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Where can I get a decorated cake???

dottoressa Jan 27, 2007 09:47 AM

I am looking for a bakery that will decorate a cake so that the top looks like a book (white frosting, chocolate text, chocolate drawing). A sixteenth-century book, to be specific. Any suggestions?

  1. jcwla Jan 31, 2007 02:28 PM

    I am so OVER Hansen's.
    I would MUCH rather have a cake from Sweet Lady Jane.

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      GoodLuckDeluxe Jan 28, 2007 12:40 PM

      Sweet Lady Jane is always an option: www.sweetladyjane.com. Have you tried that bakery?

      1. BBB Jan 28, 2007 10:16 AM

        I would go to Porto's in Glendale/Burbank, great fresh cakes, they will custom decorate with some advance notice, and very reasonable prices for the quality.


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        1. re: BBB
          The Oracle Jan 31, 2007 01:20 PM

          second the porto's rec - and take a picture of what you are going for (if possible). i was in there recently and saw someone picking up a huge cake that was in the shape of an open bible.

          1. re: The Oracle
            John Jabaley Jan 31, 2007 02:20 PM

            They do two different kinds of decor- one is a very precise 2 dimensional that almost looks like a laser printer image on the cake, and seems to be done by machine

            The better option is hand decorated- as oracle said bring an image of what you want...

            and the reason I posted at all is to tell you make sure you get at least a layer of cuban rum cake.....

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          chowchow12345678 Jan 27, 2007 08:05 PM

          Bee's Knees Bakery in Pasadena makes delicious moist cakes and they can decorate it any way you want. http://beeskneesbakery.com

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            WileysHungryAgain Jan 27, 2007 10:49 AM

            Try this one.


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              chowmominLA Jan 27, 2007 09:59 AM

              Judye Hendlish makes cakes in the shape of just about anything. They look and taste amazing. Check out her website, she has a webpage devoted to her cake books!


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