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Yummy Cupcakes - We Got the Goods
After discussing the various available Easter cupcakes yesterday, we just had to check them out for ourselves at Yummy Bakery.
The Egg Hunt, Pictured on the left, is a coconut cupcake topped with a coconut buttercream and decorated with the standard green-tinted coconut and jelly beans.
Although the Egg Hunt is cute as a button, I have to admit I much prefer the chocolate with cream cheese coconut topping. You can always buy a bag of jellybeans yourself.
Flavor-wise, your best bet is still the "Old School": A chocolate cupcake with a whipped cream center, topped with chocolate ganache and a squiggle. Really, you can't go wrong with whipped cream and chocolate ganache.
Under the category of sheer adorability, the Bunny Ears cupcake is made with a chocolate cupcake and delicious swathes of pink frosting that will have girlie girls in a swoon. The more than edible, superdelectible candy ears melt easily, so keep a cool bag in the car or crank that AC.
Most of the other cupcakes are all about the decorations on a simple base of vanilla cupcake and buttercream frosting.
One of the best things about Yummy Cupcakes is the great service. They brought out a basket for me to photograph even though it wasn't on the menu that day. When I lamented the fact that I missed the St. Pat's Guinness cupcakes, the friendly counterperson told me that you can special order off the menu as long as you order 2 dozen - Woohooo! Eamonn, guess what your birthday cake will be?
Flavors for Friday, Saturday and Sunday:
Carrot Cream Cheese
(They usually offer "Old School" every day)
This person has a normal-sized hand. They are just GIANT cupcakes.
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