Monday, January 31, 2011
Scandinavian chic has a bit of sweet tooth and cupcakes are some of our absolute favorites. I was so lucky to find this beautiful little café in the middle of very chic Palermo Soho here in Buenos Aires that served my favorite treat.
(I like the interior - a cute mix!)
A tray of cupcakes on the counter at Mark´s Deli & Coffee House was the first thing I noticed – so wonderful with different color frostings. Light yellow, lavender, blue…Jummy! And the variety that really got me craving was chocolate banana. Jepp. The best combo ever?! I might be obliged to think so…
So, being a huge cupcake-fan with many tastings back in Norway from different companies (I tried the ones Dagny have tested in the series; The Cupcake Challenge, isn´t that just the coolest idea ever? I love it!). So of course I sat down and tasted with the mind of a food critic.
(Hello, beautiful:) Banana + chocolate = heaven)
The frosting melted away, light as air it was with a suave sweetness – not too much, just perfect. I really like the cute sprinkles as well. How can a pastries be so simple, but yet so beautiful? The dough was thick with a soft touch of both the banana and the chocolate (they could have left out the small bites of chocolate, but who am I to complain?). A really perfect tasty treat, way up there with the Norwegian style cupcakes. Yeah!
My very first BA-cupcake was heavenly. Can´t wait to try some more:)
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