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Recommendation for birthday cake - mango or other fruit-based

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Pigudel Jul 19, 2011 09:30 PM

I'm looking for a recommendation for a birthday cake for my husband .. Fresh and light rather than rich and creamy, and not too sweet. Ideally a mango-based cake, or if that's hard to find, another fruit-based one like strawberry or passionfruit. Any views on the strawberry cake at lulu cake boutique? Thanks in advance for the input!

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    bea372 Jul 20, 2011 01:25 PM

    If you are willing to go out of Manhattan, Red Ribbon Bakery in Queens has a great mango cake - very fresh and light.

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      thegforceny Jul 20, 2011 03:05 PM

      Lady M Confections.

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        Pigudel Jul 20, 2011 08:21 PM

        Thank you! I'll check them both out, though I think lady M may be more than I'd like to spend.. Thanks again!

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          UES Mayor Jul 22, 2011 04:15 AM

          But its your husband!!! Dont let him see this thread!!!

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          kathryn Jul 20, 2011 08:45 PM

          Chinatown?
          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/468558

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            uwsister Jul 21, 2011 01:46 AM

            Does it have to be a bakery with a brick-and-mortar location? City Sweets (citysweets.com) does custom cakes with various fruit fillings. I've tasted her cakes and they are phenomenal.

            I've liked stuff from Lulu Cake Boutique, but I haven't had their strawberry cake.

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              gutsofsteel Jul 21, 2011 04:19 AM

              Try Ceci Cela.

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              Ceci-Cela
              55 Spring St, New York, NY 10012

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                Pigudel Jul 22, 2011 07:50 AM

                Thank you all for the suggestions .. I'm going to go with red ribbon bake shop this time, but will file away the others for future reference .. fingers crossed!

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