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Where is the best place to get strawberry shortcacke in the Baltimore area?

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eaglerob Jun 27, 2008 01:32 PM

City Cafe in Baltimore used to have the best strawberry shortcake, but I called today (about the 10th time this year) and they finally told me they will not have it this year b/c they are searching for a new pastry chef. It is my gf's favorite, so now I have to find something else to surprise her with. Where is the best strawberry shortcake???

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  1. ko1 Jun 27, 2008 05:11 PM

    I would suggst foregoing the strawberry shortcake this year and seeing what fruity delight Patiserrie Poupon can whip up for you.

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      amethiste Jun 27, 2008 09:30 PM

      Patisserie Poupon has a cake called a Fraisier. Genoise, kirsch, strawberries, mousseline cream and marzipan

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      billfish Jun 28, 2008 10:42 PM

      I can't say its the best,I haven't tried them all.But the Sunset in Glen Burnie is renowned for strawberry shortcake.

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        bmorecupcake Jun 29, 2008 08:17 PM

        I would try Woodlea Bakery.

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          FoiGras Jun 30, 2008 07:45 AM

          Dined at Captain Harvey's in Owings Mills last night. There was a lovely looking strawberry shortcake displayed in the dessert carousel. It appeared to have been homemade. I intended to order a slice to take home, but ran into friends who were dining at the restaurant and totally forget to get my cake and eat it too. FoiGras

          1. 2greyrooms Jul 5, 2008 12:21 AM

            Don't know if they got a new pastry chef or what, but I scored a piece of Strawberry Shortcake from City Cafe just yesterday, and it was as good as ever.

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              fenwick_mike Jul 5, 2008 06:32 AM

              Fenwick Bakery makes a great strawberry shortcake....

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                fenwick_mike Jul 5, 2008 06:32 AM

                Fenwick Bakery makes a very good strawberry shortcake....and peach cake is in season now too, I bet!

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