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sanekosher Jan 8, 2008 10:05 AM

does anyone know of a (internet) company that sends birthday cakes via FedEx? Looking to send a cake to someone in Bayonne NJ

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    Kosher Critic Jan 8, 2008 10:30 AM

    Butterflake.com in teaneck will mail a birthday cake. They are not fully online as to ordering.

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    1. re: Kosher Critic
      kosherfoodlover Jan 8, 2008 12:11 PM

      how much do you want to spend?

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      bfarkas Jan 8, 2008 12:26 PM

      Can't you drive it over? Or send it by car service from the nearest kosher bakery. Traditional birthday cakes are too hard to ship. Forgetting about the soft cake that might not survive FedEx, what about the cream? You'll end up with a real mush. Maybe a cake with hard icing, that's carefully packaged, will work. Maybe a seven layer cake, or some other firm cake. You can still write Happy Birthday on it. Or try Koshersupermarket.com or koshercornucopia.com. They may have something that works for you - like a gift basket.

      1. cherylp3 Jan 8, 2008 03:34 PM

        Bake me a wish sends dairy cakes

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          shoelace Jan 8, 2008 08:38 PM

          bakemeawish's cakes are great, go for them

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          lilsysweety Jan 8, 2008 05:01 PM

          Juniors cheesecakes send via FedEx.

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            weinstein5 Jan 9, 2008 05:55 AM

            another cheescake option is Eli's Cheesecake out of Chicago - and they are under CRC supervision -


            1. re: lilsysweety
              DeisCane Jan 9, 2008 06:12 AM

              Junior's lost its hechscher last April. :-(

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                lilsysweety Jan 9, 2008 07:46 AM

                Oh no! That's so sad.

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                  alyssak Jan 9, 2008 07:50 AM

                  I believe they have gotten a new one-I think I saw a kof-k in their ad pre-chanukkah

                  1. re: alyssak
                    Kosher Critic Jan 10, 2008 11:03 AM

                    If the topic is now, "all cakes and pastries in the mail," how about kringle.com (unusual and very tasty) or Miss Grace lemon cake (they look good in the catalogue but I have never had one)?

                    1. re: alyssak
                      gid Jan 16, 2008 10:25 AM

                      I spoke to someone at the Kof-k. They are certifying Junior's (the cheesecakes, not the restaurant), but because some of the cakes being sold may have been made before they got the certification, you should only rely on cakes that have the Kof-k symbol on the box or on the shipping box.

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                tomby Jan 16, 2008 08:48 AM

                chantilly cakes does, I think http://www.chantilly.com/main.html

                Also, I think grandma's or boston coffee cakes are sent --I would google and find a company that sends them. Also try kosher cornucopia.com

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                  alyssak Jan 16, 2008 08:54 AM

                  chantilly's cakes look better than they taste

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                    TAKEOUTISFORME Jan 16, 2008 11:43 AM

                    Not only do Chantilly's cakes look better than they taste, but the people who work there are awful to deal with. They have no patience and are just plain mean!

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                  zatar Mar 7, 2008 06:00 AM

                  Carousel Cakes are fabulous (made in Rockland County, NY). They have a website for orders and offer parve and dairy cakes. I sent a blackout chocolate cake across the country for a college student's 18th birthday last year - great success!

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                    Kosher Critic Mar 7, 2008 09:46 AM

                    I came across a website: 1800pareve.com. They seem to have a large selection - not birthday cakes though.

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