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ISO Lemon Layer Cake

ipsedixit Mar 7, 2012 04:45 AM

I need a good Lemon Layer Cake.

Where does one go find a good Lemon Layer Cake in this town?

Doesn't matter if it is a bakery or a restaurant, or whatever. I'll even go to a food truck if need be.

Thanks.

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    alison RE: ipsedixit Mar 7, 2012 02:09 PM

    Had a great one from Proof Bakery a few weeks ago-very light and moist.
    What about Sweet Lady Jane or Valerie confections ??

    http://proofbakeryla.com

    www.valerieconfections.com

    www.sweetladyjane.com

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      namstermonster RE: alison Mar 7, 2012 02:39 PM

      slj's lemon cake is pretty good, albeit very lemony.

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        namstermonster RE: alison Mar 7, 2012 02:40 PM

        ooh yes!! valerie confections!! i haven't tried their lemon crunch cake but i've tried their blum's coffee on a few occasions and it's good stuffs.

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        SoCal Foodie RE: ipsedixit Mar 7, 2012 03:11 PM

        Amy's Pastry in Montebello has a good lemon layer cake.
        www.amyspastry.com

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          latindancer RE: ipsedixit Mar 7, 2012 03:38 PM

          Magnolia Bakery on 3rd.

          Their lemon cake has to be special ordered. If you like their cupcakes you'll love their cake, obviously.
          It's dense, not too lemony and sweet, and has a wonderful buttercream frosting.

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            chewbacca RE: ipsedixit Mar 9, 2012 04:58 PM

            I think Lemonade's cake is pretty good. By the slice or by the sheet...light and lemony.

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            Lemonade
            1661 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291

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              bulavinaka RE: ipsedixit Mar 10, 2012 06:26 AM

              SusieCakes does a nice lemon layer cake, but they also do a Meyer lemon cake while Meyers are in season, which I think is about now.

              Agree with namster - SLJ knows how to work the lemon.

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