Cupcakes have become popular in recent years due to their tasty frostings, their delicious fillings, and their unrivaled ability to fit neatly inside the suit pockets of hungry, on-the-go businessmen. Make a mouth merger of your own with today's Groupon: for $7, you get a dozen mini cupcakes from Kate's Frosting (a $15 value). This Groupon is valid for redemption at the Kate's Frosting location in Monte Vista or at its Cupcake Cabin location in Alamo Heights. The $15 value of this Groupon can be applied toward special orders.
Savor the sweet sensation of shrunken cupcakedom with 12 of Kate's mini cupcakes (valued at $1.25 each), available in a number of flavors for fluffy feasting. The bakery's daily flavors include vanilla vanilla, vanilla chocolate, chocolate chocolate, and chocolate vanilla, with carrot cake and red velvet permanently on tap and strawberry and lemon popping in throughout the week like wacky neighbors from a network sitcom or Dostoevsky novel. Kate's bold bakers can also tackle special orders, with additional fees applying. Munch on memories from your days as a star high-school quarterback's lab partner with The Jock, featuring banana cake topped with peanut-butter frosting and bacon crumbles, or ascend to nourishment nirvana with the Cloud 9, a white-chocolate cake that's packed with raspberry filling and bedecked in white-chocolate cream-cheese frosting and white-chocolate curls. Call ahead for special orders or simply settle for the standard creamy-crowned fare with a dozen decadent mini cupcakes from Kate's Frosting.
The San Antonio Current named the Monte Vista location of Kate's Frosting San Antonio's Best Cupcakes this year, and the same location was also featured in 2008. It was also a 2010 and 2009 critics' choice winner on MySanAntonio.com. Eighty-nine percent of 29 Urbanspooners recommend the Monte Vista location of Kate's Frosting.
- Kate’s Frosting isn’t your traditional bakery or panaderia mexicana. You won’t find sticky buns or empanadas de calabaza anywhere in the shop. Instead, Feild casts the spotlight on an iced pastry she considers “cute and portion-controlled.” – Kiko Martinez, San Antonio Current