Friday, November 5, 2010

Best Little Tea Shop in Town

If you've been anywhere near Westboro recently, you've likely seen the influx of teal cups being toted from store to store. One of the newest additions to the Richmond Road shopping strip is David's Tea and we couldn't be happier!

So why are we talking tea all of a sudden? Well, it just so happens that the amazingly knowledgeable people across the street from us at David's Tea have a dazzling selection of loose leaf tea that left us reeling. After we stopped spinning, we got to thinking. Taking cues from our own intimate weekend tradition of taking tea with cupcakes we thought: what better partnership is there than tea and cupcakes??

It is with sizzling excitement that we present a divine partnership: tea pairings for each weekend's cupcake flavours! The good people over at David's Tea have poured over our monthly menu from The Cupcake Lounge and have provided their top picks for pairings to suit each flavour. Each Saturday you can now incorporate a little civility into your weekend by enjoying both your cupcake and a hand-picked tea that complements perfectly!

We are positively steeping with anticipation so without delay, here are the pairings for this month's cupcake menu!

November 6th
Black & White: Belgian dark chocolate cake with vanilla frosting and chocolate sprinkles.
David's Tea Recommended Pairing: Organic Strawberry White

Lemon Raspberry: Light lemon and raspberry cake with raspberry frosting and candied lemon.
David's Tea Recommended Pairing: Organic Raspberry Nectar

November 13th
Chocolate Mint: Belgian dark chocolate cake with chocolate-mint icing and a mint chocolate on top.
David's Tea Recommended Pairing: Mint Chocolate Rooibos

Southern Red Velvet: Light chocolate cake with sweet cream cheese frosting and a milk chocolate callet.
David's Tea Recommended Pairing: Forever Nuts

November 20th
Chocolate Almond: Chocolate almond cake with Belgian dark chocolate frosting decorated with a toasted almond on top.
David's Tea Recommended Pairing: Secret Weapon

Key Lime Pie: Lime-infused cake and cream cheese frosting with candied lime.
David's Tea Recommended Pairing: Lime Bang

November 27th
Chocolate Marshmallow Ganache: Belgian dark chocolate cake with creamy marshmallow and iced with chocolate ganache.
David's Tea Recommended Pairing: Quangzhou Milk Oolong

Peanut Butter Banana Cinnamon: Peanut butter and banana cake with cinnamon-sugar frosting.
David's Tea Recommended Pairing: Spicy Chocolate Rooibos

Keep up with all of the pairings on our official Candy Store Twitter feed - we wouldn't want you to miss a thing!

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Anonymous andrea from the fishbowl said...

I love this idea! I definitely want to try this...

November 9, 2010 at 3:29 PM  

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