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prainer Nov 17, 2012 10:37 PM

Looking for a great coconut cake in LA county...would love to have recommendations in the SF Valley...but am open to good options over the hill...WeHo, Bev HIlls, West Side, Santa Monica, Malibu.

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    Thor123 Dec 1, 2012 09:12 AM

    Hillcrest Country Club has great coconut cake.

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      kevin Dec 1, 2012 01:50 PM

      Where's that ?

      Do you have to be a member ?

    2. orythedog Nov 27, 2012 04:31 PM

      Gale's in Pasadena

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        JudiAU Nov 18, 2012 08:17 PM

        Clementine makes a great coconut cupcake, I think they bake it as a full size cake as well.

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          kevin Nov 29, 2012 05:19 PM

          Their yellow cupcakes with chocolate frosting are some of the best in town. The frosting is well nuanced, rich, yet blissfuly not too sweet.

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            JudiAU Nov 29, 2012 08:47 PM

            Those are good but the coconut and chocolate creme filled are better.

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          Thor123 Nov 18, 2012 05:08 PM

          Susi Cakes in Brentwood.

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            kevin Nov 29, 2012 05:18 PM

            You mean Susie Cakes ? :)

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              Eliorr Dec 4, 2012 12:12 AM

              +1 for susie cakes, second time I post for them today but they are very good....

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              budlit Nov 18, 2012 10:46 AM

              The cake lady at the Pacific Palisades Farmer's market on Sunday. Great coconut cake and other great cakes, coconut macaroons etc.

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                kevin Nov 29, 2012 05:20 PM

                does she serve by the slice ?

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                  budlit Dec 1, 2012 09:05 AM

                  Yes.

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                john gonzales Nov 17, 2012 11:08 PM

                Lark Cake Shop in Silver Lake has a very good coconut cake. I love c'nut and have bought the cake there three times. It is really rich so a small piece/cake goes a long way.
                Buttercake has another very good version.

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                  latindancer Nov 18, 2012 07:25 PM

                  <Lark Cake Shop in Silver Lake has a very good coconut cake.>

                  I was driving in that part of Sunset today and stopped in, based on your recommendation.
                  Thanks for that....those coconut cupcakes are killer. It's a nice little space with beautiful looking cakes. I'll be back for one.

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                    kevin Nov 29, 2012 05:18 PM

                    do they sell the coconut layer cake by the slice ?

                    And for anyone that has tried Kpaul's coconut cake is it anything like that one ???

                    Thanks a bunch.

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                      latindancer Nov 29, 2012 08:53 PM

                      I'm not sure. Definately worth a call, though to inquire :).

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                    SilverlakeGirl Nov 27, 2012 05:29 PM

                    I tried the Lark cake maybe 3 times and am crazy for it. The draw for me is that it incorporates walnuts which heightens the richness. I am a big, big walnut fan but I understand it is an option.

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