We all know that Dallasites love food, but did you know that we are home to some of the tastiest cupcakeries around? Here are some suggestions for the best cupcake spots in town. Try one, or hit them all for a cake-tastic, frosting-filled day:
Go simple with the Pink Vanilla: With a near-perfect cake-to-frosting ratio, this bright pink cupcake is for those who are looking something not too sweet but still sugary. This is a cupcake that even chocolate lovers will like.
Go crazy with the Nutella Wella:
If you are a Nutella addict (and you are, aren't you?), this cupcake was made for you. This ooey-gooey, chocolatey masterpiece will make you go back to buy a third ... yes, because you already had a second one. It's made with a soft chocolate cake base and chocolate drizzle.
Locations in Mockingbird Station in Dallas and in Southlake. smallcakescupcakery.com.
The classy Vanilla Salted Caramel: Two worlds collide when this sweet and salty treasure hits your taste buds. From the sweet batter, the crunch of the salt crystals and the sweet-cream icing mixed in with the caramel, this cupcake is really a piece of art.
The old-school Oreo: Imagine biting into a large, soft Oreo. That is this cupcake. If Oreos are your guilty pleasure, you're just saving money here with this two-in-one Oreo cupcake.
Locations on Greenville Avenue and Forest Lane, both in Dallas. societybakery.com.
The Tipsy Cupcake
The candy-like Strawberry Daiquiri Cupcake: This 21-and-up cupcake -- made with strawberry cream vodka -- tastes like a piece of strawberry candy. It's a sweet, fruity dessert.
The happy hour cupcake: Key Lime Margarita: Infused with key lime vodka, this cupcake is very refreshing. It's like a bite of summer, even in the wintertime.
2400 North Henderson Ave., Suite B, Dallas. All cupcakes are infused with alcohol, so this one is for the 21-and-over set.
The Original Cupcakery
The complex Dallas Opera Tosca Cake: The base of this cupcake is made with rosemary lemon cake topped with lemon chiffon buttercream frosting. In the center of of the cupcake and frosting is sour persian cherry jam -- a great mix of tart and sweet. If you had to choose only one cupcake to eat from this list, make it this one.
The bold Chocolate Passion: This is probably the strongest chocolate cupcake in our local cupcake list. For a chocolate lover who is looking for their next addiction, you have found it right here.
Locations in Uptown Dallas and Sundance Square in Fort Worth. originalcupcakery.com.
The smooth Wedding Cake: If you are looking for a pretty cupcake but don't want to step out of your comfort zone when it comes to flavor, go for the simple vanilla cupcake with a heap of vanilla frosting.
The perfect Peanut Butter Cup: We all know peanut butter and chocolate are a match made in heaven. This cupcake, topped with an actual peanut butter cup, will take you to another world.
Locations in Inwood Village in Dallas and Plano. gigiscupcakesusa.com.
The superior Red Velvet: If you're looking for the perfect red velvet cupcake, here it is. This dessert has moist cake with just the right amount of cream cheese frosting, You will definitely go back for more.
The vintage Chai Latte: Break into the world of tea-flavored cakes with this tender dessert. It's buttery and decadent. The spiced frosting is the perfect topper.
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