Let’s talk about cakes! It doesn’t matter what the celebration is, throw in a cake and it’s complete.
We know how difficult it can be to find the right person to do the job. Or something that’s happened to us, when there’s a last-minute hiccup and you’re not sure who to call next, eek!
Here’s a roundup of some of Botswana’s best bakers, in no particular order, for when the need arises. If we missed out on your favourite baker let us know and we’ll add them to our roundup.
A huge THANK YOU to Bokomo for supporting local businesses through this roundup. Helping Botswana’s local gems to shine.
Chef Nami always has our jaws dropping with her delicate bakes. Kitchen Poetry is the place to go for all for all your unique bakes and customised gourmet platters for any occasion.
Added services are a private chef for your intimate celebrations at home, cooking and baking lessons, and menu consultancy.
Contact: Facebook Messenger
Arguably one of the best in town, Heavenly Cakes BW never fail to impress with their cake art.
They offer cakes and cupcakes for all your special occasions. Call them for your Heavenly Cakes.
Contact: 71 717 419
Always ready to accept a cake challenge, Bake Face’s 3D cakes add that extra zhuzh to any occasion.
Using only the best ingredients, their buttercream cakes are made from scratch. With a fresh from home character. Yes, even cakes have character.
Contact them on their Facebook page.
These stunning cakes have made Kels’ Cakes & Things one of Botswana’s best bakers.
The go-to bakers for exciting bakes made with love.
Give her a call for your private and corporate celebrations.
Contact: 74 459 066
Designers and bakers of themed cakes, cupcakes, cake pops, desserts, cookies, The Confection Connection specialise in everything sweet. Give them a call for your cake needs.
Contact: 74 265 148
This cake studio is undoubtedly one of the best local bakeries. They have a wide range of confections – from cupcakes, to high end cakes for all kinds of events, to everyday indulgent bakes. The attention to details never fails to impress. They don’t just bake, they design.
Contact: 75 750 990
Artisan cakes and cupcakes made to order. Their mouthwatering treats are crafted with love, the highest level of care, and attention to detail.
The Tasty Tart specializes in children and adult cakes for all occasions. Their Imaginative designs and creations are crafted in sugar and love. If you can dream it, they make it.
Try their scrumptious savoury platters and ready-made meals to complete your celebration.
Contact: 74 428 049
Confection creators, fun curators, magicians of all treats, and makers of YUMMYLICIOUS cupcakes and macarons, Signature Cupcakes will take your tastebuds on a mindnumbingly delicious trip they will forget!
Contact: 74 554 202/74 709 950
For all your bespoke celebration and wedding cakes, check out Cake Haven.
Contact: 72 229 309
A baker’s confectionery boutique that specialises in various sweet baked goodies.
Lilly’s doesn’t just create confectionery: they are designers of elegance, produce quality and make stunning flavours.
They bake cakes, cupcakes, scones and desserts.
Contact: 71 885 145
We almost missed this gem, so glad we found her. If you’re looking for multi-tiered cakes this is the cake studio to look.
We love these African traditional inspired cakes. You don’t see this everywhere.
Contact: 71 437 500
For your celebration cakes , cakesicles and cupcakes, Sunflower Desserts is your go-to Bakery.
They also offer colourful dessert table sweet treat’s and dessert jars.
Contact: 71 410 195
Mouthwatering cakes and cupcakes for all occasions. Chef Sefako’s cakes are affordable and honestly fun to look at. Chef Sefako has gotten a thumbs up from the likes of local artist, Maxi.
He also has savoury platters available to save you time when picking up finger foods for your celebration.
Contact: 74 653 612
Our interest has been piqued when we spotted Morula loaves and Lerotse cakes at Square Mart stores in CBD, which lead us to Len Bakeries.
For all you unique wedding, bridal shower, baby shower and birthdays cakes, definitely give them a call.
They also offer weekend baking classes for affordable prices.
Contact: 71 907 345
Live the sweet life and choose Indulge as your cake and cupcake plug with their colourful bakes.
Contact: 73 213 668
Looking for an amazing variety of bakes? Ms Rabbit Kitchen is your answer. From soft, tasty rolls, croissants and of course beautiful cakes for any occasions.
Contact: 73 036 016
Botswana’s Best Bakers In Francistown
Happiness is just a cupcake away. Just call Cupcake Express in Francistown.
Tarryn has a love of baking and has been making cupcakes for years. Her simple reason for baking is seeing the look of pure joy and excitement on her daughter’s face when she has finished icing a cupcake.
So when the opportunity arose to supply cupcakes at a pre-school the business was born! And from then on Cupcake Express have had the privilege of baking for birthdays and special occasions.
Contact: 75 333 266
Okay they may not do cakes, but worth the mention for baked goods.
As the name would suggest, Monsier Bobe is an artisan baker. Innovative, creative and never fails to leave us drooling over their bakes. They don’t do cakes, but worth the mention for baked goods.
They are based in Francistown, but deliver in Gaborone on Tuesdays and Thursdays. To get these yummy bakes delivered, place your order via WhatsApp on Sunday.
More information about their selection of artisan bread available on their Facebook and Instagram pages, @Monsieur Bobe.
WhatsApp: 72 787 114
Hope you have enjoyed this roundup of Botswana’s best bakers. We did our best to make sure there’s a little something, for everyone. Share this with a friend who’s planning their next celebration.
There are many more incredible Bakers out there. Help us know who they are by leaving a review, contact, or link to their profile in the comments below or email [email protected].
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