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Cupcakes in Triangle

Have you been to La Farm in Cary? Really good french bakery-and surprisingly authentic!
www.lafarmbakery.com

Mar 31, 2010
JennV in Southeast

Cupcakes in Triangle

Though I'm a bit late, I have jumped on the cupcake wagon. We ordered the Grasshopper cupcakes from the Cupcake Bar and were thrilled. They delivered to our home for $5, the cake itself was nice and moist and the buttercream was awesome (not too sweet like a lot of places). We decided to order from Crumb for my birthday-it was the only way I could justify the cost of $68 for a dozen (and you can't order less than a dozen). Though it was almost double the cost of Cupcake Bar, they had some awesome sounding flavors that we didn't see elsewhere. We ordered the Slow Burn, one of a few that were billed as spicy cupcakes. It was (supposed to be) a chocolate cake, filled with chocolate pudding topped with cilantro-jalapeno-vodka buttercream. First problem-when we picked them up, they were all just put into a cake box so they could topple all over each other on the ride home. Surely for 68 bucks they could put in a cupcake divider! The cake itself was a bit dry and too dense for our taste, and the pudding was almost as thick as an icing, but those things are more a matter of preference. The real problem we had is that we could taste neither cilantro nor jalapeno on the cupcake. Even our 6 year old who thinks everything is spicy didn't taste any. I called them that night and told them about it and was told they would get right back to us. Hadn't heard back 2 days later and left a message. Finally sent an email today and got a hostile reply. Seems like quality and customer service don't matter to them. Next time I'll order from the Cupcake Bar.

Mar 29, 2010
JennV in Southeast