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Porto's Bakery in Glendale

Any suggestion for their cakes?

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  1. Carrot.

    1. I like the $6.00 cinnamon pecan coffee cake.
      (yes, that's the price for the WHOLE cake).

      1. I love their triple chocolate mousse cake.

        1. Cheesecake
          Parisian Chocolate Cake
          Fruit Tart

          Did not care for the tiramisu cake.

          Yes, I have eaten my body weight there, why do you ask?

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          Porto's Bakery
          315 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91203

          Porto's Bakery
          3614 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91505

          1. Tres-leches I hope i spelled it properly

            1. I agree with the suggestions for parisian chocolate and triple choc mousse. My husband also loves the Cappuccino Mousse Cake.

              1. Tres leches is good stuff.

                1. Their most popular cakes are the parisian chocolate, the fruit tart, the mango mousse cake, and strawberry cream cake.

                  I was there yesterday and tried a slice of their parisian chocolate cake, carrot cake, pina colada cake, strawberry cream cake, tres leches cake. I also had a guava cheese pastry, a guava pastry, a mango turnover, a brownie, and a potato ball. BTW, my total bill was about $13.50.

                  My favorites sweets were the parisian chocolate cake, mango turnover, and the tres leches cake. These were followed by the strawberry cream cake and guava pastries. I didn't like the carrot cake at all. Thought it was too gummy from too much carrot weighing it down, but it did have lots of nuts which I did like. I guess I prefer the Sprinkles-style moist yet fluffy carrot cake, though I prefer it without cream cheese frosting. The brownie was okay, but I prefer a really chocolatey brownie, so I'm willing to pay the extra expense for one from a more expensive bakery, or I make my own. I dislike lots of frosting so the pina colada cake,though very pretty, reminded me of Citizen Cake's cakes, gross. I threw that out after one bite.

                  Their cakes are not quite as sweet as American style cakes.

                  1. their german chocolate is very good.

                    1. yes, my suggestion is to bring me one! :)

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                      1. re: Diana

                        funny!

                      2. I really like their tres leches cake. Don't forget the potato balls! No cake from there is worth eating without a meal of potato balls first:)

                        1. A college friend of mine bought the meringue fruit torte. Sadly, I didn't get to try it!! Is it good? Last time I passed by, the tiramisu looked really nice....

                          1. I recently had a slice of the Dulce de Leche Napolean (I think that is what it was called)

                            It was so delicious...creamy and flaky, all at the same time...yum...I can't stop thinking about it...

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                            1. re: dietgrace

                              Ditto on the napoleon..and the mango mouse cake. For bigger cakes, the fruit laden cake that almost hangs off the sides from the weight are definitely worth it. Don't forget to order their coffees..it's fantastic, so different from Starbucks. I like mine cafe con leche cortado ( double shot).

                            2. Opera cake, my favorite.

                              1. Thanks so much!! :)

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                                1. re: pan cakes

                                  Chocolate raspberry mousse! Wonderful if you like chocolate, but great for a mixed group since it's not all chocolate all the way through. SO yummy.