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White Dream and Passion from Strangas. Photo: Strangas
White Dream and Passion from Strangas. Photo: Strangas

Food & Drink

The Best Cakes in Copenhagen

Cakes are back with a bang, and marzipan, mousse and macarons are playing the lead role all sorts of cooking and baking competitions. From cheesecakes and pies, to patisserie dreams and gourmet cookies - here’s our guide to the best baked delicacies available in Copenhagen.

La Glace

Located in the heart of the Danish capital, illustrious patisserie Konditori La Glace has has been serving up delicious treats since 1870 and is still at the top of its game. A fantastic interior from 1924 provides the setting for a range of elaborate birthday cakes, cookies and confections. Don't miss the famous sports cake of crushed nougat, whipped cream, macaroon base and caramelized profiteroles.

La Glace

Skoubogade 3, Copenhagen

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Bertels Kager

Bertel’s speciality is cheesecakes and his creations enabled him to walk away with the AOK prize for Best Cake in 2016. Everything from blueberry cheesecake and Key Lime pie, to apple-cinnamon, liquorice and Oreo variants of the temptations on show. Even if you don’t normally like cheesecakes, you should Bertels a chance. He knows his stuff.

Falkoner Allé 54, Copenhagen

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Gourmet cookies from Leckerbaer. Photo: Line Falk

Leckerbaer

Michelin-starred couple Jakob and Gabi Bär Mogensen make cookies of premier league class. In their small shop and café you can enjoy elegant, colorful, heavenly delights in the form of cream cakes, desserts and cookies made from the finest ingredients, or take some cake batter away for you to bake at home.

Leckerbaer

Ryesgade 118, Copenhagen

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Strangas

Connoisseurs call him the best pastry chef in Copenhagen, and with Strangas Dessert Boutique, Greek-born dessert magician Nikolaos Strangas has brought a little cake and dessert paradise to the heart of the city. Here you can gorge yourself on macarons all the colors of the rainbow and fantastic cakes and desserts containing mousse, cream, ganache, nuts and berries. We recommend you book a table.

Strangas

Åboulevarden 7, Copenhagen

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The American Pie Company

On Skindergade, US-born Erin and her Danish friend Dorte bake authentic American pies just like Grandma used to make in premises that, appropriately, give that “americana” feel without spilling over into the kitsch. These fantastic pies are baked in lots of flavors every day, spanning everything from gentle blueberry pie to Bad-Ass Bourbon Pecan Pie and savory meat and vegetable pies.

The American Pie Company

Skindergade 25, Copenhagen

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Maudes salon

Maudes is nicely furnished with upholstered armchairs, mahogany tables, tall panels and silver candlesticks. And delicious cakes, buns and biscuits to match the salon atmosphere, that can also be enjoyed with a glass of wine and tapas. You can also buy cakes to take home with you.

Maudes salon

Gl. Kongevej 164, Copenhagen

Sweet Valentine

Beautiful cream cakes, mousse dreams, cupcakes, petit fours and chocolate. Sweet Valentine in Torvehallerne is skilled at delivering all sorts of sweet and tasty delicacies that can be enjoyed both at the stand and ordered for special occasions.

Sweet Valentine

Israels Plads, Torvehallerne, stand 8B, Copenhagen

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