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Great place to get cake for a 5-year old's birthday party in San Diego?

JBV1029 Dec 4, 2012 01:40 PM

I'm looking for a store or bakery that makes good birthday cakes; not too expensive or fancy, but uses natural/good ingredients. Thanks!

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  1. Beach Chick RE: JBV1029 Dec 4, 2012 02:07 PM

    Costco makes great sheet cakes for under $20 and feeds a lot of 5 year olds.
    Jimbo's or Whole Foods if you want to go more natural route.
    Cupcakes are another option.

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    1. re: Beach Chick
      cstr RE: Beach Chick Dec 4, 2012 04:03 PM

      2nd Costco, they have a great bakery.

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      MichaelSoberanes RE: JBV1029 Dec 8, 2012 09:33 PM

      Let em eat cake. Look up in yelp. Best cakes!

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      1. re: MichaelSoberanes
        RB Hound RE: MichaelSoberanes Dec 8, 2012 10:34 PM


        We've had pretty decent luck with the Mira Mesa Red Ribbon in the past, though not everybody is enamored with them:


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        JBV1029 RE: JBV1029 Dec 10, 2012 10:27 AM

        Hi, We decided to get a cake from Twiggs Bakery. I didn't expect much because it is also a coffee shop, but they have a phenomenal bakery! The cake was very moist and delicious. Also affordable. Check out all their custom designs on their website. Their decorations are incredible. We got a 'jungle' cake to go with the animal theme of the party. Everyone was impressed with the design. They were also great to work with. We fed over 30 people with an 8x12 cake and had left overs. Extremely happy!

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        1. re: JBV1029
          RB Hound RE: JBV1029 Dec 10, 2012 11:59 AM

          Thanks for reporting back - definitely plan on checking Twiggs out before the next bday party.

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