Kate’s Frosting Cupcakes on Main opened October 20, 2007, after a long San Antonio summer of creating and testing original cupcake recipes. Creating a name for the store wasn’t so difficult. The owner, Kate-Frost Feild and her family decided that her name perfectly lent itself to the cupcake bakery.
Houston native and TCU graduate Kate-Frost, who was 23 at the time, enlisted the help of her grandmother, Houston artist Kate Frost Neal, her parents Nick and Mary-Kate and her brother Tom to design and decorate the 2,100 square foot store front and back patio. In the meantime, she hired several culinary students from St. Phillip’s College to help test and further develop many of the recipes. There are now over 100 flavors on the menu, including the ever popular Ruby Slipper, an authentic red velvet cake.
Located at 2518 N. Main, in the heart of historic Monte Vista, Kate’s has fast become a part of a welcoming and enthusiastic neighborhood. After a successful first holiday season in Monte Vista, Kate’s Frosting had an opportunity to expand the business. On May 1rst, 2008, The Cupcake Cabin by Kate’s Frosting opened in Alamo Heights. After three years in Alamo Heights, the Cabin moved to a larger, more visible location at 7701 Broadway @ Nottingham. The Cupcake Cabin became Kate's Frosting on Broadway, March 23rd, 2011.
In addition to cupcakes, both stores offer a collection of gift items and accessories, jewelry, fun handbags, tote bags, serving pieces, t-shirts, aprons for children and adults, Cds and more!
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