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looking for custom birthday cake

Postby Bbbent » Thu Dec 28, 2006 3:31 pm

Can anyone advise me on a solid place to get a custom made birthday cake in an odd shape? Quality trumps price.. It doesn't necessarily have to be a bakery.. could be someone who does cakes on the side. As long as they're really good...

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Postby PeterSteinberg » Thu Dec 28, 2006 4:58 pm

You could try the Rolling Pin Bake Shop

2935 S Fish Hatchery Rd
Fitchburg, WI 53711
(608) 270-9611
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Postby sitnspin » Thu Dec 28, 2006 5:12 pm

I suggest La Concha Bakery, 2934 Fish Hatchery. Just walk in and look around. You'll know why I sent you there! It's awesome.
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Postby Chuck_Schick » Thu Dec 28, 2006 5:26 pm

sitnspin wrote:I suggest La Concha Bakery, 2934 Fish Hatchery. Just walk in and look around. You'll know why I sent you there! It's awesome.

And have a sandwich while you're at it.
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Postby stumbles » Thu Dec 28, 2006 5:32 pm

sitnspin wrote:I suggest La Concha Bakery, 2934 Fish Hatchery. Just walk in and look around. You'll know why I sent you there! It's awesome.


The Tres Leches cake is unbelievably good, almost like a tiramisu.
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Postby allobrogica » Thu Dec 28, 2006 5:38 pm

what kinda shape are you thinking (so I can ask a baker friend)?

there used to be a Naughty Baker that did lots of things, but i think they are long gone.
not sure if the quality is up to what you want, but i've gotten odd shaped cakes at copps on whitney in years past.
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Postby allobrogica » Thu Dec 28, 2006 5:39 pm

i'll also throw in a plug for la concha - not sure about odd shapes, but that place is awesome. just had lunch there again today.
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Postby neighbor » Thu Dec 28, 2006 6:02 pm

www.thetartlady.com
try the chocolate beet cake - it's amazing.
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Postby TAsunder » Fri Dec 29, 2006 10:58 am

I've always loved the cakes at Lane's. Might want to check with them if you can get it in the shape of your choice.
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Postby allobrogica » Fri Dec 29, 2006 11:47 am

Lane's and Carl's say no on the custom shaped cakes.
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Postby cubanat » Fri Dec 29, 2006 11:55 am

try madelines on the speedway--if they are open/taking cake orders yet.
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Postby Bbbent » Mon Jan 01, 2007 4:19 pm

stumbles wrote:
sitnspin wrote:I suggest La Concha Bakery, 2934 Fish Hatchery. Just walk in and look around. You'll know why I sent you there! It's awesome.


The Tres Leches cake is unbelievably good, almost like a tiramisu.


Mmmm.. nobody makes a better Tres Leches than my wife though. So it might be cheating to even try it. Not that it would stop me.. :0

thanks!
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Postby Bbbent » Mon Jan 01, 2007 4:22 pm

allobrogica wrote:what kinda shape are you thinking (so I can ask a baker friend)?

there used to be a Naughty Baker that did lots of things, but i think they are long gone.
not sure if the quality is up to what you want, but i've gotten odd shaped cakes at copps on whitney in years past.


I am looking for a cake in the shape of a DNA helix. Birthday present for my lovely wife who turns 30 on 1/2 (but the party isn't until February...)

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Postby TAsunder » Tue Jan 02, 2007 12:12 pm

That sounds like a difficult shape. Or would an X do?
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Postby ms4denmark » Tue Jan 02, 2007 12:24 pm

TAsunder wrote:That sounds like a difficult shape. Or would an X do?

I agree. That might be pretty difficult to make. What about just getting dna printed on the cake? My manager always goes to Cub Foods to get his picture printed cakes (they thoroughly enjoyed making his Lying Sack of Crap election day cake). It's probably a lot cheaper than getting a custom shaped cake, too.
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