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Best cakes in town?

Original post made by Cakefan on Jul 22, 2009

Hello. I would like to hear everyone's favorite place for ordering special occasion cakes. I like Icing on the Cake in Los Gatos but that is too far away, especially on a hot day. Thank you.

Comments (18)

Posted by Susan, a resident of Shoreline West
on Jul 22, 2009 at 2:27 pm

I say Satura Cakes in Los Altos' Main street...Yum - mo !!


Posted by Mommy, a resident of Monta Loma
on Jul 22, 2009 at 2:30 pm

Wilson's Bakery in Santa Clara is fabulous.


Posted by karen mcadams, a resident of Rex Manor
on Jul 22, 2009 at 2:32 pm

I dont know of a bakery in Mountain view that I like for cakes. I usually go to a grocery store in palo alto or los altos. It would be nice to have a small bakery downtown that could do a good business.


Posted by rex manor, a resident of Rex Manor
on Jul 22, 2009 at 2:44 pm

I just came across this bakery and it was very good.
SugarButterFlour 669 S Bernardo Ave Sunnyvale 408-732-8597 or sugarbutterflour.com
corner of Elcamino in where Safeway and Arby's is) Good Luck!


Posted by Juliet, a resident of Sylvan Park
on Jul 22, 2009 at 3:33 pm

Butter Sugar Flour ALL THE WAY! The cakes are delicous and beautiful!


Posted by LatuLove, a resident of Shoreline West
on Jul 22, 2009 at 3:37 pm

Passage Bakery in Mtn. View has GREAT cakes! They are pricey, but are rich in flavor so you don't need to eat too much! The bakery has a vegetarian restaurant next door and another restaurant on El Camino by Clark St. and Rengstorf. The Bakery is on El Camino, a block before Shoreline if you are traveling north.


Posted by teacher mom, a resident of another community
on Jul 22, 2009 at 3:38 pm

We use Copenhagen in Burlingame ... It is WELL worth the drive! Heaven in a single bite!


Posted by Bev M, a resident of Sylvan Park
on Jul 22, 2009 at 5:16 pm

Sugar Butter Flour in Cherry Chase shopping Center, Sunnyvale on the border of Mtn. View makes amazing cakes. The owner used to be the pastry chef for upscale Manresa restaurant in Los Gatos, need I say more? They also have mini desserts and little chocolates, as well as great lunches.


Posted by Alicia Crank, a resident of Shoreline West
on Jul 22, 2009 at 5:40 pm

Thanks to those who recommended Sugar Butter flour. I just went there and ordered my birthday cake.


Posted by Lani, a resident of Waverly Park
on Jul 23, 2009 at 8:39 am

I have greatly enjoyed the lovely cakes from Hong Kong Bakery.


Posted by Cakefan, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jul 23, 2009 at 12:38 pm

Thanks for all these recommendations. Can't wait to start sampling. Happy Birthday Alicia!


Posted by mary, a resident of Sylvan Park
on Jul 23, 2009 at 2:29 pm

Hong Kong bakery is good. I don't think Wilson's in Santa Clara is
around any longer but it was always good. I will have to try
SugarButterFlour


Posted by fanny, a resident of North Whisman
on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:01 pm

Sugar Butter Flour hands down.


Posted by kathy, a resident of Sylvan Park
on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:08 am

If you want a cake for a birthday, anniversary etc for a large crowd, Grain D'Or on El Camino (Walgreen's shopping Ctr) makes an awesome sheet cake with Whipped Cream frosting and a choice of fillings for around 90-100 bucks. Sugar Butter Flour and other high end bakeries charge by the serving, so if you have 70 people they want something like 300 bucks for a cake. Fine for a wedding but not so much for other events (like birthdays) The sheet cake at Grain D'Or is very good,very fresh and a great deal.


Posted by Chocolate Lover, a resident of another community
on Jul 24, 2009 at 1:18 am

I'm amazed that no one has mentioned the Prolific Oven in downtown Palo Alto. A wide variety of cakes, and the chocolate chocolate cake is to die for. No sugary icing here; it's quality all the way. We get all our birthday cakes there nowadays. (And they'll personalize them with iced lettering for free.)


Posted by Richard Simmons, a resident of another community
on Jul 24, 2009 at 2:18 pm

In Obese America is it REALLY that hard to find a good cake? Please.


Posted by Bernie Brightman, a resident of North Whisman
on Jul 24, 2009 at 2:54 pm

Another vote for Prolific Oven in Palo Alto


Posted by Zoe, a resident of Blossom Valley
on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:43 pm

I don't eat cake, but I sure see many people buy sheet cake and Just Dessert cakes at Costco.


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