Margaret's French Bakery

Willow Glen

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In a Nutshell

By-appointment bakery customizes cupcakes & cakes with fondant & marzipan imported from Switzerland or locally grown fruit & Belgian chocola

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Nov 15, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Must place order 3 days in advance. Valid only for option purchased. 24hr cancellation notice required. Cake option valid for cakes 9" and up. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Cakes, like jack-o’-lanterns, must be sliced and set on fire before they can be enjoyed. Set your palate aglow with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $15 for one dozen cupcakes (a $30 value). Each dozen includes four vanilla cupcakes, four chocolate cupcakes, and four red-velvet cupcakes with cream-cheese frosting.
  • $30 for two dozen cupcakes (a $60 value)
  • $25 for $50 toward a 9-inch or larger custom cake, which serves 8–10 people ($40+). Cakes are available in flavors such as chocolate-and-raspberry mousse or vanilla génoise with raspberry filling and amaretto marzipan.<p>

Margaret's French Bakery

In the 1960s, Margaret took her first trip to Paris and fell in love with the sights and sounds that filled the teeming streets. But mostly, she fell in love with the flavors. "I ate my way through that city," she says with a laugh. When she returned to the States, she could not find anything that measured up to what she'd tasted in France, so Margaret, who'd been cooking since the age of 10, began trying her hand at re-creating the flavors and textures that left her enamored with the City of Lights.

When she opened her first shop in 1983, she began crafting croissants, brioches, and tarts. Now, in her appointment-only headquarters, Margaret and her team continue to create those French confections as well as custom cakes, which serve as impressive centerpieces at weddings and natural habitats for tiny, well-dressed couples. Fondant and marzipan from Switzerland shield the towering creations, which are filled with Belgian chocolate and locally grown fresh fruit. Popular creations include a cake steeped in strawberries and Grand Marnier, a chocolate-raspberry mousse torte, and a princess cake, which layers spongy vanilla génoise, raspberry preserves, and Amaretto cream filling.

Margaret especially relishes the challenge of sculpting unusual cakes. In her kitchen, she holds her breath while putting the finishing touches on a batter-based construction sculpted into the shape of a stack of tires, which she is building for the wedding of two Jeep lovers.

Customer Reviews

Great cupcakes.
Dwight N. · November 13, 2014
The kids love the freshly made cupcakes that I bring to school! Not too sweet and just lovely.
Chia-Chin C. · November 5, 2014
Go with the upgrades, its worth it! Best cakes I've ever tasted and the gal who helped us was SUPER awesome!! Highly recommend this little gem! Were going to go back and get our wedding cake there!
Sylvia L. · February 21, 2014
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    Willow Glen

    750 E McGlincy Ln.

    Suite 10

    Campbell, California 95008


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