Life's most important moments are marked by one of three things: eating a cake, passing a torch, or shaking the hand of a giant baby in a hover-chair. Stick to simple, edible milestones with today's Groupon: for $6, you get $12 worth of cupcakes, cakes, cookies, and other baked goods at Sweet Red Peach in Inglewood.
Featured at the 2010 Taste of Soul Festival, Sweet Red Peach satiates sugary cravings with a menu stocked full of freshly baked treats. Tasty 7Up cupcakes draw flavors from buttery lemon-flavored pound cake and real 7Up soda ($2 each) to imbue incisors with a sense of euphoria they haven't felt since they were spared by the tooth fairy, and slices of Sweet Red Peach's specialty moist red velvet cake reward straight-A students and loophole-finding accountants ($3/slice, $2/cupcake). Sweet juicy peaches are cooked with butter, spices, and pure vanilla to create a soul-satisfying peach cobbler ($4), and chocolate-chip and oatmeal cookies eagerly wait for chances to high-five stomachs ($0.75 each).
Sweet Red Peach Custom Cakes & Pastries
Since 2000, the baker at Sweet Red Peach Custom Cakes & Pastries has been churning out a mélange of treats from scratch, including custom cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and pies, with accolades such as an appearance on the Food Network's Cupcake Wars, winning third-place in the LA Cupcake Challenge, and winners of the Food Network's Duff Till Dawn. Cake flavors include white confetti, red velvet, german chocolate, and 7-Up—a bakery specialty featuring buttery, lemon-tinged pound cake. Southern-inspired desserts include peach cobbler, sweet potato pie, and banana pudding—a menu standout made with fresh bananas, homemade custard, fresh cream, pudding extract, and vanilla wafers. The bakery also doles out cookies in varieties that include chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, peanut butter, and classic sugar.