Join The Twisted Sifter Group on Facebook
Special Occasion
The Twisted Sifter Blog

We have been in a cupcake war at work recently. One co-worker swore that GG's cupcakes were the best and another swore that Babycakes cupcakes were the best. Both shops are located in Lexington, KY. I've tried both and I knew that Pam of The Twisted Sifter was far and away better than either shops' idea of what a cupcake should taste like. I brought in a sample of Pam's cupcakes to prove my point and, needless-to-say, I won the cupcake war at work! The overall flavor was far superior than those at the other shops. Thanks Pam for helping me prove my point that small towns have big surprises awaiting the 'city folks'.

P.S. - I warily accepted your suggestion to try the Guinness cupcake with the chocolate ganache filling and Irish cream frosting. I split it with my husband and we both agreed that I should have purchased a few more. It was delicious!!!

Cathy Scott, Lexington KY
Cupcake Flavors

Ale 8 Ale-8 cake with an Ale-8 Buttercream
Almond Joy Chocolate cake with chocolate ganache, topped with coconut and almonds
Ancho Chocolate Cherry Ancho chocolate cherry cake with Ancho chocolate buttercream
Apple Spice Spice cake with fresh apple filling, topped with either cream cheese buttercream or caramel buttercream
Au Natural A dense cake that tastes just like a sugar cookie.
Aw Nuts! Almond, pecan and walnut cake iced with an almond buttercream.
Banana Split Banana cake with vanilla buttercream, topped with chocolate ganache and a maraschino cherry
Bananas Foster Banana cake with brown sugar buttercream and a caramel drizzle.
Banofee A banana and toffee cake with a vanilla buttercream.
Beer Cheese A beer cheese cupcake with a spicy cream cheese icing.
Black Forest Chocolate cake with a fluffy white icing topped with cherry filling
Blackberry Vanilla White cake with vanilla buttercream and a fresh blackberry filling
Blueberry Vanilla White cake with fresh blueberry filling, topped with vanilla buttercream
Boston Cream Yellow cake, English Custard, Chocolate Ganache
Brandied Peach Brandied peach cake with a brandied buttercream.
Bubble Gum Bubble gum flavored cake with bubble gum icing and topped with gumballs.
Butter Butter cake iced with chocolate buttercream
Butterscotch Chocolate Chip Butterscotch chip cake with a vanilla buttercream
Caramel Apple Sour apple cake topped with a caramel buttercream.
Caramel Macchiato Coffee cake with a caramel buttercream
Carnival A white cake with colorful sprinkles. Topped with a vanilla buttercream and sprinkles.
Carrot Carrot cake with cream cheese icing
Chai Chai cake with a Chai buttercream
Champagne Champagne cake with a champagne buttercream. Topped with a fresh strawberry
Cherry Bomb A cherry limeade cake with a cherry limeade buttercream.
Cherry Chocolate Chip Cherry chocolate chip cake with a vanilla buttercream, topped with chocolate ganache.
Cherry Vanilla A cherry vanilla cake with a cherry buttercream.
Chocolate Chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream
Chocolate Bailey's Chocolate cake with a Bailey's Irish Cream buttercream
Chocolate Bavarian Cream Chocolate cake with a Bavarian cream filling. Topped with a chocolate buttercream
Chocolate Bourbon - Maker's Mark Chocolate cake with a chocolate Maker's Mark buttercream
Chocolate Cherry Chocolate cherry cake with a chocolate buttercream
Chocolate Chip Chocolate chip cake with vanilla buttercream, topped with chocolate ganache
Chocolate Chip Caramel Chocolate chip cake with a dolce de leche buttercream topped with ganache.
Chocolate Chip Toffee Chocolate chip toffee cake with vanilla buttercream.
Chocolate Hazelnut Chocolate cake with a chocolate hazelnut icing.
Chocolate l'Orange A chocolate orange cake with a chocolate orange ganache. Topped with orange marmalade.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Chocolate cake with a peanut butter icing. Topped with a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup.
Chocolate Peppermint Chocolate cake with a chocolate peppermint buttercream. Topped with crushed peppermint candy.
Chocolate Raspberry Chocolate cake with a fresh raspberry filling. Topped with a chocolate buttercream
Chocolate Turtle A chocolate cake topped with a chocolate ganache, pecans and a drizzle of caramel.
Coconut Cream Coconut cake with a Bavarian cream filling. Topped with a vanilla buttercream and coconut flake.
Coconut Lime Coconut cake with a lime curd filling. Iced with a coconut buttercream and lime zest.
Coconut Raspberry Coconut cake with a raspberry filling and a coconut buttercream.
Cookies and Cream White cookie cake with a vanilla buttercream. Topped with crushed Oreo cookies.
Cosmic Cupcake A Tang flavored cake with a Tang buttercream, topped with Pop Rocks.
Cotton Candy Cotton candy flavored cake with a cotton candy buttercream
Creme Brulee Creme Brulee cake with a creme brulee buttercream. Topped with a carmalized sugar drizzle
Cuba Libre Cola cake with a rum buttercream
Derby Dash Bourbon pecan cake with chocolate chips. Topped with a vanilla buttercream.
Dublin's Delight Guinness Stout cake with a chocolate ganache filling and a Bailey's Irish Cream buttercream.
Fuzzy Navel An orange and Peach Schnapps cake and buttercream.
German Chocolate Chocolate cake with a coconut pecan icing
Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookie White cake with crushed cookies. Thin mint at the bottom. Topped with a vanilla buttercream.
Goin' Nutty Bourbon cake iced with a Nutella buttercream.
Grape Ape Grape flavored cake with a grape buttercream.
Heaven Brownie and cheesecake swirled. Topped with a dollop of cream cheese icing.
Honeyed Cinnamon Cinnamon cake with a honey and cinnamon buttercream.
Hot Chocolate Hot Chocolate cake with a marshmallow filling, iced with hot chocolate buttercream.
Hummingbird Pineapple, banana, pecans create this southern treat, with cream cheese icing.
Italian Cream The classic Italian cream complete with pecans/walnuts and coconut
Just Peachy Peach cake with a vanilla buttercream.
Key Lime Key lime cake with a key lime buttercream. Topped with a lime zest.
Lemon White cake with a fresh lemon filling. Topped with a vanilla or lemon buttercream
Lemon Blueberry Lemon cake with fresh blueberries. Topped with a vanilla or lemon buttercream
Lemon Cream A lemon cake with a lemon cream filling with a lemon buttercream.
Lemon Lavender Lemon cake with a lavender buttercream.
Lemon Meringue White cake with a fresh lemon filling. Topped with a golden meringue
Lemon Raspberry Lemon cake with a fresh raspberry filling. Topped with a vanilla buttercream
Life is a Cabarnet A mulled Cabarnet Savingon cake with a Cabarnet buttercream.
Louisiana Lady Praline flavored cake with pecans. A vanilla buttercream topped with pralines.
M and M White cake with m and m's. Topped with a chocolate buttercream and m and m's
Mai Tai A tropical flavor mixture of pineapple, orange, grenadine and rum.
Maple Bacon A maple bacon cake topped with a maple buttercream and chopped bacon.
Maple Walnut Maple flavored cake with walnuts. Iced with a maple flavored buttercream.
Marble Chocolate and white marble cake. Topped with vanilla or chocolate or swirl buttercream
Margarita Margarita cake with a margarita buttercream. Topped with a zest of lime.
Mimosa Orange champagne cake with a champagne icing.
Mint Chocolate Chip Mint chocolate chip cake with a chocolate mint buttercream
Mint Julep Bourbon cake topped with a bourbon mint buttercream.
Mocha Latte Chocolate cake with a mocha buttercream
Monkey Biz Chocolate chip banana cake with a peanut butter buttercream.
Mountain Dew A super moist cake that is a southern favorite.
Mudslide Kahlua chocolate chip cake, iced with a irish cream buttercream.
Neopolitan Strawberry, vanilla and chocolate layered cake with a vanilla buttercream.
Nilla Gorilla Banana cake with a Nilla Wafer in the center, vanilla buttercream topped with banana pudding.
No Bake Cookies Chocolate and Oats create this timeless treat.
Orange Creamsicle Orange vanilla cake topped with an orange vanilla buttercream
Orange Gingerbread Gingerbread cake with an orange cream cheese icing.
Peach Cobbler Peach cobbler cake with a vanilla buttercream. Topped with a sprinkle of cinnamon.
Peach Melba Cake with chunks of peach and raspberries. Topped with vanilla buttercream.
Peanut Butter and Jelly White cake with a jelly filling. Topped with a Peanut Butter icing.
Pecan Pie This cupcake tastes just like the pie!
Peppermint Patty Dark chocolate cake with a peppermint filling. Topped with a peppermint chocolate buttercream.
Pina Colada Coconut cake with a pineapple buttercream
Pineapple Upside Down Yellow cake, crushed pineapple, brown sugar and topped w/ a maraschino cherry
Pink Velvet Pomegranate cake with a vanilla buttercream
Pulled Pork A light cornmeal cake with bbq pulled pork in the center with a honey cinnamon buttercream.
Pucker Up Pink lemonade cake with pink lemonade buttercream
Pumpkin Pecan A pumpkin pecan cake with a cream cheese icing.
Raspberry Vanilla Raspberry filled with cake with a smooth buttercream icing.
Reese's Pieces A reese's pieces cake topped with a buttercream icing and sprinkled with more reese's.
Red Hot Tamale Tastes just the cinnamon candy.
Red Velvet A classic southern tradition of Red Velvet cake, topped with a cream cheese icing
Root Beer Root beer cake with a root beer buttercream
S'mores A chocolate cake with chocolate ganache, graham cracker and toasted marshmallow.
Spiced Caramel Pear An ultra moist spiced pear cake with a creamy spiced buttercream.
Spiced Rum Raisin Captain Morgan's rum raisin cake with a rum buttercream icing.
Strawberry Strawberry cake with a vanilla or strawberry buttercream
Strawberry Bliss Strawberry cake with a fresh strawberry filling and topped with vanilla buttercream
Strawberry Champagne A light champagne cake with chopped fresh strawberries. Topped with a Champagne buttercream.
Strawberry Mango Margarita A light cake that's as tasty as the tropical drink.
Suzi Q Chocolate cake w/a light vanilla filling. Topped w/a chocolate ganache and a vanilla buttercream swirl
Sweet Potato A sweet potato cake with a brown sugar cinnamon buttercream.
The "Betty White" White cake with a vanilla buttercream
Tiramisu Yellow cake soaked with Kahlua, Rum, Amaretto & coffee. Iced with a Tiramisu cream cheese.
Toffee Toffee chip cake with vanilla buttercream. Topped with a sprinkle of toffee.
Trifles Cake w/Bavarian cream w/ choc. ganache or raspberry or strawberry or lemon. Top w/ whip cream.
Vanilla Pink Grapefruit A vanilla pink grapefruit cake with a pink grapefruit buttercream.
Vanilla Rose A vanilla cupcake with a rose water buttercream.
Vanilla Suzi Q A vanilla cake with a creamy chocolate filling topped with chocolate ganache.
Veruca Salt (salted caramel) A white cake with a caramel icing topped with sea salt.
Vietnamese Coffee coffee cake with a sweet cream filling. Topped with a coffee buttercream
Wango Mango Pineapple mango cake with a cilantro lime buttercream
Watermelon Watermelon flavored cake and buttercream icing.
Wedding Cake A moist, light cake with a slight almond flavor. As aromatic as it is flavorful.
White Choc Raspberry White chocolate cake with a vanilla buttercream topped with raspberry filling.
White Forest White cake topped with a light vanilla icing and cherry filling