Manchester must have a sweet tooth because recently there has been a rise in small independent businesses producing some incredibly indulgent bakes. The city has been taken over by brightly coloured cakes, intricately decorated biscuits, exciting eclairs, delicious donuts, marvellous macarons and ridiculously gooey cookies in all shapes and sizes.
There are also loads of fabulously OTT Manchester bakeries which have pop up stalls or units offering take out or delivery. Manchester is also home to many high-quality bakeries producing amazing artisan loaves and pastries, but this Taste of Manchester chart is about those wonderful places where you can sit inside (or out) and indulge in a sweet homemade treat and a hot drink.
Here’s our guide to ten of the best bakeries and cake shops selling the most indulgent treats in Manchester. Treat yo’self.