Monarch has been pushing sugar on Acland since 1934 and the recipes haven't changed since day one. Try the chocolate, savoury-sweet Kugelhoupf. It's a yeast-based cake (cake taste, bread texture) with thick swirls of melted chocolate throughout.

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Monarch details

103 Acland St

St Kilda 3182

Telephone 03 9534 2972

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Acland Cake Shop

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