Culture Cakes Kit

Taste & bake the world! Get exotic ingredients, unique snacks and cultural fusion cupcake recipes!

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Product Overview
  • All subscriptions ship on the 4th of the following month. (Ex. Order at any time during October, your first package ships on November 4th.) FOR HOLIDAY GIFTS, subscribe before November 30th, for a Holiday Kit to ship on December 4th. Also, visit our website for individual products that ship within 72 hours of purchase.
  • Only ships within United States
  • Subscriptions automatically renew. Cancel anytime
The Travel Foodie Subscription Box
Do you miss travelling as much as us? Ignite your wanderlust from your own kitchen! Each month you will receive: international snacks, a cultural fusion cupcake recipe, baking tools and exotic ingredients, & a booklet of cultural discovery!
  • Discover snacks from a new featured country each month!
  • 1-3 Exotic ingredients and baking supplies!
  • A recipe to turn cultural, exotic flavors into the common cupcake!
  • A booklet of cultural discovery and collectibles
  • Free Shipping!

Questions

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Q: Hi I'm from the Philippines and I'm gifting this for daughter's bday. So my question is, it possible to get her first box thats in Philippines kit? I think she will very exciting bec. she loves ube.Asked by Jozefeen A., July 2020

Culture Cakes Kit answered...July 2020

Hi Jozefeen,
Thank you for your interest in Culture Cakes Kits. Love to be part of your gifting experience! We are not currently able to offer specific/custom kits within the subscriptions. However, please check out our website, where you can specifically purchase the Philippines Kit individually. Please feel free to email us if you have any further questions!


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Q: Does the snack box always come in a bubble mailer? Does it not get its own box? Asked by Rochelle B., December 2019

Culture Cakes Kit answered...December 2019

Hi! Thank you for your question. Yes, currently the Miniature 'Snacks Only'
Kit comes in a mailer. We are currently working on another option at a
different price point, but that is not available just yet. Thank you for
your interest!


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Q: I'm wondering how people do this as a Christmas gift. Should I order in time to have the December box to give her? Will everything still be good? Just curious.Asked by Lynn V., November 2019

Culture Cakes Kit answered...November 2019

Hi! Yes, you are correct. Our Holiday Edition Kit ships out on December
4th. The last day to subscribe for this kit is November 30th. All products
have an experation date for 2020 or 2021.

If you want us to ship it straight to the gift recipient, you can 'give a
gift.' It will arrive around the 8th, we will include a gift note if you
choose, and we won't email them until January, just in case.

Or, you can always mail it to yourself, so that you can gift wrap it and
give it as a present at any time.

We also have many gift options on our official website that ship to you
within 2 days. Thank you for your interest in Culture Cakes Kit!


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Q: Why does it say you don’t have enough supply for me to order? Are you stopping this box?Asked by Patty D., June 2019

Culture Cakes Kit answered...June 2019

Thanks so much for reaching out. We are currently sold out of our July
subscription. Please feel free to join the corresponding email list to be
reminded when Subscription opens again on July 1st for our August box. We
also post updates and hints on our Facebook and Instagram page! You can
also check out our Shop page for a quick, one time purchase of mystery
boxes, and other fun treats!

Culture Cakes Kit reviewsReviews

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Creative Cakes Kit -INDIA

Oct 15, 2019
Joan C.
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Subscribed for 28 days
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I think this is a fun box. This box features a different locale each month - which makes it exciting to receive. I dont usually cook/bake but the direction were easy rnough to follow. Even though my cupcakes did not look like the picture (which is 100% my fault, lol), they were scrumptulious. I had a hilarious time trying the snacks and bakin (in a good way) that i even made a cideo to show my friends. I recommend this box.

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Culture Cakes Kit said...Oct 18, 2019

Awesome! We are so glad you had fun with your kit and got to share the experience with your friends! Be sure to share your creations with everyone else on our private Facebook group 'Culture & Cakes' ! We are excited for you to get your next kit!!

You can't go wrong with this subscriptio

Apr 10, 2020
Cortney D.
3 Reviews
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Subscribed for 7 months
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Really really really enjoy this box! I have 6 kids, and we all love food, especially food from different countries with different flavors and style. We all are able to try every piece, and learn about what we are eating and the origin from which country it came. The pamphlet that comes in the box is super informative without overloading you with too much information. My kids really like the part where there is about 7 or 8 different words to learn in that language. And lastly, in the box is always some type of recipe with one of the ingredients in the box. My 2 oldest always love making those unique recipes. This box always leads us into learning more about that country, finding their country anthem, or different animals in that country, ect. It really is one of my top picks for sure, very fun and educational! I would give it 12 stars if I could. Thanks everyone at culture cakes!

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Culture Cakes Kit said...May 25, 2020

Thank you so much for your kind words Cortney! We really appreciate it as we work really hard to curate Culture Cakes Kits for this exact reason. So glad your family enjoyed there time with Culture Cakes Kits!

What a fun and interesting box and tasty

Mar 10, 2020
Michelle S.
4 Reviews
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Subscribed for 2 months
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This box has been a lot of fun! I enjoy learning about the culture of other countries and what better way to learn than to enjoy their snacks! The company is quick to respond and even shipped our March boxes out a little early because they had to travel and didn't want any boxes to be late! Good job, Culture Cakes!

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Culture Cakes Kit said...Mar 12, 2020

Hi Michelle!
Thank you for your loyal business and kind words. We are so glad to hear that you have enjoyed your CCK experience and learned about the world around us!

Loving the unique cupcake combos

Mar 10, 2020
Sara D.
1 Review
Subscribed for 7 months
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I've been getting this box for about 6 months now and except for a small hiccup with the first box(which was fixed very quickly, responses to emails within a couple hours) the boxes have been great. The few less than stellar reviews on here seem to have a misunderstanding about what to expect in the box. There are snacks from a country and a recipe for cupcakes that uses popular flavors from that country and one or two "exotic" ingredients that might be harder to find locally. So far ingredients I've gotten have included hibiscus flower powder, Vegemite, ube extract, and various other things that would be harder to find locally. This box does not include all of the ingredients for the cupcakes. It's not a cupcake version of HelloFresh.

I just received March's Turkey box, looking forward to my cupcakes topped with Turkish delight!

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Culture Cakes Kit said...Mar 12, 2020

Hi Sara!
Thank you for your very loyal business and awesome review. We appreciate your participation on social media, and always look forward to seeing how your cupcakes come out every month! Thank you for understanding exactly what CCK is and appreciating all that comes with it. We hope that we continue to offer an awesome experience every month! Thank you!!

Awesome for tweens!

Dec 29, 2019
Alison M.
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Subscribed for 1 month
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I gifted this box to my 12 y/o niece and 11 y/o nephew and they love it. They have a YouTube channel where they unbox and try the snacks. Next video they are going to make one of the recipes. They are having a great experience with this box and we can’t wait to see what next month brings.

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Culture Cakes Kit said...Dec 30, 2019

Hi Alison,
Thank you so much for your kind words. So glad to hear they're enjoying it! Be sure to tag us on YouTube and we will be happy to share with our followers!

Great service/professionalism

Dec 08, 2019
Kristina S.
1 Review
Subscribed for 1 month
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I sent a gift subscription, so I just have experience with the owner of the company, Tautiauna. I asked her 50 million questions, asked her to make 25 million changes and she responded in stride when she definitely had the right to get impatient. I appreciate her kindness and responsiveness, and I'm sure I'll be buying a subscription for myself soon!

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Culture Cakes Kit said...Dec 09, 2019

Wow! Thank you so much Kristina, I appreciate it. So glad I could help!

A mini food vacation

Oct 12, 2019
Ann D.
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Subscribed for 3 months
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This subscription was a gift to our daughters. Both Ladies have loved each box. The Items included are unique and tasty I am told. I have received a call with each box to say how they love the treats inside. The best comment was, " it is a mini food vacation each month". There were some issues with the first shipments getting lost in transit, ( no fault of Culture Cakes). The service and dedication to ensuring it was corrected was outstanding. Tautiauna stayed in touch, and followed up to ensure the shipping challenge was corrected to everyone's satisfaction. I recommend this company highly, not only for their fun boxes but for the level of service to their customers. Well Done Tautiauna!

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Culture Cakes Kit said...Oct 13, 2019

Awesome! I am so glad everything worked out for both of your daughters. Thank you so much for your kind words!!

Great for tweens to learn about the worl

Jul 12, 2019
Courtnei M.
2 Reviews
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Subscribed for 2 months
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Our second box was exactly what I was hoping for! Such a fun and unique way to learn about cultures around the world. It's hard to find projects to do with my tween that she enjoys, but are also educational. This totally fits the bill!

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Culture Cakes Kit said...Jul 15, 2019

Wonderful! We are so glad we could create an exciting experience for you and your tween while learning about Colombia!

Wow!!

Jul 16, 2019
Heather H.
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SAUDI ARABIA!!! WOW... the snacks were fantastic 💜 I will have to wait to buy cornstarch to make cupcakes... I was surprised that the kit came will expensive ingredients!!! I don't know if I signed up for 1 or 3 months... looking forward to next month!!

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Culture Cakes Kit said...Jul 16, 2019

Wonderful! So glad that you enjoyed! Can't wait for you to see your August box!

Not what I expected

Feb 26, 2020
Jasmine C.
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Subscribed for 21 days
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My review is based on what I thought this box was vs what it is. It’s in no way meant to shed a negative light. I though the box was based on the cupcake and ingredients used to make it. The jam fulfills that but the other things included was confusing at first until I read the insert. I was wanting to make cupcakes with my girls... which I absolutely still can I just thought there would be the ingredients included. Almost like a home chef box.

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Culture Cakes Kit said...Mar 12, 2020

HI Jasmine,
Thank you for your subscription and review, we appreciate it. Very sorry to hear about the confusion and disappointment of what to expect. You are correct, our full size kits do come with the unique ingredients/ tools to accompany the Culture Cakes recipe each month. However, as described and shown, we do not include all of the ingredients for the recipes, as we expect everyone to have the basics like flour and eggs.

Ultimately, each month we do our best to try and put together packages that we believe most people will enjoy, but because it's a surprise we can't assure that everyone will enjoy every aspect, every month. But that's why we like to change it up and offer different products, baking products/tools...

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Past boxes from Culture Cakes Kit

Europe - November '20

Europe - November '20

Experience November in Europe with plenty of smells, flavors and colors of the holidays coming up!

Peru - October '20

Peru - October '20

Celebrate purple month in Peru with our Peru Culture Cakes Kit! With unique snacks, and 2 ingredients included this month, we get a fun experience! Looking for a Halloween Kit? Check out our website to pre-order your Halloween Kit this year. Over 2 pounds of candy and chocolate from around the world!

Germany - September '20

Germany - September '20

Our sold out kit showed up for a good time! Celebrating Oktoberfest from home with our Germany kit full of tasty snacks. Last month's #CultureCakes recipe was pretty wild (avocado frosting?!) so this month we kept the featured recipe classic and simple. Be sure to check out our website to buy the Germany kit separately. Also Halloween bonus kits officially go on sale on October 1st!

Indonesia - August '20

Indonesia - August '20

This Culture Cakes Kit features the fun, unique flavors of Indonesia! With snacks featuring flavors like jasmine flower, coconut, and pandan. You also receive the recipe and 2 unique ingredients to make our yummy Jus Alpokat Cupcakes!

Caribbean - July '20

Caribbean - July '20

We brought a Caribbean Christmas to Culture Cakes Kits in July! We explored the many countries that make up the Caribbean and discovered snacks from 5 different Caribbean countries like Puerto Rico and Barbados. We turned a classic Caribbean Christmas Punch into a cupcake , and we even included a bonus recipe card from Youtube Chef "Matthew's Guyanese Cooking." Check out our website to purchase this kit individually!

France - June '20

France - June '20

With this kit you will get to explore French food culture, discover French snacks, make Herbes de Provence cupcakes, and even plant a lavender bush! Check out our website to order this kit individually.

Japan - May '20

Japan - May '20

This month we sent out the most requested country of them all...JAPAN! With the given booklet, we experienced Japan's culture through language, fun facts, and even art. We also discovered some of somoe unique snacks like Japanese Kit Kats, dorayaki and even seaweed jelly candy! (Mini 'Snacks Only' Kit Pictured) Be sure to check out our website to order this or Japanese Kit Kats separately!

Best Seller - April '20

Best Seller - April '20

April marks one year of Culture Cakes Kits so we celebrated by shipping out our best selleres - re imagined!

Turkey - March '20

Turkey - March '20

Our Turkish Kit came jam packed with cultural facts, snacks and experiences. Experience Turkish culture with a booklet full of trivia, fun facts and pictures. Taste Turkish culture with a #CultureCakes recipe for Turkish Delight Cupcakes, with rose extract and a spatula to accompany. Plus unique snacks from Turkey!

Brazil - February '20

Brazil - February '20

Our February kit featured Brazil! We explored the many exotic flavors of Brazil, learned about Brazilian Carnival and kits came with plenty of chocolate in time for Valentines Day.

Taiwan - January '20

Taiwan - January '20

Taiwan! Known for delicious food, tea, night markets and beautiful island scenery. This month we celebrate Lunar New Year, Taiwanese style, and we made Fruity Bubble Tea Cupcakes! Check out our website to buy this kit individually!

Limited Edition - Holiday Adventure - Dec '19

Limited Edition - Holiday Adventure - Dec '19

Our limited edition Holiday Adventure kit where we explored multiple countries around the world and multiple winter holidays. With snacks that are commonly enjoyed during multiple holidays like ensaymada crackers from the Philippines and red caviar flavored rye crusts from Russia. Each full size kit came with 2 BONUS recipe cards and ingredients. Some recipes included German inspired "stollen cupcakes" and even South African inspired "malva pudding cupcakes."

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