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Homemade and Handcrafted

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Homemade and Handcrafted

Amy Brace

What's the difference between my cupcakes and heading to the store and picking some up? Mine are all homemade, and handcrafted. Every filling, cupcake and frosting I make from scratch. No boxes, no pre-made anything. I have learned to make things from lemon curd to pastry cream. We tap our maple trees and make maple syrup from the sap. I use that maple syrup in my cupcakes. We are also going to start brewing our own beer soon. I will for sure use our home-brewed beer in some cupcakes and create new fun flavors!

All of my ingredients are the best of the best. I love being able to tell people exactly what is in each of my cupcakes; from memory, because the ingredients aren't complicated. Fresh fruits and fresh ingredients are what make my best cupcakes. And to top them off? Natural ingredients. Lime zest or lemon zest. Chocolate shavings or homemade chocolate sauce. Fresh raspberries or blueberries. Nothing artificial or tons of sprinkles will be on the top of my cupcakes (unless it's for a special order of course). 

I love using ingredients that you wouldn't normally see in a cupcake. Hibiscus, blood orange, lavender, green tea, chai tea, black cocoa, and goat cheese. You will find all my flavors in the menu section, but my favorite thing to do is come up with new flavors! Mangoes are coming in to the stores and sound like a great place to start for a new flavor, or rhubarb! 

When you taste a cupcake that is handcrafted and made with love you can tell the difference. I love making cupcakes. I love creating little culinary masterpieces for people to savor and enjoy. A new experience in cupcakes. 

Fresh lemon cupcake filled with homemade lime curd and topped with lemon juice and zest buttercream. Garnished with a lime and lemon zest curl.

Fresh lemon cupcake filled with homemade lime curd and topped with lemon juice and zest buttercream. Garnished with a lime and lemon zest curl.