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Cake Man Raven Confectionery

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708 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY 11217 40.685819 -73.973372
nr. S. Oxford St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-797-2598 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Gourmet Marketplace
  • Products & Services: Bakeries / Specialty Cakes
Photo by Dave Ratzlow

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Official Website

cakemanraven.com

Hours

Daily, 9am-10pm

Nearby Subway Stops

C at Lafayette Ave.; G at Fulton St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Gourmet

  • Bakeries / Specialty Cakes

Special Features

  • Open After 9pm (at least 3 days a week)

Profile

If the Cake Man's good enough for Patti LaBelle, 50 Cent, and Isaac Hayes, he's good enough for you. Owner Raven Patrick De'Sean Dennis III is known for the lavishly decorated and whimsically shaped cakes he's made in honor of dozens of celebrities, from Cab Calloway to Spike Lee as well as the 120th birthday of the Brooklyn Bridgereproduced on a seven-foot scale. But step into the cramped retail space fronting his Fort Greene bakery, and you'll see the Cake Man's real bread and butter: old-fashioned layer and sheet cakes celebrating birthdays, graduations and retirements with colorful calligraphies of frosting. The biggest seller is the Southern red velvet cake, which, underneath its creamy, demurely white icing, holds three layers of cake that's rightfully (if alarmingly) vermilion with a lofty, delicate texture. A light touch is also evident in the pound cake, which has a gentle butteriness. While the bulk of the business is in special-orders, a varied assortment of cupcakes, brownies, breakfast pastries and cakes by the slice are available for spur-of-the-moment cravings.

Weddings

Consultation fee is $50, and delivery charge is based on the wedding’s location. From $10 per serving.

Note
There is a $20 minimum on credit card transactions, so be sure to bring cash.

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