Words by Alex Wright
Who They Are?
Emerging as one of Sydney’s powerhouse dessert makers, Black Star Pastry has been providing Sydney siders with its market fresh produce since 2008.
What They Do?
Although Black Star is widely known for its sweet options, do not overlook Black Stars abundance of savoury options. Serving up a variety of quiches, sandwiches and salads, Black Star is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a good brew and lunch.
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The Game Changer
If you're into cake as much as we are, theres no doubt you’ve seen snaps of Black Star’s iconic Strawberry Watermelon cake flooded all over instagram. Consisting of two layers of almond dacquoise, rose-scented cream, fresh watermelon and strawberries, this masterpiece is too good to resist, especially once topped off with pistachios and dried rose petals.
A citrus lovers dream cake. Layered with pistachio ganache, white chocolate mousse and lemon curd, this delicious dessert packs a tangy punch, balanced perfectly with the inclusion of crunchy pistachio dacquoise.
New Kid On The Block
While the Raspberry Lychee cake is the newest edition to the Black Star range, it certainly does not disappoint. Packed with an abundance of flavours, the cake is layered with chocolate biscuit, raspberry marshmallow and vanilla cream. And If that wasn't enough for your tastebuds, the cake is also topped off with fresh lychee and raspberries, delivering the perfect balance of freshness in every mouth full.
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For The Chocolate Lovers
If citrus isn't your thing be sure to check out Black Star’s Vegan Chocolate Popcorn Cake. This sticky fudge chocolate cake is the perfect companion for your afternoon coffee. Covered in caramelised salted popcorn and freeze-dried raspberries this is no ordinary chocolate cake.
Be sure to visit Black Star at one of their three locations: Newtown, Rosebery or they're newly opened store in Kinokuniya in the CBD.