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Gallery606 Apr 27, 2011 08:14 PM

Does anyone know where one could purchase a Frog Pastry? They used to be in the bakeries of Byerly's, Red Owl, Lincoln Del, etc? Red Owl and Lincoln Del are long gone, and Byerly's told me they discontinued them several years ago.They were usually chocolate brown or green, and were layered cake, with cream, and I think maraschino cherry??

  1. AnneInMpls Apr 27, 2011 10:25 PM

    You mean those little cakes that looked like frogs looking up? I remember them, too! And yes, I remember a cherry layer (cake? frosting?) in the middle of chocolate cake and creamy icing under the green fondant coating.

    I used to see them at Lund's and/or Byerly's, but haven't seen them here for years. I wish they were still available - I loved these little things!

    For those who have never seen these things, here's a picture of the frog cakes I bought in LA a few years ago - they got a bit messy because my mom sat on the box...

     
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      Gallery606 Apr 28, 2011 08:42 PM

      Aren't they cute...and delicious! Do you remember where you purchased them in LA??

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        AnneInMpls Apr 29, 2011 01:30 PM

        I bought these little frogs from Gelson's in Pacific Palisades, back in 2008. Such nostalgia from my childhood!

        I'm very pleased to see (below) that PJ Murphy's still makes them - St. Paul is much closer than LA. :-)

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          Gallery606 May 1, 2011 06:39 PM

          Gelson's and PJ Murphy's are both far from me, but hopefully I can find them at either place when in their respective areas....

    2. jillbcooks Apr 28, 2011 06:25 PM

      I've seen them at PJ Murphy's in St Paul. Maybe call and special order?

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        Gallery606 Apr 28, 2011 08:41 PM

        Thanks! I'll check them out!

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        gryffindor249 May 1, 2011 04:02 PM

        We used to love getting them at the Lincoln Del when we were kids!

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          Gallery606 May 1, 2011 06:40 PM

          Me, too, what a treat! Loved the Lincoln Del!

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