Sunday, January 1, 2012

Of Cakes and Cupcakes

Yay! It's the first Monday of the year, so I thought I'd make it extra-sweeter by doing a dessert post. Here are more sweet finds from the year 2011.
Cupcakes Galore...Red Velvet and Chocolate with Christmas Toppers :-D
The Red Velvet Cupcake by Pretty Coline of Memoirs of a Chinadoll will have to be my favorite go-to choice from local pรขtissiรจre. I got them as gifts from her, I don't really have to do a review, but I just can't help raving  about them. I actually read through her baking school adventures, I'd always hope to try one of her creations. And these will not disappoint. She's not really on a business per se with a shop and all, but just in case, you can drop by her site, and leave her a note for order inquiries. ^_^
Chocolate Cupcake is equally yummy. Albeit, I'm turning over into a new leaf as I find myself really falling in love with Red Velvet's. :-D By the way, in one seating, I was able to finish 2 Red Velvets, and a Choco. OF course, I had to share the rest. Haha! :-D 
Sansrival Cake by a La Creme sells for Php 750++. This is my birthday cake. I daresay that this is by far the best sans rival cake ever for us.The meringue layers are delightfully gooey and nutty. A la Creme's version comes with a filling that is not your usual buttery flavored, it's much like the custard filling of Brazo de Mercedes. ;-D
Blueberry Cheesecake from Hotel Vida. I got this as part of our membership perks to the Hotel Vida Circle. It sells for Php 750++ in hotel bakeshop. For cheesecake lovers, this too will not disappoint. :-D
Oh my just writing about them makes me want to falter on my goal to get back to diet mode after days and weeks of lapses. Haha! ;-D I actually had bouts of palpitations yesterday when I dared stepping on the weighing scale after weeks of avoiding it. 

Anywhow, life can only get sweeter especially with these lovelies. How about you, any sweet finds? Please do share. Happy Monday! :-D


AiDiSan said...

Happy New Year Ms. Des!

I agree with your comment/s about Pretty Coline's red velvet cupcakes. I love the exact sweetness of the cream cheese frosting that goes with it. She had a lot of orders during the holiday season but she didn't fail to give some to her friends as Christmas gift.

Gellie Abogado said...

will never ever eat those sweets! :D

ChicSassyMom said...

@AidiSan: True! The cream cheese frosting makes it more yummier than it already is. :) Best Regards!

@Gellie: Awww...when you visit Pampanga, hopefully you can. :))

ChinaDoll said...

Yay!!! I am really glad that you loved the cupcakes :) I enjoy baking a lot and what makes it more special is to see my friends and family enjoy the cuppies with every bite. :) Hugs!♥

ChicSassyMom said...

@Chinadoll: Awww, super great job! Good luck and more power on your baking! :) Thanks a lot! :)

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