You Can Still Get Costco’s Cult-Favorite Sheet Cake — Here’s How
When Costco announced that it had discontinued half-sheet cakes in May 2020, thousands of angry customers signed petitions and hundreds flooded the retailer’s Facebook page with critical comments. The wholesaler explained that they’d discontinued the cake to “create more space for social distancing” in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, replacing the dessert favorite with 10-inch round chocolate and vanilla cakes.
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“Please bring back these cakes when social distancing is no longer in effect. We love them and they are an integral part of kids’ birthdays!” Renanit Levy replied to Costco’s Facebook announcement.
Well, we have good news for Renanit. The sheet cake is back.
Costco members who want to pick up the retailer’s famous cake will have to fill out an in-person order form at the bakery, with the option to choose white or chocolate cake. The turnaround time for the half-sheet cake, which serves 48, is no more than 24 hours.
However, prices might be higher than you remember, as the wholesaler now charges $25 instead of $19 for the massive cake. Even then, Costco superfans on Reddit seem unfazed by the increase, with many noting that the cake is still a good deal.
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