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Best Linzer Tarts and/or Black Forest Cake in Brooklyn

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kytrr Mar 22, 2011 01:00 PM

Looking to pick up some linzer tarts and/or black forest cake/cheesecake this weekend, and need recommendations.

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    knarfwhite RE: kytrr Mar 22, 2011 05:10 PM

    My favorite bakery is Leske's, 7612 5th Ave, Bay Ridge. I haven't tried their linzer tarts but their half chocolate dipped cookies are awesome. They also make some decent donuts in the morning.

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    Leske's Bakery
    7612 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209

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      tractarian RE: knarfwhite Jun 2, 2011 10:12 PM

      I do love their coffee cakes, which they only have now in pretzel shape. Their buttercream is a major disappointment- no real butter.

    2. CitySpoonful RE: kytrr Jun 3, 2011 04:39 AM

      Rudy's in Ridgewood, Queens, is supposed to have amazing Linzer tarts -- I can't speak from experience but I have a Linzer tart-loving friend who swears they are among the best in the city.

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      Rudy's Pastry Shop
      905 Seneca Ave, Queens, NY 11385

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