“Calendar cakes” are seen at every birthday celebration of the hip crowd in South Korea.
Classic chocolate cakes or strawberry ones have given way to this minimalist style for many reasons: they are perfect for small servings, make for easy custom design, and is super Insta-worthy.
Thankfully, we don’t have to travel all the way to South Korea for calendar cakes – they are available in local bakeries you can also get on this trend easily.
Here are seven bakeries in Singapore that you can find Korean-style calendar cakes at.
River Ash Bakery
From classic vanilla to trendy chocolate sea salt caramel, River Ash Bakery has up to 11 flavours for you to consider and one of them is even vegan!
The Korean calendar cake that they provide also comes in a variety of sizes for you to choose from. If you are planning to order the cake for a big occasion, River Ash Bakery also offers two-tier options.
Aside from the Korean calendar cake, they also specialise in cupcakes, macarons and many other sweet treats that you can order for your party.
Prices begin from S$60 and you can check out their website here.
Any ovomaltine lovers here? This unique flavour is one of the eight you can choose from when you order a Korean calendar cake from Angst Bakes.
Started by self-taught baker EeRu, who specialises in customised cakes, cookies, and tarts, Angst Bakes is where you can a custom Korean-style calendar cake design that you will be satisfied with.
Prices begin from S$28 and you can check out their website here.
Three Petal Studio
If you are someone who takes a long time to make a decision, better drop that habit if you want to secure a calendar cake with Three Petal Studio. The bakery’s slots are often fully booked due to its popularity.
Bakers at Three Petal Studio are certified under Korea Partycake Design Association so it probably isn’t surprising that many of their cake designs are inspired by minimalist Korean styles.
Besides the trendy calendar cakes, they also provide other forms of custom cake designs, including those that require detailed drawing.
Prices begin from S$28 and you can check out their Instagram here.
You’d almost be mistaken that you’re browsing through a cake menu in South Korea when you take a look at the creations by SimplyBakez. Their cake designs tend to be minimalist and aesthetically pleasing – exactly what Korean-style cakes are most known for.
Offering 10 different cake flavours, SimplyBakez also provides different shaped cakes such as heart-shaped cakes if you want something unique.
Prices begin from S$45 and you can check out their Instagram here.
Dough Re Mi
Planning to celebrate a special occasion with just a couple of close friends? Dough Re Mi is going to be the perfect choice as they bake Korean-inspired “bento cakes” that are in the ideal size of 4’’ (10 cm in diameter).
You can choose between two flavours: vanilla bean and chocolate, and also decide if you want them to be round or heart-shaped.
Calendar cake prices from S$28 and you can check out their Instagram here.
Batter With Butter
From Korean inspired bento cakes to retro-style cakes, you are going to love the amount of creative effort that Batter With Butter puts into their designs. The trendy calendar cakes are among their most popular orders.
Flavours you can choose from include fresh dairy milk cream, strawberry, mango and sea salt caramel.
Prices begin from SGD24.90 and you can check out their Instagram here.
Bento Cake Burglar
For unique cake flavours, Korean-style bento cakes and calendar cakes, Bento Cake Burglar has them.
They provide six different gourmet flavours for you to choose from and you can also decide on the shape of the cake.
Prices begin from S$27.90 and you check out their website here.