Bunnavo Bakes.

Bunnova Bakes started off with the name La Brioche SL. Actually, they used to be called La Brioche SL up until this morning when they au revoir-ed the name via an Instagram story that's now on their highlights. So, if you're wondering where La Brioche SL went; calm thy soul, it's still here. 

Like in most other instances, we happened to come across Bunnova Bakes also through a post on Instagram. And given how few places there are that serve up cinnamon rolls, we decided to take a chance and get a whole bunch of them.

The Ordering Process 

It's pretty simple, really. All we had to do to get our hands on them was to just drop them a message on their Instagram and unlike most other places, they're super responsive. 

Fast forward a day or two, we wound up with 2 giant boxes filled with 6 fluffy, cream cheese smothered cinnamon rolls to go all out on. 

The Cinnamon Rolls 

Cinnamon rolls aren't necessarily the easiest dessert to find. And apart from the usual Butter Boutique, The Bread Company and such, all our cinnamon rolls needs have to depend on home bakers and not much else. 

Packed tightly together in a river of cream cheese frosting, the cinnamon rolls were a sight to behold. And kinda like the baklava from Just Baklava, the smell hits you like a truck as soon as you crack the box open. 

While the bun itself was just right in terms of softness and sweetness, everything was overpowered by the cream cheese frosting; to the point where the main flavour tones were of the bun and the sweetness of the frosting. We could taste the hints of cinnamon from the inner layers of the roll, but from the outer ones, not so much – as the cream cheese flavour is quite dominating. 

But, it's an easy fix, really. All they need to do is tone down on the frosting and it'll all be good. Unless you're giantly into cream cheese frosting (which we were not) and won't mind the excessive amounts of it. 

Plus, the sweetness of the bun combined with the sweetness of the frosting quite literally, left us swooning. Thus why we say that these should not be consumed on an empty stomach, you're gonna end up feeling a tad dizzy after you've finished your first one. 

That being said, the bun priced at Rs. 395 was worth every cent you spend on it. It's positively gigantic and given the amount of cream cheese they had added to the mix, it's impossible to call them expensive, particularly considering how rare it is to get a good cinnamon roll in Colombo. 

Conclusion 

If you've got a giant sweet tooth as we do, and you're cool with cinnamon rolls, you're going to love this one. The portion sizes are very generous and given how well the rolls had been made, we're going to take yet another chance and say go for it. They're decently priced and given how rich each bun is, you're going to be satiated before you even know it. 

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp

Highlights.

Latest.

KAMU.

The Fusion Kottu at Eastern Wok

By Hiruni Herath Hot Butter Kottu - that’s not something you hear everyday but at

Highlights Kamu

More than Coffee – Kaffi Colombo

By Hiruni Herath Ambience and Service The Nordic Bakery and Coffee House located at Crescat

Highlights Kamu

7 Restaurants to dine in July 2022

By Shamrina Carim July hits a beautiful urge to try out different foods, events and

Highlights Kamu Yamu Guide

Hot Chook – all about that Chicken

By Hiruni Herath Service and Ambience The head chef at Hot Chook was very helpful

Highlights Kamu

A glistening night out at Colombo’s finest local bar!

By Shamrina Carim A Sri Lankan experiencing the magical inspiration of Sri Lanka in the

Kamu

Ceylon Curry Club – Sri Lankan Cuisine With a Twist

By Janani Vithanage Ceylon Curry Club, located in the Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, is a

Kamu

Trending.

Rolling At Hilton Colombo

The Swiss Roll Promotion is back at Café Kai Colombo, Sri Lanka – 8th August 2022 – The

Trending

5 Facts about Meta – our new future

If you’ve not heard of the Facebook rebranding, you might need to check if you’re

Trending

7 Types of People at the Cinema

By Rahma Rifkhan Think of your most noteworthy cinema experience: Loud and exciting with just

Highlights Trending

From the Garden to your Skin 

By Menaka Indrakumar  Iris Garden is a brand which started five years ago, with Fuller’s

Trending

Bullet Train – movie review

Bullet train is as the name suggest is a fast-paced action movie. Directed by David

Trending

Stay healthy & refreshed With KiCO

By Janani Vithanage Boasting over 100 years of trusted excellence, the journey of Silvermill Group

Highlights Trending

Yamu Guide.

8 Hotels That Offer Transport – 2022

Sometimes arranging for transport when you’re on vacation is the last thing that you want

Highlights Yamu Guide

7 Instagrammable restaurants to dine in August 2022

By Hiruni Herath We’re always looking for the perfect spot that is a mix of

Highlights Yamu Guide

5 Places to get Gift Hampers – 2022

By RR Gift hampers have been around for quite a bit but they’ve suddenly become

Highlights Yamu Guide

8 FAQ’s on fuel QR Code system

Sri Lanka introduced the Fuel Pass QR code system in full force from today (1st

Highlights Yamu Guide

7 Tips to Ensure Safe Cycling

Cycling on roads full of traffic due to petrol queues can be scary. Here are

Highlights Yamu Guide

6 Cycling Accessories You Need

By Janani Vithanage With the fuel crisis still wreaking havoc in everyone’s lives, a new

Highlights Yamu Guide