(Closed) Best cupcakes in LA??? Help!!

posted 10 years ago in Los Angeles
Post # 3
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2018 - Ritz Carlton, Marina Del Rey

You are speaking my language!  I’d highly recommend Leda’s Bake Shop (http://www.ledasbakeshop.com/) in Sherman Oaks. They do a passionfruit curd cupcake that is awesome.  They only do large batches only and are no longer available for regular bakery purchases, though.  As for the big chains, I prefer Susiecakes over Sprinkles.

Post # 4
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Worker bee

I’ve heard good things about Vanilla Bake Shop in Santa Monica, but I haven’t actually tried them! Good excuse to head over there for a sample and some outdoor ice skating though, if you ask me

http://www.vanillabakeshop.com/index.html

Post # 5
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Newbee
  • Wedding: March 2009

I really like cupcakes and must have tried every cupcake maker in the LA area. My favorite is right near the promenade in Santa Monica, next to Sur La Table. I think it was called Yum Cupcakes. They beat Sprinkles on taste and freshness anyday.

Post # 7
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2008

I’d also suggest Yummy Cupcakes in Santa Monica.  They have an amazing Red Velvet.  I like them much better than Vanilla down the street and Sprinkles.

Post # 8
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Wannabee

My absolute favorite place is Violet’s Cakes in Pasadena.  They have amazing homemade/gourmet looking cupcakes with a big assortment of buttercream frosting and batter flavors.  http://www.violetscakes.com/

Post # 10
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2009

I’ve heard great things about Vanilla too but my favorite is Dots in Pasadena. I’ve tried Violet’s in Pasadena too but I really prefer Dots. http://www.dotscupcakes.com/

Post # 11
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Newbee

Try Auntie Em’s Kitchen in Eagle Rock. They might have lost the throwdown against Bobby Flay but definitely good enough to be picked for the thowdown.

Post # 12
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Newbee
  • Wedding: January 2011

You can’t go wrong with Sprinkles in Beverly Hills off of Little Santa Monica in the downtown BH area. 

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