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The Cupcakery

Suresh Mar 16, 2008 01:28 PM

So did anyone visit the new cupcake store in town? any thoughts?

the cupcakes were okay (some were granular frosting and some were buttercream) but i was disappointed that they have very few of the flavours that they had listed on the site.

from the site;
Back to Basics - Vanilla Cake w/Creamy Chocolate Buttercream
Principessa - Classic Vanilla Cake frosted with Pink Vanilla Buttercream
Amaretto Kisses - Moist Yellow Cake w/Amaretto Icing
Let's Be Berry - Vanilla Cake filled with Berries and topped with Lemon Buttercream
White Wonderland - Fluffy White Cake topped w/White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting
Lemon Popp - Moist Lemon Poppy Seed Cake topped with Lemon Frosting
Orange Glow - Moist Chocolate Cake topped with Orange Frosting
After Eight - Rich Chocolate Cake Frosted with Mint Icing
PB & C - Rich Chocolate Cake smothered w/ Peanut Butter Icing
Crème du Cupcake - Classic Yellow Cake, filled with vanilla crème topped with chocolate fudge
Goin' Bananas - Banana Cake loaded with Butterscotch Chips topped with creamy Caramel Frosting
Better than *#@ - Rich Chocolate Cake topped with smooth Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

They had 6 varieties in store (this was their launch day fyi), and in that i only saw the principessa, the pb&C, and creme du cupcake. Didn't find any banana cake, lemon poppy seed cakes or any of the other ones from above.

the pb cupcake was awesome.

st clair west and glenholm

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    smellymay Oct 21, 2008 12:10 PM

    The Cupcakery is awesome! I agree that (even months after launch) their selection can be limited...I was in on Saturday afternoon and they had only four of their normal six flavours on display. (Hello, people, beautiful afternoon = foot traffic! ) Still, their cupcakes are very, very good, as well as inventive. I have better luck with the vanilla-based ones than with the chocolate. Having eaten many expensive cupcakes in the city (I couldn't even finish one from Dufflet), this place is a gem. Hope it lasts!

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    1. re: smellymay
      millygirl Oct 21, 2008 03:05 PM

      I'm not sure they need foot traffic. I placed an order last week and from the sounds of it, they were going crazy with business. I had them delivered today for a shower this evening. They look beautiful and I think everyone will be pleased. I'll let you know.

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      cfmcgrath18 Mar 16, 2008 05:45 PM

      I'm a fan of Babycakes Cupcakes -- they are sold out of the Kubo Radio on Queen East in Leslieville. www.babycakescupcakes.ca
      The red velvet cupcake is decadent....

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      1. re: cfmcgrath18
        callitasicit Mar 16, 2008 08:28 PM

        Do they only deliver? If so, what is their minimum and how much do they charge? If you know I would appreciate it.

        1. re: callitasicit
          Suresh Mar 16, 2008 08:33 PM

          The Best red velvet cupcake i've had so far was at Swirls. I keep hearing that Kubo is hit or miss depending on the day you go.

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            callitasicit Mar 16, 2008 08:43 PM

            I just found out that that company is in Calgary do please disregard questions.

            1. re: callitasicit
              Suresh Mar 17, 2008 05:07 AM

              Here's the link to the Kubo Radio cupcakes.
              They're in Toronto and do deliver.

        2. SherylKirby Mar 16, 2008 02:44 PM

          Hmmm... PB cupcake sounds good. It would be interesting to compare to the ones they have at Salvador Darling on Queen West. Chocolate cake, pb frosting and covered in chopped peanuts. And at $1.25, definitely the best deal in town.

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