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Prune Danish?

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P Macias Jul 26, 2007 06:17 AM

Where can I find prune danish? and which Jewish bakeries are the NYers favs?
My friend, who was born in Brooklyn and left as a small child for California is going back for the first time. One of her most cherished memories is of prune danish and they just don't have them in SoCal.

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    Julia RE: P Macias Jul 26, 2007 07:50 AM

    Andre's Bakery on 2nd Ave bet 84 and 85 sts. has very good prune danish

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      Judyluvs RE: Julia Jun 19, 2009 09:57 AM

      Just picked up some prune danish for a friend. Nice place and will be going back.

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      round2 RE: P Macias Jun 20, 2009 11:30 AM

      Andre's is the best to me also, though The Adore on 13th between 5th and University used to make a great one too.

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        Lucia RE: P Macias Jun 21, 2009 05:10 PM

        Glaser's Bakeshop

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          mandy.21 RE: P Macias Jun 21, 2009 08:36 PM

          Zaro's also has prune danishes. Will have to give Andre's and Glaser's a try. My dad down in Delaware is a prune danish fan and he gets his supply in New York! We were just talking about the prune danish scarcity tonight.

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            Judyluvs RE: mandy.21 Jun 25, 2009 03:47 PM

            Went back to re-supply on the prune danish (they are $3.00 each; tasty yet pricey in quantity.) Shared a slice of the the powdered sugar Napoleon that had excellent creme custard and tried some cherry-cheese strudel ($6.00 for a 4" by 5" slice) that was a little dry but with quite a generous filling of cheese and some cherries.

            Looking up prune danish makers has become a hobby as they simply are less popular these days.

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            j. marie RE: P Macias Jun 26, 2009 12:50 PM

            William Greenberg Desserts has great prune danish.

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              penthouse pup RE: j. marie Jun 26, 2009 02:02 PM

              Moshe's on Second Avenue makes excellent miniature prune danishes...

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                Judyluvs RE: penthouse pup Jul 26, 2009 08:01 PM

                Famous Kosher Bakery in Staten Island (2208 Victory Blvd) makes a standard and sturdy prune danish - the filling was quite generous and they take special orders.

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              dknyc1 RE: P Macias Jul 28, 2009 03:40 AM

              Mothers Bake Shop in Riverdale has the best I have ever had - been going there 30+ years

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                P Macias RE: dknyc1 Jul 30, 2009 07:58 PM

                A few of us are headed back to NYC again and believe me, we'll stock up before we leave.
                I can't find any in L.A. even.
                Thanks so much for all the recs. I'm going to see if any of them ship. Pretty fragile stuff but where there's a will there's a way, or so I've heard.

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