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Lloyd's carrot cake, Riverdale

chowdom Aug 14, 2007 07:04 AM

Has anyone tried Lloyd's carrot cake, I was thinking about bringing one to a bbq this weekend.
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    jakeyd RE: chowdom Aug 14, 2007 09:15 AM

    It's been more than ten years since I've had a piece but it was top-notch then.

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      esteban RE: chowdom Aug 14, 2007 05:06 PM

      i work in riverdale and have the opportunity to get it with some frequency. it is nearly always good, though i'd be lying if i did not mention that on extremely rare occasions it can be a touch dry. for the most part, though, it is excellent--moist, not too sweet, with very sweet and tasty cream cheese frosting. available both with and without nuts and raisins...

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        mlt9 RE: esteban Aug 14, 2007 08:03 PM

        it's delicious, and i'm not much of a carrot cake/ cream cheese frosting fan!

      2. chowdom RE: chowdom Aug 18, 2007 06:50 PM

        Thank you for responding to my post. I did pick up a Lloyd's carrot cake,and it was a hit,as a matter of fact a couple of guests plan to order cakes for upcomming functions. Several people stated it was the best carrot cake they ever had. By the way the slices they sell seem to be different than the whole cakes, not as good. Go with a whole cake!

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          fsval RE: chowdom Aug 21, 2007 11:52 AM

          Yep yep I love the frosting! This place and S&S cheesecakes are fave dessert spots!

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            chowdom RE: fsval Aug 21, 2007 12:30 PM

            Apparently S&S closes the bakery for the summer!

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              fsval RE: chowdom Aug 22, 2007 06:15 AM

              They do? Sometimes I pick up the delis next door before 12am. I do prefer the fresh ones in the morning though :)

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                chowdom RE: fsval Aug 22, 2007 07:54 AM

                When I called the message stated the bakery was closed,have a nice summer. Does the deli have the cakes now, if so how are they getting them?

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                  fsval RE: chowdom Aug 27, 2007 09:57 AM

                  You're right. I called them, and they were closed. They said they are closed until the 27th (thats today). And to stay on the line and leave a message if you're a wholesaler. So I guess that's how the delis get em.. :)

                  I went three weeks ago to the deli right next to subway station, and got a small one. They had a sign that says we sell S&S cheesecake. And they only had two more left, and some chocolate mousse.

                  BTW, has anyone tried the Red Velvet in Lloyds? I'm curious if they taste any good.

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                    HLing RE: fsval Aug 27, 2007 10:54 PM

                    It's been ages since i've had Lloyds' Carrot Cake! they are delicious if you order them whole, WITH nuts and raisin.

                    Didn't know they make Red Velvet cake though. Maybe they have changed somehow. I vaguely remember that they made sweet potato pies that were pretty good. Is that still going?

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                      chowdom RE: fsval Dec 6, 2007 09:43 AM

                      Just saw your post fsval, sorry for the delay. We tried a red velvet and didn't care for it, I'd stick with the carrot cake.

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