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Any favorite cakes from Whole Foods bakery?

fldhkybnva Feb 7, 2013 05:56 PM

Does anyone have any favorite cakes from Whole Foods bakery? I have had the various cheesecakes and they are always quite good and I love their pies (apple and sweet potato in particular). However, I had a carrot cake recently and it was way too sweet for me though SO (the sugar fanatic) loved it.

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    ferret RE: fldhkybnva Feb 7, 2013 06:08 PM

    They do a lot of local sourcing so cakes vary by location.

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      fldhkybnva RE: ferret Feb 7, 2013 06:13 PM

      Yea, that's what I suspected actually so perhaps should post in a regional board.

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        rockycat RE: fldhkybnva Feb 8, 2013 07:18 AM

        Yes, the fresh cakes and breads are baked locally. In the Raleigh/Durham area there's a central bakery in Morrisville, IIRC, that supplies the area. That would suggest that baked goods would differ from area to area.

    2. yummykimmy RE: fldhkybnva Feb 7, 2013 06:21 PM

      I love their almond thingy - it like a toasted almond ice cream bar but in a yummy non frozen dessert.

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        rasputina RE: fldhkybnva Feb 7, 2013 09:07 PM

        Actually, in general I don't like their cakes. But they vary by location so it really is dependent on where you are.

        1. fezmarie73 RE: fldhkybnva Jul 2, 2013 10:50 AM

          Yes.

          I love their Italian Wedding Cake primarily because it's not sickeningly sweet. The cake itself is fluffy rather than dense, so extra big thumbs up for that.

          I really HATE cake, so for me to buy one for myself and not someone else's birthday or whatever really says a lot about this particular flavor.

          I picked the last cake up from the Lakewood Whole Foods in Dallas, but haven't found dramatic variance from store to store.

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