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Need Reasonably Priced Wedding Cake Near Pasadena

Jodie Mar 15, 2008 05:24 PM

I'm on a budget, need a cake for over a hundred people, and can't believe how expensive these things have gotten! Any suggestions? Thanks

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    Fru RE: Jodie Mar 15, 2008 06:19 PM

    Speaking for budget minded only: Vons or Federicos.

    1. ipsedixit RE: Jodie Mar 15, 2008 09:52 PM

      Van's Bakery (on Valley Blvd., between Rosemead and Walnut Grove)

      Or you can go the Costco route.

      1. WildSwede RE: Jodie Mar 17, 2008 11:23 AM

        Ruby's Bakery in Eagle Rock. They are known for their strawberry whipped cream cakes and everyone LOVES them! They are nice and inexpensive, too! Cash only.
        (323) 259-9052
        5042 Eagle Rock Bl.
        LA, Ca 90041
        1 block south of Colorado Bl.
        Open 7 days/week: M-Sat 9-7; Sun 9-5

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          cfylong RE: Jodie Mar 17, 2008 02:29 PM

          At our wedding at the Pacific Asia Museum, we ordered our wedding cake for a hundred people from Maxim's in Alhambra. They were extremely affordable, about $2.50 pp, and best of all, beautifully presented and delicious. It's a tiny shop--the store pastries aren't much good, but their ordered cakes are terrific. Good luck!

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            LizGraphix RE: Jodie Mar 17, 2008 04:08 PM


            Contact The Bees Knees Bakery. They are on Colorado Blvd. in Pasadena. They have wonderful flavors and the cakes are beautiful and simple. I am not sure what they charge for them but if the price is right, you'll get a fantastic cake.

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              trolley RE: LizGraphix Mar 17, 2008 04:48 PM

              bee's knees closed down sometime ago. i would do proto's in glendale. it's fairly inexpensive.

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                LizGraphix RE: trolley Mar 17, 2008 05:10 PM

                You mean Porto's? :-) I totally agree. Too bad about The Bees Knees!

            2. justanotherpenguin RE: Jodie Mar 17, 2008 07:00 PM

              10-15 minutes away from pasadena in chinatown is phoenix bakery. very reasonable and very good cakes. my daughter has ordered one for a july wedding.

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