Best CupCake Shops San Francisco CA 2015
20 Dec 2015
Best CupCake Shops San Francisco CA 2015
In the past decade the number of cupcake shops in San Francisco has been growing, adding to the delight of all the sweet toothed residents like us. Since the festive season is drawing near we have decided to provide you with a comprehensive list of the best cupcake shops in the city so that you can drop in for a delicious sweet time.
Address: Ghirardelli Square, 900 North Point, San Francisco, CA 94109
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Hand baked in small batches these fantastic cupcakes which make use of the finest organic ingredients come in 17 mouth watering flavours. The freshest cupcakes with their signature colour coordinated decorations are all you need for you next special occasion. Moreover they would even help you create your unique cupcake decoration to match the theme of your party. Some of their outstanding flavours include the Fleur de sel (chocolate, caramel and ganache frosting) and Kara’s Karrot ( carrot cupcake with smooth softcream cheese frosting).
Address: 168 22nd street, San Francisco, California 94110
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Located right in the heart of the bustling Mission district, Mission Minis is becoming increasingly popular among the cupcake aficionados of the city. Their full sized cup cakes which come in 11 delectable flavours costs just $3 each. Baked out of the best quality ingredients the mouth watering cupcakes of Mission Minis are some of the sweetest treats the city has ever tasted. Make sure to try out their seasonal flavour – Blueberries and crème where the cute blueberry filled vanilla cupcakes are served with a vanilla flavoured butter cream and fresh blueberries. The Cinnamon Horchata cupcake is yet another exciting flavour which draws inspiration from Latin American deserts. If you are not in the mood for experimenting then order the Double Chocolate cupcakes which comes with delicious Aztec chocolate cake with dark cinnamon and chocolate cream.
Address: Shop 10, Ferry Building Marketplace, San Francisco, CA 94111.
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One of the most charming confectioners of the city, Miette has been creating some of the most fascinating cup cakes which are basically a smaller version of their regular cakes. Just a quick look at their display can make your mouth water. Try out their ‘Old Fashioned Cupcake’ where the taste of bitter chocolate is complemented with the sweetness of the marshmallow like icing. Their most famous item is the Gingerbread cupcake which made out of ginger, molasses, stout beer, cardamom, cinnamon and comes with an exciting cream cheese frosting.
Address: 393 Stanford Shopping Centre, Palo Alto, CA 94304
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Sprinkles is one name which has become almost synonymous with cupcakes and their Bay Area shop is located right on the open air Stanford shopping complex surrounded by the picturesque foothills of the Silicon Valley. Here you are going to find every conceivable flavour of cupcakes be it the regular chocolate peppermint or the more uncommon chai latte. Cuban Coffee, Red Velvet andChocolate Marshmallows are some of the flavours which you definitely need to try out this winter.
Address: Stonestown Farmer’s Market, 3251 20th Avenue, San Francisco CA 94132
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Teeny Cakes which started in 2009 has a loyal fan following and has garnered a 5 star review on Yelp. Here you can find all the traditional classic flavours like chocolate, vanilla or organic lemon along with the offbeat seasonal flavours like salted caramel, peanut butter chocolate, toffee crunch or pink champagne. If you are looking for something more exotic then try out their gingerbread chai cupcakes that comes with a spicy Indian flavour. The lemon line candied jalapeno is yet another exotic seasonal flavour which comes with a Mexican touch.
That Takes the Cake
Address: 5855 Macarthur Blvd Oakland, CA 94605
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This cake shop which first opened in 2007 serves the freshest and tastiest cupcakes for the right price. However if you are looking forward to the mini cupcakes then make sure to reach early. They are famous for the cocktail cupcakes they serve. Their margarita cupcakes laced with tequila and lime butter cream frosting is a must have. Every single day of the week you can treat yourself to a new flavour of cupcake. If you are looking for something tangy then try out their lemon drop cupcakes filled with fresh lemon curd.
Address: 135, 4th street San Francisco, CA 94103
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This Christmas cake aficionados need to check out the winter themed cupcakes available at Cako. Their cupcakes which are known for their ‘wow’ factor, comes in a number of flavours both traditional as well as offbeat. Treat your friends with the beautiful wintry Snowflake Cupcakes which comes in a bag of 12. This delicious set of cupcakes features 12 of the signature vanilla and chocolate cupcakes by Cako which comes with a sky blue coloured vanilla butter cream topping and a snowflake sugar topper. However if you still can’t make up your mind then go for their Mini Assorted Cupcake sampler which comes with some of the most popular flavours of Cako cupcakes.
Address: 2127 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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The cupcakes at Batter Bakery though not the best in the city are surely worth trying out. The soft and fresh cupcakes at Batter Bakery come in 8 exciting flavours. The Red Velvet and the Carrot Cake flavours are the most popular ones while one should definitely taste their German chocolate cupcakes with coconut pecan and their Chocolate stout flavour which comes with espresso butter cream.
Noe Valley Bakery
Address: 4073 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
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Noe Valley Bakery which has been serving savoury treats for its customers in 1995 is yet another cool place for your cupcake shopping this Christmas. This cute little bakery make use of seasonal fruits to come up with great flavour combination which is sure to bring a smile to your face.
Address: 2019 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA 94123.
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The final destination of our list of cupcake shops in San Francisco, Susie cakes is known for their special signature cupcakes which come in 12 exciting flavours. Mocha, chocolate mint and Vanilla Susie Blue are some of the flavours worth checking out.