At Gigi's Cupcakes Carrollwood, owner Gigi's favorite recipe is Hunka Chunka Banana Love (pictured), which combines banana-nut cake with dark chocolate chips and banana buttercream frosting dipped in ganache:
• $10 ($21 value) for six cupcakes
• The Fall and Winter Weekly Menu lists each day's seasonal selections
• Devil's food cake with champagne-cream-cheese frosting flies off the shelf
• Cinnamon swirl cake with cookie dough frosting is topped with a snickerdoodle cookie
• White cake is baked with fresh strawberries and topped with strawberry buttercream frosting
Gigi's Story, In Her Own Words
" I come from a long line of bakers, from my mother, grandma, and great-grandmother to my great aunts who had bakeries in Oklahoma where I was born."
"I would clean during the day and bake 12 dozen cupcakes at night in my little kitchen. That's where I came up with most of my creations."
"When all was said and done, I had... no money for advertising the day we opened our doors on February 21, 2008. People started trickling in and soon a line formed at the door."
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