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March 2, 2012 Restaurants

South Philly's Only Cupcake Bakery Debuts Tropical Cupcakes to Benefit Philadelphia International Flower Show

Ms Goody Cupcake, 1838 E. Passyunk Ave., Philadelphia PA 19148,  says “Aloha” to tropical themed cupcakes in time for the “Philadelphia International Flower Show – Hawaii Islands of Aloha.”  Between Saturday, March 3 and Saturday March 10, Ms Goody will debut new flavors that pay homage to the islands by using traditional ingredients, such as coconuts, bananas, pineapples and macadamia nuts.  Twenty-five cents from each sale will be donated the Flower Show.  Store hours are Tuesday - Thursday, 11:00am – 7:00pm, Friday and Saturday, 11:00am – 9:00pm.  For more information call (215) 334-2253, or find them on and All cupcakes are $2.50 each, $13.00 for six, or $25 per dozen.

Tropical flavors that will debut each day during the Flower Show include: 
•       Island Breeze – Banana and pineapple cake, lemon curd filling, lemon cream cheese frosting
•       Shake Your Coconuts – Coconut cake, coconut buttercream, topped with toasted coconut
•       Surfs Up – Blue Hawaiian cake, ocean blue buttercream, surfboard 
•       Volcano – Chocolate raspberry cake, chocolate buttercream, with raspberry lava
•       Dream Vacation – Pineapple cake, vanilla butter cream, topped with coconut
•       Piña Colada– Piña Colada cake soaked in rum, coconut cream cheese frosting, topped with cherry

Twenty-five cents from the sale of each Hawaii-inspired cupcake, including advance orders, will be donated to the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.  “The Philadelphia International Flower Show is one of the world’s largest flower shows,” said owner Gigi Andrew. “These specialty cupcakes let me push the limits of cupcake making, while supporting one of our city’s most beloved events.”

In addition to tropical cupcakes, Ms Goody Cupcake will also serve its regular line-up of cupcakes (red velvet, vanilla, chocolate, pink champagne, banana and bacon and more.


Ms Goody Cupcake opened its doors in late 2011 as South Philly’s lone “cupcakery.” Every day, Tuesday through Saturday, they offer up 12 flavors of cupcakes ranging from traditional, to Philly-inspired, to the truly unexpected.  Crowd pleasers have included the South Philly (Beer cake, with caramel frosting, topped with a soft pretzel) or the Chocolate Covered Potato Chip Cupcake (Potato chip cake, chocolate butter cream and topped with a crunchy chocolate covered potato chip). Other menu treats include custom designed cakes, cake truffles, cupcake push-up pops and cookies.

For more information on the flavor schedule, or to place an order, call Ms Goody at (215) 334-2253, or find them on Facebook and Twitter.

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