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Best Bakeries in the East Bay?

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MaryCath Aug 31, 2007 09:46 PM

Looking for a bakery that makes fantastic cakes with milk cholocate icing, It is a special birthday request from a friend. Any suggestions? I can go to any bakery from Hayward to Berkeley.

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  1. Melanie Wong RE: MaryCath Aug 31, 2007 10:36 PM

    Chocolate lattee cake from Neldam's in Oakland, basically a chocolate version of tres leches with a milk chocolate whipped cream frosting. Here's my old post on it,
    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/21343 and here's the photo from neldam's website,
    http://www.neldamsbakery.com/pics/101...

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      chompy RE: Melanie Wong Aug 31, 2007 10:54 PM

      Wow, that cake sounds good. If you decide to go to Neldam's and your friend's birthday is in the next few days, give them a call to check whether they're open. I drove by today and there was a sign that looked like it said they're closed over Labor Day weekend.

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      plivnik RE: MaryCath Aug 31, 2007 10:40 PM

      I think Masse's in Berkeley has the best cake in the East Bay, but I doubt that they do milk chocolate (vs. dark).

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        dotMac RE: plivnik Sep 2, 2007 11:54 AM

        Masse's did an amazing job on our wedding cake. I'm sure they can do milk chocolate if you ask. Probably just involves melting a different chocolate.

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