Feel the cakelove

cakelove Have you noticed how cupcakes are the trendy dessert of the moment? Bakeries are popping up all over the US and abroad, it seems.  I first heard about DC-based Cakelove from a cooking show on tv, and was intrigued by the lawyer-turned-chef Warren Brown– someone who was truly following their bliss to open a bakery.  I finally succumbed to the cupcake craze yesterday when I passed by one of Cakelove’s bakeries – I got one for my daughter and her friend, a lovely vanilla cupcake with strawberry frosting.  I have to say that it was quite possibly the best cupcake I’ve had. (I had to have a bite in the name of research!)  The frosting was real, made with chunks of real strawberries, and not sickly sweet like some frostings.  Cakelove now has 7 locations in the DC area, and also does big cakes and other sweet treats.  I am looking forward to my daughter’s next playdate to try out another flavor!

-Rebecca

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1. Christina G | May 30, 2009 | Reply

Oooh, those sound great. I just clicked over and saw they have a new location in Tyson’s Corner. Next time I’m home in the US for a visit I’ll have to stop by and sample a cupcake. Thanks for the tip!

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