Friday, 19 October 2012

Kinda not pie-day Friday!

Yeah yeah, I know, today's meant to be Pie-Day Friday. WTH?! Where's the pie? Um, technically there is no pie. It's okay though, I have loads of excuses!

Today I sold my first cupcakes to WaiKikaMooKau on Kensington Gardens. WaiKikaMooKau is one of my favourite local veggie cafes & I'm super excited to have cupcakes made by my little business on sale somewhere I've been frequenting for years. I last sold my cupcakes in a cafe about a year ago & I had a less than great experience. The cafe shall remain nameless but, long story short, I found out that the owner was homophobic so I refused to sell him any more of my cupcakes! Thankfully that cafe shut down and now I'm excited to be moving on and working with a much more awesome business.

Terrible picture right? But yay, my cakes in a cafe!

If you live in Brighton you'll be pleased to hear that my Peanut Butter Chocolate cupcakes will be on sale over the weekend.

Also (I may aswell keep the excuses coming!) I was selected to take part in the Ms Cupcake "Cakes By Post" trial & the goodies arrived today. We have two cupcakes, a Nanaimo bar and two maple pecan loaf cakes to nibble on. With all of that there's really no room for pie!

This evening Nick & I went out for dinner at Fanny's of Hanover where the Gourmet Girl's Pop Up Restaurant lives on a Friday night. It was Fish & Chip night and the menu looked like this:

Crumbed Garlic Mushrooms (my old Red Veg favourite)
'Cod' n Chips (duh!)
Apple Crumble Tart...

...that's technically a pie isn't it?! I promise to post about it tomorrow!

12 comments:

  1. Hooray for selling your cupcakes!! I like the name of the cafe, there's a stall in another state here called WhyKillaMooCow :)

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  2. WTF Jojo? Where’s my pie?! Lol

    Congrats on selling your cupcakes to a local café, that’s fantastic! Are you going to be selling to them on a regular basis?

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    1. It certainly looks like it! We started with the agreement that I'd make one batch every Friday but then they sold out in three hours so I took more...and then they sold out too. Now they've had 3 batches of cupcakes in a just over 24 hours! It's almost looking like a full time commitment!!

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  3. Congratulations on the sale of your cupcakes. They looks wonderful. Wish I lived in Brighton because I would be there in a heartbeat to buy some.

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  4. Congratulations on the cake sales! And that pop up menu sounds awesome, I would love to go to something like that.

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  5. Congrats, lady! That is wonderful news. And Ms. Cupcakes, too! You have found your niche.

    As I am finishing up my current cookbook--Pies & Tarts with Heart -- I had to laugh bc for me, every day lately is pie day! And ironically, I was born on US pi day (3.14). I wish I had one of your cupcakes now.

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  6. That is so cool! Congratulations on working with a non-homophobic business! The people of Brighton are very lucky I don't live there, or I would buy all your cupcakes myself and hog them all. Glutton!

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  7. I loved checking out your business page for the first time and am so inspired that you donate all of your profits to good causes. Congrats!!

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  8. congratulations sweetie! That's great news on your cupcakes :-)

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  9. The better half and i split the very last chocolate peanut butter cupcake at WKaMK on Saturday afternoon. It was delicious! The icing was amazingly light and "fluffy."

    Please keep them coming! :)

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  10. Yay, I got selected for the Ms Cupcakes trial too and got a box of goodies last weekend. I got a cookies, cookie sandwiches and crunchy peanut butter bars. Their stuff is amazing. Good luck with the cake selling.

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