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Two Little Red Hens

1112 Eighth Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 40.66449 -73.980306
nr. 11th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-499-8108 Send to Phone
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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Gourmet Marketplace
  • Products & Services: Bakeries / Specialty Cakes

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Official Website

twolittleredhens.com

Nearby Subway Stops

F, G at Seventh Ave.

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Gourmet

  • Bakeries / Specialty Cakes

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In a world of rushed coffee breaks, Two Little Red Hens is a take-your-time oasis. Each decorated cake, latticed pie, and fruit-studded tart speaks of attention to craft, and deserve slow savoring. Half a dozen varieties of chocolate cake join lemon tarts, apricot-poppy seed scones, rich brownies and seasonal confections, like Summer Fruit Medley cake in summer and pear-walnut tart in the fall. The chocolate-pepper cookie--a terrific snap of a biscuit, with a zippy kick--is unbeatable. Delicate pies and tarts are almost too beautiful to eat--until you take a bite, and then art be damned. The shop and cafe highlights its seasonal treats, repainting the store windows each month for upcoming holidays, providing ample motivation not to wait until December.

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For birthday cakes, customers can choose from among 14 cake varieties, 19 between-layer fillings and 14 frostings. An inscription plus flowers or fresh fruit are de rigeur; the price goes up for colored frosting and edible art.

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