Although famous for its penchant for cookies and candy, the sweet tooth is actually named for its sunny disposition, which helps it serve as a mediator between surly incisors and irascible molars. Placate a pearly peacekeeper with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of sweet indulgences from Mrs. Beasley's. This deal is redeemable using Mrs. Beasley's convenient online shopping outlet or at any of the six locations in Costa Mesa, Beverly Hills, Encino, Tarzana, and Pasadena. Your Groupon may not be used toward shipping for online purchases.
Mrs. Beasley’s gratifies sugar seekers with a wide array of baked goods, candies, nuts, and other mouth magnets. Assemble five friends for a rousing cupcake toast using half a dozen of the diminutive delicacies ($29.95), which come individually wrapped and crowned with a layer of butter crème frosting in flavors such as strawberry, lemon, and chocolate ganache. Brownie crates ($29.95/eight brownies) test the limits of their keepsake wooden containers with 3"x3" squares of Ghirardelli-powered chocolation, while giant gourmet birthday fortune cookies ($32.95) help kids cope with the emotional turmoil of aging via a custom foot-long fortune banner and an age-defying chocolate coating.
All Mrs. Beasley's tasteful temptations derive their scarfability from premium ingredients, such as fresh-squeezed California citrus as well as Hawaiian coconuts and macadamia nuts. Each decadent morsel is handcrafted by gastro-artisans, and every order comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee, ensuring customers can place their orders without fear of getting stuck with a mean-spirited bundt cake that taunts small children and family pets.
Mrs. Beasley's made some national noise for its John McCain– and Barack Obama–inspired treats in 2008. The Los Angeles Times featured the bakery in 2007, and many other media outlets have highlighted it. Its cupcakes even got a mention on Entertainment Tonight and Larry King Live, thanks to Paris Hilton.
With mixed reviews for the cupcakes, Yelpers give the Mrs. Beasley's in Beverly Hills an average of four stars, and four Citysearchers give it an average of 4.5 stars. Polarized Yelpers give the Costa Mesa location on Anton Boulevard and the Pasadena location averages of three stars, and four more Yelpers give the Encino location 2.5 stars:
- While waiting for some friends, I spotted this bakery and strolled in only to be bombarded with a million choices…With the over abundant commercialism with bakeries and cupcakes, I never expected to find one I actually liked enough to remember for the taste and not the name. – Anna K. Beverly Hills location, Yelp