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Any bakery in the east bay have a great coconut cake?

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jean8298 Apr 26, 2010 11:53 AM

I am looking for a coconut cake for a birthday -- anyone know of a bakery in the east bay that makes a really good one?

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    rccola Apr 26, 2010 04:15 PM

    Call Sweet Petitie and ask if she can make one. ANYTHING she makes is great.

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      indigirl Apr 26, 2010 07:28 PM

      I haven't had it myself, but I've heard Crixa makes a good coconut cake.

      1. rworange Apr 26, 2010 07:34 PM

        I always liked Neldham's

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          ML8000 Apr 26, 2010 09:47 PM

          I'd get to Neldam's pretty soon. It doesn't look good: http://www.contracostatimes.com/bay-a...

        2. The Dive Apr 27, 2010 11:20 AM

          Market Hall bakery has coconut cake -- it is decent, but not spectacular. When I was looking for one in January, I ended up getting a different cake from Crixa that was wonderful. Next time I plan on getting the coconut cake from Crixa.

          The best coconut cake I have found is at, of all places, Somerset at Rockridge. I can't recommend anything else there. In fact, I wouldn't go there at all. But you might want to see if they will sell you a whole cake because it is wonderful.

          1. escargot3 Apr 27, 2010 01:40 PM

            After careful "research", some friends declared a winner:

            Marita's Sweet Potato Pie company in San Leandro.

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              Hungrymama Apr 27, 2010 01:58 PM

              I just had amazing coconut cupcakes from Teacake in Emeryville. Perhaps those would do?

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                slipson Apr 27, 2010 03:50 PM

                Katrina Rozelle on College in Oakland makes a very good coconut cake, although I like their chocolate ganache cakes even more.

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                Katrina Rozelle
                5931 College Ave, Oakland, CA

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