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Parve birthday cake in Chicago

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zatar Dec 2, 2007 04:26 AM

Any suggestions for a great parve birthday cake in the Chicago area? I need to order and organize delivery at a distance. It's for 30 or so people this week. Maybe a local caterer can help with this? My other choice is to order from Carousel in Nanuet, NY but time's of the essence and they're closed Sundays. Would like to find a delicious traditional layer cake or even a great frosted sheet cake. Thanks for any suggestions!

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    LoveKosherEats RE: zatar Dec 2, 2007 07:07 AM

    i know you want an actual cake, but worst case scenario Zelda's is amazing ... and truth is, I think it's much better stuff than a cake anyhow...all kosher under cRc i believe, and all pareve except for their chocolates...

    http://www.zeldas.net/

    1. weinstein5 RE: zatar Dec 2, 2007 07:43 AM

      These are my two favorite bakeries in Chicgao: Breadsmith of Skokie 3327 Dempster, Skokie, IL 60076 847/673-5001 or Tel Aviv Bakery 2944 W. Devon, Chicago, IL 60659 773/764-8877 with North Shore being a close third - North Shore Bakery 2919 W. Touhy, Chicago, IL 60645 773/262-0600

      If you want a grocery store style you can also contact the kosher bakery in Jewel Food Store 2485 W. Howard, Evanston, IL 60202 847-328-9791

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      Tel-Aviv Kosher Bakery
      2944 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60659

      Jewel Osco
      2485 Howard St, Evanston, IL 60202

      Breadsmith
      3327 Dempster St, Skokie, IL

      North Shore Baking Corp
      2919 W Touhy Ave, Chicago, IL

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        kipahmom RE: weinstein5 Jan 7, 2008 05:09 PM

        Here's a bit of self promotion - I actually am a freelance pastry chef in Chicago. I work out of my home so at this point I do not officially have hashgacha but am known as a realiable kosher source (I can give references). I have an extensive portfolio and can give good references for this as well. Please feel free to contact me if you are in need of assistance.

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          zatar RE: kipahmom Jan 15, 2008 11:43 PM

          Thanks! Sounds great! I sent a cake from NY but I'll keep you in mind for the next time. Do you do both parve & dairy?

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            koshergourmetmart RE: zatar Dec 2, 2009 07:43 PM

            recommend zeldas. when we were in chicago on our way to montana, we picked up their cookie b-day cake for my 7 year old and she loved it!

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