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Stevefood Jan 11, 2014 01:59 PM

Can anyone recommend a great bakery for birthday cakes?

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    Unkle Al Jan 14, 2014 06:43 AM

    I have had special cakes made at three terrific bakeries in your area. Each of them made what I consider really excellent cakes both in taste and beauty. They are:

    Alice Bakery – North Wales
    Night Kitchen – Chestnut Hill
    Roma – Fort Washington (particularly their cream cakes or tiramisu cake or rum cake).

    I don’t think that you can go wrong with any of the three above noted bakeries.

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    1. re: Unkle Al
      Karen K Jan 15, 2014 12:39 PM

      Ann's Cake Pan (Horsham)

      I like Night Kitchen a lot too.

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      Chefpaulo Jan 13, 2014 06:02 PM

      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.

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        Hopefulone Jan 13, 2014 09:32 AM

        Have you considered Zakes Cafe?

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          lshopper Jan 13, 2014 05:56 PM

          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.

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            Bacchus101 Jan 14, 2014 07:16 AM

            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.

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          alex1018 Jan 13, 2014 09:20 AM

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

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            JanR Jan 13, 2014 11:45 AM

            Second Bakery House.

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            givemecarbs Jan 11, 2014 10:53 PM

            Is Alice in North Wales too far for ya?

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              Stevefood Jan 12, 2014 11:17 AM

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

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                cwdonald Jan 12, 2014 11:37 AM

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

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                  Stevefood Jan 12, 2014 07:32 PM

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

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                    crazyspice Jan 13, 2014 02:46 PM

                    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.

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              cwdonald Jan 11, 2014 06:00 PM

              What part of Philadelphia or suburbs?

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