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Jul 14, 2010 01:16 PM

Ben & Jerrys, Haagen Dazs, Baskin Robbins or Cold Stone Creamery?

I'm planning on getting a custom made birthday cake and wanted know which place I should get it from. Does Ben & Jerrys, Haagen Dazs, Baskin Robbins or Cold Stone Creamery have the best cakes? Or should I just get it from a local grocery store?

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    1. I can't comment on cakes, but I would rather lick my dog's bollocks for dessert than eat Cold Stone 'ice cream'.

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      1. re: ricepad

        Yeah, but what kind of mix-ins are we talking about?

        1. re: ricepad

          Don't sugar-coat it or anything...

        2. I don't like Cold Stone creamery because they're a gimmick, and don't like Ben and Jerry's because they sold out to the 'man', and Baskins Robbins is an inferior product, imo, so I go with Haagen Dazs every time.

          I've never been disappointed with their cakes.

          No to the grocery stores and Carvel, unless you have a realllllly good grocery store near you.

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          1. re: anonymouse1935

            anonymouse, I could have written your post myself. I agree with everything you stated.

            1. re: mels

              Haagen-Dazs is owned by Pilsbury and manufactured by Nestle, so I don't know how they lose to Ben & Jerry's on the selling out point. I would say choose what your taste prefer between B&J and HD, both of which are far better products than Cold Stone or Baskin Robbins, in my opinion.

            2. Go with Baskin Robbins - they practically invented ice cream cakes. Yum!

              1. Carvel. The best ice cream cakes. I guess this may not be an option depending on where you live.

                We used to get Baskin Robbins as kids. They are actually cake and ice cream. Carvel is pure ice cream with crushed oreo cookies separating the layers. So much better than BR.

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                1. re: Brian_G

                  Thanks for the info.. I never knew that.