The Best Cupcake Shops in Brooklyn 2015

on 02/07/2016 - 09:21 pm

Brooklyn, easily the hippest neighborhood in America. Like most revitalized areas of the country, Brooklyn has seen an explosion in niche bakeries in the last five years. Many specialize in only the fanciest of cupcakes, but many other have broadened their menus and product offerings. The only question you should ask is what are you looking for exactly. Are you just trying to find something for a birthday party or are you trying to impress important dinner guest by displaying your refined and expensive tastes in fancy pastries? What ever your in the market for, you can find it in this burrough without driving very far. Here is a rundown of ten of the best cupcake shops in Brooklyn.

 

One Girl Cookies - This is an old fashioned shop marketing cutting edge pastries and cupcakes. The interior is decorated with aqua blue, vintage serving pieces, a hand painted family tree, Life size family photos, and patterned wallpaper giving it a quaint turn of the century feel. As for One Girl Cookies offerings, they are a complete bakery with old fashioned decorative cookies and cakes as well as cupcakes. The cupcakes themselves are made of handmade ingredients and come in cake flavors of vanilla, chocolate, red velvet, lemon, hazelnut, banana, and carrot along with buttercream flavors of vanilla (white or colored), chocolate, cream cheese, mocha, lemon, and orange.

 

68 Dean St

Brooklyn, NY 11201

b/t Boerum Pl & Smith St

Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill

Phone number (212) 675-4996

Twitter: https://twitter.com/onegirlcookies

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OneGirlCookies/

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/onegirlcookies/?hl=en

Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/56365432809987273/

Tripadvisor: https://www.tripadvisor.co.za/LocationPhotoDirectLink-g60827-d804459-i108381776-One_Girl_Cookies-Brooklyn_New_York.html

Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/v/one-girl-cookies/4f21bb85e5e872143c0ca04b

Zomato: https://www.zomato.com/new-york-city/one-girl-cookies-boerum-hill

Google plus: https://plus.google.com/104524672890042966275/about

Theknot: https://www.theknot.com/marketplace/one-girl-cookies-brooklyn-ny-410602 

Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/one-girl-cookies-brooklyn

Weddingwire: http://www.weddingwire.com/biz/one-girl-cookies-brooklyn/e3dafd216d4f936d.html

 

 Butter Lane Cupcakes - More of a utilitarian cupcake specialty shop than a bakery, Butter Lane also offers classes on baking and even delivers to your home. Their cakes come in vanilla, chocolate and banana while their butter cremes are much more diverse, coming in exotic flavors ranging from raspberry and espresso to maple pecan, caramel and cream cheese.

 

240 7th Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11215

b/t 3rd Ave & 4th St

Park Slope

Phone number (718) 369-0466

Twitter: https://twitter.com/butterlane

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/butterlane/

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/butterlane/?hl=en

Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/butterlane/

Tripadvisor: https://www.tripadvisor.co.za/Restaurant_Review-g60763-d2689155-Reviews-Butter_Lane_Cupcakes-New_York_City_New_York.html

Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/v/butter-lane-cupcakes/4daf6ce3fa8c123fa7ee99f3

Zomato: https://www.zomato.com/new-york-city/butter-lane-cupcakes-brooklyn

Google plus: https://plus.google.com/114592898844709482364/about

Theknot: https://www.theknot.com/marketplace/butterfly-bakeshop-new-york-ny-366799

Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/butter-lane-cupcakes-brooklyn

Weddingwire: http://www.weddingwire.com/biz/butter-lane-the-better-cupcake-new-york/31b0c7d164c5dbc6.html

 

 

Baked  - This is another quaint shop with their own take on cookies, brownies, cakes and cupcakes as well as breakfast pastries. Since they specialize in a variety of cakes and other baked goods, their cupcake varieties rotate daily in-house, so you need to go there yourself to see what they are offering any particular day as well as order by the dozen per any one flavor if you want to buy in bulk.

359 Van Brunt St

Brooklyn, NY 11231

b/t Sullivan St & Dikeman St

Phone number (718) 222-0345

 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/bakedtweeets?lang=en

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bakednyc/

Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/bakednyc/

Tripadvisor: https://www.tripadvisor.co.za/Restaurant_Review-g60827-d840326-Reviews-Baked-Brooklyn_New_York.html

Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/v/baked/44dc6750f964a520a6361fe3

Zomato: https://www.zomato.com/new-york-city/baked-red-hook

Google plus: https://plus.google.com/105162487126345412918/about

Theknot: https://www.theknot.com/marketplace/baked-brooklyn-ny-305685

Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/baked-brooklyn

Weddingwire: http://www.weddingwire.com/reviews/baked-brooklyn/f269b003c3060303.html

 

 

Sugar Couture - This is a smaller cafe that specializes in gourmet cakes as well as tarts, cookies, brownies & savory croissants. This is probably one of the fanciest cake shops in the city where you can find resplendently and ornately designed specialty cakes and some of the most detailed and specific creations you'll ever see. They even have wedding cakes in the shape of toolboxes, cars and a Louis Vitton Purse. The cupcakes are made in the shape of pastel treasure boxes with flowery butterflies as garnishes. You can't get any more opulent than this place.

386 Graham Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11211

b/t Jackson St & Skillman Ave

Phone number (718) 349-1440

 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Sugar_Couture 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SugarCoutureCakes

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/sugar_couture/

Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/sugarcouture/

Tripadvisor: https://www.tripadvisor.co.za/ShowUserReviews-g60827-d8554132-r315138889-Sugar_Couture-Brooklyn_New_York.html

Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/v/sugar-couture/51b649b4498e747a7a2ba9a0

Zomato: https://www.zomato.com/new-york-city/sugar-couture-williamsburg

Google plus: https://plus.google.com/+Sugar-couture/posts

Theknot: https://www.theknot.com/marketplace/sugar-couture-brooklyn-ny-240137

Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/sugar-couture-brooklyn

Weddingwire: http://www.weddingwire.com/biz/sugar-couture-brooklyn/c8b39775353d53c1.html

 

 

Heavenly Crumbs - This is a brighter, more compact boutique bakery offering a variety of products besides just cupcakes. Featured in a variety of media outlets from Modern Bride and Paper magazine, they are one of the more visible shops in this neighborhood so come early and make arraignments as soon as possible. Their cupcakes is where they really shine, from being able to put peoples pictures on the top of these cakes to some of the most ornate decorative frosting you've ever seen.

355 Franklin Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11238

b/t Greene Ave & Quincy St

Bedford Stuyvesant, Clinton Hill

Phone number (718) 623-6271

Twitter: https://twitter.com/heavenly_crumbs

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Heavenly-Crumbs-195032030568709/

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/heavenly_crumbs/

Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/heavenlycrumb

Tripadvisor: https://www.tripadvisor.co.za/Restaurant_Review-g60827-d5091151-Reviews-Heavenly_Crumbs-Brooklyn_New_York.html

Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/v/heavenly-crumbs/4bb3a35ca32876b04cff01fe

Zomato: https://www.zomato.com/new-york-city/heavenly-crumbs-clinton-hill

Google plus: https://plus.google.com/110855665756191555977/about

Theknot: https://www.theknot.com/marketplace/heavenly-crumbs-brooklyn-ny-530740

Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/heavenly-crumbs-brooklyn

Weddingwire: http://www.weddingwire.com/biz/heavenly-crumbs-brooklyn/164a396d1f45c534.html

 

Brooklyn Cupcake - This is actually a chain of small, family owned cupcake shops that offer both traditional cupcakes as well as more adventurous fare. This is more of a casual, striped back and modern shop that nonetheless puts out some of the best cupcakes in the city based solely of their range of flavors and near pitch perfect baking methods. Not only to they have traditional flavors, but they also offer some Latin-inspired varieties like Dulce de Leche, Coquite, Guave de Leche and the delicious Tres Leches cupcake. Proof you don't need to be fancy to knock your customer's socks off.

 

335 Union Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11211

b/t Maujer St & Grand St

Williamsburg - South Side

Phone number (347) 762-2253

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrooklynCupcake

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brooklyncupcake/

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/brooklyncupcakes/

Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/brooklyncupcake/

Tripadvisor: https://www.tripadvisor.co.za/Restaurant_Review-g60827-d2433419-Reviews-Brooklyn_Cupcake-Brooklyn_New_York.html

Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/v/brooklyn-cupcake/4c7ac4da97028cfaeb3edffe

Zomato: https://www.zomato.com/new-york-city/brooklyn-cupcake-williamsburg

Google plus: https://plus.google.com/108009019946886463761/about

Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/brooklyn-cupcake-brooklyn

 

 

Sugar Coated - A pink and pastel festooned shop, this bakery that specializes in both cakes and other pastries seems to overload on the cutesy. These cupcakes resemble pastel and pearl decorated pieces of jewelry rather than pastries. This is a perfect shop to cater bridal, baby and wedding showers where girlfriends and mothers mingle with mimosas on a playful afternoon.

1078 65th St

Brooklyn, NY 11219

Dyker Heights

Phone number (718) 259-9885

Twitter:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SugarCoatedBakeryBrooklyn/

Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/165436986287636679/

Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/v/sugar-coated/4c5eeca87f661b8d47534f1c

Google plus: https://plus.google.com/105965085175644398351/about

Theknot: https://www.theknot.com/marketplace/sugar-coated-bakery-brooklyn-ny-520617

Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/sugar-coated-brooklyn

Weddingwire: http://www.weddingwire.com/biz/sugar-coated-brooklyn/4d16ebe248b00837.html

 

Sweet And Elite Cakes - This shop specializes in custom cakes, cupcakes and cookies. More of a traditional bakery rather than a fancy pastry boutique, this shop still isn't lacking in imagination. Able to make fruit-topped cupcakes as well as ones with your favorite cartoon character on top, Sweet and Elite is for both the kids as well as mom.

1459 Herkimer St,

Brooklyn,

NY 11233,

Phone: +1 347-844-0624

Google plus: https://plus.google.com/113645434205184846887/about

 

 

Nine Cakes - A cake studio in Brooklyn known nationally for their nine different signature specialty cakes, their cupcakes shouldn't be ignored either. Perfect for baby and wedding showers, this shop is more fancy and decadent than most and you should be prepared to be blown away by the professionalism and craftsmanship on display here.

155 Columbia St

Brooklyn, NY 11231

b/t Irving St & Sedgwick St

Columbia Street Waterfront District

Phone number (347) 907-9632

 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ninecakes

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NineCakes/

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/ninecakes/

Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/ninecakes/nine-cakes/

Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/v/nine-cakes/4bdc857bafe8c9b6d7d14f85

Google plus: https://plus.google.com/112112432980928033681/about

Theknot: https://www.theknot.com/marketplace/nine-cakes-brooklyn-ny-360994

Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/nine-cakes-brooklyn

Weddingwire: http://www.weddingwire.com/biz/nine-cakes-brooklyn/e451c273095c4ccd.html

 

Cupcake Land - This is a snug and cozy shop selling cookies and cupcakes made with high-end ingredients as well as fresh juices. They have cupcakes permanently on the menu as well as daily specials such as Banana Nutella, Green Tea, Carrot and Peanut butter on specific days of the week. Even better, this shop is more affordable than some others on this list, but doesn't not sacrifice creativity, variety or taste to make their offerings more available to the general public. They also offer gluten-free and vegan cupcake options to appeal to the widest audience possible.

 

390 Metropolitan Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11211

b/t 5th St & Havemeyer St

Williamsburg - North Side

Phone number (718) 388-5260

Twitter: https://twitter.com/cupcakelandnyc

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CupcakeLand-255841604445165/

Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/6544361931070435/

Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/v/cupcakeland/4b5c8f3df964a5208d3629e3

Google plus: https://plus.google.com/110303549659476655693/about

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