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Takapuna Dessert Cafe & Cakery


We make and bake all our own desserts using only the finest ingredients; 53% couverture chocolate, free range eggs, Pure NZ ice cream and freshly whipped cream.

Belgian Chocolate Mousse (GF)
Topped with soft whipped cream. Served with berry compote.

Belgium Chocolate Cake (GF)
(Gluten-Free upon request) Served with a scoop of Pure NZ ice cream of your choice.

Cookie Sandwich
Pure NZ ice cream sandwiched between two house made chocolate chip cookies. Drizzled with ganache.

Chocolate Brownie
Two slices of house made triple chocolate brownie drizzled with ganache. Served with Pure NZ ice cream and berry compote.

Pure NZ vanilla ice cream. Crushed amaretti biscuit. Drizzled with ganache. Served with a double shot of espresso.

Light fluffy pastry balls. Filled with cream and ganache. Served with hot ganache. Freeze dried berries and Pure NZ ice cream.

Brownie S'mores Sandwich
NZ Pure vanilla ice cream and torched Italian meringue sandwiched between House made triple chocolate brownies.

Berry Meringues (GF)
House-made berry meringues. Pure NZ boysenberry ice cream. Berry compote. Cream. Freeze dried berry powder.

Hot Chocolate Pudding
Our famous gooey centred chocolate pudding. Drizzled in ganache. Served with a scoop of Pure NZ ice cream and berry compote.

Chocolate Ball
(Dairy-free/Gluten-free on request) Filled with your choice of Pure NZ ice cream. Chocolate soil. Chocolate brownie. Seasonal fruit. Served with hot ganache.

Special of the Week
A pudding dessert that is forever changing. Refer to our in-store specials board or ask our staff.

Lemon Meringues (GF)
Deconstructed dessert. House made lemon meringues. Lemon Curd. Cream. Lightly torched Italian meringue. Freeze dried lemon powder.

Banoffee Alaska
Pure NZ vanilla ice cream. Our salted caramel sauce. Short bread. Banana. Topped with Italian meringue.


Liege Waffles

Hints of vanilla bean, honey and caramelised pearl sugar. Made every morning by the team using authentic ingredients then left for 24 hours to let the magic happen. (Gluten Free upon request)

Simply dusted with icing sugar.

Espresso ice cream. Mascarpone cream. Amaretti biscuit. Coffee syrup. Cocoa powder dusting. Flight coffee chocolate shard.

French Toast
Streaky bacon. Caramelised banana. Maple syrup and a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar.

Seasonal and freeze dried fruit, berry compote.

Hazelnut Chocolate
Housemade Nutella. Pure NZ Roasted White and Dark chocolate ice cream, hazelnut praline, fresh whipped cream.

Pure NZ Callebeau dark chocolate ice cream. Housemade brownie. Ganache. Cream. Drizzled with liquid dark chocolate.

Bourbon, Butterscotch and Pecan
Pure NZ vanilla ice cream. Caramelised pecans. Housemade vanilla fudge chunks. Drizzled with our bourbon butterscotch sauce.

Dulce De Leche
Pure NZ salted caramel ice cream. Banana chips. Banana. Coconut. Popcorn. Drizzled with our salted caramel sauce.

Berry S'mores
Pure NZ boysenberry ice cream. Crushed housemade meringues. Strawberry jam. Torched Italian meringue. Topped with fairy floss and freeze dried NZ berries.


Savoury & Drinks

Savoury Waffles

Potato and Leek
Potato. Leek. Served with rocket with a dollop of sour cream and fresh herbs.
Add streaky bacon
Add salmon and capers

Salami. Ham. Red Capsicum. Tomatoes. Waffle. Stacked with rocket and mild chunky housemade salsa.

Cheesy polenta waffle. Medium spice mince. Tasty cheese sauce. Jalapenos. Corn chips.
Add mashed avacado.

Open Sandwiches

Egg and Mayo
Two boiled eggs. Tomato. Cucumber. Avocado. Rocket. All stacked together with mayo and balsamic.

Prosciutto and Halloumi
Prosciutto. Fried halloumi. Tomato. Cucumber. Avocado. Rocket. All stacked together with mayo and balsamic served on the side.

Streaky Bacon
Streaky bacon. Tomato. Cucumber. Avocado. Rocket. All stacked together with mayo and balsamic served on the side.

Smoked Salmon and Capers
Smoked salmon. Tomato. Cucumber. Avocado. Rocket. All stacked together with mayo, balsamic and capers served on the side.


HOT CHOCOLATE and MOCHAs made with our 53% liquid dark couverture chocolate – taste the difference! Add some flair with one of our flavour shots and for a dairy free option ask for Soy or Almond milk.

Our expert baristas will keep you buzzing with our award winning FLIGHT COFFEE and all made with a double shot of espresso.

Harney & Sons TEA loose leaf tea. Your tea is served in your own pot with china cups.

For hot days try our MILK SHAKES, SMOOTHIES or ICED DRINKS made with Pure NZ ice cream and Barkers quality flavours. Hopt Soda, Kombucha & Pete's Natural provide a delectable range of drinks with bubbles .



Cakes Baked for You

Talk to us if you are looking for a quality cake to help you celebrate your wedding, anniversary, farewell, birthday, thank you, any special occasion or maybe just a treat! Our cakes are baked and finished by our experienced patisserie chefs. We care that your cake not only looks great but tastes great too and so we only use quality ingredients including local free-range eggs.

We have a number of house specialty cakes including carrot, lemon and of course our rich chocolate cake made with beautiful dark Belgium couverture chocolate. Although we love baking these cakes we would be happy to discuss any flavour combination you would like. Our standard finishes can also be tailored and changed to suit your requirements or we can fully personalise your cake to match your celebration.

Our cakes are made to order and priced on consultation. Specialty cakes require a two day lead time however customised cakes with bespoke finishing will take a minimum of five days. Please talk to one of the team if you would like to know more.


Chocolates & Gifts

Our chocolate cabinet is always full of our latest creations so you can choose your own or select one of our many gifts boxes already packed and ready to go. For corporate customised chocolates please give our factory a call on T481 9025.

Scoop Ice Cream

Our scoop ice cream from Pure NZ is both natural and absolutely delish! Our ice creams are served either in a lovely waffle cone or in a takeaway cup or a glass bowl.

Contact Us

Takapuna Dessert Cafe & Cakery is located at Century Way, Shop 5, 62-78 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, Auckland.
We have free wi-fi please ask for an access code if you would like get online.

Cafe hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday - Saturday 9:30am - 10pm
Sunday 10:00am - 9:00pm
Public Holidays Closed
Tel: 975 0632 for bookings (5 or more). Sorry we do not take bookings for Friday evening, Saturdays or Sundays.