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For Mother’s Day, bakeries across Hong Kong have gone all out in whipping up whimsical masterpieces for you to show your mum some lovin’. Whether you’re looking for light and fluffy pastel slices or a rich and scrumptious treat that will put you and mum into a food coma, we’ve got you covered with the best cake delivery options in Hong Kong.
You don’t want your mum to say, “I can’t believe it’s not Butter!” because really, for Mother’s Day, it should be Butter. On top of its usual glossy line of cakes and pies, Butter is rolling out a raspberry red velvet cake ($450) just in time for Mother’s Day, and for a limited time only. Featuring a medley of raspberry jam, cream cheese frosting, vanilla buttercream, and raspberry crumble, this treat is six inches in size, and must be ordered 48 hours in advance.
Delivery cost: Starting from $40
Butter, 52–56 Staunton Street, Central | (+852) 2670 2670
Rosewood Hong Kong’s Butterfly Pâtisserie is joining the celebrations with its Mother’s Day strawberry chiffon cake (starting from $388). Combining a light vanilla chiffon with lush Hokkaido cream and seasonal strawberries, the sweet treat is a guaranteed hit, and the design of the cake is a visual delight as well, packaged in a signature monochrome box.
Delivery cost: Starting from $200. Free for orders over $2,500
Butterfly Pâtisserie, Rosewood Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3891 8732
Mothers show their love to us in a multitude of ways, so why would we limit the number of gifts we give them to show our gratitude? Choose from Jouer’s curated dessert options to spoil your mum—we would recommend the lavender rosemary layered cake (starting from $168), a sponge cake with layers of lavender-infused mascarpone cream. Larger sizes come decked out in mini cupcakes and macarons. Must be ordered two working days in advance.
Delivery cost: Starting from $100. Free for orders over $1,000
Jouer, 1 Sau Wah Fong, Wan Chai | (+862) 2528 6577
Vive Cake Boutique is launching its Mother’s Day collection to help you celebrate your mum! Aside from its normal slate of beautiful cakes, the Mom-believable ($880) is sure to catch your mum’s fancy. Made with vegetable oil rather than butter and whipped with separated egg whites and yolks, this light and fluffy dessert makes use of creamy D24 durian as its star ingredient. How’s that for an unusual Mother’s Day cake?
Delivery cost: $200
Vive Cake Boutique, Shop 3, 1/F, H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Central | (+852) 9602 2869
One of the founding principles of The Cakery is to provide dessert options for all diets and allergic restrictions, thus inspiring its line of gluten-free, sugar-free, vegan-friendly, and organic baked goods. For Mother’s Day, the shop is rolling out the Mother’s Day special ($538), topped with fresh blooms and available in eight flavours, including organic vanilla, dark chocolate, apple, black sesame, strawberry, and more.
Delivery cost: Starting from $150
The Cakery, locations across Hong Kong Island | (+852) 2816 1838
Phoenixes are typically known to represent loyalty, honesty, and a good heart, which, coincidentally, are all words to describe a good mum! Celebrate with Phoenix Sweets this year with the Best Mum Ever buttercream cake ($500). It comes in multiple flavours—vanilla, lemon, chocolate, or Earl Grey—and is topped with piped florals.
Delivery cost: Starting from $150
Phoenix Sweets, Shop 03-205A, 2/F, Block 03, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central | (+852) 3686 0915
In lieu of a trip to Paris, why not treat mum to the delectable pastries and baked goods that the City of Love is famous for? Le Dessert’s Mother’s Day specials highlight the best of the bakery: pavlovas and charlottes! Its heart-shaped pavlova (starting from $250) features Chantilly cream and fresh fruits partnered with Le Dessert’s signature light meringue, and comes with a jar of homemade raspberry coulis and chocolate tag for custom messaging. Its Mother’s Day berries charlotte (starting from $215) is classic made of raspberry mousse, fluffy sponge cake, fresh berries, and homemade ladyfingers.
Delivery cost: Starting from $50
Le Dessert, Level 1, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty | (+852) 5182 7069
Bring class and decadence to your Mother’s Day celebrations with the Peninsula Boutique as it rolls out a selection of themed sweet treats to please your mum. Gracious ($598) is sure to impress with its classic design and chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla flavours. Upgrade to the Gentle ($1,399) to end your celebrations on a sweet and boozy note, as it comes with a bottle of Peninsula champagne to toast the most important lady in your life.
Delivery cost: Starting from $250. Free for orders over $1,250
The Peninsula Boutique, 22 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2696 6969
For Mother’s Day this year, Green Common is partnering with dessert maker Essentia by Holger Deh to present a Mother’s Day plant-based cake series that will delight vegan and vegetarian mums everywhere. Choose from healthsome sweet treats like the mille-feuille (starting from $328), the raspberry and Bellino cake (starting from $388), and the Black Forest cake (starting from $388) to make mum’s day! Orders can be placed here.
Delivery cost: Starting from $120
Green Common, locations across Hong Kong | (+852) 6450 7605
Inspired by the natural beauty of flowers, Ms B’s Cakery has added new designs to the Say it with Flowers collection in time for Mother’s Day. Selections include the Grace ($1,200)—pear and burnt toffee in fresh cream chiffon sponge—and the Peacock ($1,200) in a stunning pink appearance, featuring pink guava with chiffon sponge, guava jelly, vanilla mousse, fresh cream, and a white chocolate wafer crust.
Delivery cost: Starting from $280
Ms B’s Cakery, locations across Hong Kong Island | (+852) 2815 8303