I have been told ‘you cannot leave Lake Bled before tasting Bled Cream Cake’and I did just that, trekking all the way for this infamous cake.  Kremna Rezina is a well known local dessert, many bakeries and cafe also makes Kremna Rezina but Slascicarna Smon is one of the most popular one around Lake Bled.

Date

Summer 2015

Meal

Tea Time

Ordered

SWEETS

  • Kremna Rezina (Cream Slice) – 2.70 Euros

WARM DRINKS

  • Iced Mocha
  • Cappuccino – 1.40 Euros

Food

SWEETS

Kremna Rezina (Cream Slice) – 10/10
Vanilla cream, Fresh cream, Puff pastry

Kremna Rezina (Cream Slice)

Kremna Rezina (Cream Slice)

Kremna Rezina (Cream Slice)

Kremna Rezina (Cream Slice)

Taken from Bled’s official website

What is the cream cake?

What is the secret? In fact, there is no secret – only experience matters, and the cooks from Bled have plenty of experience. Over the last 60 years they have sold as many as 12 million cream cakes. Let us treat you: a golden crispy crust made from butter dough (mixed with butter, not margarine), a delicious vanilla cream of exactly the right consistency (with exactly the right amount of flour – if there is too much the cakes are no good, if too little, they collapse after cutting), topped with whipped cream and a crispy layer of butter dough and finally, last but not least, a good dusting of icing sugar. You see? Your mouth is watering already.

The cake matched exactly that description except it tasted even better than I anticipated.  Who would have guessed a cream cake can be so tasty.  Although this cream cake is pure butter and flour, it was not too rich or oily.  I have seen cream cakes that is wobbly due to the soft cream layer, however this cake was made to perfection.  The pastry was cripsy, the consistency of the custard layer was perfect too.  It was so good, we fought over the first piece, so we had to order another two.  I cannot compare it to other cafe/restaurants in Bled who also makes this cake, but this was perfect to me.  I would travel back to lake Bled just for this.

 

WARM DRINKS

Iced Mocha – 9/10

Iced Mocha

Iced Mocha

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Iced Mocha

Cappuccino – 7/10

Cappuccino

Cappuccino

Ambience & Interior

Inside

Inside

Dining area

Dining area

Serviette

Serviette

Outside

Outside

Menu

Please click here for the full menu

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Recommendation

  • Kremna Rezina (Cream Slice)

Verdict

Kremna Rezina (Cream Slice) – 10/10
Iced Mocha – 9/10
Cappuccino – 7/10

The cream cake was just as marvelous as Lake Bled itself, breathtaking indeed.  I have never had any cream cake as good as this.  The only one thing that ruined my experience was the service there, the lady behind the cashier was VERY rude and no matter how many times I say ‘thank you’ or ‘please’, her face was still stiff and blank.  I wish she would be more polite and learn how to smile, maybe that way, this place will become even a better cafe.

Would I go back again? Yes
Rating from my brain (out of 5 hearts): ♥♥♥♥ 
Rating from my heart (out of 5 hearts): ♥♥♥♥♥
Overall rating (out of 10 hearts) : ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 9/10

Details

Slascicarna Smon

Grajska cesta 3
4260
Bled

+386 (0) 4 574 1616

Monday – Sunday
7:30 – 21:00

Reservation
Walk-ins only