Velvet Red – Our Signature Cookies and Cupcakes

At Original Crumbs, we’ve been devoted to providing fresh cookies and cupcakes to the city of New York since 2003. Our beloved Crumbs Bakeshop has grown in popularity over the years and we’re now sold both online and in major supermarkets nationwide. Our varied selection of flavors is enough to please even the choosiest of customers, but our signature recipe is our Velvet Red. A classic favorite, it’s gained quite a following over the years – and with good enough reason.

For those who live in East Hampton, New York, you can get your hands on Velvet Red with same-day shipping, provided you’re within a 100-mile radius of our NYC locations. We currently offer over 75 flavors in our cookie-jars and cupcakes, all of which are nut-free and trans fat-free. Our extensive kosher menu is also certified by the OU. Our jumbo cupcakes are made from scratch with only the finest ingredients; you’ll find more cake, more frosting, and fuller flavor. We guarantee that the recipe is so sweet and moist, you’ll think it came straight out of your mom’s oven. Cookies come in a variety of flavors, such as Oatmeal Raisin, Chocolate Candy, Psychedelic Sugar, Sprinkle Sundae, Chocolate Cherry, and, of course, Velvet Red.

Today, we’re going to take a close look at the sweetest addition to our repertoire: Velvet Red. We’ve been specializing in these creamy treats since our beginning, and they’ve been delighting customers ever since. Our cupcakes come in party packs, mini sizes, and classic sizes in a range of flavors, including Chocolate Birthday Cake, Chocolate Raspberry, Cookies and Cream, Cotton Candy, Devil’s Food, Red Velvet, Strawberry Crumbs, and Vanilla Coconut, among many others. And, although we don’t have any physical locations outside of Manhattan, our products are sold in supermarkets all across the country.

The Perfect Recipe for Velvet Red

For those of you who want to know a bit more about what goes into making a Velvet Red cupcake, let’s look at the recipe. We start with a classic butter cake, adding eggs yolks, sugar, baking powder, milk, and plain flour. Of course, the key ingredient is the deep-red cocoa powder, which really gives the cake its color, but it also imparts a unique flavor. We’ve paired this with a vanilla buttercream frosting, which is finished off with a sprinkle of edible red glitter. The end result is, well, something to behold.

As our products are freshly baked to order, we recommend taking extra care when transporting them, as they may be popping fresh out of the oven when you get them. And, if you’re not cooking them the same day, be sure to store any leftovers in an airtight container, as otherwise they may become soggy.

Why Velvet Red is so Popular

The fact is, there are a lot of delicious cupcake flavors out there, so why is Velvet Red so popular? Well, we believe it’s got a lot to do with its eye-catching color, rich cocoa flavor, and, of course, its delicious vanilla buttercream frosting. There’s something really special about the Velvet Red cupcake, and anyone who’s ever indulged will likely agree.

What makes it even better, is that – despite its decadent ingredients – it’s a relatively healthy treat. This is due to our commitment to source only the highest quality ingredients, avoiding any added colors, preservatives, or unnatural ingredients. Plus, our recipes don’t contain any trans fats or nuts, so you can indulge with no worries.

These cupcakes are perfect for almost any occasion, from birthday parties to baby showers, and of course, just for a special treat. They can also be customized with decorations – such as multi-colored sprinkles, flags, and ribbons – making them a novel way to show someone your affection. Who can resist those rich aromas and velvety flavor?


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