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Kara’s Cupcakes

Cupcake Shop$$$$
San Jose
  • Brad P.
    "Chocolate Velvet and Banana Kara are great!"(3 Tips)
    "Smores cupcakes are masterpieces of textures"(2 Tips)
    Matthew G.
    "Everything!! But red velvet, and the chocolate ganache with sea salt,..."(2 Tips)
    Jacque M.
    "Really great moist & flavorful carrot cake!"(3 Tips)
25 Tips and reviews
  • cupcakes
  • s'mores
  • cake
  • great value
  • desserts
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  • Greg L.
    Greg Lowe1 week ago
    cupcakes, mini cupcakes
  • Nicole J.
    Please stop using almond extract in your coconut cupcake frosting. I want to taste coconut, not almond!
  • Billy A.
    Billy AmpJuly 17, 2015
    S'more of Kara's Cupcakes please! Red velvet 😍
  • Caity M.
    Caity MalcolmApril 17, 2015
    Chocolate velvet cupcakes are heaven.
  • Sarah S. M.
    Sarah S. M.January 31, 2015
    Not a ton to choose from, but really tasty!
  • Ray H.
    Ray HartjenOctober 12, 2014
    Everything is good. Just bring your wallet - a bit pricey.
  • Matthew G.
    Matthew GabayanAugust 9, 2014
    Everything!! But red velvet, and the chocolate ganache with sea salt, and the pumpkin cupcakes are my favorite.
  • Golda M.
    Golda MarcusSeptember 2, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The s'mores cupcakes are soooooo good!!!!!!! :D
  • Jenn
    JennFebruary 25, 2013
    My fave is the peanut butter milk chocolate ganache cupcake!
  • Abby C.
    Abby ConchaMarch 28, 2012
    This icing here is waaaaay too sweet. I get a stomachache if I have one cupcake :( (1 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more
  • Matt K.
    Matt KhouryMarch 12, 2012
    $3.50 for a cupcake? Pricey. But D-E-L-I-C-I-O-U-S, recommend the Meyer Lemon.
  • Heather G.
    Heather GonzalezMarch 10, 2012
    Try the Meyer lemony lemon: the lemon curd in the center was a tangy surprise!
  • Brad P.
    Brad PeraltaOctober 2, 2011
    Chocolate Velvet and Banana Kara are great!
  • Trish
    TrishJuly 22, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Try the S'mores cupcake- delish!
  • SF Weekly
    SF WeeklyMay 19, 2011
    SF Weekly's Best Of 2011 Winner - Reader's Poll - BEST CUPCAKES
  • Mel N.
    Mel N.May 14, 2011
    The S'mores cupcakes is yummy and it has a graham cracker bottom.
  • Aish C.
    Aish CMarch 14, 2011
    S'mores. Nuff said.
  • Marie
    MarieMarch 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Chocolate velvet with buttercream frosting...nuff said!
  • SF Weekly
    SF WeeklyFebruary 11, 2011
    SF Weekly's Best of Winner 2010 - Reader's Poll - BEST CUPCAKES
  • Diane B.
    Diane BOctober 17, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't waste your calories on anything but the s'mores cupcakes! Sooo goood!
  • Bloomingdale's
    Bloomingdale'sAugust 12, 2010
    Scrumptiously coiffed cupcakes made with locally, sustainably-farmed ingredients (and less sugar), no dyes or preservatives, and are mere hours – sometimes minutes – out of the oven when you get them.
  • Laeti F.
    Laeti FarrugiaJuly 25, 2010
    The smores cupcakes are pure genius.
  • Jacque M.
    Jacque MoxMay 11, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Really great moist & flavorful carrot cake!
  • InExile
    InExileMarch 8, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Smores cupcakes are masterpieces of textures: graham cracker base, chocolate cake and marshmallow meringue top
  • Haruki T.
    Haruki TakeuchiSeptember 24, 2015
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