HOME > Chowhound > Philadelphia >

Discussion

Birthday Cake

Can anyone recommend a great bakery for birthday cakes?

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. What part of Philadelphia or suburbs?

      1. re: givemecarbs

        The birthday party is in Bucks County but will drive to Philly or Burbs for a great cake!

        1. re: Stevefood

          What part of bucks ... we have many good bakeries in bucks county alone.

          1. re: cwdonald

            The party is in Newtown & I live in Eastern Montco area Fort Washington/Ambler area-so any place between here & there would be great!

            1. re: Stevefood

              I have had Alice Bakery in North Wales make a number of birthday cakes. Check out their FB page for great photos of the cakes they make. I personally don't eat cake, but everyone raves about the quality and great taste.

      2. whipped in fishtown is great. bakery house in bryn mawr is great.

        1 Reply
          1. re: Hopefulone

            While I always enjoy the food at Zakes, I have always found the cakes to be disappointing. They look great, but the taste never lives up to the presentation.

            1. re: lshopper

              Interestingly, I have always loved the cakes at Zakes. They are not overly sweet and have, to my taste, excellent texture, good flavors not muted by sweet icing. Definitely not your run of the mill birthday cake.

          2. The finest cake I ever had was a "Tahitian" wedding cake in 1996 from Aux Petites Delices in Wayne.

            If, in childhood, you ever laid in the grass on a summer day and looked at the clouds wondering what clouds tasted like,.....get a "Tahitian." You will concur.
            CP