With just a day to go for the festival of colours, preparations are in full swing. We’ve already shared the best biryani order-ins for Holi 2020, and to give the festival the finishing touch, desserts can’t be left out. So here we’ve curated the list of the Holi-inspired sweet treats that are giving some major #InstaGoals across Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, and Delhi. A play on colours, thandai, gujiya, and more, take your pick off these desserts that are actually a snack.

Best places to enjoy Holi sweets in Mumbai

The Sassy Teaspoon

 

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Based in Mumbai and Pune, The Sassy Teaspoon is serving their Holi desserts across all their outlets this week. On till March 24, you can get your hands on these thandai macaroons even if you miss it on the festival day.

D Cake Creations

 

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Bringing together Indian mithai and Italian desserts is the thandai panacotta by D Cake Creations. The pistachio rose panacotta tarts seem perfect to add colour and flavour to one’s Holi table.

Bombay Bake House

 

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No surprises – it’s a thandai fusion! However, rather than go the milk route again, these cake truffles are adding a touch of chocolate to the typical taste.

Best places to enjoy Holi sweets in Kolkata

Kolkata

Crumb Affair

 

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Crumb Affair has a host of options for one to select from. Their Holi menu consists of rose & pistachio macarons and chocolate bars, pinata cupcakes, coconut and praline coated truffles, and white chocolate bar with toasted nuts. This one’s certainly bringing home the Holi spirit.

Sugar Plum Cakery

 

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These unicorn-coloured chocolate bars are true to Holi colours and carry a bubblegum flavour. They’ve also got macarons, thandai cheesecake pudding, and vanilla cake in festive flavours and colours.

Best places to enjoy Holi sweets in Delhi

Delhi

Khoya

 

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Their gujiya box comes with three kinds of fillings -coconut, walnut, and the classic. Khoya also delivers to Mumbai for an extra charge, so in case one isn’t in Delhi, they can still enjoy their mithai.

Theobroma

 

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Home to ‘the food of the Gods’, Theobroma has come out with a Holi special menu. Raspberry chocolate brownie, festive chocolate slab, and chocolate and cashew nut brownie are being whipped up to celebrate the festival of colours. Other than Delhi, their treats are also being offered at Mumbai and Pune outlets.

Best places to enjoy Holi sweets in Bengaluru

Bengaluru

Ira’s Baketoria

 

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Ira’s Baketoria has come up with Holi cupcakes, the sweet-nutty desserts carry notes of saffron, pistachio, almond, rose, and cardamom.

Megha Uppal
Senior Associate Editor
An innate love for travel and food has translated into many a trips since childhood for Megha; it also fed her curiosity to know about local cultures. When not writing, she is on the lookout for three things: A great dark chocolate dessert, a beautiful pool where she can practice her backstroke, and art that she can save up for.