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Okay, so as a cupcake aficionado, I was excited to try this new-to-me bakery that specializes in dynamic flavor combos. I was all pumped to try the red velvet cake with white chocolate cream cheese icing. Hands down the WORST red velvet cake I have ever had. Literally, worse than the stuff you buy at the grocery store. Despite the fact that it was cold (yes, the cardinal rule of cake is to eat it at room temp, but there were no other options), it was hard as a rock. Then to make matters worse, there was nothing red about it. It was a dried out dark brown chocolate cake. Hell, it might have been a brownie.

My partner had a coffee with cream and sugar mini-cupcake which was fine but also cold and somewhat flavorless.

I was so disappointed, that I felt I should let the owner guy know. Afterall, if I was going to complain to others, he should know. He offered me my money back and told me that no one else had ever complained. Perhaps they had a really off day? Perhaps they need to keep some cupcakes out of the cooler. It was an adorable space and I really wanted to like it. C'est la vie. I will not be going back there any time soon.

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