I'm not ashamed to admit that I, um, twitter stalk the Robicellis for their weekly cupcake offerings. When their cupcakes are that freaking delicious, how can you blame me? Last week I saw they were making two cupcakes I'd never tried, Bananas Foster and Cherries Jubilee. Mmmmm, mmm...
First up, the Cherries Jubilee. I love cherry season. Can't get enough of those sweet and tart little fruit. The Cherries Jubilee is a totally new flavor and with cherry season wrapping soon, I knew I had to get ahold of one of these before they headed into the vault until next summer. This cupcake was a vanilla cake base filled with homemade brandied cherry jam, cherry vanilla buttercream and brandied cherry compote. The cherries were awesome. This cupcake was awesome. Love the addition of brandy.
Next, Bananas Foster--Banana cake with rum & salted caramel buttercream. Hello, delicious. The cake was moist and not overly sweet and saltiness of the buttercream made for a nicely balance dessert.
This week I'm tempted to swing by to try "The North Fork”- Blackberry cabernet cake and buttercream with blackberry “caviar” and cabernet reduction
And a little (ok, a big) part of me keeps hoping a that the orange chocolate cupcakes will make an appearance in the retail flavors soon.