Sil’s Cakes

By Claire Gledhill

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Silvia, the name behind Sil’s Cakes American Pastry isn’t American at all, but a partly self-taught, partly Hofmann-trained local who discovered her love of making pâtisserie while pregnant.

Her shop has recently relocated from Sant Gervasi to Gràcia, bringing with it a new look and authentic glazed donuts, pecan pie and deep-filled, baked cheesecakes topped with runny caramel, Oreos, inch-thick meringue or cookie dough. The smart wooden displays are topped with classic iced cinnamon rolls, gooey brownies and triple-layer cakes such as white chocolate and raspberry. And what classic Stateside-style bakery would be complete without a swirl-topped cupcake or two?

There’s enough to satisfy the most passionate cake lover or seriously homesick American. You can get involved too with her regular workshops, or order a New York City, Philly or Brooklyn-themed sweet table for your next celebration or event.

Opening hours
Monday
09:00 – 20:30
Tuesday
09:00 – 20:30
Wednesday
09:00 – 20:30
Thursday
09:00 – 20:30
Friday
09:00 – 20:30
Saturday
09:00 – 20:30
Sunday
– closed –