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Chocolate flourless cake for Passover

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edinny Apr 8, 2014 04:10 PM

Looking to buy a high quality chocolate flourless cake for Passover eitther in Marin, the city or the East Bay? Any good suggestions?

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    Malcolm Ruthven RE: edinny Apr 8, 2014 06:56 PM

    M.H. Bread & Butter in San Anselmo has an excellent Flourless Chocolate Tort.

    http://ruthvenphotos2.com/mhbreadbutt...

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      edinny RE: Malcolm Ruthven Apr 8, 2014 10:24 PM

      Thank you! I love his bread but have not tried the tort, and I live really close to the bakery, yea!

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      milklady RE: edinny Apr 9, 2014 10:06 AM

      It sounds like you do not need the bakery to be kosher / kosher for Passover, that just flourless ingredients work. In that case, Sweet Adeline, Crixa and Masse's all have fantastic choices. My personal favorites are from Masse's.

      1. Melanie Wong RE: edinny Apr 16, 2014 11:53 PM

        I noticed Marla Bakery is offering one for Passover.
        https://www.formstack.com/forms/marla...

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          edinny RE: Melanie Wong Apr 17, 2014 05:29 PM

          Hi Melanie, have never heard of Marla Bakery. I love the sound of TCHO chocolate covered matzoh so I will definitely check them out next year Thanks!

        2. Melanie Wong RE: edinny Apr 17, 2014 07:08 PM

          Walking by Lotta's Bakery this morning, I saw that its offering a flourless chocolate torte and other items for Passover.

          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/880914

          1. barleywino RE: edinny Apr 18, 2014 08:22 AM

            B.Patisserie makes a flourless chocolate dome (mousse inside) which they can make a large version of, if requested

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              edinny RE: barleywino Apr 18, 2014 09:54 AM

              Thanks! Will check out for next year!

            2. Melanie Wong RE: edinny Apr 19, 2014 08:54 PM

              Did you get the torte from M. H. Bread & Butter? Please tell us about it.

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                edinny RE: Melanie Wong Apr 20, 2014 07:57 AM

                I did. I thought it was good but it was extremely dense (definitely no egg whites in it) It either needed some dairy on top-i.e. whipped cream or ice cream to cut it, but I could not do dairy. I would try something else next year from Marla or B. Patisserie.

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                  Malcolm Ruthven RE: edinny Apr 20, 2014 08:47 AM

                  The high density is what I like about it. No whipped cream to cut it for me :-)

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