A lot has changed in the way we admire food. Earlier, we used to go to the stores and look at the displayed food, but now, we only scroll on our social media apps. Instagram is one such app that many of us love due to the visual treat it offers. A digital space where you'll find Top Bakers of India.
It is no secret that people love to eat, and the internet is filled with striking images of yummy treats. There are many baking images, videos & reels on Instagram created by professional bakers and home. These baking videos can motivate a novice too. There are many Baker & Cake Artist accounts on Instagram through which you can also learn to bake delicious treats.We've listed 45 of the most popular Indian bakers on Instagram, from pastry chefs to professional home bakers. Lets take a look!
Note: Names arranged in alphabetical order
1. Aashrita Daggubati
Aashritha Daggubati, daughter of actor Venkatesh, is a professional blogger and baker by passion who runs her Infinity Platter brand on Instagram and YouTube. Through her image & video posts, she shares her exploration of the world of food through travel. She uses her time to introduce new baking recipes online to the audience on Instagram and YouTube.
2. Aditi Garware
Interest in art and food have always been a part of Aditi Garware’s life. As a lawyer, she gave up her profession to follow her passion. She is the owner of a boutique bakery - Sweet Boutique By Aditi. Through her Instagram posts, she shares how to create personalized cakes, cupcakes, edible sugar art, cookies, etc. One can visit her Instagram feed to watch professional cake-making techniques online. Her most exciting creations include wedding cakes, birthday cakes, rotating cakes, anti-gravity cakes, and LED lights inside cakes.
3. Amit Sinha
Amit Sinha is a trained chef working as an executive chef at L’Opera. His experience and knowledge of desserts and pastries make him one of the desired names among dessert lovers. He shares his recipes on Instagram which is filled with pictures of delicious desserts and chocolates.
4. Bani Nanda
A pastry chef and a businesswoman by profession, Bani Nanda runs Miam Patisserie along with her husband, Akshay. The name- Miam means “yummy” in French and that is exactly what all of her creations look like on her Instagram. Her Instagram feed clearly shows her passion for baking and traveling.
5. Deeba Rajpal
Deeba Rajpal is truly passionate about baking, and it shows in her food pics. She is a food blogger and recipe developer who can make you drool with her food pics. Her Instagram page has a wide range of sweet treats that will make you super happy. She combines her love for baking and photography in order to create beautiful photos on her Instagram feed. Deeba is a popular name among Indian Bakers on Instagram.
6. Devika Manjrekar
Devika Manjrekar owns and operates Toast Cafe Mumbai and Toast Doughnut Shop in Mumbai, India. She is an amazing chef who makes everything look delicious and experimental. Her Instagram is full of helpful culinary & baking tips and how-tos as well as pictures of her creations.
7. Dr. Chef Avin Thaliath
Dr. Chef Avin Thaliath is a Pastry Chef, co-founder and Director of Lavonne Academy of Baking Science and Pastry Arts. He is currently the only Pastry Chef in the country who has been honoured with a doctorate for his thesis in the study of wines. As someone who believes learning never stops, he is the vice-president of the Pastry Council of India. He shares his sweet creations on Instagram which will surely make you try everything.
8. Guntas Sethi Bhasin
Guntas Sethi Bhasin is a pastry chef certified by Le Cordon Bleu, London. Her brand, Chef Guntas, is based out of Mumbai known for customized cakes and bakes. She is also a recipe curator by passion and documents her cooking and baking adventures on her Instagram page.
9. Heena Punwani
Chef Heena Punwani is an engineer turned pastry chef. She works as an executive pastry chef at The Bombay Canteen, O Pedro, and the online bakeshop Burn & Babka. Her Instagram is the most aesthetically pleasing and is quite active on her Instagram account where she regularly posts different types of treats and pastries that she bakes.
10. Himanshu Taneja
Himanshu Taneja is a home chef who loves to cook, bake, style, and do photoshoots, lives in Gurgaon, a city in the suburbs of New Delhi, India. He is an innovative chef who uses his talent to take photos of the food he prepares. He captures the food in a way that excites your taste buds. Through his Instagram page- White Ramekins, he shares his experiences with the recipes which he comes across by means of various cookbooks, blogs, newspaper articles, etc.
11. Jessica George
At the age of 20, Pastry Chef Jessica George started baking and had no plans to stop. When it comes to her work she is more into buttercream and ganache cakes. She considers herself to be an “artist” when it comes to working with buttercream, and she loves coming up with various ideas for buttercream and ganache cakes. In addition, she is a faculty member at Bakedemy and share her experience in the professional cake making course, available online.
12. Jeyadra Vijayselvan
Jeyadra Vijayselvan is a self taught home baker and a pastry chef in India. She learnt to make cakes and cookies in a professional manner by watching YouTube videos and referring to cook books. Her styling and photography talent is evident in her Instagram feed in which she gives helpful tips and tricks in her reels. Her account is one of the best cake Instagram account.
13. Juhi Pahwa
Juhi Pahwa is an MBA graduate and a self-taught home baker in Mumbai who owns The Better Binge, a cake brand in Mumbai which is famous for its gluten-free, vegan cakes that are free of refined sugar, butter, milk, eggs, and white flour. Her Instagram feed is aesthetically pleasing. She has become Bollywood’s favorite and has clients like Kiara Advani, Katrina Kaif, Jacqueline Fernandes, Rajkumar Rao, and many more. Juhi believes a cake “is the showstopper of any table.
14. Karthika Sravanthi
As a Computer Science engineering graduate with distinction and a Software Developer in a handsomely paid job at Bangalore, Karthika Sravanthi decided to quit her job and follow her dreams. She is a Chennai based Pastry Chef, Cake Artist, entrepreneur, Bakery Business Coach and the founder of bakemanbegins. Her Instagram @bakemanbegins is a collage of beautiful sweet dishes.
15. Kirti Bhoutika
Kirti Bhoutika is the founder of the Sugarplum Cakery kitchen. She has been the winner of Masterchef India Season 5 and a popular Kolkata Baker. Her Instagram reels contain easy-to-make recipes for breakfast, snacks, and desserts that are delicious. Through her Instagram page, she also provides quick-cooking tips and health information for everyone wanting to stay fit!
16. Manali Khandelwal
Manali Khandelwal is a pastry chef and chocolatier, who specializes in Culinary Education and Research. She is a firm believer of the thought that one can always learn more which we can clearly see on her Instagram feed where is keeps on sharing her new recipes at regular intervals. Also, Manali Khandelwal is a faculty member of Bakedemy and you can sign up to their online baking courses with certificate.
17. Mehak Narula
Mehak Narula is the founder and head chef of Bakedbymehak. She worked with an advertising firm for more than six years before finally deciding to live her dreams. She has been baking for more than ten years now. You can follow her bakery's Instagram account, which is full of tasty-looking pictures.
18. Natasha Gandhi
Natasha Gandhi is a popular name among Instagram Creators and Bakes. She is also one among the Top 5 contestants of Masterchef India Season 6. A glance through her Instagram feed will give the glimpse of her experiments with gluten-free baking and more.
19. Natasha Minocha
Natasha Minocha is a home baker who loves experimenting in the kitchen. Her love for baking has opened up great doors, including recipe developments and professional food styling. Her Instagram feed projects her food journey and some easy baking recipes. You will find a variety of recipes at her feed from ordinary chocolate cake to orange semolina almond cake.
20. Neha Sethi
Neha Sethi, a finance professional, started selling homemade cookies from her car and she has not regretted it since. Her cookie shop, Sweetish House Mafia is one of the most famous bakeries and is serving freshly baked cookies to its customers. She loves to experiment with new recipes which we can see on her Instagram feed which is full of pictures of delectable cookies.
21. Oindrila Bala
Kolkata-based baker, Oindrila Bala quit her job as a tax consultant to pursue her dream of being India's top chef. She impressed judges with her baking skills and was named the dessert queen on Masterchef Season 6. Her Instagram feed is full of sweet dishes, you should try her baking recipes that are not only a treat for our taste buds but our eyes as well.
22. Parth Bajaj
Parth Bajaj is a self-taught home baker, a chef, a food photographer, and a well-known food blogger from Nagpur. He is also known as a social media star. Not only does he provide us with beautiful videos and photos on Instagram, but he also shares the right ways to bake by teaching people who want to learn how to bake.
23. Pooja Dhingra
Pooja Dhingra is known for her baked treats and desserts. She has built her business from the ground up, owning the Le 15 chain in Mumbai. She is known for her macarons and is a great person to follow on Instagram because of the aesthetics, skills, and mouth-watering baked treats.
24. Pooja Khanna
Pooja Khanna is a self-taught baker who has a passion for baking. For her, the aroma and flavor of fresh-baked goodies are all about making memories. She records her passion for baking and photographs her creations on her Instagram page- 2blissofbaking which she shares through her stories and pictures with her audience.
25. Prateek Bakhtiani
Chef Prateek Bakhtiani had worked in chemical research before changing his career path to study pastry at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. Soon after, he started his atelier, Ether, which specializes in compositions of chocolate. His love for chocolates and understanding of the different types of chocolates is what he shares with us through his Instagram.
26. Radhika Malhotra Arora
Radhika Malhotra Arora is a self-taught baker and founder of Sugar n Spice by Radhika, a food blog. She has been making good food and making food look good. She is also an aspiring photographer and loves to make sure that her content looks as good as possible! She definitely bakes beautiful cakes, and her Instagram feed is proof!
27. Rahul Mandal
Dr. Rahul Mandal has an impressive set of skills. He's not only a baker but also a scientist and works at the University of Sheffield. The winner of season 9 of the Great British Bake Off is quite the multi-talented man. The judges and viewers praised Rahul for his unique baking skills. Dr. Rahul’s feed is the best thing you can find on Instagram. His feed is full of tempting dishes, and desserts are so good that you will try baking at home.
28. Rakhee Vaswani
From a home cook to a celebrity chef, Rakhee Vaswani feels it is never too late to start your career. She is a culinary expert and owner of a culinary studio and academy. Rakhee is also known as Desi Nigella. Her Instagram is full of sweet treats where she shares some amazing recipes and techniques with her followers. Also, she is fond of teaching so she founded Palate Culinary Studio and Academy in Mumbai. She is also a faculty member of Bakedemy - The Bakers School that offers online baking courses with certificate.
29. Ruchira Hoon
Ruchira Hoon is a journalist, food blogger, and food consultant. She has been cooking since she was 9 years old and in 2011 she was on Masterchef Indian Season 2 where she made it to the top 12. She is also a food stylist and a food photographer. Through her Instagram, she not only shares the recipes she has developed or read about but also her unique life experiences with food.
30. Ruhee Bhimani
Chef Ruhee is a pastry chef and recipe developer. She has mastered egg-free baking in cakes and desserts, based on her experiences with various international culinary traditions. Her passion for baking led to the opening of Cocoa Cottage. Through her Instagram account, she shares her knowledge and expertise of nutritious and healthy baking. She incorporates proteins, vitamins, minerals, and many other important nutrients into the food she bakes to make it healthier for people to eat.
31. Rumana Jaseel
Rumana Jaseel is a Bangalore-based registered dietician. She started baking in 8th grade. She is a self-taught cake artist. Her passion for baking led her to open her own business - IncredibleArt. Her cakes and her passion for baking were featured in many magazines and newspapers and famous among celebrities. Most of her creations are customized on her Instagram, including her signature desserts like earl grey mousse.
32. Sahil Garg
Chef Sahil Garg is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu and a Baker from Jodhpur. Besides uploading irresistible pastries and cakes, Chef Sahil also regularly posts interactive videos in which he shares the recipes for his pastries. According to Chef Sahil Garg- Baking at home will not only help you impress guests but will ensure that they are made using the best of ingredients and in a hygienic environment.
33. Sanjana Patel
Sanjana’s passion for baking began when she was young. She is the Co-Founder, Creative Director, and Executive Chef at La Folie. She believes in experimenting with new flavors, because of which she has earned titles like ‘Game Changer’ and ‘The Original’. You can find signature baking recipes on her Instagram account, which features the most delicious and mouth-watering desserts videos.
34. Shaheen Peerbhai
Shaheen Peerbhai from being a marketing executive to classically trained in French cuisine and patisserie at Le Cordon Bleu is a London-based baker who is famous for her lavender milk cakes. If you love desserts, then Shaheen Peerbhai’s Purple Foodie is a delight. Her Instagram feed consists of all things sweet that will surely urge you to give baking a try.
35. Shivesh Bhatia
Shivesh Bhatia is a New Delhi-based Baker and Social Media Influencer. If you love desserts, especially all types of cakes and pastries, you have to follow this self-taught pastry chef and food blogger. From easy sponge cakes to healthy cookies, you can expect a range of mouth-watering dishes on his account. If you are someone who avoids using eggs while baking, hit the follow button without a second thought. The majority of his recipes are eggless and fluffy, yet delicious.
36. Shruti Agarwal
Shruti Agarwal is a recipe creator and photographer who is baking recipes for all the vegetarians which are totally eggless. Her Instagram feeds demand some attention from everyone. She has cakes, cookies, pudding, and a variety of other desserts on her feed that look absolutely delicious. She shares easy yet amazing recipes on her feed.
37. Smriti Iyer
Chef Smriti Iyer, an egg-free and vegan baking recipe specialist, is also a pastry instructor. She often shares glimpses of her baking workshops and easy cooking instructions on Instagram. Her Instagram feed has pictures of egg-free rose & Matcha macaron, sugar-free chocolate cupcakes & many more delicious mouth-watering treats.
38. Smriti Mehra
With training in a French patisserie at Le Cordon Bleu, Smriti Mehra’s desserts are edible works of art. She is the owner of Mumbai-based dessert catering service- Parfait, which means perfection just like her Instagram feed. Her creations seen on Instagram are edible and delicious.
39. Sonia Gupta
One of the most passionate bakers on Instagram, Sonia Gupta has one motto in life- AnyBodyCanBake. She is one of the few bakers who bakes with 100% whole wheat and 100% eggless baking. She shares her knowledge through her Instagram feed which is full of cakes, muffins, and breads. Sonia Gupta spreads her knowledge and experience as a faculty in Bakedemy's Online Baking Courses as well.
40. Tejasvi Chandela
Tejasvi Chandela is a pastry chef and chocolate maker. She is the founder of Cut Chocolate Cake and Dzurt Patisserie. Chef Tejasvi gained popularity as the host at The Baker's Table on Channel Zee Zest. Through her Instagram page, she shares recipes that include steps on how to make them and they are incredibly descriptive.
41. Urvi Zaveri
Urvi Zaveri, a cake artist in Vadodara has been passionate about baking since she was young. She has won the Editor's Choice Award for Cake Decor. Through her Instagram, she started sharing amazing, impossible-sounding ideas in the form of cakes, which she bakes in different flavors and colors. She is a cake decorating faculty at Bakedemy, an online baking school.
42. Vikas Bagul
The winner of Indian Chocolate Master in 2012-13 and 2014-15 and the Best Pastry Chef In India in 2016, Vikas Bagul is an experienced pastry chef. While being a remarkable pastry chef, he is also the co-founder of School for European Pastry. This institute offers various courses including eggless baking course in Mumbai. Chef Bagul's feed showcases a variety of sweets such as cookies, macarons, chocolates and many more.
43. Vinesh Johny
Vinesh Johny is the co-founder and Executive Pastry Chef of Lavonne Academy of Baking Science & Pastry Arts, India. He also won the prestigious Restaurant India Award 2016, for Pastry Chef of the Year. Through his Instagram stories, he shows his followers what and how he makes his mouth-watering dishes.
44. Zareen Shaukat
Zareen Shaukat is a pastry chef and instructor based out of Mumbai. She is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu, London. One of her famous recipes is Blueberry Yogurt Mousse with a raspberry sponge. Through her Instagram, she shares her creations and she loves to experiment with new flavors.
45. Zulekha Badar
Zulekha Badar is an award-winning Mumbai-based pastry chef who specializes in egg-free desserts. She had started her chef journey six years back with passion and a hobby for making desserts and cakes for family and friends. Her Instagram feed is full of delicious pastries, desserts, healthy bakes, and many more.
All of these Indian bakers have their own forte and style that makes them unique. Currently, all of them have made a mark as professional bakers and on social media through amazing cakes & bakes. However, each of them started from nothing or from 0 followers. They achieved these milestones with professional training in baking, practice, and persistence. So, believe in yourself and keep at your baking game!