The Shmooze

Get Your Kosher Cupcakes!

By Josh Tapper

If you’re starting to dread that cupboard full of bland matzo and granular honey cake mix, rest assured that Crumbs Bake Shop, the seven-year-old cupcake boutique with a cult following, has you covered.

In celebration of the Israelites’ Exodus from Egypt, the chain is offering a Passover Collection, which includes four divinely themed flavors. There’s Raspberry Red Sea (raspberry-vanilla cream cheese frosting on nut cake), Holy Moses (chocolate cake with fudge filling under a chocolate cream cheese spread), Chocolate and Vanilla Commandments (chocolate cake with vanilla cream cheese filling, drizzled with vanilla fondant and rainbow sprinkles) and finally, Elijah’s Delight, a nut cake with chocolate butter cream frosting.

The cupcake chain, which got its start on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, will sell the line of flourless treats at all of its locations — in New York, California, Connecticut, and New Jersey — through April 4 for $27 per half dozen. The cupcakes can also be purchased online.

The caveat? The cupcakes are baked in-house, in the shops’ non-kosher for Passover kitchens. So while the ingredients are kosher for Passover, the final products, technically, are not.

Regardless, these aren’t the treats your bubby used to make.

Read more


Permalink | | Share | Email | Print | Filed under: vanilla commandments, passover, matzo, kosher, elijah's delight, cupcakes, crumbs, chocolate, bakery shop




Find us on Facebook!
  • "Everybody is proud of the resistance. No matter how many people, including myself, disapprove of or even hate Hamas and its ideology, every single person in Gaza is proud of the resistance." Part 2 of Walid Abuzaid's on-the-ground account of life in #Gaza:
  • After years in storage, Toronto’s iconic red-and-white "Sam the Record Man" sign, complete with spinning discs, will return to public view near its original downtown perch. The sign came to symbolize one of Canada’s most storied and successful Jewish family businesses.
  • Is $4,000 too much to ask for a non-member to be buried in a synagogue cemetery?
  • "Let’s not fall into the simplistic us/them dichotomy of 'we were just minding our business when they started firing rockets at us.' We were not just minding our business. We were building settlements, manning checkpoints, and filling jails." What do you think?
  • PHOTOS: 10,000 Israel supporters gathered for a solidarity rally near the United Nations in New York yesterday.
  • Step into the Iron Dome with Tuvia Tenenbom.
  • What do you think of Wonder Woman's new look?
  • "She said that Ruven Barkan, a Conservative rabbi, came into her classroom, closed the door and turned out the lights. He asked the class of fourth graders to lie on the floor and relax their bodies. Then, he asked them to pray for abused children." Read Paul Berger's compelling story about a #Savannah community in turmoil:
  • “Everything around me turns orange, then a second of silence, then a bomb goes off!" First installment of Walid Abuzaid’s account of the war in #Gaza:
  • Is boredom un-Jewish?
  • Let's face it: there's really only one Katz's Delicatessen.
  • "Dear Diaspora Jews, I’m sorry to break it to you, but you can’t have it both ways. You can’t insist that every Jew is intrinsically part of the Israeli state and that Jews are also intrinsically separate from, and therefore not responsible for, the actions of the Israeli state." Do you agree?
  • Are Michelangelo's paintings anti-Semitic? Meet the Jews of the Sistine Chapel: http://jd.fo/i4UDl
  • What does the Israel-Hamas war look like through Haredi eyes?
  • from-cache

Would you like to receive updates about new stories?




















We will not share your e-mail address or other personal information.

Already subscribed? Manage your subscription.