Carrots are nature's most versatile vegetable, making cakes moist, motivating horses, and keeping snowman rhinoplasty affordable. Marvel at this multipurpose morsel with today's Groupon: for $5, you get $10 worth of baked goods at Lloyd's Carrot Cake. Today’s deal is valid at Lloyd's Harlem, Riverdale, and Lexington Avenue (opening soon) locations.
Featured in the New York Times and New York Daily News, Lloyd's has been satisfying sweet teeth with homemade pies and cakes for more than a quarter century. Fill maws with moist slices of signature carrot cake ($2.75), red-velvet cake with cream-cheese icing ($2.50), or tropical-inspired pineapple-coconut cake ($2.50). Each variety also comes in cupcake form ($2) for those too proud to ask for help from cutlery. An 8-inch sweet-potato or pumpkin pie ($7.50) helps Thanksgiving reenactors look less silly in their buckled shoes and black breeches, and adorable apple tarts ($1) fit easily in mouths and tourists' fanny packs. Party planners can place orders for whole layer cakes ($19.50+) and sheet cakes ($39.75+), which the bakery's pastry practitioners will even decorate for an additional charge.
- Have never been disappointed with any purchased there and the salesperson is always so friendly. – Arlene S., East Harlem location, 08/20/2010
- The cake is everything you can ask for in a carrot cake: very moist, not too sweet, just the right ratio of frosting to cake, and an even distribution of nuts. – Tressa S., Bronx location, 08/03/2010