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Pies from Cake Monkey?

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ellink Dec 15, 2012 12:27 AM

we usually head down to the Filling Station but are trying to save the drive to OC. The CM pies sound so good! Anyone who's tried them?

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  1. wienermobile RE: ellink Dec 15, 2012 09:18 AM

    The Cake Monkey cherry almond pie that Umami carries is delicious. One of the best pies I've tasted. LA Weekly gave it their #1 pie in Los Angeles last summer.
    http://blogs.laweekly.com/squidink/20...

    You can also buy directly buy from Cake Monkey and they do local delivery.
    http://cakemonkey.com

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      Mandy RE: ellink Dec 15, 2012 02:39 PM

      We ordered a pumpkin tart with marshmallow topping from Cake Monkey for Thanksgiving and it had absolutely no taste other than sweet. I think they'd forgotten to spice the pumpkin...at least I hope that's what happened. And the graham cracker crust completely fell apart upon cutting.

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        maudies5 RE: ellink Dec 15, 2012 03:30 PM

        Someone brought pies from Cake Monkey to Thanksgiving dinner this year. Very unimpressive. Wish they had bought their pies from SusieCakes instead.

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