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Mar 20, 2010 11:00 PM

Red Velvet Cake at Los Feliz Costco

Was wondering when Costco would have red velvet cake and today was the day. Picked one up for $9.99, a huge rustic looking cake. Didn't disappoint for the price and quality. Yes, real cream cheese frosting.

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  1. I saw it there yesterday (Friday), and was severely tested to buy it . Unfortunately common sense took over and I didn't. I had to make due with the lamb loin chops (which were great).

    But yes, the cake looked great. Sigh...

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    1. re: Briggs

      I followed a similar path on fighting off the temptation. I don't know how long it would take us to finish off a whole cake. And their lamb loin chops have never failed me.

    2. How funny! I noticed the red velvet cake at Costco today (Richmond), but although I was pretty sure I'd never seen it discussed on chowhound, I wasn't sure it was new (I don't shop at Costco that often, and I rarely check out the baked goods). So now I know: new and good.

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      1. re: Ruth Lafler

        saw it at foster city on sunday too. it looked really good, but we also got the lamb loin chops instead :).

      2. Oh no. You know what this means: I'm going to Costco. OH NO. I hate temptation.

        Wait -- if it's at the Los Feliz Costco, is it safe to assume it's at the Torrance one, or will be soon? Is that how they roll?

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        1. re: buttermarblepopcorn

          The above poster said they saw it in northern California, so good chance it's at all locations.
          I know there will be detractors because it's a Costco cake, but I think they did a good job with this one. I've eaten a lot of red velvet cakes and this one is up there. It's not rocket science to make a good red velvet cake.

          1. re: buttermarblepopcorn

            could always call before going... just so temptation doesn't turn into disapointment... :)

          2. Hit the MdR/Culver City Costco this AM and they did have the Red Velvet cake there as well.

              1. re: latindancer

                My 17 yr. old daughter said it was better than Big Mista's, Jongewaards Bake & Broil and even Auntie Em's.

                  1. re: sel

                    She's only had it at Auntie Em's three times so maybe they were off days.
                    Anyway I thought the Costco RVC was a good cake

                  2. re: monku

                    Well that convinces me...
                    I'm going to go get one.
                    Thanks for the referral.