R’s Rating : 5/5 ☆☆☆☆☆ : EXCELLENT (Poor / Good / EXCELLENT)
Having a neighbourhood bakery is an utter delight – but a dangerous one! Almost as fun as a traditional old sweet shoppe, De Sucre is a delightful little bakery near the end of Caine Road that specialises in beautiful sweet treats and custom cakes with ornate decoration. Enter into the little wonderland and you’ll see all kinds of biscuit pops on sticks, brownies, cupcakes and other tasty treats laying around.
Having met the owner Kate in the store shortly after it opened, I decided I simply must review something chocolatey from there and asked for her recommendation. With a smile she took me to the chocolate brownies and pointed out the different dark chocolate and milk chocolate brownie options.
They were both incredibly light and each had a fluffiness that was without denseness. At first taste I was very intrigued because the airiness was slightly crumbly without being dry. It was almost as if the brownie was melt-in-your mouth, but in a finely baked way that didn’t easily fall apart. My brain still doesn’t quite understand the miracles of bakery but that didn’t dissuade it from guzzling both brownies in luxurious succession.
The dark chocolate brownie had a solid deep taste with one strong smooth layer of flavour that held its refined taste cleanly, while the milk chocolate brownie had more complexity to it with the chocolate richness unfolding over the taste buds into a sweet crescent of bright fluffy milk chocolate.
While not gluten free, I look forward to trying other chocolate delights from De Sucre and buying more yummy evening cupcakes for my Dearest Beloved over the months ahead.
DU SUCRE BAKERY
To schedule a cake consultation, enquire about workshops or discuss your next creative project, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or ring us at +852 2522 4018
STORE HOURS: FROM 10AM – 6PM (Closed on Mondays)
Shop B2, G/F Caravan Court, 141 – 145 Caine Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Website : http://www.dusucrebakery.com
Fabulously eccentric TV host, curvaceous model and founder of Hong Kong ’s first luxury corset brand, Pearls & Arsenic. I love sharing my passion for all things elegant and live with my Dearest Beloved and a fluffy Angora rabbit named Lord Pemberly III, who is a ridiculous snob. Find me on IG @RavenTao or FB : Raven Tao
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