February 3, 2010

Frosted Cupcakes in Hollywood

For my most recent L.A. Cupcakes MeetUp, about 25 of us visited Frosted Cupcakery in Hollywood, per the suggestion of Julie at LAist (her post). Lucky for us, we just happened to have visited on their one month anniversary of their new shop on Highland, however, their original location in Long Beach is over four years old.

I have to say after visiting 28 different cupcake shops over the last three years in Los Angeles, I was skeptical. However, I was pleased to find that Frosted was refreshingly original. All of their cupcakes were moist and I loved trying their cupcake of the month, which was a sweet apple cinnamon. Their orange cream cheese cupcake tasted like orange sherbet and I enjoyed their lemon cupcake, which wasn't too tart. Other favorites from the group was the peanut butter cupcake, which was like a crumpled Butterfinger on top and their red velvet mini's were also yummy.

Frosted also offers ice cream cupcakes and unlike chain's that offer ice cream cupcakes, their cake wasn't dry.

Some of the attendees also picked up some pupcakes, which are meat filled cupcakes for dogs. Prices are $2.95 for each regular cupcake, $2.00 for a bag of three pupcakes and $4.95 for jumbo ice cream cupcakes. Also, on the first of every month there is a Mini Social where customers are given a free flavor of the month mini.

Oh, and check out my latest cupcake tee:

For more photos from our trip to Frosted, please click here.


  1. I'm sad I missed this meet-up but I had to work =(! Next time, although don't know if I missed out since I'm not the biggest frosting fan. What's up next on the cupcake roster?

  2. Amanda, thanks

    LetMeEatCake, not sure yet, but might go to BabyCakes in downtown. Check the meetup site soon :)

  3. i was so bummed out i missed this one, but glad it was so tasty and love that top!

  4. need to add this place to my list of stops the next time I'm out there.

  5. amazing cupcakes. I am in their "home base" town and huge fan. it's a place where my friends and I who are cupcake afficionados stop and eat or split cupcakes because these are incredibly addictive.
    great post. LMK about this cupcake meet up

  6. Wow, soooo yummy looking! I love the shirt too, cute! I'm a cupcake fiend.


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