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Anyone remember a Widen or Weidens Bakery?

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bigmac100 Apr 9, 2010 11:47 AM

We used to get cakes there when I was a kid, south side 1960s. I assume it is gone but maybe it turned up at another location??? The fruit basket cake was great. Different fruit layers with yellow cake.

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    upnort RE: bigmac100 Jan 9, 2013 10:44 AM

    Hey Bigmac 100,

    I see your question is a couple of years old, but Weidens Bakery was located on the south side of 79th Street between Laflin and Bishop. I grew up around the corner and used to go there all the time.

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      Querencia RE: bigmac100 Jan 10, 2013 11:10 PM

      You can have great fun with "does anyone remember" queries on the Forgotten Chicago website (go to Forums).

      Also, try the Weber's Bakery website and go to Signature Items. They have a Banana Split cake with layers of fresh fruit. If you make a trip to Weber's, while you're at it, check out the coffee cake with a cheese filling and topped with about a quart of fresh strawberries.

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