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Helm's Truck Tea Cakes - Remember?

Kaisgraham Feb 5, 2007 10:31 AM

I used to get these in North Hollywood as a child when the Helm's truck came around to our neighborhood. They were square and had a lite icing on them. Does anyone know anywhere I can get them in OC?

  1. WildSwede Feb 5, 2007 11:36 AM

    Not in OC, but if you are ever in Glendale, they have them at Billy's Deli on Orange.

    1. OldieButGoodie Feb 5, 2007 12:33 PM

      If you're ever back near North Hollywood, check out Martino's Bakery in Burbank.


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      1. re: OldieButGoodie
        mattesq Feb 5, 2007 01:56 PM

        Yes the Helm's truck got those tea cakes from Martino's. At the time it was more of a comercial bakery. Then it closed and some of the employees purchased the right to the name and opened a smaller consumer bakery.

        1. re: OldieButGoodie
          Kaisgraham Mar 19, 2007 07:33 AM

          Thank you so much for the info. I went there last week and bought one of those tea cakes and it was like eating a little piece of nostalgia. Thank you!

        2. modernist Mar 19, 2007 10:05 AM

          i had a very nice russian tea cake at milk on beverly. i think they were 50 or 75 cents each.

          and i just had a nice homemade one at a dinner party on saturday!

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