Cupcakes, cupcakes, and more cupcakes! From your small town corner bakery to a nationally famous cupcake chain to international TV show like cupcake wars, the cupcake industry is booming. Here are some of the top cupcake shops in the USA that you must try!
1. Georgetown Cupcake, Georgetown, Washington, DC
Founded in Georgetown, Washington, DC, by sisters Sophie LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis, this successful cupcake bakery has spread across five locations across the country. Some of their classic flavors include Chocolate Ganache and Salted- Caramel. You can’t go wrong with chocolate or caramel!
2. Magnolia Bakery, NYC
The face of cupcake history was changed forever when, Sarah Jessica Parker’s character in Sex in the City, Carrie Bradshaw, took a bite of a pastel pink buttercream-frosted vanilla cupcake at this West Village Bakery in 1996. Now, Magnolia Bakery has locations throughout the US and in Dubai and are spreading throughout other international cities. Their newest cupcake is super glamorous: The Sparkling Swarovski Cupcake that is iced with shimmering vanilla buttercream and is topped with an edible jewel. It isavailable in vanilla or chocolate.
3. Sprinkles Cupcakes, nationwide
Starting off in Beverly Hills, California, This cupcake boutique has so many creative varieties to choose from. Some include Lemon, Vanilla Milk Chocolate, Chai Latte and their ever popular red velvet cupcake with cream cheese frosting. This flavor is so popular that I is the first one to sell out!
4. Swirlz Cupcakes, Chicago
This cupcake shop has such a colorful display window that is filled with cupcakes of all different flavors and iced toppings! Their flavors are incredibly unique. One of their great cupcake flavors is the Mango Passion fruit smoothie cupcake consisting of raspberry-and-vanilla cake, iced with mango white chocolate ganache and passion fruit buttercream and crowned with a passion fruit flower and a white chocolate straw. They also are well known for their gluten-free and vegan options, so there is something delicious to go around for everyone!
5. Crumbles Bake Shop, nationwide
This 2015 award winning bakery is said to be the nation’s largest cupcake chain and it is certainly one of the best! They don’t just bake cupcakes, they create fine art. From their, lemon blueberry to their white chocolate raspberry to their Boston Cream flavors, all of their creations are unique.
Enjoy these sweet treats, cupcake. 😉