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Baby Shower Sweets

willle Aug 17, 2009 02:34 PM

Coming in town to host a baby shower and was looking for someone that makes specialty cakes or something really good in the sweet area. Needs to be cake or cake like I would think. Other than just the standard bakeries that make white cakes with icing does anyone have a recommendation???

  1. TaTee Aug 17, 2009 04:38 PM

    For parties with a theme, I like to have character cookies made by JCB Creations 504-324-9933. Picking up cookies tomorrow with a Gulf Coast theme: sailboats, crabs, shrimp and seagulls. Not only are these cookies cute, but they are delicious! She also does great cakes. If she does not have the cookie cutter needed for your theme, she will get it. Very accomodating. Here is the website http://www.jcbcreations.com/

    1. goodhealthgourmet Aug 17, 2009 04:43 PM

      my first thought was baby-themed cupcakes (or at least an assortment with pink blue frosting if the baby's sex isn't known). maybe contact some local bakeries that do cupcakes to see if anyone can do a special order? i Googled a few for you:


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      1. re: goodhealthgourmet
        ScarlettNola Aug 17, 2009 05:56 PM

        I love Nolacakes. They have done several darling cakes for me in the past.

      2. nikinik Aug 18, 2009 01:50 PM

        Sucre has some amazing party sweets. Was at a party a couple of weeks ago and was amazed with how beautiful they were.

        Also check out Bee Sweet cupcakes on Magazine St.

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          foodophyle Aug 19, 2009 08:55 AM

          The last Baby Shower I hosted I ordered a variety of petit four cakes from DeFilice Bakery on Magazine st. Everyone loved the selection of miniture cakes. Their regular size cakes are great too and they have a diverse selection of types.

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          1. re: foodophyle
            willle Aug 19, 2009 10:54 AM

            Thanks. I've had other people recommend O'Delice on Magazine but unfortunately they don't have a website. Has anyone used Flour Power in Chalmette?

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            nolachow Sep 4, 2009 11:26 PM

            Off the beaten path is Sweet and Savour's bakery in Gentilly on Elysian Fields - they do all the regular things, but also do special order king cakes, petit foures, and strawberry shortcakes, off the top of my head. They also make their own donuts. My bf is a huge fan of their specialty cake squares - lemon, caramel, red velvet, german chocolate - with tiny thin layers of cake and icing, but larger and less meltaway than petite fours.

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            1. re: nolachow
              Suzy Wong Sep 5, 2009 05:53 AM

              No New Orleans baby shower is complete without "mixed cakes" (little 1-2 bite cakes, petit fours, a "champagne" which is a tiny pastry shell with raspberry filling and petit four icing top, etc) from Swiss (Confectionery) My family has gotten cakes from Swiss for 40+ years. Excellent....
              747 Saint Charles Ave
              New Orleans, LA 70130-3713
              (504) 522-7788

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