On Cupcake Wars' military holiday episode, Muffy Patterson brought her true Texas spirit with a creative spiced wine cupcake. Judges said her orange buttercream was delicious and that she "brought the party to the party." Note, this bakery rotates its locale with their latest Army deployment.
Lala's Cupcakes and More is an online bakery that offers gluten-free and vegan options as well as traditional baked goods like Key Lime Pie. Owner Lauren Lee makes her signature treats using family recipes and brought a passion for beautiful treats to the competition on Cupcake Wars.
Cupcake Wars winner Erieka Pimentel of Bubba Sweets believes in star-studded experiences for all her customers. Step inside the hot-pink bakeshop and you might feel like a celebrity with such flavors as Bobby Flay (carrot cake), Paul Deen (banana cream) and even chocolate Johnny Depp.
On this episode of Food Network's Cupcake Wars, the owner Sinfully Sweet competes to win $10,000 and have her cupcakes featured at an exclusive event honoring the Festival of the Arts.
Sonya Kissi was inspired to start KissiCakes in Columbus, Ohio, after becoming a fan of Cupcake Wars. Sonya learned quickly and became an experienced baker creating her own special cupcake flavors, such as Key Lime and Raspberry Lemonade. Other customer faves: sweet potato pie and caramel apples.
The next time you're in New Orleans, stop by CupCake Fairies for whimsical, sassy and delightful baked goods. Some local favorites include the Bourbon and the Cookie Monster. When the Fairies aren't competing on Cupcake Wars, they're catering parties and making specialty cakes.
As one of Charleston's prized cupcake shops, Cupcake pays homage to the South with signature Southern flavors like Bourbon Pecan Pie and Banana Butterscotch. Southern charm in tow, they delight visitors coast to coast by using all-natural ingredients in every bite.
Shortly after their battle on Cupcake Wars, Victoria Donnelly and her staff at Cakeology bought a storefront to call their own in Boston. Their German Chocolate cupcake is a favorite among regulars, and they also have specialty cupcakes such as Root Beer Float and Earl Grey with honey.
The art deco exterior of Milk serves as the perfect setting for its throwback menu of ice cream shakes and diner favorites. Milk's ice cream cone cupcake wowed the Cupcake War judges, but the bakers also have a way with cookies including the must-try favorite: ooey-gooey double chocolate.
Creating 17 distinctive cupcakes daily feels like child's play for Cupcake Wars veteran Sift Cupcake & Dessert Bar. Born out of necessity, owner Andrea Ballus dreamed of better cupcakes in Napa Valley. Now her Gingerbread-Zinfandel and Pink Champagne frosted delights are granting one-bite wishes.
On Food Network's "Cupcake Wars," the owner of Red Jett Sweets Cupcake Truck competed to win $10,000 and have her cupcakes featured at an exclusive party for the Los Angeles opening of the hit Broadway musical "Wicked."
After working in the military, Kris Butler opened the Plane Pastries cupcake food cart in Portland, Oregon. Today she works with "The Treat Fleet" of cupcakes that make taste buds take flight, like the s'more cupcake topped with toasted marshmallows and The Black Widow dark chocolate brownie.
With a Wedding Cake Cupcake on shelves at all times, you know this is the place to create your next custom cake for a celebration. Katie Bakes of Lafayette, La., is acclaimed for a lineup of tantalizing flavors like Birthday Cake, Red Velvet and Death by Chocolate.
When Carmen Rodriguez opened Brooklyn Cupcake, she wanted to represent both her Italian and Puerto Rican roots. Cupcake Wars judges took note of her bold flavors and, back in New York City, customers flock to Brooklyn for signatures like Tres Leche, Tiramisu and the crowd-pleaser, Guava con Queso.
At Sugar Cupcakery and Bakery in East Haven, Conn., Carol Vollono and her daughter, Brenda DePonte, always have 36 cupcake flavors available; dozens more, upon request. With a string of high-demand flavors like Chai Tea and Sherbet, the Sugar team was prepared to do sweet battle in the Cupcake Wars.