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Best Tres Leches Cake in the area?

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frankiR Mar 31, 2008 11:02 AM

I prefer the name of a bakery where I can order and buy one, but if you know of any restaurants that serve a good one, that would be geat info too!

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    treetop tom RE: frankiR Mar 31, 2008 11:15 AM

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/466236

    I can't say enough about how good La Flor De Puebla Bakery in Riverdale's "Little Mexico" section of Prince George's County is. I love their stuff.

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      Rosco1 RE: treetop tom Mar 31, 2008 12:28 PM

      I was going to recommend La Flor De Puebla for Tres Leches Cake when I saw this thread heading. You beat me to it!

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        treetop tom RE: Rosco1 Mar 31, 2008 01:08 PM

        Some of the people I have recommended LFDP to have been turned off by the "serve yourself" nature of the bakery and the rolling baker's racks all over the shop. I love it though - just grab a tray and a pair of tongs and go searching for goodies. Love the donuts, conchas, rolls and tortas.

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          beauxgoris RE: treetop tom Mar 31, 2008 02:40 PM

          The BEST Tres Leches cake I've ever had is at Kuba Kuba in Richmond, Va. (if you're ever there). All others are kind of dissapointing after that. Some of the local pollo places in D.C. carry it though.

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            onocoffee RE: treetop tom Apr 1, 2008 05:28 AM

            "Turned off"??? Did you mention to them that this is "how it is" at Mexican bakeries across the country and in Mexico itself?

            In fact, I'm heading there this afternoon!

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        eblood RE: frankiR Mar 31, 2008 03:20 PM

        My friend is Columbian and I've had her mom's tres leches...so I've had the real thing, and believe it or not my favorite is at Blue Agave in Baltimore.

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          ko1 RE: eblood Apr 1, 2008 11:36 AM

          Salt in Baltimore has a very good one as well.

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          frankiR RE: frankiR Apr 1, 2008 05:20 AM

          Thanks for all the great suggestions! Can't wait to start trying!

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