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Hi all, my hubby's birthday is coming up and I wanted to get him a really nice cake. Could anyone suggest a good bakery in the South Bay area, somewhere around Santa Clara, Mountain View, or Fremont area? Even a cupcake place would be great since he loves cupcakes. Thank you in advance!

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  1. I've had good cakes from Prolific Oven and Aki's. Also, have attended a party where Aki's made a cupcake cake.

    http://www.prolific-oven.com/index.php
    http://www.akisbakery.com/Welcome.html

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    1. re: kc72

      I second Aki's. I ordered a cupcake cake from there about 2 yrs ago & it was a big hit w/ the kids.

    2. Sugar Butter Flour over in Sunnyvale is good. I've never gotten a full cake from them, though, just cookies and pastries. They were quite good, though.

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      Sugar Butter Flour
      669 S Bernardo Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94087

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      1. re: screetchycello

        My wife got me a Chocolate Dream Cake from Sugar Butter Flour for my birthday a few months ago. It was very aptly named - one of the best birthday cakes ever!

        Michael

      2. Great, I will definitely try one of them out! :) thank you all for your replies! :)

        1. I highly recommend La Patisserie in Cupertino, who make cakes in a lighter, more European style.

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          La Patisserie
          19758 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA

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          1. re: sairuh

            I also recommend La Patisserie. They have both light (White Out) and heavy (Black Magic) cakes.

            http://www.lapatisserie.net/menu_cake...

          2. Definitely Fleur de Cocoa in Los Gatos for something a little fancier (i.e. not cupcakes).

            1. My faves, in order:

              European style: Fleur de Cocoa, La Patisserie, Sugar Butter Flour
              American style: Icing on the Cake, Bijan, Aki

              1. Flour Flower in Willow Glen in SJ. Second Fleur de Cocoa.