We're dreaming of freshly baked goodies, warm out of the oven.
Ok, we'll admit it - we fell victim to the homemade banana bread/sourdough trend too, we'd even go so far as to say it was an enjoyable activity... but the novelty of home-baked goods has slowly worn off and we're craving the real deal. Try as we might, we'll never nail the delicate art of pastry making quite like the professionals.
While calling into your favourite spot for a croissant and a cup of cha may not be possible at the moment, there are still a number of bakeries doing home deliveries (a home-brewed cuppa will have to do for now).
See below for six divine Dublin bakeries that are still delivering:
The Corner Bakery Terenure
A small neighbourhood bakery in Terenure, The Corner Bakery has bread, cake, buns, pastries and cookies to boot. Order through Deliveroo (within a 2.5km distance) for same-day delivery or opt for the next-day courier delivery service.
The holy grail of Dublin bakeries, anyone within certain areas of Dublin 2 can avail of home delivery from Bread 41. Fair warning though - two days pre-order is necessary to allow for prep, so be patient as it's more than worth the wait.
A luxury macaroon brand, French bakery and sweets maker - Laduree is top of our list when we're in the mood for decadence. Their macaroons come in a variety of flavours and are delivered in a beautifully presented gift box... a slice of Paris on your doorstep.
To say we miss wandering Avoca is a major understatement... luckily you can still get their delicious bread delivered straight to your door. Throw in an apple tart for good measure, sure it's almost the weekend.
The Cupcake Store
These guys specialise in quality cupcakes and traybakes, another great shout should you need to celebrate something special... (almost) making it through the workweek for example.
(Image courtesy of The Cupcake Store)
In business since 1969, Thunders is one of Dublin's more old-school bakeries. They're back baking and delivering to Swords, Drumcondra, Charlestown and Ashleaf... and if this honeycomb and chocolate cake is anything to go by, they're definitely in the running for star baker.
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We’re back in business baby! One of our locations to reopen next week is Ashleaf s/c in crumlin. While we were away Sharon from our retail team in Ashleaf made this beauty! A honeycomb and chocolate cake fit for any celebration. Well done Sharon and thank you for baking along 👏👏👏👏👏 #cake #birthdaycake #isolatewithcake #cocoonwithcake #homebaker #homebaked #stayhome #staysafe
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