Sil’s Cakes, for sugar lovers

Sil's Cakes, for sugar lovers

If you are one of the American sugar and pastry lovers, you already have a splendid place to visit. It’s Sil’s Cakes, made in Barcelona, a Yankee-style sweet paradise.

There you can taste an exquisite cupcake covered with buttercream with an intense chocolate or strawberry aroma or a spectacular cheesecake.

You can also delight yourself with brownies or cakes that are not only delicious but also very attractively presented. Even so appetizing that you will leave the scales aside.

American pastry and confectionery is complex and requires high quality ingredients and precise preparation techniques.

Pastry made in USA, for sugar lovers

And located in Barcelona. Its owner, after years of dedicating herself to the law, discovered in her path through life this passion and put her gift into practice.

Silvia González, after training at the prestigious Hofmann school in American pastry, opened Sil’s Cakes, now located on the corner of Torrent de l’Olla street in Gràcia.

All you have to do is walk by the shop windows and you won’t be able to resist going in to enjoy such a variety of pastries.

Silvia comments that American pastries are not valued. Only the most traditional is known commercially, but there are recipes and other specialties that she seeks to explore and make known to her diners.

His recipes are adapted to the Barcelona palate. They have even lowered the amount of sugar normally used, as well as avoiding the use of excessive decoration.

He has succeeded in integrating the classics of Barcelona and American techniques.

The most spectacular US delicacies

Sugar lovers will be amazed by the variety of products they can find at Sil’s Cakes.

Cakes and cakes in different flavors, cookies, cheesecakes in about 15 variations (chocolate, blackberries, cheese, lemon), carrot cakes, cinnamon rolls, cupcakes, plumcakes, brownies.

And believe it or not, you can also find some vegan alternatives or lactose-free products.

One of the stars of the place is the Nutella cookie, as well as the brownie (mellow and almost liquid inside), among others. You can buy them whole or by portion.

You can also savor the combination of cheesecake, cookies and white chocolate brownies in one cake.

If you want, you can also accompany your craving with specialty coffee.

But if what you want is to learn, at Sil’s Cakes you can take courses to learn preparation techniques for recipes that you can make at home.

The owner says that they already have several U.S. customers, which confirms that she and her great team are doing things right.

Sil’s Cakes

Location: Carrer del Torrent de l’Olla, 62, Barcelona

Average price: 3,5 €.

Hours: Monday to Saturday, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm. Sunday closed.

 

 

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