Excerpted from the Post and Courier
September 20, 2006
Dessert’s little darlings
“The national cupcake wave has reached Charleston’s shores, as evidenced by the spring opening of the city’s first dedicated shop, Cupcake, at 433 King St.
“The shop joins a growing number of similar bakeries across the country and a spurt of new books. More than a dozen cupcake cookbooks are on the market, many published within the past two years. There’s even a Web blog for devotees, All Cupcakes, All the Time, at cupcakestakethecake.blogspot.com.
“… [Cupcakes] offer nostalgic appeal, taking adults back to their childhood, says Cupcake owner Kristin Kuhlke. ‘It’s something most people have a tie to.'”