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Lightening the mood: Bakery offers corona-themed cupcakes, including stylized TP confection

COAL GROVE — A local bakery is trying to bring a smile to people during a frustrating time.

Sugar & Spice Sweets To Go in Coal Grove is offering two specialty cupcakes for pickup, themed around the current state of emergency surrounding the coronavirus.

One is a corona lime cupcake, owner Heidi Clark said, which is a yellow cupcake with lime shavings.

The other is a chocolate cupcake, topped with a roll of toilet paper, made from fondant icing.

“I’m just trying to lighten the mood,” Clark said. “And to give a little comic relief to a dire situation.”

Clark offers the cupcakes in a “quarantine quality time box” for $15, which includes two cupcakes, two brownies, two cookies, a half-pound of homemade buttercream and assorted sprinkles.

The bakery has been in operation on Marion Pike since 2011 and Clark also owns Spice of Life catering, established in 2007, though she said that has been shut down by the emergency orders issued by Gov. Mike DeWine.

Clark said the creations have been well received and people have been buying large qualities to take back to offices.

“We’re just trying to keep up with the demand,” she said.

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