If you have watched Sex And The City (SATC) then you must be familiar with the now iconic Magnolia Bakery in New York City. Got you thinking about those delicious cupcakes already? This cult favourite has recently made its way to India, with the very first store set-up in India’s Silicon Valley, Bengaluru. By Amitha Ameen
First opened in 1996, Magnolia Bakery has come a long away from its initial cosy classic American setting. Today the bakery chain has more than 20 stores spread across the US, the UAE and other countries. The newest one opened in Bengaluru’s swanky Indiranagar neighbourhood amongst a lot of fanfare.
Although Magnolia is famed for its decadent cupcakes, made more famous by Carrie and Miranda in SATC, there are plenty of other mouth-watering offerings from the famous bakery that will keep you craving for more. From pistachio cakes, pies and gooey chocolate chunk cookies to the famous Magnolia Bakery banana pudding, magic bars and walnut muffins, added from the New York menu, there are close to 300 dishes that are in constant rotation at Magnolia Bakery, spoiling you for choices.
Pastel-hued and projecting a whimsical ambience, Magnolia Bakery sticks to its global stores in terms of design aesthetics. The live-kitchen space inside the bakery allows you to watch as seasoned bakers add the signature swirl and frosting on the cupcakes. Apart from the popular items, the bakery offers plenty of new dishes to appease the local taste buds.
With the festive season right around the corner, there couldn’t have been a better time for Magnolia Bakery to launch in India. The sweet tooth in us has already made a list of favourites to try out at the bakery. What about you?