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I need to bring dessert for a dinner party
« on: May 08, 2012, 11:51:40 AM »
Tell me your favorite places.  I don't like overly sweet things.

Is JJ's/Bon Epi/place in HMart comparable to 85 degrees for cakes?  I am not talking about those bun/rolls things- just cakes.

It doesn't have to be an Asian bakery- but I don't care for Layer Cake and I think that French's Bakery isn't good either.

I have to get the cake on Friday so I can't be driving much outside of Irvine so keep it close :)
Where else to go?  I prefer not to go North past Irvine Center Drive.

Thanks for your ideas/opinions.
What would you order?

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Re: I need to bring dessert for a dinner party
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2012, 11:56:35 AM »
Tell me your favorite places.  I don't like overly sweet things.

Is JJ's/Bon Epi/place in HMart comparable to 85 degrees for cakes?  I am not talking about those bun/rolls things- just cakes.

It doesn't have to be an Asian bakery- but I don't care for Layer Cake and I think that French's Bakery isn't good either.

I have to get the cake on Friday so I can't be driving much outside of Irvine so keep it close :)
Where else to go?  I prefer not to go North past Irvine Center Drive.

Thanks for your ideas/opinions.
What would you order?
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Re: I need to bring dessert for a dinner party
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2012, 12:07:36 PM »
Try Paris Baguette inside Zion market, we got our birthday cakes there, light and fluffy, not too sweet

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Re: I need to bring dessert for a dinner party
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2012, 12:13:05 PM »
ps9- that's too far.  i don't have time to make it there after work.  anyplace else?

I actually like the NY Cheesecake from Trader Joes- it's cheap and tasty

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Re: I need to bring dessert for a dinner party
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2012, 12:20:02 PM »
i say Nothing Bundt Cakes in the district.  go for white chocolate rasberry

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Re: I need to bring dessert for a dinner party
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2012, 01:37:29 PM »
i say Nothing Bundt Cakes in the district.  go for white chocolate rasberry

i second this.

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Re: I need to bring dessert for a dinner party
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2012, 03:05:22 PM »
3rded for NBC... but I prefer the Pecan Praline or the White White Chocolate.

I also like any of the cakes from Costco (but then you look kind of cheap).
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