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Lavender Moon Cupcakery

Cupcake Shop$$$$
Old Town, Alexandria
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  • The Bozzuto Group
    "Ask for the flourless chocolate almond cupcake with sea salt!"(4 Tips)
    Kate K.
    "Cherry Chocolate Pinot Noir or Blood Orange Dreamsicle."(4 Tips)
    Andrea A.
    "This chocoholic really loved the Triple Belgian Chocolate!"(3 Tips)
    Sonora B.
    "The cherry chocolate Pinot noir cupcake will make you believe in God"(2 Tips)
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  • Derek P.
    Derek PAugust 13, 2014
    Fantastic cupcakes. Prefer their chocolate and flavored cakes (e.g. Flourless Chocolate, Blood Orange Dreamsicle, Lavendar Lemon Chiffon, etc.) to any vanilla ones. Vanilla Vanilla fell flat to me.
  • Sophia H.
    Sophia H2 weeks ago
    Triple Belgian chocolate = OMG. Devil's food PB is delicious too. I've noticed that this place has great frostings but not very fresh cake. Go to Sprinkles Cupcakes for the freshest cake ever.
  • Aimee A.
    Aimee AimeeJune 29, 2013
    You can't go wrong ordering any cupcake. It will likely be the best you've ever had. I can't wait to come back again next week. Closed Mon and Tues, open Wed-Sun.
  • Mike R.
    Mike ReidSeptember 15, 2012
    My new fave cupcake spot. The CAKE is rich and bursting with flavor AND THEN topped with great frosting.....unlike most which are average tasting (at best) with good frosting.
  • Mike R.
    Mike ReidSeptember 15, 2012
    These cupcakes are Ahh-maa-zing!!! The cake itself is moist and bursting with flavor. The frosting (which is great too) kinda becomes an afterthought almost. Got a half dozen sampler box.
  • The Bozzuto Group
    The Bozzuto GroupAugust 7, 2012
    Lavender Moon has achieved the impossible by creating the perfect gluten-free cupcake. Ask for the flourless chocolate almond cupcake with sea salt!
  • Rosie H.
    Rosie HendersonJuly 27, 2015
    Flavors change frequently but the cupcakes are always delicious. Quaint place to enjoy a sweet treat
  • Bloomingdale's
    Bloomingdale'sAugust 12, 2010
    They’ve got a whole sweet-and-savory thing going on, with flavors like vanilla bean lemon curd, peach and basil, and buttermilk Mexican chocolate. But move fast – they close when they sell out.
  • Vanessa F.
    Vanessa FrenchJuly 25, 2012
    By far the BEST place for cupcakes in the DC area. Fresh and unique combo flavors that leave you in cupcake heaven.
  • Chris M.
    Chris MerkelApril 14, 2013
    Nice quality cake to the cupcakes here—a detail many places forget in focusing just on the toppings—it's moist, not dry, and full of flavour.
  • Kate K.
    Kate KAugust 20, 2011
    Better than any cupcake place I've been to in the DC metro area. Favorite flavors = Cherry Chocolate Pinot Noir or Blood Orange Dreamsicle.
  • aro
    aroOctober 10, 2010
    go for the blood orange dreamsicle and s'mores cupcakes. it's amazing how nuanced the textures and flavors are for each different cupcake! delicious!
  • Reagan B.
    Reagan Barbosa2 weeks ago
    I've been to many cupcakeries, and I'm pretty sure this is the best cupcake frosting I've ever had. Yum.
  • Jenn Z.
    Jenn ZJuly 4, 2015
    Lavender chiffon, orange dreamsicle, almond flour less seasalt takes the (cup)cake!
  • Liz D.
    Liz D.May 28, 2013
    The strawberry champagne cupcake is delicious, as is the lemon lavendar!
  • Lexi D.
    Lexi DMay 9, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    most definitely the best cupcakes in DC! the lemon lavender chiffon is spectacular!
  • Audrey A.
    Audrey AOctober 5, 2012
    Their cream cheese frosting is quite rich, but it balanced well in their lemon blackberry cupcake.
  • Nina D.
    Nina DeJesusAugust 12, 2010
    You MUST try the Flourless Chocolate with Sea Salt & Almonds cupcake — it'll be the best cupcake you'll ever have.
  • Debbie W.
    Debbie WillisFebruary 20, 2013
    3 words: blood orange dreamsicle. It's a dream!
  • Andrea A.
    Andrea AndrejcoAugust 9, 2013
    This chocoholic really loved the Triple Belgian Chocolate!
  • Tatyana F.
    Tatyana FisherFebruary 24, 2013
    Chocolate lavender cupcakes are to die for!
  • Sonora B.
    Sonora BostianJune 19, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The cherry chocolate Pinot noir cupcake will make you believe in God
  • Paula D.
    Paula DavisOctober 4, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Flourless chocolate
  • B
    BOctober 16, 2011
    Frosting is divine but cake leaves much to be desired.
  • Maria Helena C.
    Maria Helena CJuly 17, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Life will be complete when you eat a triple Belgian chocolate cupcake.
  • Marla Y.
    Marla YoungDecember 6, 2013
    I did not like the gluten free cupcake. It was very dry.
  • Cassel K.
    Cassel KrollFebruary 7, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    amazing cupcakes, swing next door to Grabe + Bean for your matching java fix.
  • Ilivlyfe
    IlivlyfeOctober 14, 2012
    Cups cakes are dry I guess I'll stick to Georgetown cakes.
  • Amy S.
    Amy SandovalOctober 22, 2011
    Red velvet is yummy!
  • Dan C.
    Dan CollinsAugust 24, 2013
    Hummingbird FTW!
  • James O.
    James OJanuary 20, 2013
    Its ok.....there are so many other places that are much better, particularly down South!
  • Amy P.
    Amy PearceNovember 20, 2011
    pumpkin & chocolate cupcake....YUM!
  • Chad S.
    Chad SmithOctober 20, 2013
    Nom nom nom
  • anjul d.
    anjul dApril 4, 2010
    Pretty cupcakes and cute place, but no vegan cupcakes, atleast today.
  • Camilla C.
    Camilla CJanuary 18, 2010
    No coffee nor tea here... Just cupcakes. Some yummy flavors!
  • Pauline L.
    Pauline LewisMarch 23, 2010
    Orange dreamsicle delight!
  • Jesse S.
    Jesse SeagrovesSeptember 6, 2013
    Too much frosting for my liking.
  • RLV
    RLVOctober 13, 2012
    Ugh, hit or miss.
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