Friday, 6 February 2015

Carlo's Bakery, Hoboken, NJ

Anyone a fan of the Big Boss cake show? The show where Buddy Valastro created different kinds of fancy fondant cakes for their clients.

They are an Italian bakery family originated from Hoboken, New Jersey. The original shop was started by Buddy's father, called Carlo's Bake Shop. It still stand in Hoboken till this day, even though Buddy opened another shop in

Store front of Carlos Bake Shop

Different kinds of Italian bakery goods. Their signature was the Lobster tail - a lightly sugar dusted crunchy pastry on the outside with soft custard filling inside. Then of course the cannoli - my fave was that chocolate covered cannoli with custard filling 

some of the cakes in the store. They also had some signed copies of Buddy's book which contains his recipes, chef's uniform, mugs etc

We were there at 7am with the Dato' Rohani Abdul Karim, Minister of Women Affairs during the UN General Assembly back in Oct 2013

Good coffee from Carlo's
Buddy's café is called the Cake Boss Café at Port Authority Bus Terminal near Times Square