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Vanilla Cupcake from the True Tea Club

It’s hard to resist a tea named Vanilla Cupcake, especially on a day when you just need something cute and sweet to brighten your day.  This tea smells surprisingly fruity alongside the vanilla cake flavors, reminding me of fruitcake or banana bread.  In a world of frosting-flavored, cake-themed tea blends, the amount of fruit flavors and fruity ingredients makes this blend stand apart. The orange and papaya coupled with the vanilla, make this feel more like an orange-glazed sponge cake. Yum!  The banana chips add their own full-flavored sweetness, but there is distinctly less of the traditional “frosting” taste, so Read More

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Product Review: Matcha Cupcake from Whole Foods Market Bakery

Product Information: Where to Buy:  Whole Foods  Note:  this cupcake is a specialty of the Bakery inside the Mills Plain Whole Foods Market in Vancouver, Washington.  I don’t know if they offer anything similar to it in other Whole Foods Markets.   Taster’s Review: OK, so this is a very local review, because the Matcha cupcake is a specialty of the Mills Plain Whole Foods Market in Vancouver, Washington.  (Sorry about those folks who don’t live close enough to make the jaunt.)  But I felt like this yummy cupcake deserved some praise. I stopped by the bakery at my local Read More

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Strawberry Cupcake from Simpson and Vail

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Black Where to Buy: Simpson & Vail Tea Description: When you sip this delectable brew the strawberry taste first hits your tastebuds followed by the rich, creamy, chocolate “cake” taste. Some of our staff like this blend with agave or sugar, but I find it’s delicious (and less caloric) as is! The aroma is as enticing as the taste – sweet, baked strawberry cupcakes. Yum! The cup leaves a lingering creamy taste of fresh fruit that makes it hard to resist another and another and another sip! Ingredients: Indian black tea, strawberry pieces, strawberry leaf and strawberry cupcake Read More

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Strawberry Cupcake Black Tea from Simpson and Vail

Tea Type: Black Tea Where To Buy: Simpson & Vail Product Description: When you sip this delectable brew the strawberry taste first hits your tastebuds followed by the rich, creamy, chocolate “cake” taste. Some of our staff like this blend with agave or sugar, but I find it’s delicious (and less caloric) as is! The aroma is as enticing as the taste – sweet, baked strawberry cupcakes. Yum! The cup leaves a lingering creamy taste of fresh fruit that makes it hard to resist another and another and another sip! Certified Kosher Tasters Review: I first tried this when I Read More

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Red Velvet Cupcake Rooibos from Simpson & Vail

Tisane Information: Leaf Type:  Rooibos Where To Buy:  Simpson & Vail Tisane Description: A cup of this brewing “tea” imparts a heavenly aroma of chocolatey goodness. The aroma is truly awesome. And the taste? This “tea” strikes the perfect balance of chocolate, rooibos and cupcake. So brew a cup, sit back and relax, knowing that the goodness in the cup is also good for your waistline! Learn more about this tisane here. Taster’s Review: When served fresh-out-of-the-teapot-hot, I find this to be a little too rooibos-y for my liking.  I tasted hints of chocolate and another indistinguishable sort of sweetness, Read More