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From the tree: Ten things you didn’t know about Cuckoo’s Bakery
Ten things you didn’t know about Cuckoo’s Bakery:
- Their cupcake menu changes every single day, with all the cupcakes being made that day
- Any cakes left over from that day go to a homeless shelter on North Bridge
- If you bring back your Cuckoo’s cupcake box for a refill, you will get 10% off your purchase
- Their chandelier is made of 500 pieces which the owners, Vidya and Graham, painstakingly put together themselves
- All details were carefully selected to fit the theme, with the cuckoo clock sourced from the Black Forest and the cross stitched frame created by Graham’s grannie’s friend
- Their Cuckoo’s Coconut Milkshake contains 3 scoops of Mackie’s ice cream and was termed by one happy customer as “a holiday in a glass”.
- Graham once ate 85 mince pies at Christmas, and plans to make them a feature on their upcoming Christmas menu
- Their crockery and design work was developed by Parasite Ceramics, an urban ceramic company from the South
- All orders are delivered by Edinburgh-based bicycle service Pronto Pedal Power and being environmentally friendly is one of the aims of the bakery
- Although Graham lusted after an Artisan KitchenAid, their kitchen is stocked with a Kenwood Chef Major Mixer, which Graham uses to make each sponge batch individually each day.
Photo credit: Marcio Serpa Photography
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