MSP - Best Cakes or Best Bakeries?
What are your favorite cakes to buy for celebrations in the Twin Cities? I used to love the Strawberry Scandinavian Torte at Taste of Scandinavia. I'm looking for a yummy cake for a graduation party.
The Baker's Wife has amazing cakes. They are big, moist and tasty. We ordered a fairly plain cake from them. They found out it was for our very small wedding and they make it super pretty. It was a great touch to a great cake.
My husband stops by there all the time for other pastries too. I've never tried anything but the cake, but he swears by it.
I tend to go for cupcakes (small kids) and I will only go to PJ murphys in st paul on Randolf - btw Hamline & Lexington.
the cupcakes are 75 cents, are a great size & have excellent frosting - very moist & I get an assortment of chocolate, vanilla etc.
I did get a cake last year from them as well - it was pretty good - I remember why I prefer cupcakes - much easier to serve to a crowd.
My favorite places for celebratory cake are the Franklin Street Bakery, Birchwood Cafe, and Turtle Bread, and Key's Cafe in Roseville. (I love Key's House Chocolate Cake with sour-cream icing!)
But definitely check out the Finnish Bistro if you're pining for Soile Anderson's cakes. I'm so glad she's still around and cooking!
I may sound like a broken record here but I'm going to put in another plug for Jerebek's Bakery in St. Paul. The cakes are reasonably priced and very good.