July 24, 2007

LA cupcakes meetup take two

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

For my second LA Cupcakes Meetup Group organized event, we headed to SusieCakes in Brentwood. The turn out was bigger and we stayed munching on cupcakes for over an hour. SusieCakes specializes in an array of sentimental dessert favorites, which conjure up the sorely missed flavors and aromas of childhood. Each cupcake ($3) was filled with frosting and ranged from Mint Chocolate, Mocha, Lemon, Marshmallow, Strawberry, Vanilla, Chocolate, Red Velvet and Peanut butter.

I think the consensus was that the Red Velvet was moist and the best some have had and the Strawberry cupcake, which tasted like strawberry shortcake was the second favorite. I also liked their traditional vanilla cake with a blue butter cream frosting. So far this is my favorite cupcake shop out here. 

Owner Susan Sarich also came out to briefly talk to our group, which was very nice. She also complimented my new cupake tote.

Our next stop in August is at the new Vanilla cupcakery in Santa Monica.

Here are some pics:

 SusieCakes cupcakes cupcake group


  1. Tuesday, July 24, 2007 - 5:48 AM PDT

    Name: "SL"

    Where's the pic of your new cupcake tote? :)

  2. Tuesday, July 24, 2007 - 10:56 AM PDT

    Name: "Tara"

    Just for you SL :)

  3. Tuesday, July 24, 2007 - 6:35 PM PDT

    Name: "SL"

    I love it! It's very sweet. ;)

  4. Friday, July 27, 2007 - 9:48 AM PDT

    Name: "Eternity"
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    This post made me want a cupcake real bad... mmmm cupcakes. We don't have "dessert shops" and Pinkberry in my town, though we do have some decent bakeries and gelato shops. And since I have today off, I might just have to do some baking!


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