Return of Retail at Coastal Cupcakes
Since closing her popular downtown bakery earlier this year, Coastal Cupcakes owner Kristen Beckmeyer has been inundated with demands for her desserts. “The phone has been ringing off the hook,” she said. “I didn’t realized I was so loved.”
Beckmeyer closed the business to focus on her budding Topsee Tulip
frosting enterprise, a venture that continues to experience strong growth
. But next Thursday, in response to the feverish response from her fans, she’ll unlock the doors at 129 Princess St. for the newly established business hours of 10 a.m.-6 p.m. every Thursday-Saturday.
The kitchen crew has spent the past few months playing with new recipes in the rare hours between fulfilling frosting orders. Beckmeyer said customers could expect a rollout of playful new items like a confection she’s dubbed the “tulip bulb,” a cinnamon and sugar-coated soft pretzel nugget filled with frosting that looks much like its namesake, but tasted considerable more addictive.
The new concoctions come out of her team’s relentless experimentation with the Topsee Tulop frosting line, and Beckmeyer’s documented a number of the inventions on the product’s blog
, which is worth a visit for those curious about her confections.
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