Cuckoo’s Bakery in Bruntsfield offers a dizzying array of fresh, homemade cup cakes and celebration cakes. They also serve a varied selection of loose leaf teas, a fantastic selection of fresh coffee and milkshakes. You can sit in and enjoy the nice atmosphere but as it was a blisteringly hot day, we brought ours home to enjoy the all to rare Scottish sunshine.
The Sticky Toffee Pudding cupcake was filled with luscious toffee sauce, topped with sweet vanilla icing and a toffee penny. The sponge itself was light and nicely spiced. You can tell the cakes are all homemade as they taste really fresh.
The Vanilla Cupcake was filled with vanilla cream topped with vanilla icing. Very simple but packed full of vanilla flavour. All the cupcakes and celebration cakes are made with local free range eggs, Scottish flour and Scottish butter and it shows in the taste.
The Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookie is a classic combination. Smooth peanut butter, tangy sweet jelly all encased in a crumbly cookie. All made using the same fresh, local ingredients. Perfection.
Location: 116 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh
Price: Cupcakes between £2.25-£3.00, Cookies £2
Good for: Fresh homemade baked goods, retro style cafe.