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Susie Cakes in Brentwood


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Susie Cakes in Brentwood

Frank_Santa_Monica | Sep 28, 2006 10:08 PM

I remember reading somewhere on here that this Susie Cakes in Brentwood is worth trying, so I did last night. And, I don't think this place is good at all.

Walking inside and looking at the display case somewhat reminds me of the bakery case at a grocery store, and not a specialty baked goods place.

They sell cakes (carrot and red velvet), cookies, cupcakes, lemon squares, and three kinds of pudding.

The counter person didn't seem too committed to giving opinions of what they do particularly well, so my buddy and I tried a piece of cake, a cookie, a lemon square, and a bowl of butterscotch pudding.

None of the items were anything extraordinary, and for me, bordered not-so-good. I was especially disappointed in the pudding, as it tasted somewhat old. Kind of like how something tastes after it had been refrigerated too long.

The red velvet was perhaps the best thing (not saying much) that we had there. But, for cakes, I think Sweet Lady Janes does a much better job.

I guess we will see how this place does. But, I wouldn't waste calories on any of their stuff.

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