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Elvira's Cakes

3838 Independence Avenue, Kansas City

Baked Goods at Elvira's Cakes (Up to 52% Off). Two Options Available.

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Over eight skilled bakers work together to create rich baked goods that can satisfy diners’ sweet cravings

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larry
2 ratings1 reviews
December 22, 2020
Great, they're cakes and baked goods are incredble
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paolaTOP REVIEWER
22 ratings14 reviews
November 24, 2020
Best mexican cake in KC
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Sonia
1 ratings1 reviews
October 29, 2020
Easy to use at this store and friendly customer service!
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Russell
3 ratings3 reviews
October 22, 2020
Best cake ever!!!
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Rita
1 ratings1 reviews
October 8, 2020
Great variety of cakes and desserts! This will be my seventh birthday cake purchased from Elvira’s. They never disappoint!
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vickieTOP REVIEWERHELPFUL REVIEWER
41 ratings11 reviews
October 11, 2020
Service was quick but a little complicated for me because I don’t speak Spanish.
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Ripon
2 ratings1 reviews
October 6, 2020
Nice milk cake. I have tried tres leches twice. I also want to try other cake from them.
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Frank
4 ratings1 reviews
August 17, 2020
I love Elvira's. The employees and owners are friendly and always accommodating. I continuously go there for a sit in lunch or tamales and pastries to go. The cakes are amazing. As long as they continue to offer these incredible groupons, I will be there!!!
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About This Deal

Choose Between Two Options

  • $11.90 for $25 toward one in-store or custom-ordered cake
  • $12.75 for three vouchers, each good for $8 toward baked goods or lunch items ($24 total value)

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Buttercream: A Piece-of-Cake Frosting

The frostings here don’t just look pretty—they’re also sweet, rich, and creamy. Read on to find out what goes into a perfect buttercream.

Sure, things like spices, fruit, and chocolate are nice, but the irresistible power of most desserts flows in large part from fat and sugar. In fact, that’s all you need to make a buttercream frosting. The “cream” part of the name comes not from the dairy product but from the mixing method: for a basic version, you vigorously blend—or cream—a source of fat into powdered sugar. Margarine and shortening may not taste as rich as butter, but their higher melting point can be an advantage, since the frosting will hold up better under heat.

Buttercreams of the World

Whether you get more complex than that depends on the style you’re working in. French buttercream starts with a thick sugar syrup, which is whipped into a mixture of egg yolks and butter, making for a thick, spreadable meringue. For an airier texture, Italians use beaten egg whites instead, and Swiss meringue buttercream takes the shortcut of whisking the sugar and egg whites together over heat. Some recipes may even call for milk, depending on the consistency desired, and any variety can serve as a filling between cake layers or the mortar of your buildings in a gingerbread earthquake scene.

Bonus Points

  • French buttercreams tend to be least prone to separation because of the natural emulsifiers (substances that help fat and water mix) found in egg yolks.
  • Bakers have a trick for producing ultra-smooth buttercream surfaces: the “crumb layer,” which is created by chilling the frosted cake before adding a second layer of frosting to even things out.

Need To Know

Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. May be repurchased every 90 days. Limit 1 per visit. Limit 1 per table. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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