The best places in Barcelona to buy the mona de Pascua at Easter 2023

March 21st 2023
María Castillo
The best places in Barcelona to buy the mona de Pascua at Easter 2023

This year, the Gremio de Pastelería has launched an extraordinary campaign: with the Mona Por la Paz, one euro from each sale will go to help refugees from Russia's attack on Ukraine. 

From aTemporal we made a complete search of the best places to buy your Easter mona and enjoy with the family this Easter, take note!

1.- Escribà:
This is one of the most recognized bakeries in Barcelona. It has more years of tradition, founded on July 25, 1906 and is characterized by making monas and cakes to measure. Led by Christian Escribà, the fourth generation of the Escribà family, this bakery promises to "excite, surprise and create unique moments''. 


2.- Patissería Hofmann:
This patisserie is located in the emblematic El Born neighborhood, in the heart of the city. It was born in 2008 from the hand of Mey Hofmann who also has a restaurant and a renowned pastry school. In addition, it has won countless awards and was awarded the best Artisan Croissant with butter in 2010. This year, you'll be able to find a beautiful collection of Easter cakes inspired by the animal kingdom.


3.- L'Atelier Barcelona:
Located in the heart of the Eixample Esquerra in Viladomat street, this pastry shop with tasting has products that are characterized by their creativity, quality and flavor. Chef Eric Ortuño and chef Ximena Pastor have managed to create a fresh pastry of impeccable preparation and high range. This year, you can not miss the collection of Easter cakes inspired by children's stories. 


4.-Sant Croi by Albert Roca:
Albert Roca has more than 25 years in the sector and extensive experience in the pastry industry. This local has won the title of "Champion of Spain of Artisan Gelateria 2022'' and today also won in 2018 the award for the best Butter Croissant in Spain. Discover and be enchanted by the collection of monas de Pascua 2023 on their Instagram @sant_croi.

5..- Oriol Balaguer:
This renowned pastry chef studied at the Escuela del Gremio de Pastelería de Barcelona and has passed through the best pastry shops in Spain and Belgium. When he was only 21 years old, he was distinguished as the Best Spanish Master Artisan Pastry Chef. In addition, he was part of Ferrán Adrià's team for 7 years. You can discover his culinary heritage at and the beautiful Easter cakes.


Source: Time Out Barcelona 

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