The Upside Down Cake Company, a confectionery on Bolshaya Gruzinskaya, which serves American and English recipes for mini cupcakes, pies and cakes, was opened by Isaac Correa, creator of the successful Correa's restaurant chain, and his partner Igor Trif, who together formed Icon Food . The pastry chef at UDC is Englishman Suki Maman. There are 15 types of cupcakes, sixteen very different cakes, several puddings and pies, and cookies with ice cream and marshmallows in the pastry shop’s menu. For the holidays, Suki Maman comes up with new cupcakes that are sold in limited quantities and then removed from the menu.
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Bitches Maman knows firsthand what a real cupcake and the right sponge cake are. When Correa's was just starting, he worked there with Isaac Correa. It was Suki who prepared the famous chocolate cake without flour.
Isaac Correa - an American with Puerto Rican roots, has been living in Russia for more than ten years. In 2003, Correa's opened a restaurant, which later became a chain of eight restaurants. He left Correa's and in November 2010 opened the Upside Down Cake confectionery on Bolshaya Gruzinskaya. At the moment, the restaurateur has four restaurants in Moscow: the Corner Burger burger bar, the Black Market restaurant and the Montalto pizzeria have been added to the UDC.
Despite a large selection of different cupcakes and pies, more often than others in Upside Down Cake Co. order vanilla-banana pudding. Usually 1,300 servings of pudding are sold per month, but there was a record of 2,000 servings. The second most popular sweet in the pastry shop is milk cake. It is ordered 1,400 times a month.
In addition to sweets, breakfast is served at UDC every day (from 10:00 to 12:00) - omelettes with vegetables or chorizo, cereals, home-made granola, sandwiches and bagels - and dinners (from 12:00): different soups, such as pumpkin soup Tofu puree, salads, unsweetened muffins (with bacon, salmon or vegetables) and quiche. Recently, the most popular dish of all - bagels, especially with salmon and krimchizom.
UDC makes cakes to order: those that are on the confectionery menu, and according to special recipes. The most popular is milk cake. It is ordered in various shapes and sizes. Sometimes cakes are decorated with mini cupcakes.
On November 11, UDC turned one year old. On this day, a festive lemon cupcake was presented to all the guests of the confectionery. And regular visitors to Upside Down gave their favorite place 4 soft toys and 8 home-made cards.
Soon the first cupcake, invented not by the pastry chef, will appear at UDC. A cupcake with Mojito for the birthday of the confectionery gave its owners food blogger Ira Tyurina. Suki Maman and Isaac Correa liked him so much that they decided to modify it a bit and enter it on the New Year’s menu. All proceeds from the sale of these cupcakes will be donated to charity.
Almost every dessert in the confectionery can be taken away, except for ice cakes and cookies with ice cream: they include frozen cheese or ice cream, which quickly melt.
Less than a month ago, full-fledged delivery was launched at UDC. At the patisserie you can order pies, cheesecakes, puddings, mini cupcakes, cupcakes and cakes. The record order at the moment is 5,000 mini-cupcakes. It will be delivered by Christmas.
When the UDC was opened, there was no alcohol in the confectionery menu. Now they are selling mulled wine, wine and sparkling wines. Smoking is still prohibited.
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