Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

Food

The Return of the Guinness Cupcake

IMG_2810 (Small).JPG
Stories like these are only possible with your help!
Your donation today keeps LAist independent, ready to meet the needs of our city, and paywall free. Thank you for your partnership, we can't do this without you.

No one really likes green beer or Shamrock Shakes. And corned beef and cabbage is iffy at best.

Luckily Yummy Cupcakes has brought back their Guinness cupcakes this year, available today and tomorrow at both store locations, in Burbank and in Santa Monica.

The Guinness is added with a light hand, so the mild cake tastes mostly of buttermilk, cocoa and brown sugar. The glazed topping holds the strongest taste of ale, topped with a light cocoa whipped cream and green sanding sugar.

Other special St. Patrick's Day flavors served tomorrow will be:

  • Irish Cream Pie: Chocolate cupcake filled with whipped cream, topped with an Irish cream whipped cream and chocolate blossoms
  • Chocolate Mint Chip: Chocolate cupcake topped with a light green peppermint buttercream mixed with chocolate chips
  • and of course...Lucky Charms: Vanilla bean cupcake, centered with marshmallow cream, frosted with a light green vanilla buttercream, sprinkled with Lucky Charms...magically delicious!
Support for LAist comes from

Photo by Elise Thompson for LAist