Wednesday, January 11, 2012
I've been to Frosted Crumbs once and have been given a gift from there on another occasion. I have visited loads of different cupcake shops and this one is just ordinary.
The problem with the icing is that they use shortening to make it, not butter. That is why it doesn't taste fresh. That is why it feels oily. That is why it is like something you'd get at the grocery. When I visit a cupcake shop for the first time, the first thing I ask is "what do you use to make your icing?" If they proudly say butter, then I'll go out of my way to visit them again. If they say shortening, then I'll probably avoid it in general and only visit if I'm REALLY craving a cupcake. And, in those cases, I'll make sure to select a cake that has icing with other ingredients as well (peanut butter or cream cheese) to minimize the amount of shortening I'm eating.
The interior of the shop IS very pretty and the staff is really nice. I think it smells so good in there because they had loads of candles burning when I went in. — Anonymous Reviewer