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Jul 23, 2008 08:27 PM

Finally! Wonderful cupcakes in Orlando!

Check out Sweet by Good Golly Miss Holly. It is in Waterford Lakes and they have the BEST cupckaes! This place was packed and everybody was going gaga over the cupcakes. (They also serve tart yougurt)

My party got White Out, High Hat, Black and Tan, Red Velvet, and Cookies and Cream. My favorites were White Out and Red Velvet.

Note -- this cupcakes are HUGE and some cupcakes are uber sweet -- so bring your sweet tooth! Oh, they are green friendly and use the best ingredients.

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  1. I will definitely check this place out, but Ballard & Corum bakery in Winter Park also has outstanding cupcakes, cookies, cakes, and other sweet goodies.

    1. I've had better supermarket cupcakes. Sorry, waste of $10 for 3 cupcakes!!

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      1. re: Luvinsunshine

        I don't know what supermarkets you go to . . . but these aren't supermarkert cupcakes! These cupcakes are TOP quality and kick every grocery store cupcake in the rear! (supermarket cupcakes -- bleck!)

        Oh, this is their only store -- they don't have one downtown, but they should expand!

        I agree, this shop is already a HUGE hit and it has only been open for two weeks or so.

      2. they are good, i think they have a store downtown too. i had the red velvet, soooo good. i took some to a friends birthday in charleston, and the cupcakes were still delicious and moist after a day.

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        1. re: jjhayesd

          You may be thinking of The Dessert Lady, who recently opened a store on Church Street downtown, after the success of her original location on Kirkman Road.

          1. re: jjhayesd

            If it's cupcakes downtown, could also be Jenny Cupcakes, in Fifi's.


            I keep meaning to try them, the flavors look outrageous!

          2. I went today with my sweet-toothed girlfriend, and we were both very impressed. The place is colorful and modern-looking, reminiscent of Pinkberry in New York and L.A., and also has the trendy cupcakes going on, like NY's famous Magnolia Bakery. We went a little crazy and shared a peanut butter cupcake, a cookies and creme cupcake, and a cup of tart frozen yogurt. The cookies and creme cupcake could have been moister, but was still delicious, and her peanut butter cupcake was so rich she couldn't even finish it. I'd love to go back on a day they have strawberry, lemon, and key lime cupcakes available because I'm sure they are amazing.

            As for the tart frozen yogurt, it tasted a bit lemony/citrusy to both of us, not as neutral a flavor as what we once tried at Pinkberry on a New York trip. She got M&Ms as the topping, which was a mistake. It would have been a lot better with a slightly tart fruit topping, such as mango or kiwi. That's what we'll get next time. But we love the yogurt itself, and it was very refreshing.

            While we were there (15 minutes around 1 PM), the place must have had about 30 people (mostly women) come and go. Word is spreading -- they've only been open for two weeks or so, but the word of mouth advertising must be fantastic. I think Sweet by Good Golly Miss Holly is going to be HUGE, especially when the fall semester starts at UCF. Try it now, before college kids start lining up out the door. As far as I know, they're also the only source for Pinkberry-style tart frozen yogurt in Orlando, and it's definitely worth trying.

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            1. re: Big Bad Voodoo Lou

              Thanks for the review of Sweets by Good Golly Miss Holly, I planned on paying it a visit this weekend.

              Further to your latter point, I wanted to submit that Cefiore recently opened on Edgewater Dr. in College Park (across from the Publix); they offer the "tart" yogurt that is en vogue thanks to Pinkberry. During my last visit they had three flavors - green tea, acai berry and raspberry, each of which may be paired with an assortment of fresh fruits and other comfits.

            2. Just had to resurrect this thread as I traveled 30 minutes to Waterford Lakes this weekend in the midst of all the crazy drivers to try these "fabulous" cupcakes. Myself, my husband and my daughter and none of us were impressed! What a waste of time and money!

              I make better cupcakes at home than I got at this place! We had 3 different flavors (Cookies n Cream, White Hat and German Chocolate). I dont know if it was just because they had been sitting for several hours (we got there about 1pm) or what, but they were not moist at all and the frostings were slightly dry and not very creamy.

              To top it off, the only thing they have to drink is water, milk or coffee???? Not a very good offering, especially for people that dont drink milk or coffee.

              IMHO, I would much rather go next door to Toojays (of whom in my opinion can keep their food, but have good desserts) and have a slice of their cakes than eat at this Sweet place. I was expecting more and was highly disappointed.

              Maybe they do better at other times, but there were 2 people in the shop on a Sunday afternoon. We wont be back.

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              1. re: orl_foodie

                We weren't bowled over either when we went. I mean, they're good cupcakes, but Sprinkles are still the best in my book. Granted, you can't just walk into Sprinkles and buy 1 cupcake, but they're definitely the best.

                1. re: starbucksbrew

                  Neither were we. They were good but nothing spectacular. We tried Red Velvet and Cookies 'N Cream . . . few weeks later I tried the Jenny Cupcakes at Fifi's. Much better! And much more interesting flavors. I had banana-chocolate - Yum! Would definitely brave downtown parking for those again!