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Mar 13, 2008 07:31 AM

Vanilla Cupcakes w/ Pistachio Frosting

In Fairfield County?

Preferably Stamford, Norwalk, or Westport.


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  1. 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

      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

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

        1. re: phoodrider

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

    2. 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.