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Kid approved birthday cakes in Needham or Newton

cheesehead in recovery Mar 14, 2012 06:40 PM

I am thinking of buying one this year. Which store or bakery in the newton needham area makes a great cake? Basic, but good.

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    Foodie_BBQ Mar 14, 2012 08:31 PM

    Treat in Needham for cupcakes. Party Favors in Brookline (Coolidge Corner) for cakes. PF needs a week or two notice if memory serves.

    1. mabelm4050 Mar 15, 2012 04:16 AM

      Roche Brothers cakes are really, really good. Sudbury Farms in Needham is the same company as Roche, I believe.

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        DrMag Mar 17, 2012 06:11 PM

        If you're willing to go into Brookline's Coolidge Corner, I can't say enough good things about Party Favors- delicious cake and excellent decorations with the BEST buttercream frosting.

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          nseton Mar 17, 2012 06:47 PM

          Second the mention of Party Favors in Brookline. They will also decorate a cake however you want it with a week's notice. They made a giant wave of frosting with surfing penguins for my daughter's last b-day.

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            Blumie Mar 18, 2012 09:02 PM

            Lots of threads on here about cakes. For expensive custom designed cakes, Party Favors in Brookline is a long-time board favorite, although many of us (myself included) now prefer Icing on the Cake in Newton.

            On the more affordable side, Costco has excellent cakes.

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