April 7, 2011

Cupcake and Cookie

Over the weekend, my LA Cupcakes MeetUp Group met to try web-based bakery, Cupcake and Cookie! The owner and baker, Dorothy Tong, was on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars in December and won the Hard Rock episode! Since Dorothy doesn't have a store front (yet!), we met at a park in Culver City, where she brought her cupcakes to try.

The flavors that we tasted included: Chocolate Covered Banana, Cheesecake filled Red Velvet, Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Sea Salt Caramel Vanilla and her Cupcake Wars' winning cupcake - Pink Grapefruit Cupcakes with Guava Truffle Cookies and Rosewater Frosting.

I loved that her cupcakes were moist and the icing not too heavy or sweet, but a perfect pairing. Some of the cupcakes also had a hidden cookie or filling surprise. My favorites were the Red Velvet Cupcake which had cheesecake cookie chunks inside and the Chocolate Cupcake with cookie dough inside. Yum! My husband, being a peanut butter fan, liked the Chocolate Covered Banana Cupcake, which also had peanut butter frosting underneath the chocolate shell.

So, If you're looking for a great cupcake delivery service to cater your next shin dig, definitely give Dorothy a call.


  1. so bummed i couldn't make it to this. but man do those cupcakes look delicious, especially that red velvet, mmmm.

  2. I just watched that episode of Cupcake Wars yesterday! Her Hard Rock 1000 cupcake pink Cadillac display was amazing! I was rooting for her! Wish I could have made this meetup. Looks like it was a great time!


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