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Where to buy cake on New Years Day?

d0rkster Dec 31, 2010 10:27 PM

I need to buy a birthday cake on New Year's Day, any suggestions please?

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    jmarcroyal RE: d0rkster Dec 31, 2010 11:23 PM

    you might be able to find McCain cakes at some gas stations...

    1. TorontoJo RE: d0rkster Jan 1, 2011 03:25 AM

      Bruno's are open on New Year's Day, and they carry some Dufflet's cakes.

      787 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J, CA

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        kwass RE: TorontoJo Jan 1, 2011 04:04 AM

        Whole Foods in Yorkville is also open on New Year's Day.

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          wontonfm RE: kwass Jan 1, 2011 01:41 PM

          I was there earlier and Whole Foods had a lot of cakes ready to go.


      2. Charles Yu RE: d0rkster Jan 1, 2011 07:41 AM

        Maxim's at Bayview and Finch if you live up north?! They use fresh cream and cake is not too sweet. Can 'customize' your greetings on cake there and then!

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          millygirl RE: Charles Yu Jan 1, 2011 08:42 AM

          Summerhill Market is your best bet.

          Summerhill Market
          446 Summerhill Ave, Toronto, ON M4W, CA

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          ptoomey RE: d0rkster Jan 1, 2011 11:46 AM

          Wow, had this exact same problem last night after I realized too late in the evening that everything would be closed. Well our Chinese friends hooked us up. Red House Bakery is open in Markham at 11 Glen Watford Drive (around Midland and Sheppard). They made us a beautiful fresh fruit and cream filled sponge cake (iced and decorated for New Years) that we just picked up and will be taking to my parents' house tonight. There are cakes in the display window that are ready to go, but if you call ahead you can order a custom cake - 416(?)299-3355 (not entirely sure about the area code but should be either 416 or 905). The person who picks up might not be entirely fluent in English but they should have someone who is. Otherwise just go directly to the bakery. Hope that helps. Good luck!

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            Teep RE: ptoomey Jan 1, 2011 12:31 PM

            Any Chinese bakery would be open on Jan 1.

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              sweetie RE: ptoomey Jan 1, 2011 04:07 PM

              If I am not mistaken Glen Watford and Sheppard is Scarborough, which means the area code is more likely to be 416

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                lovemysweets RE: sweetie Jan 1, 2011 06:00 PM

                Get some frozen cakes - serious. I think Mcains is not such a horrible idea and get some berries from the local fruit store and whipping cream cans. MIx the whole thing together in a crazy kinda way.

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