D.C. November 01, 2017
10 DC Bakeries That Will Make You Think You Died And Went To Cupcake Heaven
DC is a cupcake lovers heaven. These sugary, delicious desserts might seem easy to make but it can be difficult to really get that right blend of flavors and textures. But for Washingtonians, we have many cupcake shops that do the job just right. These are the 11 best cupcake bakeries in DC!
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1. Baked & Wired
Baked & Wired is a local favorite! Tucked away on a side street in Georgetown, stop in for one of their mouthwatering cupcakes in a variety of flavors. Their cupcakes are massive, flavorful and worth the calories and the price.
1052 Thomas Jefferson St NW
2. The Sweet Lobby
The Sweet Lobby was beloved by many Washingtonians even before they won the Food Network’s ‘Cupcake Wars’ a few years ago. They are always switching up their rotating menu of cupcake flavors. But each flavor is just as mouthwatering as the last!
404 8th St SE
3. Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats
Sticky Fingers is known for its cupcakes and its vegan friendly menu. It’s the perfect blend of health conscious and delicious treats. They offer a great variety of vegan cupcakes, which can be tough to find anywhere else.
1370 Park Rd NW
4. Firehook Bakery
Firehook is a Washington original that has expanded into several locations around the DC area. Their cupcakes are baked from scratch using the freshest, all natural ingredients around.
Look for the bright pink building near Dupont Circle to find the best cupcakes in DC. The warm and inviting shop is best known for their fantastic custom cakes and incredible cupcakes. Order one and grab a seat on one of the couches to enjoy the full experience.
2006 18th St NW
6. Red Velvet Cupcakery
The pastry chefs at Red Velvet Cupcakery in Penn Quarter serve nothing but the most scrumptious treats, including high quality cupcakes. They serve unique twists on favorite flavors.
501 7th St NW
7. Larry’s Homemade Ice Cream
Larry’s might be an ice cream shop but don’t let the name fool you! They also serve incredible homemade cupcakes. They are baked by the wife of this husband and wife team and they are absolutely fantastic!
1633 Connecticut Ave NW
8. Buttercream Bakeshop
Buttercream is a dreamy little bakeshop that serves custom cakes, brownies, cookies and, of course, cupcakes. The cupcake flavors change daily and everything is made fresh and in-house.
1250 9th St NW
9. Sweeter Hue
Sweeter Hue just opened this past spring and is one of the newest bakeries in town. They are hidden away above Wicked Bloom in Truxton Circle. Look for the pink door and order an extra cupcake for the road because they so tasty that you will want two!
1540 N Capitol St NW Ste 201
10. Georgetown Cupcake
And, of course, no cupcake list is complete without the powerhouse cupcakery known as Georgetown Cupcake. Some say that this spot ignited the cupcake revolution in the DC area. Their tasty cupcakes are worth the stop but beware that there is almost always a line around the block!
3301 M St NW
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