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The Best Cupcakes In New York

Published: September 12th, 2019

If there is any dessert that you can have at any time of any day it’s a good New York cupcake. This city is the place for some of the best and most famous cupcakes around the country. Whether it is a chocolate or vanilla flavored, some of these are just irresistible. There are plenty of cupcake shops in walking distance or a subway ride from the Casablanca Hotel. Here are some of our favorite New York cupcakes, that we would love to share with you.

Sprinkles Cupcakes


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Sprinkle’s Cupcakes is the first ever cupcake bakery in the world, which opened its first bakery in 2005. Major celebrities from Blake Lively to Ryan Seacrest are huge fans of the cupcake bakery. Cupcakes are baked fresh throughout the day, with some of the best flavors ranging from their famous Red Velvet to Chocolate Marshmallow. There are three locations in New York, so be sure to stop by on your trip.

Magnolia Bakery


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Known for their famous banana pudding, Magnolia Bakery has some of the best cupcakes. Another place with endless flavors to choose from, anywhere from Confetti to Devil’s Food. In fact, check out their website for their weekly cupcakes. Love them so much but they are no where near you? They ship nationwide!  We even have Magnolia cupcakes available as an Enhanced Amenity at the Casablanca Hotel!

Baked by Melissa


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Want to try all the flavors but they are just too big? We have the answer for you. This New York City bakery makes bite sized cupcakes. Choose from their signature cupcakes to the Mini of the Month. Locations only blocks away from The Casablanca Hotel.

Two Little Red Hens


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A little Upper East Side bakery that is the place for all different types of desserts. Different size cupcakes and different flavors too, including Boston Cream Pie and Peanut Butter Fudge Swirl. It is fun to go to different neighborhoods within the city, so check it out for sure.

Molly’s Cupcakes


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The founder of the popular cupcake shop created the name based on the name of the business for his teacher who loved baking cupcakes for her students. The portion of the money made gets donated to school’s in the owner’s community. They have unique cupcakes from cookie dough stuffed to a vegan selection that everyone dies for.

Little Cupcake Bakeshop


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People love their cakes, ice cream, and cupcakes. Everything is freshly made and has different flavors all the time that everyone raves about. Definitely worth a try when visiting New York City.

Should you need any assistance getting tickets, planning transportation, or would like additional recommendations, do not hesitate to ask our concierge teams at Hotel ElyséeCasablanca HotelLibrary Hotel, or Hotel Giraffe for assistance!

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