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Jun 10, 2009 12:23 PM

Specialty cake in Bay Area

Looking for a novelty cake shaped like a 1963 Lincoln convertible.
Know anyone or anyplace which could make it, and make it taste delicious?

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  1. Katrina Rozelle could do that.

    1. I agree that katrina Rozelle's is great.
      But I actually think Masse's in North Berkeley is on par if not better.

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      1. re: escargot3

        I agree that Masse's exceeds Katrina Rozelle in terms of deliciousness. However, their cakes are mostly very modern and beautiful. They CAN do, but don't do a ton of, custom designed cakes in specific shapes.

        1. re: milklady

          Masse's just about any custom cake that you can imagine. I have seen cakes they have made in the shape of peacocks, steam engines, famous sculptures, a shirt and even a wetland with birds and plants. Just give them enough of a head start. Their cakes taste even better than they look and they look incredible.

      2. Kathy's Kreative Cakes
        631 South "B" Street
        San Mateo, CA 94401
        (650) 348-KAKE (5253)
        FAX: (650) 348-5822
        I have had more than 10 cakes custom made by Kathy and every single one pleasantly surprised me. And they are delicious.

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        1. re: foodie327

          The first cake Kathy's did for me was a 1968 (aprx) dodge dart car. I brought a picture and she made the car exact right down to the trim and plate number. Very impressed and then she made many kids cakes for me, including a ghost buster's 3D cake.

          1. re: foodie327

            I third the vote on Kathy's Kreative Kakes. We have been ordering birthday and anniversary cakes from Kathy for over 30 years, and we continue to be astonished at the amazing designs that she turns into cakes. The best part: the moist and delicious cake and icing on the inside truly rivals the detail and precision and artistry of the outside design. Enjoy!

            1. re: foodie327

              You may not know that Kathy sold the business about a year ago. I don't recall who the new owner is nor have I heard any reports since the change.

              1. re: foodie327

                On the basis of your recommendation, and a few others I recall on this board, I just ordered a cake from them yesterday, and am collecting it in a few minutes. Fingers crossed--when it comes to food,I have a very demanding family, and I am constantly reminded of any insufficiently delicious choices I make.

                1. re: pilinut

                  I sent Kathleen a picture of our dog, and she did a pretty good job making a very cute icing version. It was definitely a cute cake! We ordered a white cake with a strawberry and whipped cream filling and a buttercream icing. I really wanted to be able to say that the cake was delicious, but it was just passable. The white cake was unremarkable, the chopped strawberry and whipped cream layers were thin and dense, and the buttercream tasted more like powdered sugar and shortening than the silky, buttery frosting that I expected.

                  In short, I might order a cake from Kathy's for a children's party, or for an occasion when a decorative cake is called for, but certainly not when it would be the main dessert for a group of demanding diners.

              2. Gerry's Cakes in Menlo Park does custom cakes and might be able to do it. The cakes I've gotten there were very good. They're at 1141 Chestnut St., Menlo Park. (650) 326-6282.

                1. Try I Dream Of Cake, I had a supremely done wedding cake by them last year.

                  I Dream of Cake
                  1351 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133