Here's the last of the competitors from the LA Cupcake Challenge!
Speakeasy Sweets33: Irish Car Bomb
34: Amaretto Sour
Comment: All of their cupcakes are cocktail-infused.
11: Chocolate Vanilla Swirl
36: Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Comment: Recognize this woman? She was on the pilot of The Food Network's Cupcake Wars a few months ago. I felt like I was meeting a celebrity! Loved the frosting on these cupcakes.
37: Salted Caramel
Comment: These cucpakes were made by the pastry chefs at Tavern Restaurant in LA. They were beautifully presented.
The Cake Shop
13: Red Velvet
38: Orange Cranberry
(Can't find info on them and I lost their business card. Email me if you have info.)
Comment: The chocolate ganache on top of the red velvet was a nice twist from the usual. The frosting was a good consistency on both cupcakes.
Two Parts Sugar
14: Vanilla Throwback
39: Chocolate Covered Strawberry
Comment: The Chocolate Covered Strawberry was one of my favorites. Reminded me of a strawberry cream See's chocolate, with chocolate cake attached. I also thought their booth was well put together, with a fun theme.
40: Spiced Apple with Brown Sugar
Comment: Apples are one of my favorite foods. It's always fun to see them in cupcakes, which doesn't happen very often. Good combo of flavors.
More importantly, did you see who won? Find the results of the LA Cupcake Challenge here.