In need of some baked goods for a special occasion? Be creative! Several cake decorating bakeries in Seoul offer you the chance to customize and decorate your own cake.

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It’s really simple, first you pick out your cake base, and icing color. You can choose from different cake shapes, sizes, and flavors. Most of the bakery shops also propose cupcakes.

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While you wait for your cake to be done, a staff member will give you a quick demonstration of icing techniques. Then you can go pick out the decorations and topping to decorate your cake and let your creativity speak! You can add sweet decorations, chocolates, fruits, flavored cream, candy, candles and so on.

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Don’t be afraid, even if you are not an artist, decorating a cake is surprisingly fun and easy to do. And if you are in need for inspiration, you can take a look at the cake model pictures inside the bakery shop, or ask a staff member for help.

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Once your cake is fully decorated, a staff member will calculate the price of your cake based on your cake base and the decorations you used. Your cake base will usually be around 10 000-25 000 won, and most of the decorations are between 300 to 1,000 won each.

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With events like Pepero day and Christmas, don’t hesitate to go take a look and try out to customize cake. Some bakery shops also propose pepero cakes.

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Here are some Seoul bakery shop addresses :

Hongdae area내가만든미케익 (Nae ga mandeun mi cake), 346-41 Mapo-gu, Seogyo-dong, Seoul.

Gangnam area: Thecakestory, 548-4 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul.

Hoegi area: 케이크만들기단하나 (Cake mandeun ki ta hana),16-73 Dongdaemun-gu, Hoegi-dong, Seoul.

 

Photos Cred: dtonlyone | olive071 | wlsdudjay | cakestory_13 | allforloveaa.

 

 

About The Author

Alixe

Originally born and raised in France, Alixe moved to Korea 3 years ago. She is a graduate student at the moment, and likes to search for new places to eat or coffee shops to hang out at. She is a Foodaholic, loving the Seoul life, and all it has to offer. Alixe is a member of the SeoulSync event planning team.