Costa Mesa’s $3 Cupcake Comparison.


Since several Cupcake Bakeries have popped up around town, I decided to conduct a taste comparison of the 3 closest to me — Dolcissiomo, Suzie Cakes and Mrs. Beasley.  I tried a small variety from each. 

(1)  Dolcissiomo Cupcakes were my overall favorite.  I’ve tried almost all the Cupcakes there.  They offer a lot of great flavors and look aesthetically best.

Lemon Blueberry

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Orange Dreamsicle & Coconut Snowball

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Tiramisu & Lemonade

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(2)  Suzie Cakes Cupcakes were very moist and appeared to have a filling, at least the two I tried did.  You can see it in the pictures.

Lemon and Vanilla

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(3)  Mrs. Beasley’s Cupcakes have the most frosting by far, so if you’re into that, they’re definitely the Cupcakes for you.

Orange and Mini Blueberry

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The Grand Prize flavor winner was Dolcissiomo’s Orange Dreamsicle.  It may be the best Orange flavored Cake I’ve ever had.  I’m trying to confirm that opinion, but it’s only sold on Tuesdays.  I’ll report about more locations as I try them.

(POST UPDATE 08/20/08: It appears that Dolcissimo Cupcakes just moved or closed. This post will be further updated when that information is known)

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  1. July 29th, 2008 at 18:17 | #1

    Mmm, I haven’t tried the Orange Dreamsicle @ Dolcissimo, looks like I’ll have to make another visit. I’ve been getting more impressed with SusieCakes — they’re the closest to my house so I can actually walk there … and I enjoy their chocolate and strawberry. I sorta mash the two together and create my own neopolitan, ha! 😉

  2. July 29th, 2008 at 17:40 | #2

    That Tirimisu cupcake looks AMAZING!

  3. July 29th, 2008 at 13:15 | #3

    I tried Dolcissimo and SusieCakes on the same day also to compare the two. I liked SusieCakes frosting better because I am not too much of a fan of whipped frosting. Dolcissimo did have a large selection of flavors listed on their website, but when I went there at the end of the day, they were out of most. Still good cupcakes. Enjoyed them both!

  1. August 21st, 2008 at 21:23 | #1
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