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Enchanting Luminary Bakery Chalk Farm London NW1

Welcome to the enchanting Luminary Bakery in Chalk Farm, London NW1. Here you’ll discover a delightful assortment of treats that are irresistible. Indulge in their exquisite selection of cakes available by the slice or as adorable mini versions. The flavours are enticing, including flourless salted caramel and chocolate, plant-based Victoria sponge and classic carrot cake. The bakery also offers cinnamon rolls for those dropping by in the morning. For lunch, you can savour their filled focaccias. If you’re looking for the best bakeries in London, cakes in Chalk Farm or a place to meet a friend for coffee in NW1, you’ll love Luminary Bakery.

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“If you love sweet treats, this enchanting bakery will become your go-to place for a piece of heavenly cake or cinnamon rolls where every mouthful is sheer joy,” Homegirl London.

Luminary Bakery Menu

Their delectable cakes come in a generous round size starting from £45 or as mini versions in a delightful box of six from £32. You can enjoy a slice of cake or a mini version if you visit the bakery in person. Having visited twice, I can attest that every piece I tried was utterly fantastic, leaving me murmuring in delight with each forkful. Here is their current cake collection:

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The flourless salted caramel and chocolate cake boasts a moist chocolate sponge adorned with sea-salted caramel buttercream. It’s then generously sprinkled with crunchy dark chocolate crumble, cocoa nibs, honeycomb, popcorn and a chocolate Luminary crescent.

The almond, cherry and chocolate cake for plant-based enthusiasts features an almond sponge. It’s studded with whole cherries and lusciously filled with smooth chocolate buttercream. The cake is exquisitely finished with a crescent moon design, adorned with whole almonds, coconut shards, flaked almonds, cherries, crumble, pomegranate and rosemary.

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The collaboration with Vegan Queen Valentina from Lele’s London brings the delightful plant-based Victoria sponge cake layered with strawberry jam and buttercream. Its crescent moon decoration features fresh strawberries, redcurrants and raspberries, making it a true delight.

For a seasonal celebration, the orange, cardamom and pistachio cake impresses with its lightly spiced orange and cardamom sponge. It’s perfectly complemented by pistachio buttercream. The crescent moon design showcases candied orange slices, cake crumble, pistachios, pomegranate seeds, physalis and thyme.

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Opt for the lemon and blueberry cake if you crave a refreshing and fruity treat. The moist lemon sponge is generously dotted with blueberries and layered with lemon plant-based buttercream. Its crescent moon decoration boasts candied lemon, blueberries, mint, cornflower petals and a sprinkle of lemon crumble topping.

Last but not least, the classic carrot cake is a best-seller. It features lightly spiced carrot sponge cakes layered and topped with cream cheese buttercream. Its crescent moon design showcases candied orange slices, cinnamon crumbles, pumpkin seeds and rosemary.

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If you visit the bakery in the morning, you might be delighted to find croissants and cinnamon rolls to accompany your coffee. The caramelised onion, goat cheese and rocket focaccia are highly recommended for a satisfying lunch. And, of course, no visit is complete without treating yourself to one of their delightful Mini-cakes or indulging in a slice from their captivating large cakes. If you want to treat a friend, send them a tray of brownies or a box of cakes; they will love you forever!

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Helpful Information About Luminary Bakery Chalk Farm

This bakery is a social enterprise designed to offer opportunities for women to build a future for themselves. They use baking as a tool to take women on a journey to employability and entrepreneurship, equipping them with transferable skills for the working world.

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To find out more, visit the Luminary Bakery website. Their address is 47 Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8AJ, a short walk from Chalk Farm or Camden Station. During the week, they open from 8 am until 4 pm and from 9 am until 4 pm at the weekend. Their other bakery is at 71-73 Allen Road, Stoke Newington, London N16 8RY.

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Author: Homegirl London. Photographs: Homegirl London. I only write about eateries where I had a good experience. I recommend you do further research as standards fluctuate, as do opinions. Please check if the establishment is still in business and the opening times before you go. If you discover this restaurant has closed, contact me to remove it from my blog.