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michaelnrdx Dec 30, 2010 06:38 PM

I am looking cardboard cake rounds and various sized boxes for cakes and pastries to give to others. Is there a commercial source where I can get these in bulk and for a cheap price?

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  1. Sarah RE: michaelnrdx Dec 30, 2010 06:48 PM

    Try Cash 'n Carry on Anderson in San Rafael (next to Orchard) -- or call them and ask.

    1. Robert Lauriston RE: michaelnrdx Dec 30, 2010 07:15 PM

      Spun Sugar in Berkeley has that stuff.

      You could probably get them cheaper at Jetro Cash & Carry or Restaurant Depot, though at least in theory you have to be in the restaurant business or a nonprofit to shop there.

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      Spun Sugar
      1611 University Ave, Berkeley, CA

      1. monku RE: michaelnrdx Dec 30, 2010 07:35 PM

        You realize at any commercial place you buy them you're going to have to buy a package of each which would probably be at least 100. That's how I've seen them packaged at cash & carry kind of places.

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          rainey RE: michaelnrdx Dec 30, 2010 08:33 PM

          I'm not in SF but in LA I'd look up cake decorating supplies (google or even try the Yellow Pages) and make some calls to see who sells what. In LA we have places that will sell single pieces or small lots as well as commercial lots. And they have boxes with viewing windows for gift giving. If you can walk the aisles you can really find attractive options you may not be aware of.

          I found this online supplier by googling: http://cooksdream.com/store/da1.html Not recommending them; don't know anything about them. Just saying it could be worth a google. And here's New York Cake, a big and well-established company you can count on: http://www.nycake.com/cakeboxes.aspx

          I just saw an Alton Brown episode in which he said he got some by asking at the bakery dept. of his local grocery store.

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            kc72 RE: michaelnrdx Dec 30, 2010 08:37 PM

            Michaels?

            1. monku RE: michaelnrdx Dec 30, 2010 08:41 PM

              Michael's Craft stores sell smaller quantities.

              1. Ruth Lafler RE: michaelnrdx Dec 30, 2010 10:42 PM

                Party supply stores often have cake baking and decorating supplies.

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                  TerriL RE: michaelnrdx Dec 31, 2010 07:12 AM

                  Cake Art in San Rafael has a good selection, and might give a bulk discount.

                  1. Cynsa RE: michaelnrdx Jan 1, 2011 11:56 AM

                    Nancy's Fancy's in Santa Rosa has the cardboard cake rounds and boxes in all sizes
                    http://www.nancysfancys.com/
                    3450 Airway Drive, Suite A
                    Santa Rosa, CA 95403

                    707-546-2253
                    707-546-2297 fax

                    Store hours:
                    Monday - Friday 10am to 6pm,
                    Saturday 10am to 5pm

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                    Nancy's Fancy's
                    3450 Airway Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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                      Jim RE: michaelnrdx Jan 1, 2011 02:54 PM

                      Sugar n' Spice in Daly City has all those supplies.

                      Sugar 'n Spice
                      (650) 994-4911
                      2965 Junipero Serra Blvd, Daly City, CA 94014

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                        Bigshadetree RE: michaelnrdx Jan 2, 2011 08:31 AM

                        http://spunsugar.com/cart/index.php?m...
                        If you are in the East Bay try Spun sugar in Berkeley - University at California

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