So, my friends keep talking about Sprinkles cupcakes and how incredible they are. When I heard about these cupcakes, I was convinced that they had to be something very special becase of the wistful tone in all my friends' voices as they described the goodness that is Sprinkles. I happen to follow some posts about Downtown Houston that led me to the MMM Cupcake Truck , which had to be sampled for Virginia's birthday lunch. We chose three types of cupcakes and found all three to be quite delicious, so my curiousity was sparked! I had to know, "who makes the better cupcake?" and The Williams Family Cupcake Showdown was born.
We piled the family in the car this chilly Saturday morning and headed out on a pilgrimmage to Sprinkles. This was our maiden voyage to the hot spot near the Galleria. The store is cute cute cute!
My trusty iPhone made one of the leaves on my Thanksgiving Blessing Tree because I don't know how I'd live without the thing! It came through again as we went from there in search of the MMM Cupcake Truck, which was parked by the Menil Art Museum yesterday.
We GPS'd it over there and bought a Chocolate with chocolate frosting, Red Velvet, Pumkin and, since they didn't make S'Mores :( , a Cookies and Cream (which is delightful, by the way!) Four cupcakes later, I paid $10.00 by debit card over the MMM Cupcake Truck's iPhone Square (a handy little device that Jeremy already has and I may or may not need to get and a completely brilliant tool for this small business). We were all very impressed with how nice the
Now, we that we were armed and dangerous with enough sugary treats to keep a kindergarten class hyper for a week, we turned back home to see the two face off and judge for ourselves.
|MMM Cupcake Truck|
|In the Red Velvet event, the winner was handed to Sprinkles. The cake was about the same... very similar, in fact. I think it came down to a preference for Sprinkle's less cream cheese-y frosting.|
|Happy, but a little overloaded on sweets.|
|Covered in frosting and cake and lovin' every minute of it!|