Two Magpies Bakery may have some of the best Cinnamon Rolls in the United Kingdom. Are they the World’s Best Cinnamon Rolls?
The pursuit of culinary perfection knows no boundaries, and when you’re on the hunt for the world’s best cinnamon rolls, you follow your taste buds wherever they may lead. Our team of cinnamon roll aficionados recently found themselves on British soil, in the charming United Kingdom, drawn by the siren call of rave reviews about the famous Cinnamon Swirls at Two Magpies Bakery. In true Anthony Bourdain style, we embarked on an adventure that promised tantalizing twists, unexpected flavors, and the anticipation of the most delightful cinnamon dreams.
Baking Hearts Since 2012
Two Magpies Bakery is a name that has been making waves since it opened its doors in 2012. What started as a humble bakery in Southwold has now blossomed into a pastry empire that spans across East Anglia. The central bakery and bakeschool in Darsham and bakery cafes in Aldeburgh, Norwich, Blakeney, Holt, Woodbridge, Beccles, and Wells-next-the-Sea testify to the enduring passion of its founders, Rebecca and Steve.
From the moment you step into Two Magpies, you’re greeted by a tantalizing array of baked wonders. The counter practically overflows with irresistible goodies, ranging from pistachio-topped cakes to vegetarian sausage rolls. However, it’s the pièce de résistance, the cinnamon swirls, that beckon to you with their picture-perfect swirls of cinnamon-laden deliciousness. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself picking up a loaf for the road; their bread is nothing short of excellent.
From Artisan Bakery to Pastry Empire
Rebecca and Steve, the visionary partners behind Two Magpies, started with an artisan bakery in Southwold, but their passion for quality ingredients, impeccable craftsmanship, and dedication to customer service soon led them to expand their horizons. Their success has been nothing short of spectacular, with six additional bakery cafes dotting the East Anglian landscape.
The flagship Two Magpies bakery in Darsham serves as the mothership, housing not only a bustling café but also a bakery school where they pass on their knowledge and passion to future bakers. It’s here that the magic happens, with a team of over 100 bakers, pastry chefs, and baristas who turn quality ingredients into delectable creations. Whether you order a coffee and a bun to go or settle in at the airy café, you’re in for a treat.
A Symphony of Flavors
The moment our taste buds met the cinnamon swirls at Two Magpies Bakery, it was a sensory revelation like no other. Each delectable bite was a symphony of flavors, a harmonious blend of sweet cinnamon and buttery pastry that danced on our palates. The texture was perfection itself, with a crisp exterior giving way to a soft, gooey center that oozed warmth and comfort. These cinnamon swirls were not just a pastry; they were a culinary masterpiece, a testament to the artistry of Two Magpies Bakery. Each bite left us craving for more, and we couldn’t help but agree that they were, without a doubt, among the most delicious cinnamon swirls we’d ever had the pleasure of savoring while touring the UK.
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Unexpected Delights: Cinnamon Swirl Butter
But it’s not just the cinnamon swirls that set Two Magpies apart. In a twist that caught us off guard on our recent visit, we discovered their unexpected gem – Cinnamon Swirl Butter. Yes, you heard that right! It’s all the flavors of their famous cinnamon swirl packed into a delicious spread for your morning toast. At £5.00 for 200g, it’s a breakfast revelation that promises to elevate your morning ritual to new heights.
As our team tucked into the irresistible cinnamon swirls and sampled this unique creation, we couldn’t help but wonder: Are they the best in the United Kingdom? Are they the best in the world? We’re on a quest to find out, and in just a few short months, we’ll be crowning the best in the United Kingdom.
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Culinary Passion and Dedication
Two Magpies Bakery is more than just a bakery; it’s a testament to the power of passion and dedication. Rebecca and Steve’s journey from a small artisan bakery to a pastry empire is an inspiration, and their commitment to delivering excellence in every bite is evident. So, whether you’re a local or a curious traveler, make your way to Two Magpies Bakery for an unforgettable experience that may just lead you to the world’s best cinnamon swirls. Your taste buds will thank you, and your culinary adventures will forever be richer for it.
Are they the World’s Best Cinnamon Rolls? You be the judge!
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