About Us

Classic Bakery is an award winning bakery that has been in business in Crawford for more than 16 years and has a track record that speaks for itself. At Classic Bakery we supply excellent quality products at affordable prices and bake to our customers specifications, based on customers illustrations or designs. We specialise in multi-tier wedding cakes, engagement cakes, 21st birthday cakes and novelty cakes but we can also supply cakes for every and all occasions that you wish to celebrate.

All our goods are freshly baked the “good old fashioned way” because we take pride in our creations and emphatically state with conviction that we never use pre-mixes. Our policy ensures that clients always get fresh and tasty products, which translates to true value for money. We also offer unique, exclusive and traditional products that few other bakeries can rival.

Mariam Gameeldien, the principal baker, has plied her trade for over 35 years and has won numerous awards for her baking skills. Amongst these awards are the the first prize Pick n Pay “champion baker of the year” in 1980 and she won “women in business networking” award for 2003. During the year 2010 she won first prize for her amazing mutli-tier wedding cake and the following year she won second prize in the same competition.

Classic Bakery with Mariam at the helm, has become a bakery of distinction with the helpful staff boasting a collective baking experience of more than 75 years. The seeds of Classic Bakery was initially planted in Mariams kitchen at her home, which grew into a business that flourished for more than 23 years.