Cake for the grad
THIS SPRING YOU MAY notice a new sign at Costco’s gas are filled with jam or pudding and cost more
stations: “There’s nothing regular about our premium than a Costco cake.
filled cakes.” Graduation cakes are always best when served
It’s a timely reminder as graduation season gets under fresh, so plan on picking yours up as close to the event as
way. Just as essential as the cap and gown is the graduation possible. However, please keep in mind that orders must
cake. And, ordering one from a Costco bakery proves the be placed at least 24 hours in advance.
graduate-to-be isn’t the only scholar in the family. Cakes should be refrigerated until served. If you’ll be
Ordering a graduation cake from a Costco bakery is traveling a long distance with the cake,
not only a smart move, but an easy one. First, find the spe- you may want to consider storing it in
cial-order form at the bakery and select the kind of cake a cooler.—Stephanie E. Ponder
you want. Costco offers white or chocolate cakes with three
choices for filling: vanilla cheesecake, chocolate mousse or
strawberry mousse. The bakeries ice the cakes with white
buttercream, chocolate buttercream or Philadelphia cream
cheese icing. Another option is carrot cake filled with apricot mousse and topped with cream cheese icing.
After choosing the kind of cake and filling, indicate the
graduation theme, school colors and personalized message
you want. All that’s left is submitting your order and picking it up 24 hours later.
Each warehouse makes its cakes from scratch and uses
the freshest ingredients for the cake, icing and filling.
You don’t have to be a math major to know that
Costco’s cakes, which measure 12 by 16 inches, weigh
about 9 pounds and serve 48 people, are a good value.
Most grocery-store cakes weigh approximately 5. 5 pounds,
Costco’s graduation cakes
can be personalized for
the grad in your family.
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