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The Sugar Cube Sells Cart, Eying Brick-and-Mortar Plans

A cupcake swap is underway in the SE Hawthorne parking lot of Lardo: Portland Monthly reports that Kir Jensen has sold her iconic cart the Sugar Cube, with plans to soon open a legit brick-and-mortar bakery. The buyer: Hungry Heart Cupcakes, the formerly mobile-only cart, will rebrand the familiar Sugar Cube trailer into Hungry Heart Desserts and remain parked in the Lardo lot.

According to PoMo's Karen Brooks, Jensen — who's received a slew of national press for her five-year-old cart and year-old cookbook — will soon launch a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the brick-and-mortar spot. No details have been released about its possible location. Hungry Heart Desserts, meanwhile, will debut on SE Hawthorne on May 4. More as it becomes available.
· The Sugar Cube to go Brick-and-Mortar [Eat Beat]
· The Sugar Cube [Official site]
· All Previous Sugar Cube Coverage [Eater PDX]

Image of the Sugar Cube courtesy Facebook

The Sugar Cube

3039 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211

The Sugar Cube

4250 SE Belmont Street, Portland, OR

Lardo

1212 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard, , OR 97214 (503) 234-7786 Visit Website

The Sugar Cube

1212 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR

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