Saturday, June 13, 2009

Coupe Foudre - Paris

Parlez-Vous Cupcake?
After so many mediocre cupcake experiences in Paris (Berko, Cupcake and Co.) I don't know why I keep trying - it's not like I'm a cupcake nut. I cannot figure it out. Today I was walking in the 11th and remembered that a commenter suggested Coupe Foudre has the best cupcake in Paris. What the hell - ONE more try..... I walked in and went straight for the cupcake shelf and picked out a cinnamon - I'm a sucker for cinnamon.


I ordered it with a noisette (shot of espresso with milk) and took a seat outside to position myself for people-watching. It came delivered all cutesie - riding on a porcelain skirt. The noisette sat inside an egg cup on top of a silver star. I'm pretty manly, but sitting outside in front of this dainty set-up is enough to make your pecker retract an inch.

So, I did what any self-respecting man would do, I downed it in one ugly, cinnamon spraying bite. It wasn't bad, I must say. Way, way better than both Berko and Cupcake and Co. The cake was soft, though not moist enough. Pretty decent, in a "best croissant in NY" kind of way, know what I mean?

The interior is cutesie as well, so next time I come here I'm bringing the Pingle. At least then it will look like I'm accompanying my cutesie girlfriend to her cutesie cupcake place.
11th Arondissement
Paris

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6 comments:

  1. Hey, I like the look of this place... it's definitely on my wish list right? Right babe!!!!

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  2. That's why they call it the Puff List, silly. We can go whenever you like. I am gonna get two cupcakes and two noisettes next time - they ain't so big.

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  3. I love your comment - best cupcake in Paris -- in a "best croissant in NY kind of way" - TOTALLY ! You hit it on the nail, said so perfectly ! Meanwhile, what a fancy shmancy little cupcake place, nice plateware! I'm almost curious... no cupcakes here in Zurich, sadly. And unfortunately, nothing from Magnolia or Billy's made it into my freezer either. :(

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  4. @Kerrin - It's fancy alright. You should check it out.

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  5. Synie’s cupcakes:
    23, rue de l’Abbé Grégoire Paris, 6ème. Téléphone : 01 45 44 54 23. Métro Sèvres Baylone ou St Sulpice.
    Site web: www.syniescupcakes.com

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  6. @我以為是我, ok I am definitely gonna go try these if you went to the trouble of getting the address and the website. Thanks.

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