Barcelona Sweets

This tag in our blog has been designed for those with a sweet tooth. If desserts are your thing, you are lucky because Marta, the owner of ForeverBarcelona and author of this blog, loves desserts too! Here you’ll find a myriad recommendations to satisfy your taste in all possible manners: cakes and cupcakes, chocolates and gelatto, candy and pastries, and traditional desserts and sweets associated to various celebrations throughout the year. If you love to visit famous bakeries and sweet shops when you travel, you’ll find our blog posts a treasure that will lead you to awesome experiences for your palate.

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CELEBRATING THE SANT MEDIR FESTIVAL

MARCH 3 IN BARCELONA – FESTES DE SANT MEDIR The year in Barcelona is full of traditions, many of them of religious root that have evolve into something festive and popular. This week we are celebrating one of the: the Festival of St. Medir (Saint Emeterius). It’s maybe not something celebrated generally around the city, …

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Coca Sant Joan

SPANISH COCA DE SANT JOAN RECIPE IN 5 EASY STEPS

WANT TO LEARN HOW TO MAKE COCA BREAD? June 24th is Saint John’s day, and in Catalonia people celebrate it with a big fireworks festival the evening before. Locals get together to make bonfires, see the fireworks, toast with cava and… eat coca bread! It’s easy to buy it in any local bakery or cake …

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Spanish cakes and pastries | ForeverBarcelona

OUR FAVORITE TRADITIONAL SPANISH PASTRIES

DELICIOUS CAKES AND PASTRIES FROM SPAIN Spanish people love pastries. We eat them for breakfast, with our midday coffee and even during the merienda (mid-afternoon snack, kind of like the British tea time, but without the tea). That explains why there is a bakery pretty much in every street in Barcelona! We couldn’t leave without …

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Barcelona shops for turron

WHERE TO BUY TURRON IN BARCELONA?

A SELECTION OF THE BEST TURRON SHOPS IN TOWN Turrons are the most appreciated candy in Christmas time, they are the dessert in any Christmas table: without them Christmas in Spain wouldn’t be the same! Spanish turron is said to be an evolution of an Arabic candy that reached our lands in the Middle Ages, and it …

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Top Cakes Barcelona

WHERE TO FIND THE BEST BARCELONA CAKES?

WE TAKE YOU ON A TOUR OF THE BEST BARCELONA CAKE SHOPS I love cakes. Actually I love chocolate, cakes and all kinds of sweets. I like visiting cake shops and trying all their innovations, taste new sensations and new textures that surprise me. Luckily in Barcelona we have some awesome cake makers known internationally …

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Chocolate in Barcelona for chocolate lovers

I LOVE CHOCOLATE: BARCELONA SHOPS

A QUEST TO FIND THE BEST BARCELONA CHOCOLATE SHOP Barcelonans love chocolate! And despite we are not as famous for our chocolates as Belgium or Switzerland, in our city you’ll find some amazing chocolate stores. Many international brands such as Leonidas, Godiva or Lindt have chocolate shops in the city, and many well-known cake shops …

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Turron Nougat

SPANISH TURRON: THE SPECIALTIES YOU NEED TO TRY

SO MANY VARIETIES OF TURRON CANDY… WE HELP YOU CHOOSING Christmas time has lots of nice things… but one of the best is that you can find this sweet and appetizing candy in every corner! Spanish turron is the most famous dessert in Christmas although it’s believed that it’s an evolution of a Muslim recipe. The …

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Favorite Spanish Desserts

POPULAR SPAIN DESSERTS YOU SHOULDN’T MISS OUT IN YOUR NEXT TRIP

THIS SPANISH AND CATALAN DESSERTS WILL MAKE YOUR MOUTH WATER Everybody knows Tortilla de Patatas and Paella but, what about our desserts?  We are sure that if you taste just one of them you will fall in love with it. Are you ready to discover the sweetest part of Spain and Catalunya? Today we’ll share …

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How to make crema catalana

CATALAN CREAM RECIPE

CATALAN CUSTARD: THE CATALAN CREME BRULEE You can’t leave Barcelona without trying Catalan cream. It’s a classic dessert: Catalan custard is served in most traditional restaurants and tapas bars. The Catalan cream flavor will remind you of the French creme brulee, but that’s not strange: in history, Catalonia and France have been closely linked and …

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