Yeah, that's right: Cupcake. Truck.
The team behind Cake Crumbs Bakery, 2216 Kearney Street, is taking their show on the road come Tuesday, April 13, the day their new cupcake truck hits the streets. "I've just always had a vision of cupcakes being vended from an old time delivery truck," says Denon Moore, owner of Cake Crumbs.
Clad in a custom-made retro bowling shirt, Denon's husband, Sean Moore, will be the "cupcake guy" behind the wheel, cruising around town delivering sweet treats wherever the need arises. There's no set route, says Denon, but "we're planning to be all over Denver. We'll try to spread the wealth, so to speak."
The cupcakes are all made from scratch and the ones carried in the truck have been developed and decorated specifically with travel in mind. Seven flavors, plus a daily mystery flavor, are set to take the maiden voyage:
Rockin' Red Velvet: Red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting, dipped in sugar and silver dragees Vanilla Party: Vanilla cake frosted with butter cream frosting dipped in rainbow jimmies Mile-Hi Mocha: Rich mocha cake frosted with espresso butter cream and dipped in heath bar bits Chocolate Overload: Rich chocolate-chocolate cake frosted with chocolate frosting and dipped in semi sweet morsels Zippy Lemon: Tangy lemon cake filled with lemon curd frosted in cream cheese frosting and dipped in sparkling sugar Pistachio: Fluffy pistachio cake frosted in an amaretto butter cream dipped in crushed pistachios and semisweet chocolate morsels Denver Snowball: Almond cake frosted with chocolate frosting dipped in coconut
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Cupcakes will cost $2.75 each, or you purchase four for $10. Parties interested in finding the truck have several places to look, including the truck's blog, its Facebook page, and through Twitter. If finding the roaming cupcakes sounds like a likely obsession, you'll want to take advantage of their current promotion: Follow the truck and buy a cupcake or drink for 15 days in a row and win a T-shirt; thirty days in a row gets you 30 cupcakes dropped off wherever you'd like; 100 days and your dedication wins you 100 cupcakes and the truck at a venue of your choice for two hours.
Rev your engines, cupcake lovers.