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Milestone Birthday Cake -60 wonderful years

pollochick Jan 14, 2011 08:13 AM

I am tasked with finding the best bakery in Portland to produce a cake for a dear friend's milestone celebration . As I am not local and will be flying in the day before for the festivities I need the assistance of fellow hounds to help me with my decision. Thanks for all your help!

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    cheeseisheaven RE: pollochick Jan 14, 2011 09:56 AM

    Papa Hayden makes the fanciest cakes, delicious, too.

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      pollochick RE: cheeseisheaven Jan 14, 2011 12:26 PM

      Thanks I'll check them out.

    2. JillO RE: pollochick Jan 14, 2011 12:42 PM

      Finales makes excellent cakes:


      Aside from the fancy wedding cakes you see on the site, she makes b-day and anniversary, etc. cakes as well. Just fabulous stuff.

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        aplyley RE: pollochick Jan 14, 2011 02:55 PM

        A couple months ago I got a small cake for a 40th birthday from Bakery Bar (http://www.bakerybar.com/cakes.shtml). Chocolate with chocolate mousse filling and vanilla buttercream. Moist cake with excellent flavor, beautiful fondant decorations that are impressive even on a small cake, and professional service. That's my go-to shop for celebration cakes now.

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          MichaelG RE: pollochick Jan 14, 2011 06:50 PM

          I don't think I've ever had a better cake than the one I had a few years ago from St. Cupcake. I'm sure it was expensive, probably very expensive, but if price is no object, you won't be disappointed.

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            Nettie RE: pollochick Jan 15, 2011 05:08 PM

            I was in DiPrima Dolci last week, and their menu of cakes looked fabulous. If you're in the market for a traditional Italian dessert, that would be where I'd go.

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