At Twist Cupcakes, not only are the cupcakes and frosting made from scratch, but so is the entire business. The locally owned and operated business pioneered Mobile's cupcake trade and continually strives to craft innovative pastries. Twist Cupcakes boast more than 70 flavors and rotate 15 different flavors daily, such as caramel macchiato, cream cheese pound cake and chocolate ganache. Cupcakes come in mini sizes or as chocolate-dipped cake bites, which can be enjoyed at weddings and baby showers or right there in the sunlit shop. Brightly patterned couches and small tables let shoppers sample their wares over a steaming cup of Serda’s Coffee.
With its European-inspired atmosphere and selection of organic sips and bites, Amore Que Latte keeps bodies delectably percolating throughout the day. Keep a brain buzzing with sups of cappuccinos ($2.75+), mochas ($3.25+), and americanos ($2.15+), or sit down with a steaming cup of yerba mate ($2.85+) or green-pear tea ($2.85+). Carnivorous hunger pangs can be delectably silenced with bites of paninis such as the Neoclassical, a savory melding of oven-roasted beef, aioli, mild cheddar, roasted bell peppers, and organic baby greens ($8.50), while salads, such as the greek garbanzo bean ($6.70) and cranberry blue-cheese ($6.70), provide leafy sustenance for meal-seeking herbivores. In between slurping and surfing the free WiFi, customers can enjoy occasional movies and jazz and blues tunes on select evenings.
• For $6, you get a 10-ounce assorted candies package (a $12.95 value). • For $13, you get two eight-count boxes of pralines (a $27.90 value). • For $17, you get two 12-ounce boxes of chocolate-covered english toffee (a $35.90 value).
Cream & Sugar Cafe, which was voted as Lagniappe's best coffeehouse for the 2013 Nappie Awards, might give off the impression of just being a quaint little house from the outside, but on the inside, its a whole different story. Chefs specialize in gourmet cafe fare, such as the crabmeat and goat cheese quiche on a pecan crust or the house's seafood gumbo poured over a plate of grits. To complement these entrees, they prepare drinks with the house's manual Italian espresso machine and create unique delicacies such as their signature cake balls. They make these bite-size delicacies in numerous flavors, and even incorporate liquor for spiked sweets perfect for any adult party. The decor is bright and retro, with a rustic wood plank and marble bar, chalkboards scribbled on with colorful chalk, and vintage pastry display cases.
For more than 43 years, the staffers at Cammie’s Old Dutch Ice Cream Shoppe have been crafting velvety ice creams right there in the shop. They whip up a rotating menu of flavors—on any given day, visitors might find german chocolate cake, pumpkin, pineapple orange, amaretto almond, or a new flavor the ice cream artisans are experimenting with. They place three big scoops of ice cream and flavors such as strawberry or coffee into blenders or on vibrating exercise platforms to create well-mixed milk shakes and malts. Whipped cream and a cherry top cherry, lemon, and root-beer sodas.