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Apr 12, 2007 09:33 AM

Need a yummy birthday cake. In the shape of a car or motorcycle please...

I need to find a good bakery that will make a children's style cake. This is for an automotive business anniversary party. I'd like a car or motorcycle cake big enough for 20 people. Grown-ups will be eating the cake so having it be tasty is a must. Thanks!

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  1. Party Favors in Brookline should fit the bill perfectly.

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    1. re: Albie

      I second that recommendation! They do beautiful and really tasty cakes. They have very creative designs - they even made my friend a cake in the shape of a toilet!

      1. re: DowntownChick

        I once brought a photo of a tractor to Party Favors, and they made an excellent, edible rendition of it. I think you need to give them about a week to create a specialty cake like this.

        1. re: Truh

          I recommend tasting a Party Favors cupcake before ordering a huge cake there. I'm one of those people who can't stand shortening in my frosting, and that is what Party Favors (and most other bakeries, Rosie's being one exception I know of) uses. If tastiness is important to you, it's easy to try one of their cupcakes on site.

          1. re: powella

            I reccomend tasting a Party Favors cupcake when you go in to order as well. You will end up leaving up with at least a half dozen for the ride home! Party Favors is the best!!

            1. re: powella

              Party Favors makes beautiful cakes. I do not like their taste at all. The cake part is chemical tasting (like a box mix that could be made at home) and the frosting is made with shortening as powella describes. If you prefer frosting made from butter, Konditor Meister makes really delicious cakes. They do make the cakes the day of pickup, so you won't have any "freezer" taste either.

              1. re: powella

                Agreed, I am not a fan of Party Favors. They look great but always leave me wanting in the taste department.

        2. Apologies if this posts twice ... Konditor Meister in Braintree is genius at this sort of thing.

          1. Cakes To Remember would do an amazing job. Although they specialize in wedding cakes, I've seen some of their custom party cakes and they're amazing. And delicious.


            1. Montilio's is well known for their creative cakes.

              1. I've viewed the portfolio for The Icing on the Cake ( and it's a lot more interesting than what they show on their website- I'm sure they could do it. I really like their cakes too.

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                1. re: Chris VR

                  Having had generally good, but occasionally disappointing, results with Party Favors, we switched to The Icing on the Cake and have never looked back. Their cakes are just as creative as Party Favor and are more consistently good.

                  1. re: Blumie

                    I love the selction of cakes/fillings, too. Amaretto, Grand Marnier, etc.