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 Post subject: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Sun Sep 01, 2013 11:26 am 
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Who else is super excited about trying out this new place....they are even thinking about doing an all you can eat brunch. I can't wait...yum yum


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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:06 pm 
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Hey! Just heard about this today, when I stopped by the Dortmund Cakes 'n' Treats. Haven't gotten to eat there yet, but the crowd looked happy and the food looked good!

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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Mon Sep 16, 2013 5:50 am 
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I'm talking about the London branch. Omg it was great


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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Mon Sep 16, 2013 6:03 am 
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Right, I'm just saying if the London branch is as good as the Dortmund, you'll have a good time there.

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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Mon Sep 16, 2013 12:29 pm 
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Well I did it was great


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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Thu Sep 26, 2013 12:09 pm 
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What did you have keely weely? I wasn't very impressed with mine.


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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Thu Sep 26, 2013 3:19 pm 
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I had this lovely pink flat cake thing. It was awesome


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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Sat Nov 02, 2013 5:48 am 
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The cake and place is nice I just thought it was quite expensive!!


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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Sun Nov 03, 2013 6:04 am 
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I've tried 6 things here now (two visits with take away cake) and I won't be going back. I'm surprised to hear other people are enjoying the cakes here as I was so disappointed - these cakes aren't like anything else I've had in the UK and not in a good way!

Everything I tried was frankly not good at all, the cake texture was dense and stodgy like pudding (I want nice light, airy sponge). If it had been just one cake I might have thought maybe it wasn't properly cooked but it seems to be their style. Maybe how they like their cakes in Germany. The cream filling/piped on top was a strange thick cream which wasn't very sweet (I like sweet frosting). Even the brownie wasn't very good in my opinion. I didn't try the tarts or any savoury food (the savoury food reviews on Happy Cow weren't good).


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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Mon Nov 04, 2013 4:51 am 
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That's a shame to hear, because everything looks so good. I was mostly excited to try the croissants and sweet pastries, as I can make good cake myself (although it's always nice to have someone make it for you) but croissant dough stuff seems like a real chore to make. Although I'm thinking of attempting it myself, just to see if I can.

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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Sat Feb 01, 2014 8:38 pm 
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Have you tried the Jus-rol croissant dough in a tin? They do pain au chocolate as well but I tend to just put my own chocolate in the croissants. And Vx have Danish pastries etc.


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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Sun Feb 02, 2014 7:23 am 
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I went yesterday and tried a bit of holylopez's chocolate cake and it was pretty delicious! I like that it wasn't too sweet.

I had a bagel with tofu scramble in, it was really good! I bought a vegan snickers cake thing as well from there, but I haven't eaten it yet. Which reminds me I must go eat it!

I'd go back.

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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 6:56 pm 
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i was there this afternoon! their pear pie (more like a tart, but whatevs) was delicious. i had two types of croissant (almond and chocolate) on a previous visit, and both were good, if a bit pale. i'll have to try an actual breakfast or lunch menu item sometime.

does holylopez work there?

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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 4:04 am 
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No she doesn't. We went there together for cake! :-)

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