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Nov 20, 2010 08:45 AM

Cake places in NYC?

Where can I find the best cake place in New Yor City?

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  1. Can't go wrong with Veniero's in the East Village. It's a bit hyped, but it's been in business forever and they have a nice variety. For something smaller, there's a great bakery on the corner of 27th and 3rd that has some really great cakes. Family owned.

    342 E 11th St, New York, NY 10003

    1. There are a lot of cake places in NYC. Is there something specific you want (e.g. Red velvet, Brooklyn Blackout, a plain ol' yellow with chocolate frosting, etc.)?

      If not, here are my three places I like:

      - Two Little Red Hens in the UES on 2nd Ave between East 85th & 86th Streets. (Their Brooklyn Blackout cake is ridiculously chocolatey and rich.)
      - Amy's Bread (there's 3 places) is very good.
      - Momofuku Milk Bar's cakes are expensive but are unusually flavored and the cake is very big.


      Two Little Red Hens
      1652 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10028

      Amy's Bread
      250 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10014

      Momofuku Milk Bar
      251 E 13th St, New York, NY 10003

      1. What kind of cake are you looking for?

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          1. re: habsfan110

            Soutine Bakery has a great cake made of chocolate mousse and chocolate meringue.

            Soutine Bakery
            104 W 70th St, New York, NY 10023

        1. My favorite places for cakes that I have gotten for the holidays are:

          Sundaes and Cones- ice cream cake is phenomenal but pricy
          Two Little Red Hens- always do something special for the holiday in season currently

          Two Little Red Hens
          1652 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10028

          Sundaes and Cones
          95 E 10th St, New York, NY 10003

          1. I prefer more delicate sweetness than rich (cake, icing, etc.) as a barometer, the only thing I like at Magnolias is their banana pudding and biscotti at Veniero's.

            With that in mind, Chikalicious is one of my favorites!

            342 E 11th St, New York, NY 10003

            203 E 10th St, New York, NY 10003