Hey Cupcake!

"Love is Love." Hey Cupcake!’s Celebrating Luv and Cupcakes Throughout February! Posted on 06 Feb 09:00

Can you feel the Luv, Hey Cupcake! fans? Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but we’re already feeling warm and fuzzy with LuvCakes back at our shops. This cupcake is fit for your sweetheart with a moist chocolate cake swirled with splendid strawberry cream cheese frosting and finished with a lovely heart. Is that adorable or what? We know you’ve already got heart eyes <3.

You can indulge in a LuvCake for $3.50 or give as a gift in a white box tied with a red ribbon and bow, finished with the Valentine’s Day card of your choice for $6.50 plus tax. LuvCakes are also available for catering or platter orders for office parties or social gatherings on the day of love.

LuvCake

But what’s the ultimate way to show you love the frosting out of someone? Give them our “True Love” package, of course! Delectable sweets include an Original LuvPak 6-Pak (2 Original LuvCakes + 2 Original Vanilla Dreams + 2 Original Red Velvets), a chocolate-covered strawberry 6-pak, and a red bow and ribbon plus the card of your choice with a message for $30. Dreams do come true!

True Luv Package

Our LuvPaks ($12) are available for purchase outside of the “True Love” package, as are the chocolate-covered strawberries ($8), which include fresh strawberries dipped in delicious melted chocolate and decorated with white chocolate, cookie crumbs, and other tasty morsels. Mini LuvPaks, Original LuvPaks, and Original Gluten-Free Red Velvet LuvPaks are available on our gifts page for your sweetie. Our hearts are already beating out of our chests.

 LuvPak

LuvPak Gift Packages include:

  • LuvPak Gift ($15+tax): Mini LuvPak 6-pack (2 mini LuvCakes + 2 mini Vanilla Dreams + 2 mini Red Velvets) plus a red ribbon and bow, and Valentine’s Day card with message

LuvPak Mini

 

  • Six Original Luv Pak Gift ($24+tax): LuvPak 6-pack (2 Original LuvCakes + 2 Original Vanilla Dreams + 2 Original Red Velvets) plus a red ribbon and bow, and Valentine’s Day card with message

LuvPak Original

 

  • Six Original Gluten-Free Red Velvet LuvPak ($27+tax): Gluten-Free Red Velvet LuvPak (6 Original Gluten-Free Red Velvets) plus a red ribbon and bow, and Valentine’s Day card with message

LuvPak Gluten-Free Red Velvet

Order the “True Love” Package, LuvCakes, LuvPaks, or chocolate-covered strawberries online or call 512-476-CAKE today to get your Valentine’s order on the books. Don’t let your guy or gal miss out on mouthwatering cupcakes come February 14th!

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re also looking for some Luv stories to share on our social media pages. Is your Luv story totally adorable? Did you fall in Luv with Hey Cupcake! at first bite? Send us your story of falling in Luv OR the story of how you fell head-over-heels for Hey Cupcake! on Facebook or to mrspriggy@heycupcake.com to have it shared with our cupcake community! 

We’re about to celebrate our 10th anniversary and we want you along for the ride! Our decade of delectableness will be culminated in fantastic birthday treats for our customers…because without you, we couldn’t have made it this far. Thank you! Look out for maybe a birthday bash or a coupon or super duper deal on our Facebook and Twitter pages. We’re looking forward to spending the next 10 years spreading smiles and cupcakes throughout Austin.  Mr.Spriggy Crew

And because we’ve made it so far since 2007, it makes sense that we’re ready to franchise! Hey Cupcake! can now bring Mr. Spriggy and the Cupcake Crew to your neighborhood and spread the cupcake love. Each of our awesome cakes will be available at all franchise locations so be ready to dive into some super cakes around your block soon!

If you’re ready to have a Hey Cupcake! shop in your hood or would like more information about franchising with Hey Cupcake!, please reach out to misti@heycupcake.com or call 713-560-7820. This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only.

February is in full swing in our bakery and we’re gearing up to celebrate the ultimate day of amour with Valentine’s Day treats including our “True Love” Package ($30), Luv Cakes ($3.50), LuvPaks ($12), chocolate-covered strawberry 6-paks ($8), and specialty paks ($6.50 to $27). Make sure to mark the dates below on your calendar because our Facebook and Twitter pages will be lit up with special somethings! (hint: it could be a coupon or BOGO offer)

February Holidays:

  • Carrot Cake Day (2/3)
  • Valentine’s Day (2/14)
  • National Act of Kindness Day (2/17)
  • National Strawberry Day (2/27)

Help us spread the Luv throughout the month of February by following us on Facebook and Twitter!

Find out what’s baking at Hey Cupcake! Be the first to learn about our delicious deals when you sign up for our newsletter and promotional coupons by sending an email to hello@heycupcake.com.

In Sweetness,

Mandy Ellis

 

Mandy Ellis is an Austin-based freelance food, travel, and health writer who dives with delight into boxes of Double Doses. You can find her at www.mandyellis.com.


Mr. Spriggy and The Cupcake Crew are Coming to a Neighborhood Near You!: Hey Cupcake!’s Franchising and Business Partnerships Posted on 08 Nov 09:30

Hey Cupcake! fans around the globe, we’re super psyched to announce that we’re about to be franchise ready! Later this fall we’ll be sellable in the state of Texas, and in the coming months, rolling out our shops in surrounding areas. We want the world to join in on our celebration of decadent goodness!

Vanilla Dreamin'Hey Cupcake! began as a sprinkle of a thought in Wes Hurt’s mind while he was Vanilla Dreamin’. Tired of half-baked desserts, Hurt and business partner, Brian Morris, cooked up the cupcakery that would take over Austin’s hearts…and stomachs.

Hey Cupcake! story

With the help of vintage airstream trailers, a refitted ice cream truck, and a few dreamers, Hey Cupcake!’s tantalizing treats created frosting-smeared smiles throughout the capital of Texas. And now, this frosted fairytale is about to take a franchising flight to a spot near you thanks to Mr. Spriggy and The Cupcake Crew!

Mr. Spriggy and The Cupcake Crew are heading to your hood to bring you the yummiest, biggest, get-your-face-dirty cupcakes around…no forks necessary. But it wouldn’t be proper if we didn’t give you a morsel of what each crew cake has to offer. They’re short and the sweetest, they do the Spriggy Jiggy, and they want you to remember, whatever you do…don’t be a LAZYCAKE!

Whether it’s Mr. Spriggy and his manic high jinks, RastaCake’s unflappable chill, or SmartyCake’s carbon-powered waffle iron, you’re sure to leave with face-stuffing tasty-ness and a good trick up your sleeve. 

Mr. Spriggy Crew

But let’s not forget the most aww-worthy of the bunch, SweetBerry, and diva-extraordinaire Velvetina. Need a little extra wisdom from someone who’s been around the block before it was “The Block?” PoppyCake’s here to tell you what’s what while GramCake gives the best hugs this side of the bakery.

Lil’Cake may eat you out of house and home, but she’s just so darn cute, your love for her will grow like her belly does after scarfing down a glazed ham. Ever wondered if you could be licked to death? WoofCake might make it so as his tail-wagging furricane runs your way. KittyCake seems stand-off-ish, but her precocious charm will have you stroking her ears before you realize what she’s done to your pricey smartphone. 

If you feel yourself slipping slowly into LAZYCAKE land, you may come across The Cupcake Crew’s nemesis duo, Grogster and Slugmuffin. Some believe Grogster was born under a bad sign and Slugmuffin…well…he’s not exactly the finest tip in the frosting drawer. They’ll make you feel like you’ll crumble, but with a bit of hard work, and a few lucky sprinkles, you’ll be out of their grubby hands faster than you can say Double Dose.

So dance the day away because life’s short and this Cupcake Crew is shooting for the stars while sharing sweet lessons along the way.

Want to bring Mr. Spriggy and The Cupcake Crew to your spot? Send an email to misti@heycupcake.com for more info about Hey Cupcake! franchises. This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only.

Life gave us lemons…so we’re giving you lemonade! Hey Cupcake! is expanding it’s locations and offerings with the help of our partners and new Hey Cupcake! family members! Austin City Lemons has been acquired by Hey Cupcake!, and will bring their squeeze-happy lemonade stand to our SoCo corner. Now you get Hey Cupcake!’s oversized cupcakes and Austin Scoops ice cream plus Austin City Lemons’ Cup of Happiness or Great Day all at our SoCo spot. You can even add some fanciness to your lemonade with mint, mango, blueberry, or lavender.

Austin City Lemons

Catering options are available from Austin City Lemons through Hey Cupcake! in kegs and jugs, and you can get your picture with the Lemon Dude who has this super sweet Instagram! So grab your smiles, sprinkles, and all things happy, and head on down to our SoCo location to try out all our crave-worthy cakes, savory scoops, and luscious lemonade.

Mr. Spriggy at Pig Pen BBQ

We’ve also developed relationships with I Do BBQ and Pig Pen BBQ plus other local favorites in order to offer our amazing cupcakes at their shops. If you or your business are interested in partnering with Hey Cupcake!, please send an email to misti@heycupcake.com.

Hit us up on Facebook and Twitter to let us know what neighborhood Mr. Spriggy and The Cupcake Crew should hit up next!

Want to know what’s happening at Hey Cupcake!? Be the first to learn about our delicious deals when you sign up for our newsletter and promotional coupons by sending an email to hello@heycupcake.com.

In Sweetness,

Mandy Ellis

Mandy Ellis is an Austin-based freelance food, travel, and health writer who dives with delight into boxes of Double Doses. You can find her at www.mandyellis.com.


Hey, You, What’s that Sound?! Call for Acoustic Musicians Plus New Merchandise and Delivery Options Posted on 26 Sep 08:00

Calling all acoustic artists! Hey Cupcake! is looking for acoustic musicians to jam at our SoCo location and enjoy some exceptional cupcakes. If you have chill music with family-friendly lyrics, we’d love to talk to you!

Clips from 40 Dogs music video

Not only is SoCo a must-be place for shooting TV shows and movies, it’s now a top space for live music. Even Hey Cupcake!’s truck has been featured in a music video! We’re also giving this location a beautiful facelift including a brand new deck and set up for musicians. Wanna be one of the first artists featured there?

Before sending us an email, please remember SoCo is a family-friendly spot, and your tunes shouldn’t have parents covering their little one’s ears. We’re about stuffing our faces with cupcakes, people!

Hey Cupcake! SoCo Location

For those who love cupcakes and good vibes (seriously, who doesn’t?), send an email to hello@heycupcake.com. Include info on your band’s acoustic sound as well as a few recordings of your recent songs.

Our staff will get back to you shortly to let you know the details. If you’re selected, we’ll be happy to share your songs via our social media channels. We can’t wait to hear the talent the Live Music Capital of the World has to offer! 

Smile! Logo at SoCo

In addition to our new music venue and SoCo remodel, we’re expanding our merchandise so everyone in the family can sport Hey Cupcake! with glee. Adult tees, youth tees, and baby onesies are available in a variety of fun colors.

Now that you’re decked out in Hey Cupcake! gear, you need a break with one of our sweet treats. And we’re happy to announce that we’ve added a new delivery option, Postmates, to our list, which already includes Uber Eats, Amazon Prime, and our own friendly Hey Cupcake! drivers. Just make an order and we’ll be there in a jiff!

Got an event coming up instead? We’ll come to you with our cupcake truck and Mr. Spriggy (he’s rentable!). Birthdays, weddings, even Game Day celebrations, we’ve got you covered with our flashy frostings and enticing cakes. We’ve also been featured on Kennedy Creative Events' blog for catering their 18th birthday event with our yummy cupcakes. Thanks for choosing Hey Cupcake!, Kennedy Creative; we’re super psyched to hear you loved our cakes!

Pumpkinator is Back

Last but certainly not least…it’s back! Pumpkinator, our seasonal flavor, is in stores from October 1st until November 30th. This aromatic pumpkin spice cupcake is covered in a delectable cream cheese frosting then dusted with bites of graham cracker. Get rid of your PSL, pumpkin spice candle, and pumpkin spice Milanos, and snag a Pumpkinator this fall! 

Hit us up on Facebook and Twitter to let us know how many Pumpkinators you’ve scarfed down with the hashtag #Pumkinator4Me. Don’t forget! Keep an eye out on our social media pages for mystery cupcake riddles. Guess correctly and you could win a FREE dozen!

In Sweetness,

Mandy Ellis

Mandy Ellis is an Austin-based freelance food, travel, and health writer who dives with delight into boxes of Double Doses. You can find her at www.mandyellis.com.


Announcing Mystery Cakes! Posted on 26 Jul 14:55

Don't be a Lazy Cake! Help Mr. Spriggy Solve the Mystery Cake Riddle!

(1st Riddle launch is August 1st and 1st Mystery Cake reveal is on August 8th)

The cake’s afoot! Hey Cupcake!'s mascot, Mr. Spriggy, is back in town looking for clues for our new mystery cupcake, which launches on August 8th.

Don’t sit back and be a lazy cake...Help Mr. Spriggy decipher the riddle that appears August 1st by checking our Facebook and Twitter pages in addition to our email blast.

Mr. Spriggy looking for clues at front counter

During the week of August 1-7, track Mr. Spriggy’s moves around Austin on Facebook and Twitter to catch a conceivable riddle clue. He may be at the bat bridge or Angelina Eberly Statue…who knows!

If you spot Mr. Spriggy while he’s out clue searching, bust out your best "Spriggy Jiggy" moves with him. Whoever gets the most likes for their epic dance will win a special prize. Hey Cupcake! lovers who don’t discover our beloved mascot out in the wild can also win a prize by sharing their awesome "Spriggy Jiggy" video on our page.

Mr. Spriggy looking for mystery cupcake clues

Mystery Cake Riddle contest details:

The first person to solve the riddle before the August 8th launch will win a mystery cupcake and FREE Dozen of their choice.  All subsequent correct answers will score a B.O.G.O. cupcake coupon.

Start the guessing…you only have seven days to win FREE mystery cakes!

Stay tuned...for a slice of the action every two weeks as Mr. Spriggy hits the streets of Austin in search of clues to solve the next mystery cake riddle. A little hint: watch for the second riddle on August 15th and next mystery cupcake reveal on August 22nd.

Mr. Spriggy at the front counter

Keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter pages as well as the email blast for the first riddle on August 1st. Solve it prior to August 8th, and the mystery cupcake and a sweet prize will be yours.

In Sweetness,

Mandy Ellis

Mandy Ellis is an Austin-based freelance food, travel, and health writer who dives with delight into boxes of Double Doses. You can find her at www.mandyellis.com.