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best birthday/layer cake?

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So who has the best birthday/layer cake these days? The old standby Swiss Confectionery is still good...I haven't had a Maurice's cake since K, and my last Gambino's cake was so sugary-sweet my teeth ached for an hour. Are the cakes from Au Delice any good? Have any new places popped up since the storm? TIA.

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  1. Someone brought an Au Delice cake to a dinner I went to a while back. Chocolate buttercream something or other. I'm not a big frosting person, but this wasn't too sweet at all, in fact, you could almost taste the butter more than the sugar. I thought it was very good, it looked and tasted very elegant. Everyone always raves about Flour Power, but I've never been.

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    1. re: JGrey

      I'm headed to O'Delice right now...it has cakes available for pickup. I'm hoping for some fresh-fruit garnish. We'll see.

      1. re: Hungry Celeste

        does anyone know if Kpaul's does whole layer coconut cakes? that may be the ticket. and how much would it cost if anyone has ordered it before?

        1. re: kevin

          Flour Power in Chalmette. Amazing Layered cakes. Truly.

    2. La Boulangerie has an amazing Black Forest Cake (special order only). I highly recommend it!