What You'll Get
Though less devastating than banana-cream pies, cupcakes still provide effective suppressive fire during fancy dinner-party food fights attended by Larry, Curly, and/or Moe. Lock and load with this smile-inducing ammunition with today's Groupon: for $12, you get one dozen cupcakes at Auntie Em's Fine Foods & Pastries in South San Francisco (a $24 value).
The pastry chefs at Auntie Em's Fine Foods & Pastries bake trays of fluffy cupped creations in flavors both familiar and inspired by Filipino traditions. Cupcake-cravers pick one flavor for their dozen from the menu, with such selections as carrot cake, chocolate ganache, and red velvet, the latter named for its improvisational use as a fabric swatch. Favored tastes from the Philippines include ube cupcakes—lent a vibrant purple color by a type of yam—and buko pandan, which are infused with coconut and pandan essence. Customers must phone in or skywrite their orders at least 24 hours in advance.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Jul 19, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table. 24hr order reservation required. All cupcakes must be same flavor. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.