When Tracey’s mother, Bette, was a child, she loved to eat the iced tops of Momma’s cupcakes and refused to eat the rest of the cake. Momma turned the tables on Bette when she flipped her cupcakes upside down and iced the tops and the sides – thus the Upcake was created! Now Bette had a bite of icing with every bite of cake and Momma’s cakes were enjoyed right down to the very last crumb. With all of our luscious Upcake varieties, we hope that this tradition will carry on at Dixie Picnic for many generations to come!
Upcakes are sold individually, by the half dozen, or by the dozen. They are baked fresh every day in our in-house bakery. To make sure we don’t run out, if you would like more than two dozen please provide 24-hour notice. If you would like special decorations on your cakes, please contact us for a quote.
About our icings
The icing that we make for our Upcakes is an American buttercream. The ingredients for our icings are confectioner’s sugar, butter, salt, and the flavor ingredients, like, for example, lemon juice and zest for lemon icing. We don’t use any artificial flavorings, thickeners, or hydrogenated oils. The traditional recipe for American buttercream uses sugar to keep from being runny, which means that our icings are sweet, just the way dessert should be.