Bite Me Cupcakes
383, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar
3 cupcakes for Rs 100
Cupcakes have image issues. Blame it on Sex and the City, which portrayed cupcakes as the girls’ go-to confection, right up there with Manolo Blahniks and Cosmopolitans. The satc film, in fact, took a dig at the series-spawned trends, when Charlotte inquires why they stopped drinking Cosmos, and Carrie replies: “Because everyone else started”. As I said, image issues.
But not only that. Most cupcakes available in Bangalore are too much of a muchness: sponge cake and icing—what the Americans call frosting—in large, sweet packages that force me to stop at one, or less. So what appealed to me straightaway at this tiny outlet was that the cupcakes can be finished off in a couple of bites. And leave you wanting for more, because the sponge is moist and light as air, the frosting offers a complex contrast and the flavours, while not wildly original, tickle the...