Red Velvet Cupcakes or Cake?
As I read all the cupcake and cake posts, I find myself wondering where I can get either a red velvet cupcake or a slice of cake. The last time I was home in NYC, I tried a red velvet cupcake from Two Little Red Hens Bakery, and I fell in love. I went back for more, and the feeling was the same. Now, two months later, I can't stop thinking about it, and I wish I could have that feeling again here.
I'll drive for that bliss, so where can I go?
For me, Auntie Em's is supreme. The size is generous, cupcake is dense and moist, and the frosting divine. You are going to find a million opinions on this issue, though. You will have to do what we all do- go ahead, try the lot! See what you like best (but don't come complaining about the pounds you put on in the process. haha)
Ya, Auntie Em's are good but maybe the best part going there is you can pick a regular large size cupcake or taste several of Auntie Em's treats by selecting from the small mini cupcakes. My fav is a Whoopie pie. If your drink coffee then stay for a while and enjoy on the patio and you will feel like you are in the town of Woodstock, NY -- grovin.
Yes, along with chocolate and coconut -- large and mini. I recall sitting in a small back patio in woodstock (only several tables with a funky driveway along side)several years ago eating a sandwich made of mostly sprouts and this place has the same feel. Even the inside of this place and the cool people that work there seem to have been transplanted from the town of Woodstock. Go for breakfast. Check out my post below for a review of the Saturday morning we had last week. Also, if you make the trip consider stopping at two other chow stops in town – Eagle Rock Bakery and Galco’s for soda. Do you miss Dr. Browns? All flavors in stock.
Eagle Rock – Rocks!
My post last week.
Auntie Em’s Kitchen (Breakfast, Soups, Sandwiches, Cup-Cakes, and So much more....
)4616 Eagle Rock Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90041
mon-fri 8am to 7pm & sat-sun 8am to 4pm
Eagle Rock Bakery (fresh baked Italian sandwich bread and top quality Italian meats and cheese) 1726 Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Mon-Sat - 8:00am-6:00pm, Sun - 9:30am-1:00pm
Galco’s (soda of all kinds, try Sioux City Sarsaparilla and Root Beer
)5702 York Blvd.
The cupcakes at Auntie Em's are huge and gratifying.
I like the ones at BlueBird Bakery in Culver City, too.
Doughboys sells small 'cake' versions that are completely shareable for two (or even three). They also sell online.
I've bought the Sprinkles red velvet cupcake mix...have yet to make it though :)
I like the red velvet cupcakes from Dots in Pasadena on Arroyo Parkway. I haven't had any other red velvet cupcakes or cake in Los Angeles, since I just moved here fairly recently and I'm cutting back on sweets.