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
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
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
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
精華桂, 杏仁, 萊姆, 鳳梨, 天然奶油
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
Telephone: +886 04-2463 0919
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 11:00-21:50
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