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Sheet cakes for 60 people on my way from Hopewell Junction to Mt. Tremper (going through Kingston)

applesauce23 May 21, 2011 03:20 PM

I need to pick up two sheet cakes on my way up to Kenneth L. Wilson state park this coming weekend for a b-day celebration. It needs to serve 60 people, so I'm thinking tasty but reasonably priced. I'm open to getting the cakes from Stop and Shop, Adams, or A&P, but I just wanted to hear Chowhounders' opinions. I have to stop by Fleischer's in Kingston so I was thinking about going to Deisings, but I read a negative review of their cakes on Yahoo!. Any input would be great!

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    smilingal RE: applesauce23 May 23, 2011 10:31 AM

    i might be too late - I assume you meant this past weekend - but Costco always has great sheet cakes!

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      applesauce23 RE: smilingal May 23, 2011 02:05 PM

      No, it's not too late. I meant Memorial Day weekend...should have been more specific. Is there a Costco along that route? I stopped by BJ's today and their cakes looked pretty good too. Thanks for the tip!

      1. re: applesauce23
        jayjay RE: applesauce23 May 23, 2011 02:24 PM

        Applesauce--There's no Costco anywhere in the Hudson Valley. FYI, there is a Sam's in the Town of Ulster (right next to Kingston; just over the Rhinecliff/Kingston bridge.) Also, the local Shoprite had the cake you are looking for. And, several blocks from Fleischer's is a Hanaaford store; they might sell it.

        FYI, skip Deisings and Adams-the former is over rated and the latter's bakery isn't up to their produce.

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          applesauce23 RE: jayjay May 23, 2011 03:04 PM

          I thought that was the case, re: Costco. I used to have membership at the Brookfield location, but canceled it after a few years. Thanks for the recs, jayjay. I'll check them out.

    2. applesauce23 RE: applesauce23 May 31, 2011 05:23 AM

      My DH ended up going to BJ's in Wappingers the night before, so he picked up two large sheet cakes (each probably serving 40 people) for $17 each. They were very good for a great price. Thanks for all the suggestions.

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