I LOVE cupcakes!
I mean, what’s not to love about these individually-sized baked delights? Right?! Cake you can eat without a fork or even a plate — heck, yeah! LOVE!
One of the most innovated cupcakeries in business today is Sprinkles Cupcakes. This is the company that came up with the cupcake ATM, for goodness sake! I mean, how brilliant is that?!
So, on my recent trip to Disney World, and a day of shopping at Disney Springs, I just HAD to give a Sprinkles cupcake a try!
Sadly, Sprinkles Cupcakes failed to live up to the hype.
The shop was cute. They had a moderate selection of cupcake flavors available. And, they definitely looked yummy! However, they just weren’t exceptional.
We ordered three cupcake flavors –
- Dark chocolate
- Chocolate banana
The dark chocolate cupcake was just average. It was a chocolate cupcake, with chocolate frosting. The cake was dry. It almost tasted like it was perhaps a day or two old. The frosting was just average. I’ve honestly had cupcakes made from a box mix and a can of frosting that were better.
The chocolate banana had the same (or incredibly similar) mediocre chocolate frosting. The cake tasted more like a banana nut muffin, then a cupcake. Sadly, it too was incredibly dry.
Lastly, was the s’mores cupcake. It had a lovely looking toasted marshmallow frosting. That was pretty tasty. And, it also had a graham cracker bottom, which really made the cupcake different. However, the chocolate cake in the middle, again, was incredibly dry and sub-par,
So, is Sprinkles Cupcakes brand notoriety simply due to exceptional marketing of a hum-drum product? Or, was this just an off day at this particular location?
I’d love to hear about your experience with Sprinkles Cupcakes!
Should we give them another try — or are there better cupcakeries out there?