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The Frosting On the Cake

By Ashley Polite March 18, 2022 We all know that cupcakes are life, and one isn't complete without delicious frosting on top.  Did you know that frostings have a style of their own? If not, that's okay because we're here to give you the 411 on our most commonly used piping techniques.  One thing to always remember is that a frosting style can only be created by using specific Piping Tips, ranging from drop flower, to ruffle. Whatever shape you desire, selecting the right tip can easily make all of your 'pipe' dreams come true. Here are Kupcakerie's top 5 decorating tips: #1 Round Tip   #2 Open Star Tip   #3 Large Closed Star Tip   #4 Rosette Tip...

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Black to the Past, Present, & Future.

By Ashley Polite - February 18, 2022 While Black History Month only comes around once a year, we continue to celebrate and recognize the achievements of African Americans every single day. As a black-owned business, it is pivotal to not only maintain the cultural foundation in which we stand, but to uplift and support Black entrepreneurs everywhere.  The heart of Atlanta couldn't beat without the thriving array of Black-owned businesses ranging from music stores, boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, spas and so much more. It is only right to shout out the ones who have showed us kindness, support, and comradery over the years.  *(forgive us if we forgot anyone)* Just Add Honey Tea Company  Good Hair Shop Cathy's Ice Cream  Corner...

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Cheers, to the Customer of the Year!

By Ashley Polite - January, 28 2022 Pam Scholes, the sunshine on a rainy day. The kind-spirited caramel latte enthusiast Kupcakerie has known and appreciated since the first time our oven doors opened. We all miss her on the days she can't swing by, and we all look forward to seeing her on the days she can. Always supportive, and always positive, Pam (and her beautiful gold earrings) have a special place in our hearts. It is only right to give her the title of being Customer of the Year, and to give you all a little insight on who she is. Here is what the Kupcakerie MVC (most visiting customer) had to say: "I can recall practically stalking Kupcakerie…driving...

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Holidays with the Adeleyes

Written and photographed by Ashley Polite - December 17, 2021   (sing along if you know the words) It’s the most wonderful time of the yearWith the cupcakes bakingThe peppermint tastingAnd all of the Kupcakerie cheerIt’s the most wonderful time of the year It’s the hap-happiest season of allWith those Jazzy Jane sprinklesAnd Christmas light twinklesWhen customers come to callIt’s the hap-happiest season of all There’ll be coffee for drinkingJubilee books for thinkingSurrounded by loved ones you knowThere’ll be happy short storiesAnd tales of the glories ofCupcake flavors long, long ago It’s the most wonderful time of the yearThere’ll be Kascha and HenryThe owners of plentyHere to spread joy far and nearIt’s the most wonderful time of the yearThe faces of a bakery...

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Sylvester: The Modern Renaissance Man

By Ashley Polite - November 19, 2021 A 'Renaissance Man', also referred to as a 'Universal Man', is a simple ideal embodied by a man who has wide interests and is an expert in several areas. It represents someone with well-rounded skills and physical and social pursuits. You may be asking what makes a Renaissance Man "modern". Well, the person who carries those attributes uses his skillsets and knowledge to spread awareness, resources, and support to those around him, pertaining to the functionalities of his current society.   Now, who could that possibly be? What customer is always on-the-go and taking on new ventures? Who's always doing something for the greater good without expecting anything in return? Sylvester Pierce, that's who.   ...

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