Eat These Animals! Cupcake Class at the Pgh Zoo

The events at the Zoo seem to be selling out quickly so I am posting about this one early.  Head over to the Pittsburgh Zoo for brunch and a cupcake decorating class with the Zoo’s Chef Jess.

Cupcakes Gone Wild

Date Saturday, March 10, 2012

Time 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Cost Members: $25 Non-members: $35

Cupcakes are all the rage these days. Join the Zoo’s very own Chef Jess as she shows you how to make cupcakes gone wild! After a delicious breakfast, you’ll turn basic cupcakes into edible masterpieces and then head out into the Zoo to walk off the calories and see some of the animals that inspired your culinary creativity. All participants should be ages 13 or older. (Younger pastry chefs can attend our Cupcake Critter class.) Register now

Dozen's Summer Cupcake Preview Party = Free Cupcakes

DozenSummerMenuFlierIf free beer isn’t your thing, how about free cupcakes.  This Friday, March 26 – Dozen will preview their new summer cupcake menu with a FREE cupcake tasting party at their Lawrenceville location.  You can find info about all 5 Dozen locations here –

Dozen cupcakes sells cupcakes and lots more – including rice krispie treats (a personal favorite), cookies, brownies, brunch and more.  Currently Dozen is in the lead on Boring PGH’s cupcake poll – Dozen vs. Coco’s.

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Red Velvet Cupcake at Vanilla Pastry Studio

Red Velvet Cupcake at Vanilla Pastry Studio, originally uploaded by IheartPGH.What can I say the bakery conversation yesterday was inspiring. So we decided to make a stop at Vanilla Pastery Studio. I had the red velvet cupcake, Friend of I Heart Pgh had the hazelnut and remarked “that was the best cupcke I have ever had.”

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How Many Cupcakes Can You Eat?

Store bought cupcakes.Image via WikipediaIt is Cupcake Week at Dozen Cupcakes! Dozen Cupcakes is located in Sq. Hill and they also have a bakeshop in Lawrenceville where they serve lunch, brunch and other treats.

They have been celebrating the cupcake all week and on Friday they will host a cupcake eating competition at the Dozen Bake shop in Lawrenceville.

Friday, September 26: How many cupcakes can you eat? The cupcake eating contest, benefitting the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank will take place at 7 p.m. at Dozen Bake Shop with the winner receiving a dozen cupcakes a month for one year and a whole bunch of other prizes from other area businesses and the honor of being named Dozen’s Official Cupcake Contest winner. Want to be a contestant? Email to let us know why you should be a contestant!

Check it out: Dozen has one of the top cupcakes in the country by MSN city guides. Read more here. [Read more…]