Sprinkles Cupcakes Offers 24-Hour Cupcake Vending Machine – Automatic Cake Machine

Sprinkles Cupcakes Offers 24-Hour Cupcake Vending Machine - Automatic Cake MachineThe Los Angeles based cupcake purveyor Sprinkles has announced plans to open a 24-hour cupcake vending machine.  How cool is that?Sprinkles Cupcakes Offers 24-Hour Cupcake Vending Machine - Automatic Cake Machine

Sprinkles bakery founder Candace Nelson, said she came up with the idea while she was pregnant and suffering sugary cravings.  “Even as Sprinkles’ founder, I couldn’t get my midnight cupcake fix,” Nelson said in a press statement about the new cupcake ATM machine.

And we’re talking fresh cupcakes, none of those nasty super-market ones.  The cupcake ATM will allegedly deliver up freshly baked cupcakes made within only a few hours of vending — even after store hours. “The machine is attached to our bakery, which is essentially a 24-hour operation,” Schwartz explained. “There’s only a small gap between the time closers leave at night and when the bakers arrive in the wee hours of 2:00-3:00a.m. “We’ll constantly be restocking the automate with freshly baked cupcakes.”  And it’s pink!

Sprinkles Cupcakes Offers 24-Hour Cupcake Vending Machine - Automatic Cake Machine

Cupcakes will be individually wrapped to prevent any damage in transit, the machine holds enough for 600 orders, and the treats will cost four bucks a piece.  Good deal.

 

 

Homemade Yellow Cake With Quick Fudge Buttercream Frosting

Homemade Yellow Cake With Quick Fudge Buttercream FrostingI grew up on yellow cake.  My mother made a killer homemade yellow cake.  This isn’t it.  Why you might ask?  Good question.  I’ve knocked around with a few yellow cake recipes.  I still prefer hers when I’m ultimately in the mood for some real comfort food dessert.  This is a bit more subtle.  So it’s suitable for just about any kind of frosting, not just a thick chocolate one.  That might beg the question why I went ahead and made a different yellow cake…..with a different chocolate frosting.  Whimsy I suppose.  This is still a great recipe, it’s quite versatile, and it’s pretty darn easy, all things considered.  So there. Continue reading