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Best Atlanta Cupcake Shops of 2019

Cupcakes, with their perfect portions, are small sweets that are big hits. The yummy and sweet treats that used to be seen only in special occasions and birthdays have become the rage today that you can enjoy anytime and anywhere you want.

If you are in Atlanta, consider yourself lucky because the place is now “sprinkled” with a wide selection of cupcake shops. The variety of gourmet flavors, artisan touches, and quality ingredients used are what make these sweet spots in Atlanta deserving of being called the best in the area.

  1. Apple-Butter Bakery & Custom Cake Shoppe

This family owned custom cake shop found in downtown Atlanta specializes in birthday cakes, wedding cakes, groom’s cakes, baby shower cakes, and more. Apple-Butter Bakery boasts of a catalog of more than 100 flavors of cupcakes, cakes, and cookies recognized not too long ago on Good Day Atlanta of Fox 5.

  1. CamiCakes Cupcakes

With its locations in Vinings and Buckhead, this small chain started in Jacksonville, Florida has quickly established itself in the cupcake scene of Atlanta. Creative Loafing as well as other local publications has voted the cupcakes of the shop as the best in Atlanta. CamiCakes are flavorful and moist with creamy icing piled high on top.

  1. Endulge Cupcake Boutique

The small cupcake shop in Ormewood Park is among the town’s best kept secrets. Aside from their undeniably delicious cupcakes, they also have a lovely seating area and a drive-thru window for your cakes on the run. They bake small batches every day, offering 10 or more varieties daily. Some flavors such as Red Velvet and Salted Caramel are offered every day.

  1. CEG Bakery

From stunning cakes to breakfast cakes, CEG Bakery bakes up a storm. The shop is spearheaded by a talented team of two sisters that bake up various delectable desserts for all types of occasions. Everything at the Southern and French-inspired gourmet bakery in Atlanta is handmade from scratch to ensure topnotch quality, texture, and flavor.

  1. Baker Dude Bakery Café

Baker Dude Cupcakes’ owner has spent his childhood in Jamaica watching his mother baking cakes. He then went to the US and followed the culinary footsteps of his mother. From online selling of his namesake treats made in his own kitchen, he soon transitioned into farmer’s markets before getting a brick and mortar location. He and his staff use only the freshest ingredients for crafting traditional, gluten-free, paleo, and vegan frosted treats in delicious flavors including snicker-doodle and salted caramel.

  1. Sweet Cheats

Sweet Cheats bakes up to 15 signature flavors on a daily basis, with one new rotating flavor every week, and a few seasonal flavors every year. From the comforting treats in winter with eggnog and mint to springtime favorites that feature papaya and mango, the shop’s richly designed cupcakes are guaranteed to impress your taste buds, your friends, and your coworkers.

  1. Georgetown Cupcake

The home of TLC’s DC Cupcakes, Georgetown Cupcake helped spur the cupcake craze in the country and has now become the leading destination for all cupcake lovers from different corners of the world. The shop offers over 100 different cupcake flavors that range from their signature Red Velvet to an extensive array of seasonal flavors for all kinds of corporate gifting and special occasions.

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Laura Smidt

Laura Smidt is an up-and-coming writer who enjoys poetry and picnics. She majored in creative writing at NYU and is currently embarking on a journey to publish her first book. A lover of travel and adventure, you can find her at your favorite remote destination.

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