What is the cake price in kathmandu?

A sweet food made out of flour, sugar, eggs, salt, butter, or oil that is usually baked and decorated with cream or icing or other forms of garnishes is a cake. The cake is served as a celebration dish usually on occasions such as weddings, anniversaries, and birthdays but with recent trends, baby showers, arrival or departure of loved ones, graduation, achievement, etc. are celebrated as well.

Cake culture has been famous in Nepal nowadays and has been a trendy business, you can find one bakery on every street corner these days. Cakes and bakeries weren’t much famous before 2010-2014 and were considered as a luxury item for the rich only. But along with time almost most of the people now could afford a cake for the celebration.

Varieties of cakes can be made and found worldwide with countless cake recipes: out of which some varieties are butter cakes, sponge cakes, chocolate cakes, coffee cakes, flourless cakes, layer cakes, special purpose cakes, flourless cakes, mousse cake, etc. Particularly in Nepal or in Kathmandu sponge cake with cream layers are most famous and is loved by consumers in general. In the case of Kathmandu, the cake trend of flavors hasn’t changed much and similar kinds of flavors or cakes can be found in almost all bakeries. Some of the famous flavors are as follows:

Black Forest Cake

White Forest Cake

Vanilla Cake

Choco Vanilla Cake

Pineapple Cake

Strawberry Cake

Blueberry Cake

Mango Cake

Chocolate Cake

Double Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Truffle Cake

Mocha Cake

Red Velvet Cake

Cheese Cake

Cake prices vary all over the world depending upon the quality of ingredients used and the marketplace. In terms of Nepal, it’s a small market yet a competitive one. Bakery or cake trend is not a cultural or food trend of Nepal, rather it has been copied from the Western world, so Nepal has to depend upon the neighboring countries such as India (mostly) and China for basic ingredients required for bakery and pastry items.

Because of this there can be variation in the cake prices, because of the products and the price set out by the suppliers plus the taxation.

In terms of Kathmandu, the quality and price of baked goods and cakes have been found to be categorized into three target groups: Rich class, Medium class, and Poor Class. Thus varies the quality, products, and service according to the price range. Typically, the price range for cakes, in general, can be found in between 400-2000 for a pound of cake in the bakeries or cake shops in Kathmandu. The cake price for the famous flavor cakes found in most of the bakeries of Kathmandu are as follows:


Black Forest Cake500-800
White Forest Cake 600-900
Vanilla Cake    450-700
Choco Vanilla Cake500-800
Pineapple Cake600-900
Strawberry Cake550-900
Blueberry Cake        700-1000
Mango Cake 600-900
Chocolate Cake          600-1000
Double Chocolate Cake700-1100
Chocolate Truffle Cake800-1300
Mocha Cake  800-1200
Red Velvet Cake 1000-1400
Cheese Cake1200-1800
Fondant Cake1300-2000

The price ranges do vary in other parts of Nepal. In terms of Kathmandu, the above-given price range changes as well because some of the bakeries tend to give discounts on cakes and pastries up to 50% in the evening. Certain occasions in Nepal such as Valentines, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, New Year, etc. most of the bakeries tend to give discounts in order to receive more number orders which can result in the change of price as well. Custom cakes and the addition of flavors are some of the factors that result in a price change. Sugar-free, eggless, and gluten-free range cakes too are costlier than the normal ones found in the market.

If you have a sweet tooth and want to have sweet pastries at a good price rate please don’t forget to visit the nearest bakeries around your place.





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