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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.

Dark 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.

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.

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

Caramelised Banana Split
Caramelised banana. Pure NZ vanilla and dark chocolate ice cream. Whipped Cream. Chocolate ganache. House-made salted caramel sauce. Caramel popcorn.

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

Apple Pie
House-made apple pie. Pure NZ ice cream. Custard. Cream.


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.

Feijoa and Apple Crumble
Poached feijoa and apple. Vanilla bean custard. Vanilla ice cream. Oat crumble.

Fruit Fruit
Seasonal and freeze dried fruit, berry compote. Pure NZ sorbet.

Valrhona Hazelnut Chocolate
Valrhona Azelia Hazelnut ganache. Pure NZ roasted white and dark chocolate ice cream. Hazelnut chocolate dragées. Fresh whipped cream.

Pure NZ Callebaut dark chocolate ice cream. House-made brownie. Ganache. Fresh whipped 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.

Chocolate Cheesecake Berry
Chocolate cheesecake filling. Berry compote. Boysenberry ice cream. Freeze dried berries. Cocoa nibs.

Hokey Pokey
Pure NZ Hokey Pokey ice cream. House-made honeycomb chocolate chunks. Caramel popcorn. House-made salted caramel sauce.


Toast Menu

Smokey Baked Tomato Butter Beans (V, VG)
Topped with fresh herbs and greens on sourdough.

Smashed Avocado and Dukkah (V, VG)
Cherry tomatoes. Fresh herbs and greens on sourdough.

Smoked Salmon and Dill Cream Cheese
Dill cream cheese. Cherry tomatoes. Capers. Lemon on sourdough.

Fried Halloumi with Apple and Fennel Slaw (V)
Fennel and apple slaw. Tzatziki. Lemon. Fresh herbs and greens on sourdough.

Bratwurst Sausage, Grilled Cheese and Sauerkraut
Bratwurst Sausage. Grilled Swiss cheese. Sauerkraut. Grain mustard. Pickled red onion. Gherkin.


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 COFFEE SUPREME 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. Batchwell Kombucha: Apple, Sauvignon Grape, Earl Grey, Chia Sisters Juice: Feijoa & Apple, Nelson Boysenberry & Apple, Orange & Mango, Karma Cola, Lemmy Lemonade, and Sparkling Water provide a delectable range of drinks.



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 (8 or more). Sorry we do not take bookings for Friday evening, Saturdays or Sundays.