Cheap Eat of the Week: a red velvet cupcake from Prairie Girl Bakery


Published:

Valentine's Day, in cupcake form (Image: Gizelle Lau)

With Valentine’s Day coming up, we’re going with cupcakes. Because everyone loves cupcakes, even if they don’t want to admit it.

Opened almost two years ago at King and Victoria, Prairie Girl Bakery now has a second location in the PATH, and there will be another one opening in Yorkville come March.

From day one, Prairie Girl’s red velvet cupcake has been ranked as one of the city’s best. But for those who want to switch things up, the bakery’s classic red velvet cupcake is being reinvented for Valentine’s Day with vanilla bean icing instead of cream cheese.

Red and white with a red jelly heart on top, this cupcake ($1.75 for a mini cupcake or $2.95 for a regular-sized one) screams Valentine’s Day inside and out. Get one of these for your sweetie and you’ll score some points — for cheap, too.

And for the purists: don’t worry, the classic versions will still be available!

Prairie Girl Bakery, 18 King St. E., Unit 106, 416-504-2253

Gizelle Lau is a food/travel writer and photographer in Toronto who lives from one meal to the next. Her column, Cheap Eat of the Week, highlights dishes that costs $10 or less. Follow her on Twitter for your daily dose of food from in/around the city.

For more cheap eats from Toronto, check out our Pinterest page

 

Join the conversation and have your say by commenting below

Edit Module

Follow us on Twitter @PostCity for more on what to eat, where to shop and what to do in Toronto.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

You may also like...

Restaurant Update: Kohl, Patchmon and Booyah open; new snack menu at Nota Bene

Restaurant Update: Kohl, Patchmon and Booyah open; new snack menu at Nota Bene

Smoque ’n’ Bones is opening a cocktail bar called Kohl; Patchmon is selling Thai desserts in Bloor West Village; Booyah has opened on Vaughn; and the fourth Cibo Wine Bar is going into the old Centro space.
Posted 1 day ago
Cibo Wine Bar taking over former home of Centro and Vita Sociale

Cibo Wine Bar taking over former home of Centro and Vita Sociale

The space that was Vita Sociale (and Centro before that) will be converted into the fourth location of Cibo Wine Bar by June 2015.
Posted 1 day ago
Eigensinn wild leek and maple syrup festival returns with stellar culinary cast of chefs and producers

Eigensinn wild leek and maple syrup festival returns with stellar culinary cast of chefs and producers

Stadtlander's annual event is part a celebration of spring and part a chance to bring some of his chef friends from various corners of Ontario from Niagara to Stratford.
Posted 2 days ago
First Draught: Silversmith’s Hill 145 is a golden ale with historical roots

First Draught: Silversmith’s Hill 145 is a golden ale with historical roots

Hill 145 Golden Ale is the most recent addition to the lineup at Niagara's Silversmith Brewing
Posted 2 days ago

Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleEdit Module