$8 for Six Large Cupcakes From Southern Girl Desserts


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In a Nutshell

  • Six artful edibles
  • Southern spin on classic cakes
  • Variety of flavors
  • Creative new bakery

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Early boats were made of whatever material shipwrights could bake in large quantities, usually marzipan or angel-food cake. Climb aboard a prehistoric boat made for a mouse and cruise through a wave of frosting with today's Groupon: for $8, you get an assortment of six large cupcakes (usually $3.25 to $3.75 each) from Southern Girl Desserts (an up to $22.50 value.) The cupcakery's sweet-potato-pie creations placed third in the Best Original Cupcake challenge and were featured in the LA Times' Dish blog.

Dessert divas Catarah Hampshire and Shoneji Robison bring a bit of southern heritage into the batter of their original recipes. Try their signature sweet-potato-pie cupcake, made with real sweet potatoes swirled into batter, baked until perfectly plumped, then slathered with cinnamon icing. Creative cupcakes such as pecan pie and lemon dollied with zest are succulent spins on the standard sweet. Classic red velvet and brownie flavors fit neatly into the hands of guests and loved ones; serving cupcakes at a party cuts down on dirty dishes and eliminates the shame of being the first one to cut into the cake.

Devouring Southern Girl's artful edibles is delightful enough to distract anyone from woes, worries, and that mouthy opossum that keeps opening the mail. Plus, the clever concoctions deliciously disguise healthy fare (bananas, sweet potatoes) into beautiful bites. Cover your eyes with them when the world becomes too bright, or leave them outside your doorstep to attract and befriend recently laid-off warbling bluebirds.


In last year’s Nesquik Cupcake Challenge, Southern Girl Desserts’ sweet-potato-pie cupcake won third place for most original, and Southern Girl has also has been featured in the Los Angeles Sentinel. Three Yelpers give Southern Girl Desserts a unanimous five stars:

  • This place is awesome. I tried the lemon cupcake shooter. It was delicious. I also had the Red Velvet mini cupcake which was amazing too. I highly recommend. Keep up the good work ladies. – Karima T., Yelp
  • Very yummy cupcakes! My favorites are red velvet and sweet potato! – c r., Yelp

Southern Girl Desserts

One hallmark of a good friendship is the ability to share secrets with one another. And as Catarah Hampshire and Shoneji Robison have proven, it's even better when those secrets include closely guarded family recipes. They've taken these recipes and extrapolated them into a collection of cakes and cupcakes inspired by the flavors they grew up with. Eschewing trendy ingredients such as truffle oil, coffee nibs, or shredded pashminas, they aim to evoke down-home Southern cooking in every dessert. Just the names of the resulting treats—such as chicken & waffle, sweet potato, and peach cobbler—have customers reaching for a glass of sweet tea.

The baking duo have earned themselves plenty of laurels with their homegrown flavors. Eater LA named their seasonal Egg Nog and Sin Pie as one of its "15 Holiday Desserts to Try Right Now" in 2013. In the same year, the pair won Season 8 of Food Network's Cupcake Wars. Their sweet creations have also graced the palates of celebrities, including Stevie Wonder, Denzel Washington, and Nick Cannon. Still, their greatest delight is when a customer tells them, "This is better than my mama's."

Customer Reviews

7 Reviews
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Dorothy M July 13, 2016
"Sweet stop!"
Great selection of desserts, cupcakes, pies, cakes. All freshly made and delicious. They were winners on Cupcake Wars some time back. Worth a stop for sure!
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lowbuxlux April 14, 2016
I ordered 3 cupcakes, vanilla with butter cream, Caramel, sweet potato and a bottle of milk to meet the minimum delivery. Hey, I was on vacation, so no, I didn't want to get up and drive the hmmmm 9 blocks to the mall, fight for a parking space and then go inside and stand in line. Oh an... Read More
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PJeanneWashington_DC September 16, 2015
"Simply Delicious!"
The best homemade desserts in all of Los Angeles. Period. Cakes, pies, cobblers, cupcakes, whatever - all delicious. On my most recent visit I purchased a slice of butter pound cake and a slice of lemon cheese cake. The slices are huge; cut in half yields two generous portions. Glute... Read More

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