As the year draws to a close, as we get ready to face a new 365 page chapter in our lives, there’s little that is sweeter than celebrating over a table of your favorite food with the added treat of the company of some of your favorite people. Luckily for us, there are a plethora of Muslim-owned businesses to meet that very need! From each corner of the world, we’ve searched for our favorite bakeries and culinary connoisseurs, and brought them together in one delicious listicle.
Have we stoked your curiosity? Read on for more!
1. Cake Away
This Dubai-based bakery offers the most delectable treats imaginable! From ready-made cakes to entirely customized ones, “Cake Away” has got your needs covered!
I have two words for you: Homemade marshmallows. Our lucky Sri Lanka-based readers can indulge in halal marshmallows in ever shape and color! Your hot chocolate just got effortlessly prettier!
Based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, “Sprinklez” is the perfect one-woman show to make your cupcake dreams come to life, so don’t sleep on this one! With attention to detail unlike any other, these treats look like they’d be just as at-home on a pedestal in an art museum as a serving platter at your latest gathering.
4. Eva Eats
This SoCal-based baker is an award-winning graphic designer, and her eye for design is clearly evident in custom cakes and Middle Eastern desserts. The best part? She delivers nationwide!
This Bay Area favorite is known for having the best halal Mexican food in town! Yelp reviews don’t lie, so the next time you’re in the Bay Area, don’t forget to check this gem out.
Calling all SoCal dwellers and tourists! This is your chance to indulge in award-winning knafeh. Calories don’t count when they’re this delicious, right?
A frequent feature on MuslimGirl.com, New York-based “Lulu’s Gourmet Crackers” creates the most delicious za’atar crackers around. Perfect as a gift for guests or an evening of indulgence, this one-woman show is the place for you!
Hopping across oceans to the island of Sri Lanka, “Bakes by Hima’s” talent for cake-making and her delectable palate is on clear display.
Another Sri Lankan based baker, Spatula offers treats of the savory and sweet variety! Look no further for a delicious series of cake jars, donuts, and chutneys!
One of the more unique options of our list is the “Pak-Man Food Truck”. Serving halal Pakistani food in the Greater Houston Area, just a quick look at their Instagram page is enough to have us drooling.
11. Halal Meals
A halal meal-preparation delivery service? YES, PLEASE! This Toronto-based service, the first of it’s type in North America, is easy as can be. You place your order online, they prepare it and deliver right to your door. Currently delivering to multiple cities across the Greater Toronto Area, “Halal Meals” aims to expand to cities across Canada and the United States. We, for one, can’t wait!
12. Naz Kitchen Fun
A catering chef in North Carolina, “Naz Kitchen Fun’s” talent needs to be seen to be believed.
13. Serene’s Bakery
If you’re looking for rustic, perfectly-finished treats to satisfy your sweet tooth in Kansas, “Serene’s Bakery” is your go to!
14. Rose Hill Cakes
Catering to Central Florida since 2013, “Rose Hill Cakes” specializes in stunning cakes for every occasion imaginable!
15. Noon Treats
Based out of Minnesota, but shipping across the USA and Canada, “Noon Treats” delectable-looking cake jars and cake pops cannot be missed.
16. Yomna’s Yummies
“Yomna’s Yummies” is another Sri Lankan home-based baker coming at us with stunning cakes for every occasion!