The brilliantly airy cocoons of choux pastry at this Japanese cream-puff chain (nestled in the Block 37 pedway) hide a copious amount of vanilla custard cream. Read more.
Showcased in a glass display, the rotating selection (including classics like red velvet and chocolate for the more conservative cupcake connoisseur) look like works of art, because they are. Read more.
There’s no opening wide for these things—these are cupcakes that are, for once, of manageable size. That may convince you that you can eat more than one, which you probably can. Read more.
For more than just a sugar high, the small downtown shop sells fresh fruit–studded muffins and cupcakes that run the gamut from classic (such as Texas Red Velvet) to unconventional. Read more.
The dense cake and achingly sweet frosting evoke nostalgia for kiddie birthday parties, but the cutesy lace curtains and not-too-sweet icebox cake are timeless. Read more.