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Nov 14, 2011 12:14 PM

ISO Bakery With Not Too Sweet Cakes That Does Photo Cake Printing

I'm looking for a bakery in the South Bay that does cake print (I give them a picture and they give me a cake back with the picture "sprayed" on it) that does "not too sweet" cakes. I'm looking for a cake catered to Asian immigrants as most American bake shops have what they might consider overly sweet cakes. Anyone know where I can find such a bakery?

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  1. I see that Draeger's makes a Strawberry Cream Cake.. They also do cake photo printing.. Anyone try that? Any good? Sounds like something that shouldn't be too sweet..

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    1. re: mstinawu

      Don't know about Dragers, but have you looked into the Asian or Filipino bakeries in the areas. Once place I have on my list to try because it gets good reviews is Aki's Cakes. They do photo cakes. Maybe someone can comment on Aki's.

      1. re: rworange

        A number a people I know who have tried Aki's signature guava cake said it was "OK" and compared it to the guava cake you can get at King's Hawaiian (down in LA--not sure if there is a branch in the Bay Area) which IMO Is also just OK.

    2. Goldilock's does photo cakes, I haven't tried one yet. Many locations: San Jose, South SJ, Milpitas, Union City, Mtn View, etc.:

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      1. re: hhc

        I've never had the cakes at Goldilocks, but visually, they just look really sweet. Anyone have experience with a Goldilock's cake?

      2. I know someone who ordered a cake from Sheng Kee/Sogo and then had Luckys/Albertsons do the photo sheet overlay -- they then put it on themselves.

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        1. re: kc72

          Do you know which Lucky/Albertsons? I called a Luckys in the San Jose are and she said none of the Luckys do that.. =( Course she could barely speak English so I'm not sure if she even understood my question.

          1. re: mstinawu

            It wasn't in the South Bay, think it may have been the El Cerrito location.

            1. re: kc72

              Thanks for the idea anyway. I ordered a strawberry cream cake from Prolific Oven and a "cake sticker" separately online. I'll just have the bakery put the sticker on for me.

              Prolific Oven
              550 Waverley St, Palo Alto, CA