Auckland: Bluebells Cakery

Bluebells Cakery is now my new local cake stall living a 5min walk away which is dangerous eek. I finally made it here after completing my Dry July. I couldn’t believe how little the shop is. Tucked in a random set of shops on Hillsborough Road its definitely a great place to pick up an afternoon treat for takeaway. There are only a couple of sharing tables – one outside, one inside.

Bluebells has made its rep for its cupcakes, and they do not disappoint. I bought a small selection for my workies purely so I could try more without feeling guilty haha. I don’t like coffee but I took a small bite of the coffee cupcake and its not overpowering so don’t be afraid to try this one because it has a great texture with walnut mixed in the batter.
If you are a chocolate lover, get the lamington cake, its decadent and moist without being overly sweet and has a cheeky jam filling. My favourite choice was the strawberry cream yoyo. The yoyo just crumbles and is incredibly light. The filling isn’t overly sweet and its is filled in a good proportion to the cookie. Just order this one!!

My favourite sweet delight is brownie and I was sadden by this one as the texture wasn’t quite right. It was just a bit dense and missed that crunch. If someone told me it was a choc rasp cake it would be perfect. It’s a shame because the flavour combination is great – but choc and rasp go hand in hand.

Overall the cupcakes really don’t disappoint and the value for money is extremely worth it for size and use of quality ingredients. I def recommend Bluebells! Great sweet treats!

Rating
Food: 8.5/10
Service: 8/10
Value for Money: Very Good

161A Hillsborough Road, Hillsborough
Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri 730am-4pm
Sat 8am-4pm
Sun 830-330pm

Chocolate Lamington Cupcake
Chocolate Lamington Cupcake
Banana and Salted Caramel Cupcake
Banana and Salted Caramel Cupcake
Raspberry and Chocolate Brownie
Raspberry and Chocolate Brownie
Strawberry Cream Yoyo
Strawberry Cream Yoyo
Coffee and Walnut Cupcake
Coffee and Walnut Cupcake

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