09/30/2011 AT 05:50 AM EDT
had one sweet day – well, evening – at the newly-opened Sprinkles Cupcakes
in N.Y.C. Though she arrived after the shop had closed, the new mom
was given a dozen red velvet cupcakes by the staff as they cleaned up. Perhaps trying to watch her post-baby figure
, Carey also ordered a glass of skim milk to wash the treats down.