cakes in amsterdam


15 X the tastiest cakes in Amsterdam to try now

20 February 2017

do you love sweets? Then you want to try these cakes in amsterdam

Do you like cake for breakfast and are you always checking the dessert menu when you’re having dinner somewhere? Then you’re probably always on the hunt for the tastiest cakes in Amsterdam as well. For me there’s always room for a piece of carrot cake, cheesecake or chocolate cake, even after a 3-course meal. That’s why we gathered our favourite spots to eat the best cakes in Amsterdam and made a new list for you. What do you think of the famous apple pie of Winkel 43 or the pumpkin chai cheesecake of Rum Baba?

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Red Velvet Cake of De Drie Graefjes: We’re always in the mood to order a red velvet cake. It’s so tasty and always bringing a smile to our face after the first bite. The one from De Drie Graefjes is and will stay our favourite red velvet cake in Amsterdam, even though we can never finish it… Doggy bag please! 

Carrot Cake of Pluk: If we need to choose out of all the delicious sweets at Pluk, we always pick the carrot cake. The frosting is simply the best!

Apple pie of Winkel 43: en De Koffie Schenkerij: You can find the tastiest apple pie of Amsterdam at Winkel 43 and if we believe the rumors also at De Koffie Schenkerij. Let the tasting begin, which one of these apple pies do you like?

cakes in amsterdam

Winkel 43

Eclairs of Pulitzer: You gotta love eclairs, they’re always bringing me back to France and make me feel like a Parisienne while eating them. Besides that, they’re also really, really tasty. You can find the best ones at Pulitzer, with a cappuccino of course. 

Rocky road of Drovers Dog: Oh my, the homemade rocky road at Drovers Dog is one of my favourite late night snacks. I’m getting cravings again while I’m writing this. You want to taste this one! 

Banoffee and coconut macaroon of Sticky Fingers: The banoffee cake and the coconut macaroon at Sticky Fingers are so sweet, and so tasty! When you’re in te mood for a sweet breakfast you need to plan a visit to pink place. 

Walnoot caramel cake of De Bakkerswinkel: Oh well, what’s not to like at this place? At De Bakkerswinkel you want to taste everything.

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sticky fingers

The vegan cakes of DopHert at for example Meatless District: Are you looking for vegan cakes? Then order one at DopHert. You can also find these vegan cakes at menu’s at Meatless District and other vegan hotspots.

Banana chocolate peanutbutter cake of Bakers & Roasters: At Bakers & Roasters you can order the tastiest cakes in Amsterdam. Not only the banana chocolate peanutbutter cake is a cake you want to try, all the home made cakes, muffins and others sweets are delicious.


Chocolade taart of De laatste Kruimel: Chocolate cake, banana bread, apple pie, cheesecake, at De Laatste Kruimel in the city centre van Amsterdam you want to taste them all.

Pumpkin chai cheesecake and caramel apple pie of Rum Baba: The names of these cakes are making us run to Rum Baba. They are so good!

cakes in amsterdam

Rum Baba

Rainbow cake of Betty Blue: The rainbow cake is a cake that belongs on your cake bucketlist, you need to try one at least once in your life. Just as all the other cakes at Betty Blue. Order one with a coffee and your day can’t go wrong.

Cakes of Petit Gâteau: Never had a cake of Petit Gâteau hebt gegeten? Shame on you! The minimini’s, madeleines and macaroons are worth a try at this place. 

Chocolate Hazelnut Praline Cake and Sponge Cake of Koffie ende Koeck: Koffie ende Koeck is not only one of our favourite coffee places, we’re also going here for the cakes. They are changing every day so there’s always a reason to come back. Tip: The menu is 100% plant-based (vegan) and mostly organic.

Apple Crumble Bars of Baksels: Not only the apple crumble bars are the ones making you wathering your mouth, the brownies and the red velvet taart are also really tasty at Baksels.  

More hotspots in Amsterdam

Amsterdam Bucketlist
Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
Visit Artis Royal Zoo
Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
MOCO Museum for street art
Photography museum FOAM
Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
Red Light District tour
Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn

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Our favourite hotels:
Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
Motel One: budget design hotel with locations at
Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.

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Photocredits: Winkel 43 en Rum Baba

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