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Feb 16, 2012 07:09 AM

In your opinion, where can I get the best cake in the city?

It can be anywhere in the Bronx, Manhattan, or Brooklyn. Preferably chocolate.

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  1. Try the Brooklyn Blackout at Two Little Red Hens:

    Two Little Red Hens
    1652 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10028

    1 Reply
    1. re: kathryn

      Ditto on Brooklyn blackout. Also love cake man raven's red velvet.

      Two Little Red Hens
      1652 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10028

    2. The best chocolate cake I've ever tasted came from 21 Club restaurant out of all places.
      I believe it's called 7 layer chocoalate cake(or birthday chocolate cake) and it's the most delicious chocolate cake and I am not even a big fan of chocolate cake. Usually, i find most of the dessert places overly hyped.
      I believe you can call them and ask them to see if you can do a take out. I believe they do.

      21 Club
      21 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019

      1. Cafe Sabarsky - Sachertorte

        Soutine Bakery - Concord chocolate cake

        Payard - Louvre (chocolate/hazelnut cake)

        Soutine Bakery
        104 W 70th St, New York, NY 10023

        Cafe Sabarsky
        1048 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028

        Francois Payard Bakery
        116 W Houston St, New York, NY 10012

        2 Replies
        1. re: Riverman500

          +1 on Sabarsky. Sachertorte or doboschtorte for me.

          1. re: JungMann

            I've enjoyed the doboschtorte too but for some reason it's no longer on the menu?

            Also love milchrahmstrudel. Not really a "cake" but strudel + custard = Vienna flashbacks.

        2. * Mille crepe cake, matcha cake, or almost anything at Lady M.

          1. Amy's Bread's black and white cake is my all-time favorite.

            Amy's Bread
            672 9th Ave, New York, NY 10036