The Little Red Cupcake store in Montgomery Alabama might have the world's BEST cupcakes! Nita and Fred Johnson are the founders or Little Red Cupcake and they recently appeared on an episode of Flip My Food to share the secrets of Nita’s famous cupcakes! Here is the inspirational story of how the Johnson family turned a fun hobby into a delicious business.
Little Red Cupcake, named in honor of their famous Red Velvet Cake, was actually birthed through the encouragement of family members. The Johnson family is a lot like “The Walton’s”. They have lots of family get-togethers and always had to bring the red velvet cake. It seemed like at every function, someone would tell Nita to start selling her cake but she never thought of baking as a source of income.
Before they knew it, people started asking for decorated cakes as well as the cupcakes, so the Johnson's decided to take a few cake decorating classes. Now, when people ask “can u make…..” the answer quickly went from I don’t know to YES! They began making hundreds of cakes and cupcakes in the small oven in their home kitchen. This soon became overwhelming for the family so they decided to turn their empty duplex into their own cupcake store. It took a while to move from their kitchen into the store-front with many ups and downs along the way but with a lot of determination they completed the projects and had the grand opening of Little Red Cupcake on September 9th. Nita said, “We never gave up hope on Little Red Cupcake because we knew God was with us. He placed wonderful people in our paths to help us get to this point and beyond. This may be our journey but we are not alone. We are very enthusiastic about our new business but realize this is just the beginning. There is still plenty to learn and you can go a far as your imagination will take you. We look forward to each new challenge.”
So if you are ever in Montgomery Alabama go to the Little Red Cupcake store to try Nita’s famous Red Velvet Cupcake. They are located at the address below and open Wednesday thru Friday from 10:30am – 5:30pm and hoping to begin shipping their cupcakes throughout the US starting in November.
638 Hall Street
Montgomery, Al 36104