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Cupcake Craze

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As Americans we”ve got two cravings in life: the need to indulge our sweet tooth and the need to reign supreme in competition. Television shows like Cake Boss, featuring a Soprano-like family running a bakery in New Jersey and Cupcake Wars, a competition show to create the ultimate cupcake, only have increased our desire to seek out the best pastry delight. And, with cupcakes being the go-to craze of the here and now, we found it fitting to share with you our top picks on where to feast on these mini-cakes locally and finally satisfy your passion for sweets for good.

Gimme Some Suga Bakery Bar
On the curtails of their December 11 grand opening, Gimme Some Suga Bakery Bar – located in Suwanee Town Center – has been busy making freshly baked cupcakes and cheesecakes for their eager clientele (including a few celebrities along the way). Bakery owner Tamika Tanner”s claim to fame is her one-stop-shop approach to satisfy your craving with a wide range of traditional and unexpected dessert selections. Gimme Some Suga offers 23 signature cupcake selections, four adult flavored cupcakes (a stout cupcake?!) as well as various flavors of the week. There are also sugar alternative and vegan options to provide something for everyone.

Gimme Some Suga Bakery Bar Must-Try Cupcake: Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcake – a chocolate lovers dream, made with rich chocolate and baked with a delicious chocolate graham crust. Check their Facebook page for new flavors posted daily.

For more information, visit www.gimmesomesugabakerybar.com or check them out on Facebook at Gimme Some Suga Bakery Bar.

Pink Cupcake Dreams
With rave reviews on Yelp, Pink Cupcake Dreams is more than just your average cupcake site. Running exclusively online and using Facebook as a launching pad to display special deals to their clients, this cupcake shop offers up every sweet flavor you could imagine. There”s much loved flavors like cinnabon, caramel macchiato and cookie dough, seasonal flavors like pumpkin spice and gingerbread and cupcakes with a kick like margarita, chocolate kahlua and lemon drop. And, if you”re a local resident you can pick up your cupcakes up in Duluth for free!

Pink Cupcake Dreams Must-Try Cupcake: Better Than Sex Cupcake – a chocolate cupcake injected it with caramel while it”s still warm and topped with caramel cream cheese frosting, Heath toffee bits and melted chocolate.

For more information, visit www.pinkcupcakedreams.com or check them out on Facebook at Pink Cupcake Dreams.

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