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Janet's Cakes & Catering
Ranked #2 of 3 Bakeries in Bloomington
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Reviewed 3 February 2014 via mobile

Been using Janet's for my kids' bday parties for about 8 years. About a couple years ago is when I noticed the cakes were not the same as they were previously. Very dry and old tasting, on the verge of leftovers you'd find sitting in your kitchen for a week. Figured I'd try round two and see if this happened to be a rare case. Unfortunately not, This happened to be the same case this last month when I ordered my daughters 8th bday cake. Extremely dry cake and dry frosting, just gross! My kids didn't even want to eat it and used the words "disgusting". When my 8yr old found out where the cake came from, her eXact words... "Dad, didn't you know Janet passed away? Their cakes are bad now!"

My 8yr old couldn't of said it any better, even though that is quite sad to say. Good luck to this bakery, if it can survive. Wal-mart makes better cakes and much cheaper too!


7  Thank Michael D
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Reviewed 3 June 2013

My husband got a cake for my son's birthday one year & the whole thing was excellent, but especially their icing is sooooo good! Prices are pretty much what you pay in the big stores, but the icing is better.

1  Thank Jackie G
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Reviewed 24 January 2013

Janet's does a nice job decorating and providing a good, fresh tasting cake. We have gotten many cakes for birthdays from here. Never disappointed. They do get busy though and only take so many orders...so phone ahead early.

1  Thank Lipsticklady
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Reviewed 1 January 2013

Cookies and cakes taste good but I had the misfortune of witnessing their work while picking up my order. I like to see vinyl GLOVES being worn by people who handle food, and hairnets/caps. None of this was happening, which gives it a Granny's Kitchen type feel, definitely not business-like.
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1  Thank Teri G
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Reviewed 29 December 2012

I can call Janet and they can whip up a cake on most dates with 24 hours notice (except graduation time). They did this for a wedding cake as well. The almond icing is awesome. The decorating is great. Love this locally owned establishment!

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