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Cupcakes in Zürich?

Hello folks,

I'm thinking of treating my girlfriend to some surprise cupcakes for her Birthday party. As i'm not exactly an expert in this area, I just wondered whether anyone can recommend somewhere where I might be able to buy them from in the Zürich area?

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Re: Cupcakes in Zürich?

The Pie Shop at the Viadukt market sells them - and they're very, very posh ones, too.
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Re: Cupcakes in Zürich?

Welcome to the forum.

The search function above will help you find cupcakes, like these
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Re: Cupcakes in Zürich?

Pandan, an EF member, is a CH trained chef. She can make cupcakes to your specifications and present them in pretty packaging, too. I´ve tried her chiffon and ice-cream cakes - they´re wonderful! (She´s based in Zurich.)
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Re: Cupcakes in Zürich?

when it comes to cupcakes no one in this country can beat emma hannon's (www.lillimoo.com). i kid you not. her recipes are amazing. sweat, moist, dreamy, delicious and addictive. i can not order a full dozen. heck, i can not even order a half dozen. no self control what-so-ever. boooof - there all gone.

she just opened a friday stand in basel (marktplatz).
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when it comes to cupcakes no one in this country can beat emma hannon's (www.lillimoo.com). i kid you not. her recipes are amazing. sweat, moist, dreamy, delicious and addictive. i can not order a full dozen. heck, i can not even order a half dozen. no self control what-so-ever. boooof - there all gone.

she just opened a friday stand in basel (marktplatz).
I used to go out with a girl.... oh never mind.
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Re: Cupcakes in Zürich?

Also check www.jolie-et-calorie.ch - they supply directly or to a couple of places in Zurich, not sure which ones - it's on the website somewhere.

I also heard that Höschgasse 33 (in Seefeld, tram stop Höschgasse) has cupcakes. Could be just a rumour, though.

Or - make them yourself. They're very easy - here's Nigella Lawson's quick basic recipe - can be easily adapted too:

125g marg
125g sugar
125g flour (incl. 1 tsp of baking powder)
2 eggs
2 tbsp milk

Mix together at high speed, tip into baking cases and bake in pre-heated oven 180°C for approx. 15 mins.
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Re: Cupcakes in Zürich?

Whenever I get back to the Uk; I always have to treat myself to a packet of Fondant Fancies:



Absolutlely sickening by the sixth one in the packet.
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Re: Cupcakes in Zürich?

making good cupcakes ain't all that hard but making knock you on the ground saying WOAH that's another matter especially the frosting/topping part.

get some custom made ones to tailor fit your girlfriends desire needs and wants
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Re: Cupcakes in Zürich?

Hi Trev,

If you're still looking for cupcakes, I can definitely recommend www.cupcake-affair.ch. I ordered some for my birthday & they were delicious!!! (lots of interesting flavours too!)

Great idea - am sure your girlfriend will love them!
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Hello folks,

I'm thinking of treating my girlfriend to some surprise cupcakes for her Birthday party. As i'm not exactly an expert in this area, I just wondered whether anyone can recommend somewhere where I might be able to buy them from in the Zürich area?

Thanks,
Trev
I've had Frau Crumbs cakes and they are indecently good, so I'd go with anything she recommends
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Re: Cupcakes in Zürich?

i can second this statement. very, very tasty

that said, if you are looking for a ZUrich supplier though - I do remember seeing that someone in Oerlikon makes them (and a quick spin of the EF search function tells me that they are discussed in this thread)

no idea if these are ok though

as a final thought - why not make them yourself? (she might be well impressed!)


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when it comes to cupcakes no one in this country can beat emma hannon's (www.lillimoo.com). i kid you not. her recipes are amazing. sweat, moist, dreamy, delicious and addictive. i can not order a full dozen. heck, i can not even order a half dozen. no self control what-so-ever. boooof - there all gone.

she just opened a friday stand in basel (marktplatz).
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Re: Cupcakes in Zürich?

I found Cupcake Affair through facebook, they're based in Zurich (http://www.cupcake-affair.ch), just one look at the pics tells you all you need to know- they are absolutely, irresistably gorgeous!!!

Good luck and en guete ;-)
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Re: Cupcakes in Zürich?

www.peacefoods.ch They make some pretty darn good cupcakes!

They are located in Baar. The cheesecakes are excellent as well.
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Re: Cupcakes in Zürich?

thanks very much to you all for your helpful suggestions, i'm not sure i'll be baking my own though. I would like to give my girlfriend something special and if I make them it is bound to look like something the cat dragged in! not the kind of 'special', I am looking for!

I decided to order through Cupcake Affair, as they're based in Zürich and look most professional from the photos. They are delivering this weekend...so i'll let you know how it goes.

p.s. i hope my girlfriend does not use English Forum as it won't exactly be a surprise if she see's this...she's Swiss, so i think i'm safe.
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Hi Trev,

If you're still looking for cupcakes, I can definitely recommend www.cupcake-affair.ch. I ordered some for my birthday & they were delicious!!! (lots of interesting flavours too!)

Great idea - am sure your girlfriend will love them!
thanks very much for the tip...the cupcakes were amazing, very elegant & light and really did taste delicious. most importantly i got enough brownie points from my girlfriend to last till Xmas!
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Re: Cupcakes in Zürich?

Dear All....for those of you interested in cupcakes, I just wanted to let you know that I have opened a small cupcake shop in Spitalgasse 12 in the Niederdorf near Hirschenplatz. We are called Cupcake Affair and offer lots of different flavours mini and normal sized cupcakes.

I know that a lot of you on the forum are expert cupcake bakers, so any feedback, be it positive or critical, would be very much valued.

I would be very happy to see you in the shop.

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Melanie
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Re: Cupcakes in Zürich?

Crumbs, do you know if these people now belong to Honold? I looked at their website and the only way to contact them is through Honold so I was wondering whether they were bought up?

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Crumbs, do you know if these people now belong to Honold? I looked at their website and the only way to contact them is through Honold so I was wondering whether they were bought up?
I haven't heard from them for a while. Your guess is as good as mine - buy-out, possibly - I would also think that partnership is a possibility. One of the two original founders is no longer there.
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Re: Cupcakes in Zürich?

Hi Bartholemew, yes "Jolie et Calorie" has been sold to Honold Bakery as of 1st June.

Thanks,
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