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Leda's cupcakes -- going... going... Oct 18th

Hey everyone - I was just at Leda's Bake Shop (Sherman Oaks) on Friday and found out that Ledette is planning to close down and re-think her bakery. She mentioned re-opening in the new year and *no more cupcakes*!!! (too labor intensive)

SO - the very last day you can walk in and get a Leda's Bake Shop cupcake will be Saturday Oct 18th.

NB - they recently changed their hours of business:

After observing recent business trends, baker Ledette is devoting Tues, Wed and Thursdays to catering and pre-orders. You’ll need to place your order the day before and there is a 24 cupcake minimum per flavor, but no minimums on their outstanding cookies, macaroons and delectable scones.

On Fridays and Saturdays, Leda’s Bake Shop is open for that spontaneous mini-cupcake craving, 10.30am ’till 6pm.
13722 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, just W of Woodman,
(818) 386-9644
Go to their website for a full range of their flavors:

http://www.ledasbakeshop.com/

Also you can go here for my previous report:

http://la.foodblogging.com/2005/10/27...

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  1. Are they really that ridiculous?

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      1. This just sucks!!!
        Leda's Cupcakes is one of the very few items that everyone in my family loves, and that's saying something cause my lads are the pickiest eaters in all of Chowdom. All high quality baking is labor intensive, not just cupcakes. Anyone who has worked their way through Gaston Lenotre's 'Desserts and Pastries' will agree with me. Ever tried to make flaky and buttery perfect Croissants?
        Those Mini Cupcakes are what has made Leda's so special, yea I like her Cookies too but there are good Cookies elsewhere, the Mini Cupcakes are what set her place apart from the rest!

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        Leda's Bake Shop
        13722 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91423

        1. Terribly sad! To me, they're the best in Los Angeles. The cupcakes I mean.

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          1. re: NeNePie

            I totally agree. Far better than Sprinkles, Crumbs and all the other giant cupcakes. What's Leda's without the cupcakes?

          2. what a shame... she makes some of the best cookies around town if not the best IMHO.

            this place will be missed.

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            1. re: mrshankly

              To clarify -- Leda's is RE-OPENING sometime in Jan 2009 with a new concept.

              Just no more cupcakes...