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Where can I find the best buttercream frosting

justla Jul 27, 2007 09:39 PM

I'm looking for a cake that has a really really good buttercream frosting. My sister is super picky and it's her birthday.
Please do not refer me to Sweet Lady Jane because I HATE their service and refuse to go there to be treated like crap.
I had a good cake from a place with an Italian name in Burbank off of Olive or Victory, but i can't remember the name. It's not Porto's. I think it starts with an S.

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  1. Emme RE: justla Jul 27, 2007 10:03 PM

    I love Hansen's buttercream.

    My second choice is Plusko's.

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      cupcake RE: Emme Jul 27, 2007 10:11 PM

      Hands down, Buttercake bakery on Pico, or Clementine. Hands down. YUM!!

    2. Maxmillion RE: justla Jul 27, 2007 10:39 PM

      Leda's Bake Shop -- Sherman Oaks -- has fab cakes made to order.

      search for their website and you can select a cake, buttercream frosting and filling to order.

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        Diana RE: Maxmillion Jul 31, 2007 12:20 PM

        I second leda's

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          Tkn RE: Diana Aug 2, 2007 02:11 PM

          I third Leda's. Brought some cupcakes up to SB last weekend. Leda's had their sign down so was a pain to find their little storefront. Just an fyi, if anyone's heading out there for the first time, look for Senor Fred next door to help find your way.

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        angeleysof3 RE: justla Jul 31, 2007 12:07 PM

        I think you are talking about Martino's Bakery. Used to be on Verdugo Ave. Now on Victory between Olive and magnolia blvd, they have excellent cakes.

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          icecreaminbed RE: justla Jul 31, 2007 12:34 PM

          Butter cake Bakery on Pico is the best I've ever had.
          Their chocolate cake is heavenly.
          I've always been in search of a good frosting - the pictures of cakes never lived up to the actually taste - and recently, I found out why I always hated market bought cakes. The "frosting" is powdered sugar and crisco.

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            chowchow12345678 RE: justla Jul 31, 2007 01:00 PM

            Bee's Knees Bakery in Pasadena makes moist cakes with buttercream frosting! I still have people reminiscing about my wedding cake from 7 years ago! The inside had alternating layers of hazelnut and chocolate ganache. And they did a beautiful job of decorating the cake AND the little table.

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