Some would say this delivery-only cupcake shop is heaven-sent. Since 2010, Erik Lars Larsen has been baking fresh cupcakes daily, with more than 10,000 cupcakes to date -- and growing. As seen on Cupcake Wars, its signature fried cupcakes can come in any flavor, like Cinnamon and Cherry Limeade.
"Cupcake Wars" competitor Blondies Baking Company has whimsical cupcakes such as Love Potion, Pink Feather Boa and Texas Turtle as well as delicious classic flavors like Salted Caramel and Mocha Crunch. Owner Cindy Selby strives to offer customers high-quality pastries and warm hospitality.
Smallcakes' philosophy is all about giving a cupcake to those in need of cheering up. Slowly but surely, owners Jeff Martin has been winning over locals and Cupcake War judges alike with their flavors like Chocolate Cream, the most popular, and the signature Cookies-n-Cream oreo cupcake.
The flavors at Sugar Mommy Cupcakes run the gamut — from the elegant Lemon Chiffon to the ooey-gooey Chocolate Covered Pretzel. The signature Sugar Mommy Cupcake comes with a marshmallow cream center, a much sweeter option than the shrimp flavor dealt to them on Cupcake Wars.
On this episode of Food Network's Cupcake Wars, the owner of Patty Cakes Cupcakes competes to win $10,000 and have her cupcakes featured at a huge celebrity gala honoring animal conservation group WildAid.
White Mountain Cupcakery's cupcakes are "tall as the mountains" and made with ingredients fresh from the farm. And although Cupcake Wars judges gave owner Kathy Iannuzzi's honey almond orange cupcake rave reviews, calling it right on target, winning Cupcake Wars was the ultimate icing on the cake.
Peace, love and rock star cupcakes, baby! Crushcakes & Cafe brings a rock 'n' roll edge to from-scratch sweets. With flavors like sexy Buttermilk French Toast, Bananas and Cream with Caramel and Strawberry-Champagne up on deck, the only thing coming out of a box are the dozen or so you bring home.
As the name suggests, Cutesy Cupcakes delivers cupcakes with an added level of cuteness (sparkle included). But don’t be fooled by their cute edible toppings; their cupcakes come in more than two dozen flavors, from Cookies 'n' Cream to the tropical-inspired Tutti Fruitti cupcake.
An Asheville, N.C., artisanal bakery, Take the Cake! uses organic and local ingredients to create cakes and cupcakes with deluxe flavors, including Honey Lavender, S'mores and German Chocolate. Call for a special order, or look for them at the Asheville City Market on Saturdays.
L'Oven Baked Goods has all the goods: cupcakes, cookies, pastries, candies, muffins and tarts. This online Culver City caterer produces for large and small events, uses all natural, often organic ingredients to meet the highest standard of what the company calls, "food karma."
When Cupcake Wars honored the Hard Rock Cafe, Philly's Sweet Freedom Bakery came up with a rock star set list. Sticking to the shop's vegan, gluten- and allergen-free roots, all-American hits from apple crisp and brownie sundae to chocolate-chip cookie dough cupcakes, had the judges rocking out.
Ever felt like savoring a gourmet cupcake with a glass of Merlot? That is exactly what customers can enjoy at Sweet in Worcester, Mass. Owner Alina Eisenhauer is a natural competitor, having appeared on Cupcake Wars, Chopped and Sweet Genius.
It's tough to resist a cupcake menu with categories like "tropical" and "breakfast." Apple cinnamon or blueberry streusel cupcakes kick start the day; passion fruit, mango and guava flavors - inspired by Island Cupcakes' Hawaiian heritage - come in colors as assorted and vibrant as the setting sun.
On this episode of Food Network's Cupcake Wars, the owner of Bruce's Bakery competes to win $10,000 and have his cupcakes featured at the exclusive Hard Rock Cafe's Pinktober concert event.