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lemony goodness - meyer lemon cupcake from citizen cupcake vs. ginger lemon carrs crackers?

Trill | May 3, 200505:50 AM

I know this post will attract few except myself and maybe Sixy Beast, who posted on these cupcakes earlier, but still I am tempted to write after finally tasting the lemony concoction from Citizen Cupcake

The Meyer Lemon cupcake is pure lemony richness that hits you with a zing! Shining bright yellow and dressed beautifully in its ribbony icing, the flavor of this cupcake was simply amazing on the day it was baked. However, as I only finished half of this (I was given a total of four cupcakes and had to try them all!) and left it in the fridge till the next day, I had the luck(?) to taste what the flavor became overnight. Overall I'd say the texture held up very well and the cake's flavor, though it declined a little, was still very striking. The filling held up less well in comparison - while it was great the day before it tasted not quite right on the second day

The reason why Carr's crackers are even -mentioned- in the same post as the fabulous cupcake is because I once suggested these crackers to Sixy Beast when she originally posted about the Meyer Lemon goodness. Her reaction was understandably skeptical - I should say that while I find nothing wrong with Carr's crackers, I don't stock them and never found a reason to buy them, except the Ginger Lemon one. The combination of the ginger graham cookie + lemon cream beats most store bought cookies(and some freshmade ones even), and I am still wondering if these cookies are indeed made by the same company as the other dry crackers.

At any rate, I simply wanted to say that, while Carr's ginger lemon cookie shall definitely not compete with the Meyer lemon cupcake on the day they are born, after day two the choice becomes debateable. Since one cannot run to Citizen Cupcake everyday, the ginger lemon cookies may still be a reliable alternative for satisfying one's lemon cravings on a day to day basis

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