Posts Tagged ‘red velvet dream’

Sugar Spotting: John Lloyd Cruz <3 Red Velvet Dream

In Sugar Spotting on March 11, 2010 at 5:21 pm

Sugar Rush Lab made cupcakes for the wedding of Rock Ed Founder Gang Badoy and Jay Capati.

Actor John Lloyd Cruz was at the wedding and guess what? He ate our cupcake and, according to a guest at the wedding, he said it was yummy. Yes, John Lloyd liked our Red Velvet Dream.

Thanks, John Lloyd, we like you too.

We might even watch your next movie.


Sugar Spotting: Red Velvet Dream at Suite

In Sugar Spotting on December 7, 2009 at 12:59 pm

Check out Sugar Rush’s Red Velvet Dream at the launch of Suite Dessert Bar (formerly Embassy Cuisine).

While the place still serves your old savory favorites from Cuisine, Chef Fernando Aracama has prepared a delicious menu of sweet treats to tickle your palate (I love his walnut pie). Chef Ferns is the guy who invented Uva’s chocnut ice cream (which is still available at Trilogy and Canteen in Makati). And being one of those people who used to go to Uva just for a bowl of Chef Ferns’ chocnut ice cream, it was such an honor for our Red Velvet Dream to share the buffet table with his creations.

We got such a kick out of these photos.

Even the ones where you can only see the cupcakes in the corner of the picture, like this:

And this:

Chef Ferns said they brought out the rest of the cupcakes and used them to toast to the launch of Suite.

Congratulations, Tim, Chef Ferns, Erik and Jon! Thanks for letting Sugar Rush be a part of this special night.

Sugar Rush Flavors: Red Velvet Dream

In Sugar Rush Flavors on December 7, 2009 at 12:28 pm

RED VELVET DREAM: A party in a cup. Rich red velvet cake topped with special pink cream cheese frosting and red sugar sparkle. P65 each. To order, e-mail

When Tim told me that he was ordering a hundred cupcakes for the relaunch of Embassy Cuisine as Suite, I swear I thought he meant chocolate.

And when I SMSd him to ask if the event had a color scheme or if there was any special flavor they wanted, I swear I still thought he’d say chocolate.

But Tim asked me to talk to Kim and imagine my panic when Kim said, “Can you do red velvet cupcakes with pink frosting?”

“Sure,” I said, chewing on my thumb, forgetting that I had stopped the nasty habit of biting my nails years ago.

Then I called Jill and Giff and started hyperventilating.

But your Sugar Rush cupcake scientists never say  no to a challenge. We pulled all-nighters experimenting, doing taste tests, trying to create the perfect red velvet cupcake topped with the perfect cream cheese frosting. And when we found our secret formula, we used it over and over to create a hundred beautiful red velvet babies for Suite.

The cupcake got its name from our friend Le who was inspired to post the words “Red Velvet Dreams” as her Facebook status after eating one of our cupcakes.

Red Velvet Dream continues to be one of our best-sellers today.

We’ve discussed the possibility of changing the frosting from pink to white but the truth is, I like that it’s pink.

And I would like to keep it pink so it will always remind me of that moment of panic when I heard the words “pink frosting” leave Kim’s mouth and the moment of triumph when Jill finally mixed the perfect batch of pale pink frosting, turning what could have been a nightmare into a Red Velvet Dream.