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Great bakery in Westchester? Birthday cake!

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DC9672 May 19, 2013 09:26 AM

Looking to order a birthday cake for my husband.. Does anyone know of a bakery in Westchester that has a great vanilla bean cake? It's his favorite & I'm having a hard time! Thank you!

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    MRS May 19, 2013 04:52 PM

    LuLu's in Scarsdale is always fabulous!

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      mark r May 20, 2013 05:49 PM

      Cornerstone bakery in rye has incredible vanilla cakes. Not sure it's vanilla bean, but its darn good. Not cheap, but worth it.

      1. MisterBill2 May 20, 2013 11:49 PM

        Would help if you said where in Westchester, since I assume you don't want to travel from one end to the other.

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          wpfoodie May 21, 2013 11:43 AM

          Don't know about vanilla bean, but Beascakes in Armonk has the best cakes!

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            wincountrygirl May 22, 2013 04:12 AM

            Beascakes is amazing. I'd never been and stopped there last week. I just got a small chocolate chip crumb cake to taste and everything was so high quality. The little chips of chocolate had so much chocolate flavor. Great place!

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            paris1976 May 21, 2013 03:01 PM

            Not a common cake...Lulu probably would have it. Pricey place. If not La Tulipe might do it up in Mount Kisco?

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              DC9672 May 21, 2013 03:23 PM

              Thank you all so much for the responses! I am located around White Plains but I'm willing to travel anywhere in the Westchester/Bronx area! I looked on LuLu's website & saw they were very fancy & majority were fondant. I'm looking for more of a classic birthday cake, nothing too custom besides the vanilla bean. Anyone ever get cakes from Sal & Dom's in the bronx? Thanks again guys!

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                chowdom May 21, 2013 05:34 PM

                DC9672 did you read the cake menu or just look at the photos?

                Listed under classics:

                "vanilla on vanilla cake

                creme fraiche yellow cake frosted with vanilla bean buttercream."
                You can get any of the cakes listed undecorated in standard cake sizes.

                I think you were looking at their custom cake designs.

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                  DC9672 May 21, 2013 06:30 PM

                  I'm going to call them & see if they can make the cake vanilla bean besides the buttercream. Thank you!

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