Is there a better way to celebrate National Chocolate Cake Day than treating yourself to a brew and slice of cake?
This year National Chocolate Cake Day falls on Friday, January 27 and there are plenty of Sunderland shops and cafes where you can spoil yourself.
These are some of the highest-rated places for tea and cake across Sunderland according to Google reviews.
1. Grinder Coffee Co
Grinder Coffee Co on Durham Road has a 5 out of 5 rating from 72 Google reviews.
2. Grinder Coffee Co - Hills Arts Centre
The Grinder Coffee Co site at the new Hills Arts Centre on Waterloo Place also has a 5 out of 5 rating from 17 Google reviews.
Photo: Stu Norton
3. Love Lily Cakes
Love Lily Cakes in Pallion has a five-star rating from 14 Google reviews.
4. Curious Me
Curious Me on St Lukes Terrace has a five-star rating from 11 Google reviews.