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Papa Ganache of Matawan Wins 'Cupcake Wars'

wench31 Apr 22, 2013 07:30 AM

Has anybody been here?

http://matawan-aberdeen.patch.com/articles/papa-ganache-of-matawan-wins-cupcake-wars

http://www.papaganache.com

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    oldandtired Aug 29, 2013 12:13 PM

    Have not been there if in area will try ..not a big cupcake guy but kids dig 'm
    They like this place in South Amboy

    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sugar-...

    $2.50 a cupcake

    same stuff as the more traveled, established joints IMHO
    but again ...admittedly not a conneiseur

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      Jerzeegirl Aug 29, 2013 12:25 PM

      I'll have to go check them out. I take South Pine every morning on the way to the train station & don't recall seeing any cupcake shop, but will check it out tonight on my way home.

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        oldandtired Aug 29, 2013 12:54 PM

        Its in an old strip mall with a dental office and pronting shop, cupcake place seems to be in an HVAC store ...if you go down
        south pine Ave and blink you might miss it...its just before turnoff to rt35

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          Jerzeegirl Aug 29, 2013 06:30 PM

          That's exactly where I thought it would be. No wonder I couldn't find it. There's a lot of renovations going on there & I definitely would have noticed a cupcake store sign. Hopefully they'll be open Saturday or Sunday & I'll definitely try it out. Thanks for clearing things up for me.

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            Jerzeegirl Sep 3, 2013 01:34 PM

            I made it to Sugar Sugar on Saturday. I bought the Root Beer Float and Peanut Butter Cup cupcakes. Root Beer float tasted like Root Beer. Only thing I didn't like was the root beer syrup drizzled on top. It was a bit too sweet for me. Peanut Butter Cup one was delicious. Tasted just like a Reese's. I'll definitely go back to try other flavors.

      2. wench31 Jul 27, 2013 02:01 PM

        Anybody been here lately?

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          ebchower Jul 27, 2013 03:50 PM

          No, but having won this or that contest seems to be the marketing angle for various cupcake shops including House of Cupcakes in Princeton and now East Brunswick. It doesn't impress me.

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            Jerzeegirl Aug 29, 2013 10:51 AM

            Went last Saturday, got Key Lime Cupcake & Creamsicle Cupcake. Very small for $3.50 & very dry. Won't be returning. I'll stick with Crumbs.

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            MarlboroMan Apr 22, 2013 08:06 AM

            I went once, during last year's Matawan Day. It was all vegan. The cupcakes were like $4.00 each. We ended up not buying anything.

            Guess I'm not much help. :) The inside of the store looked nice, though. :)

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