Famous NYC Bakery Lady M Cake opens in Westfield UTC
A luxury bakery with celebrities like Oprah and Martha Stewart is expanding to San Diego. Lady M Confections is considered the inventor of the now famous mille crêpe cake; its roots date back to 1985, when one of its founders created the cake for his bakery in Japan. The brand launched a storefront on Manhattan’s Upper East Side in 2004, becoming a global operation that has more than 50 locations across North America and Asia.
The signature mille crêpe cake consists of at least 20 layers of paper-thin French crêpes and soft cream, with a caramelized sugar topping. Sold by the slice or as whole 6-inch or 9-inch cakes, Lady M offers a wide variety of flavors beyond the original, from green tea and tiramisu to tres leches and pistachio. There are also seasonal flavors, including pancakes with mille rose for Mother’s Day and a fall-themed version with candied chestnuts, as well as other desserts like coconut cheesecake. , flourless chocolate cake and bon bons, plus drinks.
Lady M Cake Boutique is coming to Westfield UTC, where it will be located next to Forever 21. A Lady M rep tells Eater that the opening is slated for this fall and the UTC store is currently the only one slated for the San Diego. region.