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Pumpkin cupcakes and country song

A few weeks ago I stopped by Amai to get some dessert. It was after I had french toast and syrup, therefore the only logical thing was you know, eat more sugar. The woman behind the counter had this tray of fresh out of the oven cupcakes and they looked super tasty. They do a lot of tea stuff at Amai and I got one tea cookie to try out.

pumpkin-cupcake-innard

The pumpkin cupcake was absolutely awesome. The cupcake itself was pillowy soft, and the frosting on top was a nice touch that was not too sweet. Generally I love super sweet frosting, but it is nice to see that the cupcake at Amai has some finese and does not try to overwhelm you. The taste is subtle and delicious. If you get a chance to try it, I do recommend.

tea-cookie

The tea cookie was just okay. Tea is a big thing at Amai (seeing as the full name is Amai Tea and Bak House), but I think shortbread type of cookies just are not my thing? Or perhaps tea cookies are not my thing? Maybe if I could get a chocolate fountain to go with the cookie and dip the tea cookie into the chocolate... just a thought.

Oh and if you are wondering whether the title of this means that they played country songs at Amai, the answer is no. I am simply trying to find aid to help me write blog posts when I am feeling unmotivated, and today's motivation is a country song that has nothing to do with food. I just listen to it because somewhere out there my sister is cringing and saying to herself, "YOU DON'T DESERVE THE CUPCAKE! STOP LISTENING TO COUNTRY!" Well I do and I am.

Amai
171 3rd Avenue .
New York, NY 10003
212-863-9630

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