Pittsburgh October 25, 2017
7 Pittsburgh Bakeries That Will Make You Think You Died And Went To Cupcake Heaven
Hungry? Craving something sweet? Sugary? Maybe a cupcake so fresh that it just about melts in your mouth? Topped with icing, Oreos, or a perfectly placed piece of fruit. Craving a cupcake yet? You soon will be. And, when you are, plan a trip to one or more of these seven Pittsburgh bakeries that serve cupcakes to die for.
1. Le Cupcake Shoppe – 109 Capital Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15226
Tantalize your taste buds with a visit to Le Cupcake Shoppe. Choose from a variety of scrumptious traditional and mini cupcakes in up to 20 different flavors. While the menu changes weekly, it often features such flavors as French vanilla, pink lemonade, and salted caramel. Get your cupcake fix at Le Cupcake Shoppe, open Tuesday and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
2. Le Petit Chocolat & Café – 2004 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Discover a tiny piece of heaven, especially if you love chocolate and cupcakes, at Le Petit Chocolat & Cafe. The quaint bakery offers fresh, gourmet cupcakes daily. Choose from an assortment of flavors, such as strawberry shortcake, caramel apple, or chocolat covered strawberry. Satisfy your cupcake craving at Le Petit Chocolat & Cafe Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
3. Grandview Bakery – 225 Shiloh Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15211
Indulge in a scrumptious cupcake at Grandview Bakery. Not allowed to eat sugar? Good news! The bakery features both vanilla and chocolate sugar free cupcakes. Other non-sugar free options include peanut butter cup, maple bacon, rose, and white. Grandview Bakery welcomes guests Monday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
4. Food Glorious Food – 5906 Bryant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Next time you're near Highland Park, make a beeline for Food Glorious Food. The quaint bakery features a wide selection of scrumptious, homemade treats. Opt for cupcakes, chocolate chip cookies, macaroons, or a cake. Drop by Food Glorious Food Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
5. Bethel Bakery – 5200 Brightwood Road, Bethel Park, PA 15102
Make cupcakes the star of your next special occasion. Bethel Bakery offers intricately decorated cupcakes, gourmet cupcakes, and traditional cupcakes. Choose from such gourmet options as banana cream filled, cookies and cream, and bourbon butterscotch. Bethel Bakery is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
6. Prantl’s Bakery – 5525 Walnut Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Known for their burnt almond tortes, Prantl's Bakery has been a Pittsburgh favorite for more than a century. It's also an ideal spot to find a delicious cupcake. Flavors include chocolate deluxe, pumpkin spice, and yellow. Prantl's Bakery is open Monday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7. Oakmont Bakery – 531 Allegheny Avenue, Oakmont, PA 15139
Treat yourself to a mouthwatering cupcake from Oakmont Bakery. Buy one, a half dozen, or a dozen. The charming small town bakery features such favorite flavors as white almond, chocolate, and yellow. Oakmont Bakery welcomes guests Monday through Saturday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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