Where to find the best Basque cakes ?

Whether it’s filled with cream or cherry-flavoured, the Basque cake reigns supreme over Basque Country pastries.
A real gastronomic symbol of the region, it comprises crunchy sablé pastry crust which contracts with a smooth, unctuous filling made with pastry cream or with black cherry jam.
Discover our 7 delicious addresses.

Maison Pariès

Here, the Basque cake is proposed with almond cream, with chocolate, with black cherries, with hazelnut or with citrus fruit. It also exists in a gluten-free version!
From €13 for a cake to share
Maison Pariès, 1 place Bellevue, 64200 Biarritz
Discover Maison Pariès’ other boutiques in the Basque Country: www.paries.fr

Maison Adam

Here you will discover traditional cherry and cream versions as well as a chocolate version!
Maison Adam, 4 place Louis XIV, 64500 Saint Jean de Luz.
€21.40 for a cake to share
Find out more about Maison Adam: www.maisonadam.fr

Miremont

A real institution in Biarritz! Enjoy a visit to this historic tearoom, with its “Grand Siècle” atmosphere, to taste some traditional Basque cake (or a few of their delectable pastries). €3.30 for an individual cake to eat in
Miremont, 1bis place Georges Clemenceau, 64200 Biarritz www.miremont-biarritz.fr

Henriet

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At this master chocolatier’s boutique, indulge in the traditional Basque cake but also the array of mouthwatering chocolate specialities!
€2.50 an individual slice
Henriet, Place Georges Clemenceau, 64200 Biarritz
Discover Henriet’s other boutiques in the Basque Country: https://chocolaterie-henriet.com

Moulin de Bassilour: insider favourite

Indulge in a Basque cake made right before your eyes, in a windmill! Artisanal production in keeping with the purest Basque tradition.
Cake to share €10
Moulin de Bassilour, 1129 rue Bassilour, 64210 Bidart www.moulindebassilour.com

Bonus address: Loubère

A secret address… let us know what you think!
Loubère, 11 rue Larralde, 64200 Biarritz
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To find out more about the Basque cake:
Basque Cake Museum
Maison Haranea, Quartier Lehenbiscay, 64310 SARE
Tel: +33 (0)5 59 54 22 09
Email: gateaubasque@orange.fr
Website: www.legateaubasque.com

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