If you, like me, join the small percentage of the population who just so find themselves frequently driving over to the local Tesco at 11pm in their PJs for ‘just a little treat’, you’ll be pretty chuffed to hear that those days are finally over, thanks to the opening of the UK’s first-ever drive-in dessert restaurant: Your Girl Can Bake.
A judgement-free place where guests can stuff their face with sugar until they’re green in the face, the new drive-in opened in Manchester in summer 2021, with 25-year-old Ikraa Riaz at the helm of the business. Becoming a foodie phenomenon in just a few short weeks, the humble bakery has seen people from all over the country driving to Manchester to test out the innovative drive-in restaurant – which boasts a super sweet menu packed full of sugary goodies.
Providing guests with a resting table that sits over both doors when the windows are down, guests can order up an absolute storm at the drive-in, with tons of dishes fitting on the genius creation for the whole car to tuck into. Think waffles drenched in chocolate, huge bowls of pick n mix, moreish cookie dough topped with a huge selection of chocolates, chocolate fondue, brownies and so much more.
For guests that aren’t blessed with a raging sweet tooth, there’s also a number of delish dishes available to try, too, including nachos, samosa chaat, the far-less chocolatey Indian dessert Falooda, and even Gulab Jamun.
Learning to bake from a young age, Riaz and her team create each and every dish by hand, offering a fresh, delicious experience for sweet lovers to enjoy.
Your Girl Can Bake is open Monday-Tuesday 5pm-midnight, Thursday-Friday 5pm-midnight and Saturday-Sunday 1pm-midnight, and can be found at Capricorn House, 58-60 Higher Ardwick, Manchester, EMEA M12 6.