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Vanilla Cupcakes w/ Pistachio Frosting

amanda3571 Mar 13, 2008 07:31 AM

In Fairfield County?

Preferably Stamford, Norwalk, or Westport.


  1. i_eat_a_lot_of_ice_cream Mar 16, 2008 08:35 AM

    Not Fairfield-- but Sugar Sweet Sunshine in Manhattan has pistachio cupcakes, though they are the reverse (pistachio cupcakes with a white buttercream frosting). They're realllly good, but I've been there when they've been all out of them, so I would order them in advance if you're making a special trip for them. http://www.sugarsweetsunshine.com/men...

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      lucyis Mar 16, 2008 07:38 AM

      That's a very specific request, amanda. My first reaction is that you'd have to ask a bakery to do this as a special order. My next reaction is that it wouldn't be hard for you to whip up a batch on your own, even with the help of a mix. The cupcake part is straight forward and the frosting would be a buttercream with almond flavoring, green color, and some chopped pistachios. Is this for St. P's day?

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      1. re: lucyis
        amanda3571 Mar 16, 2008 03:43 PM

        Lucy, thank you. No it is not for St Patty's. It was the request of my sweetie for his birthday yesterday. Something his mom made when he was little and yes I realize it was a very specific request, I asked whether or not anyone knew because I worked my tush off this week and simply did not have a lot of time. I did end up making myself, with the help of a box, and if you go to Home Cooking you can see how well even that did not work out for me.

        IEALOIC - thanks, next time I'm in NY, I'll check that out.

        1. re: amanda3571
          phoodrider Mar 19, 2008 02:33 PM

          next time try Rye Ridge Deli on High Ridge rd they are sure to have them

          1. re: phoodrider
            amanda3571 Mar 19, 2008 03:49 PM

            Sorry phoorider, no RRD for me. Its pretty bad. (I'm being generous)

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