri8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Sat9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Lorraine’s has it all, with every delectable sweet treat imaginable. You can bet that the cakes are top quality here, as it is a Merivale-owned and run business. Look through the open kitchen window where you may witness Lorraine Godsmark at work. You can purchase slices all the way up to cakes that would feed approximately 16 people here.

Key Differrentiators:

  • European-style pastries
  • Open kitchen
  • Merivale-owned and run

Customer’s Review:

Fantastic little patisserie near Wynyard (down the laneway leading to the Ivy). Must try for the sweet and savoury treats. Bit pricey but its definitely worth checking out. The tarts are a must-try.

Rattan Muttoo

4) Looma’s

Key ServiceLight and smooth desserts
AddressSydney, NSW
Operating HoursMonday to Friday: 9am – 6.00pm
Saturday: 9am – 3.00pm

Looma’s serves dulce de leche in its own class. These light and smooth desserts are what your most delicious Sweetheart dreams are made of, and you’ll have a complete range of sweet pleasures at hand with standard, gluten-free, vegan, fruit, nut-free, and halal cakes available. The ultimate coconut treat with a smooth texture is the Rafaello cake, which is topped with biscuit flakes. Your housemates will be grateful to you if you give them this warning.

Key Diffeerentiators:

  • Specializes in dulce de leche
  • Light and smooth desserts
  • A wide range of cake options

Customer’s Review:

Been buying from Looma’s for a few years now and it never fails to impress.  When you are celiac and vegan the choices are limited but nowhere else comes close to being as delicious as Looma’s vegan chocolate cake. Delivered right to our door. Cannot be beat.

Leah Steele

5) Mrs Jones The Baker

Key ServiceDelicious cakes for all occasions
Phone(02) 9939 1736
Operating HoursLocations

The owner of the Jones family bakery is Mrs. Jones, who is a wonderful baker with her hands in many Sydney areas, each of which creates some fantastic cakes. TIt’s difficult to find a healthier alternative! Prepare yourself for some great tasting desserts from this delectable collection. Individual cakes, tiny patisserie cakes, whole cakes and gluten-free cakes are all available.

Key Differentiators:

  • A healthier alternative
  • Delicious cakes for all occasions
  • Available in several locations

Customer’s Review:

This is actually one of the best bakeries I have ever been to! They have an amazing range of pastries and cakes that are to die for! We grabbed more than we could possibly finish because everything just looked so scrumptious! I can definitely vouch that it all tasted as good as it looked.

Jessie W

6) Cherry Moon General Store

Key ServiceRustic tea cakes
Address77 Nelson Street
Annandale, NSW, 2038
Operating HoursHours Tuesday -Sunday: 8am-3pm
Mondays Closed

Cherry Moon General Store, which was founded by co-owners and chefs Kimmy Gastmeier on the basis of their travels throughout Australia, is a throwback to ancient methods of preparing with such techniques as fermentation and fire. On the cake side of things, this implies rustic tea cakes like Cherry Moon’s traditional tea cake. The team also creates a Russian honey cake with five layers of dark caramelized sponge and cream. There’s also a signature cake, which is made with seasonal local citrus and cream and sandwiched between butter cake layers. It’s ideal for birthday parties, as it’s delicious.

Key Differentiators:

  • Quick serving
  • Uses fermentation and fire
  • Rustic tea cakes

Customer’s Review:

I absolutely love this place!! The food is fantastic, the staff are lovely and the atmosphere is great. I had the most amazing carrot cake Sydney ever here- it was so moist and flavourful. Definitely worth a visit.

Kelly L

7) Brickfields

Key ServiceSells the finest baked items
Address206 Cleveland St, Chippendale NSW 2008
Phone0467 813 997
Operating HoursMon-Fri 7am-3pm, Sat-Sun 8am-3pm

Brickfields has established itself as the beating heart of Sydney’s bakery scene since its inception in 2013. Famous for handing out some of the finest baked items around, the crew at Brickfields also offers a slew of nutritious as-good-as-your-nana-could-make cakes that are perfect for every occasion. Layered with honeyed cream cheese icing and caramelised seeds, this carrot cake Sydney is a crowd-pleaser since it was first developed. It’s a rich, dense cake made with spelt flour, zucchini, and walnuts. It gets topped with honeyed cream cheese icing and caraway seeds before being completed with edible parts.

Key Differentiators:

  • Famous for their baked goods
  • Sells the finest baked items
  • A wide range of cake flavors

Customer’s Review:

This place is amazing. The carrot cake Sydney is to die for as are the chocolate chip cookies. The staff are super friendly and the coffee is great. I highly recommend this place.

Sarah Hudgeson

8) The Fold

Key ServiceTwo generations of culinary expertise
Address402 New Canterbury Rd, Dulwich Hill, NSW 2203, Australia
Phone+61 2 80682226
Operating HoursBreakfast & Lunch
Monday – 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday – 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Thursday – 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday  – 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday – 8:00 AM to 3:30PM

Thursday, Friday & Saturday – 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Baking is their specialty at The Fold, where it’s all about the cakes. Two generations of culinary expertise, as well as a staff that has worked at places like Sixpenny, Quay, and Sokyo, has resulted in delectable desserts you will not find elsewhere. The owner is Sri Lankan, and the cafe has a little twist to it, owing to this fact carrot cake with sultanas and steeped in Sri Lankan tea, cloves-spiced love cake, and even a light-as-air cotton cheesecake are all available. Custom orders are also possible.

Key Differentiators:

  • Baking is their specialty
  • Two generations of culinary expertise
  • A wide range of cake flavors

Customer’s Review:

I absolutely loved my carrot cake Sydney from here! It was so moist and flavourful, and the cream cheese icing was to die for. The service was great and the staff was super friendly. I will definitely be back!


9) Maggio’s Italian Bakery & Pasticceria 

Key ServiceHome-style cakes and pastries
Address457 Miller St, Cammeray NSW 2062
Phone(02) 9955 3303
Operating HoursMonday – Sunday: 6am–4pm

Maggio’s has been delighting customers with Sydney’s most delectable cakes (modeled after what Nonna used to cook, of course) since 1998. The white tartufo is a cake made from vanilla sponge and filled with strawberries and chantilly cream. Then she’s covered in white Callebaut chocolate, and we can’t promise that you won’t find her beautiful to eat. Maggio’s also serves up all of the classics, including black forest cake, baked ricotta cheesecake, continental millefoglie, carrot cake, tiramisu, and a flourless almond meal cake soaked in orange blossom syrup with cream cheese icing, rose petal, and candied orange peel.

Key Differentiators:

  • Serves up all of the classics
  • Home-style cakes and pastries
  • Italian-inspired recipes

Customer’s Review:

Lots of choices from pastry and cakes. Everything we bought are tasty and good balance of sweetness. The pastry sold out very quickly, if you want to try all variety of bread, should go to bakery earlier.

Zooey Liu

10) Luna Cakes 

Key ServiceA wide range of cake flavors
Address7 Kingsdale Rd, Prestons NSW
Operating HoursWednesday 10AM–6PM
Thursday 10AM–6PM
Friday 10AM–6PM
Saturday 9AM–1PM
Sunday 9AM–1PM

If you’re a buttercream fanatic and can’t get enough of a slice of classic desserts, then you’ll want to check out Luna Cakes. For important events and parties, Luna creates bespoke cakes with the most delicious tastes to choose from. You’ll find Luna’s famous baked ricotta cake, a coffee and Kahlua cheesecake, coconut cheesecake, angel cakes, and flourless dark chocolate and hazelnut cake next to the exquisite items. Luna Cakes is available at a number of popular Sydney markets (Kirribilli, Birkenhead, East Village) and now offers home delivery on its slices as well.

Key Differentiators:

  • Bespoke cakes
  • Home delivery
  • A wide range of cake flavors

Customer’s Review:

OMG, We are addicted to the Chocolate Mousse cake and the Carrot Cake. Carrot cake is the best I’ve EVER had. The Raspberry and Pistachio cake was also delicious. Viola – you are a truly talented baker. We will definitely be  ordering again.. help us get through COVID and then exercise it all off again.

Sonia Prasad

Carrot Cake Sydney

Carrot cake is a delicious dessert that can be found at many different places in Sydney. The places we’ve listed are some of the best, and you’re sure to find something to your taste. If you’re looking for a classic carrot cake Sydney with cream cheese icing, then Maggio’s Italian Bakery & Pasticceria is the place for you. If you want something a little bit different, then The Fold has a carrot cake with sultanas and steeped in Sri Lankan tea. For those who are Buttercream fanatics, Luna Cakes is the perfect spot, with their wide range of cake flavors. Whatever your preference, you’re sure to find the perfect carrot cake Sydney!

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Australia. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in Australia. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best Australia has to offer.