Saturday, March 16, 2013

Chocolates Del Mondo, Burwood

For the past week, I've been having the biggest craving for a good cheesecake for some reason. So what a perfect time to try out a new chocolate cafe other than going to Max Brenner! I've been wanting to go to Chocolates Del Mondo ever since it opened last year but have put it off until now.


I was very excited upon seeing the large display cabinet of cakes and tarts that they had!

Forrero Rocher shake, $7.95
We ordered a shake as it was quite a warm day, and it was very refreshing and cooling. This definitely tasted like Ferrero Rocher, though I thought it was a bit too runny. I enjoyed it all the same regardless.

Lime and coconut cheesecake, $8.95
Sorry, wasn't told how much these two cakes cost individually, but together it was $17.90. This was quite an odd concoction with lime jelly on top of a coconut cheesecake. I thought the lime was a bit too tart and it didn't quite work that well with the cheesecake which disappointingly had that coconut essence flavour which I find to be too fake and not to palatable on my tongue. The swirl of chocolate definitely made it look more pretty but I failed to see how it was necessary as it didn't correlate with the flavours of lime and coconut at all.

Baked blueberry and ricotta cheesecake, $8.95
I had higher expectations for this one as I love blueberry and that crumble on top looked quite lovely! But unfortunately the ricotta cheesecake itself was quite dry and had a grainy texture. The only flavour came from the crumble and the blueberries that were directly under it. The rest of the cheesecake didn't have much flavour at all.

Considering how much we paid, I was expecting better quality cakes but unfortunately they fell short. Alas, I probably would have been better off buying a frozen Sara Lee cheesecake from my local Woolworths freezer. Cheaper at that too. Definitely not what I was expecting when I had such high expectations too. I was pretty happy about having a local chocolate cafe to frequent, but I don't think I would be going back any time soon :( Maybe for the drinks?

Does anyone have a favourite cheesecake at any cafes to recommend to me? :)

Here are the menus if anyone is interested.




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10 comments:

  1. shame the lime cheesecake was a disappointment. it looked really good!

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    1. I know! I had such high hopes and it looked so promising as well! Alas, the lime and coconut cheesecake and I were not meant to be :(

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  2. I get totally ferocious cravings for cheesecake too! And only certain types will do :P

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    1. Yay someone who's on the same wavelength as me! Any particular Sydney cheesecakes you recommend? I particularly love Paticceria Papa's ricotta cheesecake is amazing of all sorts!

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  3. Shame the cheesecake wasn't that good. My fave is still is Paticceria Papa's ricotta cheesecake, so good!!

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    1. I love Paticceria Papa's cheesecake it's absolutely divineee!

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  4. Thats a shame about the quality of the cakes. I drive past all the time. Have you checked out the new patisserie next to burwood station? Havent tried yet, looks promising.

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    1. I've noticed that little patisserie that opened right next to Burwood station - it used to be a tailor shop. I haven't tried it yet though I was definitely tempted when I walked past last time!

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    2. you'll have to let me know if you do try :)

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