Reviews for La Couronne
3 months ago
There are not many bakeries around the cbd that offers the same range of cakes, bread and other baked goods with the yum factor as la Couronne (aka the pink bakery). Now, the name is decidedly French but what they offer actually has a fusion of European and Asian influences. Their sugared bacon danish can sit right next to a BBQ pork brioche and their fruit custard pastries happily tries to win your picking next to green tea bread with red bean fillings. In their glass cabinets are gourmet looking cakes and other desserts including giant mochi with fruit and cream fillings (even durian!). They also sell other (perhaps less explored) Taiwanese baked goods such as flaky taro, wife bread etc
If you are in need of a caffeine fix then they do serve a range of coffees and a limited seating area should you wish to dine in but my friends and I usually takeaway because it is right next to the counters and can get really busy.
Oh, and another thing to mind is their birthdays cakes displayed by the windows are ones pre-ordered so are not for sale (24 or 12 hours in advance required and can make cakes that go up to sizes that will feed 20 people).
All in all this is a great fusion style bakery if you are after something different...... just watch those calories!
by Lavender Van Alden
Oct 16, 2013
This store is adorable. It's not your average western cake store so go in with an open mind and try something new :)
by Josie B
Mar 26, 2013
Good tasting stuff - I like the taro buns. Reasonably priced too! It's nice to come here for a small snack on a budget and there's heaps of selection. Would recommend to others.
Feb 16, 2013
every year i get my birthday cake here....its the best place to find a cake that isnt super sweet. My favourite is the taro pudding cake, its made out of real taro and turned into a paste form. Another favourite cake i like is the Triple chocolate, it has a classy feel to it, especially the way it has been decorated. But if your not really into sponge cakes with cream, theres also a maple pudding cake. It has maple syrup on top with custard egg pudding on the outside and has a cheesecake base.I also love the breads, especially the custard bread... its SO CREAMY and smooth
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