• Dessert Review: Cupcake

    by  • July 27, 2013 • Dessert Reviews • 0 Comments

    Cupcake is a delightful little coffeeshop, bakery and light meal location on University Ave. in the Prospect Park neighborhood of Minneapolis.  Bryce and I popped over there tonight to enjoy a cupcake each.  I ordered the Michelle Obama, a GF fudgey delight with a moist cake and almost too-rich-to-handle frosting.  That said, I’m not much of a frosting girl – but no frosting was harmed in the writing of this review.  Bryce took care of all my unwanted yums.

    Bryce had a Key Lime tonight, which is not gluten free, but in the past he has had the GF Lemon Blueberry and declared it very delicious.

    A few months ago I went to Cupcake and tried some of their macarons.  All of them are GF, and they are light, airy, and scrumtpious.  I like that they are not coated in coconut.  I like the flavor of coconut but hate the texture of flaked.

    I just perused the cafe menu and didn’t notice any specific mention of GF in the savory foods.  Lots of bread-heavy items, but there were some promising looking salads.

    Looks like Cupcake also has a Mall of America location.

    Thumbs up, Cupcake!

    Moist, rich Michelle Obama cupcake at Cupcake on University Ave. in Minneapolis.  Also enjoy macarons (all GF) and a GF Lemon Blueberry cupcake.

    The Michelle Obama Gluten Free cupcake at . . . Cupcake!


    Macaron tree at Cupcake, University Ave. in Prospect Park neighborhood, Minneapolis.  All their macarons are gluten free.

    Macaron tree. Cute. 🙂 Macarons are kind of crisp outside and chewy inside. They are light – they remind me of a meringue.

    Cupcake bakery, Minneapolis.  Yum!

    Parking can be difficult. Street parking is available down the hill close to Tierney Bros. and the witch’s tower, and some parking spots are available behind the building. When light rail starts running it will stop a block or two away.



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    Learner, teacher, doggy lover, crafter, camper, wannabe geek. Learning to navigate the real world - of restaurants, grocery shelves, potlucks and parties - with a gluten sensitivity.

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