Best Cupcakes In Hartford

January 11, 2011 1:49 PM

Recently, cupcakes have become all the rage. People are even swapping out the traditional wedding cake for tiers of cupcakes. In Hartford, local bakers are on board with this trend. Some companies even offer only cupcakes. — Stephanie Geary 

My Dream Cupcake

West Hartford, CT 06117
(860) 335-6600

It’s not only quality that makes the cupcakes at My Dream Cupcakes some of the best ones in Hartford – it’s also the amazing designs. My Dream Cupcakes offers unique and creatively designed, one-of-a-kind cupcakes. The cupcakes are also made with the finest ingredients from quality chocolate to vanilla bean to farm-fresh eggs. No shortenings, oils, trans fats or preservatives are used. Every cupcake is made to order. While My Dream Cupcakes does not currently have a store location, they deliver to your doorstep anywhere in Connecticut, seven days a week.

A Little Something Bakery

335 Park Road
West Hartford, CT 06119
(860) 586-8711

It’s A Little Something Bakery’s made-from-scratch style that enables the shop to have some of the best cupcakes in Hartford. Cupcakes can by ordered by singles, a half dozen or a dozen. They can be specially decorated for an event such as a holiday or wedding. Orders must be placed 72 hours in advance. The bakery is open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Cupcake Brake

Hartford, CT

At The Cupcake Brake, a mobile cupcake truck in Hartford, customers can create their own cupcakes, choosing from a number of different frostings and fillings. What makes the cupcakes from The Cupcake Brake some of the best in Hartford is their natural, local ingredients. The Cupcake Brake also has cupcakes that are served on specific days, like The Capital, vanilla cake with pecans, pineapple and banana, served on Wednesdays. Just check The Cupcake Brake’s Web site to find the schedule for where and when the truck will be “braking.” Their schedule can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.

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Elmwood Pastry Shop

1136 New Britain Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06110
(860) 233-2029

Elmwood Pastry Shop in West Hartford is known for their baked goods, including their cupcakes. With a mix of French, Italian, Polish and Swedish influences to their baked goods, Elmwood Pastry Shop has some of the best cupcakes in Hartford. The shop is open Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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