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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
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No she doesn't. We went there together for cake! :-)

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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 6:06 am 
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Just read this on Fat Gay Vegan: http://fatgayvegan.com/2014/09/13/cakes ... ts-update/

I've seen the footage online and it looks like he was weilding a knife, trying to seriously harm the cyclist. What the fork?

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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 9:15 am 
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I've been avoiding this spot since they opened due to the owners weird fascist mates and the fact that she didn't come out and say anything about it. It's straight up weird. More here https://libcom.org/news/anti-fascists-b ... p-24072014

She refutes the allegations here but also claims she doesn't have time to check who she's Facebook friends with and she says she had to leave Germany because of anti-fascists accusing her of the same thing http://www.hamhigh.co.uk/news/vegan_cak ... _1_3707860

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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:13 am 
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I don't know anything for sure about her rumoured fascist connections, but I can say for certain that I won't be frequenting a shop whose owners think it is appropriate to attack an unarmed person with aa large knife in the middle of the street

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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 12:21 pm 
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Imogen wrote:
I don't know anything for sure about her rumoured fascist connections, but I can say for certain that I won't be frequenting a shop whose owners think it is appropriate to attack an unarmed person with aa large knife in the middle of the street


Seriously!! Not cool AT ALL!

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 Post subject: Re: Cakes n treats London
PostPosted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 1:01 pm 
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I only found out about the fascist connections after reading that libcom article, which Jojo posted, a couple of months ago. I've been once but suffice to say I won't be visiting again.

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