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bgbc Mar 12, 2011 11:18 AM

Tried the poppyseed version at Market Hall Bakery and was a little disappointed. The filling was meager and the outside too cookie-ish (buttery, sweet and crumbly) for my liking.

What are good places to get Hamantaschen plump with filling and a less sweet dough?

Thanks!

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Market Hall Bakery
5655 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618

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  1. Robert Lauriston RE: bgbc Mar 12, 2011 11:21 AM

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/601985

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      wolfe RE: Robert Lauriston Mar 12, 2011 11:29 AM

      Was that thread before or after the ownership change?
      Hamantaschen
      — Delicious short bread pastry made during Purim (Jewish holiday near Easter) that is folded in a three-cornered shape with apricot or prune with almond fillings
      What no poppyseed?

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        lmnopm RE: wolfe Mar 12, 2011 12:18 PM

        Sophia Cafe on Solano should have them. I believe they have mun, but not 100% sure.

    2. Windy RE: bgbc Mar 12, 2011 12:26 PM

      Cinderella Bakery. They have them year round, I think.

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      Cinderella Bakery
      436 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94118

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        bunnysitter RE: bgbc Mar 12, 2011 12:35 PM

        Nabolom Bakery

        Russell/College Ave. Berkeley

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        Nabolom Bakery
        2708 Russell St, Berkeley, CA 94705

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          bgbc RE: bunnysitter Mar 13, 2011 12:38 PM

          Mmm, thanks everyone. Looking forward to trying a few of these.

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