Taichung 101 – To Buy List

CTC Bakery is one of the top bakeries to visit in Taichung! Chef Cheung Tai Him is the Champion of 2010 Bakery World Cup. He made it with a rustic recipe infused with Taiwanese ingredients, the bread of championship is large, dense and jam packed with mango pieces and nuts.
Another favourite is the sweet canele, which is relatively larger than traditional ones.

Bread of Championship 2010
香蜜美人 (冠軍麵包)

Taiwan Mango, Dongfang Meiren Tea, Macadamia Nut, Longan Honey
台灣芒果, 東方美人茶, 夏威夷豆, 龍眼蜜

Black Sugar Longan

Longan, Walnut, Handcrafted Black Sugar
桂圓, 核桃, 手工黑糖

Milk, Vanilla Bean
牛奶, 香草棒

Mango Red Tea Cake

Mango, Red Tea

Commonly found in Japan, Castella Cake is also freshly baked from Banshin Taichung. It is a must buy. Much softer, with a moist and fluffy texture. Also, the honey cake has been recently reinterpreted into a crispy version, similar to a honey toast.

Banshin Castella Cake


Crispy Castella Cake
奧喜燒 (蛋糕烤餅乾)

Whoever made their way to Miyahara, it is a spot to shop, to relax and to savor their famous ice creams. There are tons to buy here, but one is of course the typical pineapple cakes prepared by Dawncake. Specifically made with a number-labelled pineapple, the difference mainly depends on sweet to sourness.

Baked Honey Cake

Crispy Honey Cake

Pineapple Cake Christmas Version

Pineapple Cake



Syrup Waffle
精華桂, 杏仁, 萊姆, 鳳梨, 天然奶油

Ginger Candy

Yogurt, Chocolate, Black Sugar Biscuit Sticks
乳酪棒, 巧克力棒, 黑糖棒

SunnyHills is no doubt a big brand across Asia. They have been expanding aggressively from Taipei, Shanghai, Singapore, to even Hong Kong where has a sit-down shop in Central. Their pineapple cakes are much bigger in size and filled with fibrous pineapple filling cooked with mere melon paste.


Classic Pineapple Cake

CTC Bakery 張泰謙麵包
Address: 台中市西屯區國安一路1號(國安一路與福林路交叉口)
Telephone: +886 04-2463 0919
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 11:00-21:50
Website: https://www.facebook.com/CTCBakery

Ban Shin 坂神長崎蛋糕
Address: 台中市北區綏遠路一段53號, Taichung, Taiwan 40449
Telephone: +886 04-2237 0660
Opening Hours: Wed-Mon 10:00-19:00
Website: https://www.facebook.com/banshin2

Dawn Cake 日出宮原點 | 宮原眼科
Address: 台中市中區中山路20號
Telephone: +886 04-2227 1927
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 10:00-22:00
Website: http://www.dawncake.com.tw / http://www.miyahara.com.tw

SunnyHills 微熱山丘
Website: http://www.sunnyhills.com.tw / https://www.facebook.com/SunnyHills.Taiwan


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