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Looking for a great cupcake place in Chicago!

crystalrae Feb 22, 2010 09:35 AM

I am going to be visiting chicago in a few weeks and i LOVE cupcakes and would love to visit a great one. Molly's cupcakes looks great to me based on their website. Can anyone give me any reccomendations of places to try?? THANKS!!!!!!

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  1. nsxtasy RE: crystalrae Feb 22, 2010 09:53 AM

    Check out this HUGE discussion:

    Best Cupcakes in Town? - http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/376709

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      erisgrrrl RE: crystalrae Feb 22, 2010 10:17 AM


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        nsxtasy RE: erisgrrrl Feb 22, 2010 01:09 PM

        Yuck - possibly the worst bakery in Chicagoland.

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          Bullit RE: nsxtasy Feb 22, 2010 02:53 PM

          I disagree. I have never had anthing but the BEST cupcakes ever.

      2. geg5150 RE: crystalrae Feb 22, 2010 11:18 AM

        Check this out....http://www.chicagocupcakecrawl.com/cu...

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          pippitt RE: crystalrae Feb 23, 2010 07:27 AM

          Although it's not only in Chicago I think Sprinkles Cupcakes are heavenly with an endless amount of flavors!


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            mmilanam RE: crystalrae Feb 23, 2010 12:46 PM

            Molly's is great. I like how you can mix and match your own cupcake flavor and icing. (Not everyone wants cream cheese frosting on a red velvet cupcake!) There is seating, which is nice too.
            Sweet Mandy B's is one of the original cupcake places in Chicago.
            Twisted Sister Bakery in Old Town is also great.

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              WhiskyPartyChicago RE: mmilanam Feb 23, 2010 04:11 PM

              This is almost a silly question: Molly's makes the best cupcakes pretty much ever. People travel from all over the country to eat them. Try the Ron Bennington: you will not be disappointed.

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