Tamara’s the Cake Guru [Cherry Cheesecake Cupcake]

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After lunch at Jansen’s Bar and Restaurant this afternoon, we headed to a new cupcake place in Oshkosh that came highly recommended by our lunch companions. Tamara’s the Cake Guru is located on 1529 Oregon Street in Oshkosh and is worth the drive. Let’s just say this place was a little piece of heaven. I think Oshkosh may be home of the two best cupcake places in the Fox Valley (the other being Caramel Crisp Cafe downtown).

When we walked in the small bakery, the smell took me away. It was a nice complement to what my eyes soon laid eyes on. There were probably 12 different types of colorful cupcakes behind the glass counter and about 10 large cake displays sitting around the large windows. They were all decorated adorably, whether it be for a wedding, fall festival or a baby shower. These cakes were impressive and 100% better looking than any dessert I have every attempted to make. We took our place in line, looking starry-eyed at the choices of cupcakes that were in the case. As you can see below, they were colorful and all wrapped in decorative wax paper. They were even on the cheap. $2.50 for one huge cupcake that probably was the equivalent of a pound of sugar.

Some of their flavors include (are you ready for this?):

Alabama Slammer
Almond Poppyseed
Andes Minthe
Applespice
Baileys Salted Caramel
Bahama Mama
Banana Split
Birthday Cake
Blackberry Merlot
Black Forest
Blueberry and Cream
Blueberry Breakfast
Boston Cream Pie
Bubble Gum
Butter Rum
Candy Candy Candy
Candy Store
Caramel Cashew Cream Cheese
Caramel Frappuccino
Carrot
Champagne
Choc Cherry Amaretto
Cherry Cheese
Cherry Cola
Chocolate Caramel Bacon
Chocolate Coconut
Chocolate Covered Cherry
Chocolate Dipped Strawberry
Chocolate Hazelnut Caramel Mocha
Chocolate Heath
Chocolate Key Lime
Chocolate Malt
Chocolate Meltaway
Chocolate Merlot
Chocolate Mocha
Chocolate Peppermint
Chocolate Raspberry
Chocolate Rum Cake
Chocolate Salted Caramel
Chocolate Volcano
Cookie Jar
Cookies and CreamCrème Brulee
Dirt cupcake
Dreamsicle
Éclair
Eggnog
English Toffee
Fruity Frosty Fun
Gingerbread
Hot Fudge Strawberry Sundae
Hunka Hunka Burnin Love
Irish Car Bomb
Kahlua and Cream
Kahlua Caramel Macchiato
“Key” Lime and a Coconut
Key Lime
Kiddie Cocktail
Lemon Cream
Lemon Dream
Lemon Blueberry Chardonnay
Maple Bacon Coffee
Milky Way
Mint Oreo
Old Fashioned
Old School Lemon Poppyseed
Peanut Butter and Jelly
Peanut Butter Cup
Peppermint Twist
Pina Colada
Pink Velvet
Princess
Pumpkin
Rainbow
Raspberry Lemonade
Raspberry cheesecake torte
Red Velvet
Red White and Blueberry
Rocky Road
Root Beer Float
Rum and Coke
Rumchata
S’mores
Snickerdoodle
Snickers
Snowball
Sprinkles
Strawberry Banana Smoothie
Strawberry Burst
Strawberry Lemonade
Strawberry Margarita
Strawberry Mimosa
Sugar Cookie
Tequila Sunrise
Tiramisu
Triple Chocolate
Triple Chocolate Latte
Triple Shot
Turtle
White Chocolate Raspberry
Wildberry Smoothie
Winter Raspberry
Yellow birthday cake

I cannot imagine walking into this place, having to choose from this many flavors. I thought picking from about 12 was rough. Anyways, I decided on the Cheery Cheesecake Cupcake. It was vanilla cake with cherry filling in the middle with cream cheese frosting and a fresh cherry on the top. It was to die for. I even scraped the wax paper to make sure I didn’t leave any cupcake behind. If you are ever in the mood for a cupcake and live in Guatemala, New York, Egypt, or even as far a Green Bay, make the trip. You will not regret it!

-M

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Location:

Tamara’s the Cake Guru
1529 Oregon Street
Oshkosh, WI 54902


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