A Piece of Cake 

Everyone knows the cake is the centerpiece of any celebration. Don't have the time or the baking skills to make your own delectable work of art? Consider ordering a cake from one of the great sources below.

The Mixing Bowl Pastry Shoppe

4120 W. Broad Street


Birthday cake choices include: yellow or chocolate batter cakes, and pound cake in a variety of flavors such as plain, lemon and almond. A choice of icings also is available with options such as butter cream, raspberry, strawberry and chocolate. A 10" round birthday cake is $17.95. Add $12 if you want them to decorate from your own sketch. Call for pricing on other cake sizes. Give about a week's notice for pound cake orders.




If you need something fast, check out the bakery at the nearest Ukrops. They have delicious ready-to-go cakes and can add a happy birthday message on the spot. Custom cakes can be ordered with two days notice at the store, over the phone or online. Choose a design from an album at the bakery counter or from options shown on the Web site. Prices start at $12.99 for a quarter sheet cake made with yellow or devils food batter and $9.99 for an eight-inch round yellow pound cake. You also can bring in a photo and Ukrops will duplicate it onto edible paper and place it on a decorated cake. Prices start at $19.99 for a quarter sheet cake with a duplicate of the photograph and $14.99 for an eight-inch round pound cake.

Westhampton Pastry Shop

5728 Patterson Avenue


Choose a custom cake from a new album thick with ideas. Place orders two days in advance. A half sheet cake is $23.50 and a one-pound cake is $8.50, two pound cakes are $11.95.



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