It’s impossible to name a more popular place to get birthday cakes in NYC than Milk Bar. The place became a viral sensation — largely thanks to the cereal-milk soft serve and the Milk Bar Pie, better known as “crack cake”– and hasn’t shown any signs of stopping since.
Unlike a lot of bakeries in NYC, Ladybird Bakery is more interested in baking fresh and flavorful baked goods than becoming an instagram sensation.You won’t find over-the-top flavors, colors or decorations, but you will find one of the best birthday cakes in New York City.
The birthday cakes from City Cakes are a work of art. In fact, at this incredible bakery the only thing that stops your wildest birthday cake dream from coming true is your budget.
Arguably some of the best birthday cakes in NYC can be found in this bakery.The cakes are consistently good and always get complimented to the extreme. They’re beautifully decorated and never disappoint in the taste department.
Since opening in 2014, Mah-Ze-Dahr has risen to the top of most “best bakeries in NYC lists” within a mere seven years. No easy feat in a city chock-full of bakeries and steep competition.
Ovenly’s version of the iconic Brooklyn Blackout has been attracting folks from all corners of New York state for years now. Defined by an impossibly deep black color, this cake is no joke.
Regardless, this bakery is worth the wait and there will probably be a line wrapping the block when they open again.They make some of the most delicious and beautifully decorated traditional birthday cakes in NYC and the UES is so lucky to have them!
The chocolate cake at Amy’s Bread really sets itself apart form the competition. It’s rich, moist and perfectly airy, topped with a “chocolate silk”. But you won’t be disappointed regardless of what you order here.
Magnolia Bakery is a New York City staple made popular by Sex and the City. They’re best known for delicious cupcakes that span the gamut. So it probably comes as no surprise that a bakery specializing in cupcakes would churn out some of the best birthday cakes in NYC too.
Lady M has become an international sensation thanks to its delicate layered crepe cakes. The crepes are spread over light pastry creme before being finished with caramelized sugar. I can’t help but wonder how we’ve lived so long without this invention!