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By Tricia Arend / email@example.com
Huntingtons newest bakery has us crumbling with joy.
Crumbs Bake Shop, which opened just three weeks ago, boasts
a tasty array of baked goods that are sure to satisfy any
Though there are 10 Crumbs in New York City, Crumbs in Huntington
is the first to come to Long Island. Operated under one owner
and therefore not a franchise Crumbs uses the
freshest ingredients to whip up a vast variety of choices
for their customers.
Located on Wall Street, Crumbs is inviting and warm. Upon
entering customers will have a hard time selecting what they
desire once they feast their eyes on the shelves upon shelves
of attractive desserts.
All of Crumbs products are made in Long Island City
and shipped every morning to each store location. Customers
will find any kind of baked good from cookies and muffins,
bars and tarts, to cakes, scones, donuts, brownies, Danishes
and pies at Crumbs, but their true specialty are their
Over 50 varieties of cupcakes are sold at Crumbs and the flavors
are always changing. Classic size cupcakes go for $2.75 and
signature size cupcakes are $3.75.
Some cupcakes are true to their name and taste exactly as
one would expect. The Smores cupcake, for example, is
a chocolate cupcake with cream cheese filling topped with
marshmallows, chocolate chips and graham cracker crumbs, and
the Carrot cupcake is carrot cake topped with a cream cheese
Others are harder to pinpoint. If you want to order an Artie
Lang, for example, expect a vanilla cupcake with a cream cheese
center, vanilla cream cheese frosting on top and a layer of
fondant. A Baba Booey is a chocolate cupcake filled with peanut
butter cream cheese half-covered with peanut butter cream
cheese and chocolate cream cheese frosting encircled by a
thick ring of sweet little peanut butter chips.
The Pumpkin cupcake is a pumpkin sponge cake with no filling
and pumpkin cream cheese frosting, walnuts and chocolate drizzle
on top. The Caramel Chew is a tasty concoction of chocolate
cake with caramel cream cheese frosting in the center and
on top, and slices of Snickers as a garnish.
Chocolate Praline will have hazelnut fans drooling. This cupcake,
comprised of chocolate cake with a chocolate fudge center,
is smothered in praline cream cheese frosting and topped with
crushed hazelnuts and chocolate drizzle. Extreme chocolate
lovers will find heaven in the Blackout cupcake, which features
chocolate cake filled with chocolate fudge with chocolate
frosting and chocolate drizzle on top.
Customers looking for a minty burst can satisfy their taste
buds with a Grasshopper, a chocolate cupcake with chocolate
fudge inside and mint cream cheese frosting on top. Meanwhile,
apple lovers will find a true delight in the Caramel Apple
cupcake, a vanilla cupcake with filling similar to an apple
pie that is topped with a cream cheese frosting and a caramel
Specialty cupcakes can be ordered to taste for any occasion
including a 16-inch cupcake that comes with a wrapper
and can feed up to 60 people ($120) as can nearly anything
Crumbs can custom everything for anyone, said
manager Billly Issah.
Crumbs also bakes special products depending on the time of
the year; cookies in the shape of Cardinals and Steelers helmets
could be seen in the bakery last week, Obama/McCain cupcakes
were being sold around election time and soon enough customers
will see Valentines Day-themed goods hit the shelves.
If youre looking for a treat or to satisfy your sweet
tooth, Crumbs is the place to try. After just one bite of
their tasty goods, youll be smiling the whole day long.
11 Wall Street, Huntington
Atmosphere: Warm, casual
Cuisine: Baked goods
Price Range: Inexpensive
6 a.m. 9 p.m.
6 a.m. 11 p.m.
Friday 6 a.m. midnight
Saturday 7 a.m. midnight
Sunday 6 a.m. 9 p.m.