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If you're looking for a little sweet relief then you're in for a real treat. From a famous red velvet at Auntie Em's to ice cream versions at Frosted Cupcakery, find out where to indulge in the best cupcakes in Los Angeles. (Photo: Magnolia cupcakes by Kelly Wardle)
Updated: October 01, 2009
Though there are several locations around the LA area, this charming, pink-tastic original also has a cute shop next to its bakery, so guests can grab a cupcake-print apron, painting, note cards and just about everything else as well as yummy cupcakes in 19 daily flavor combinations.
NYC's most famous cupcake haven--yes, it's the one from "Sex and the City"--has finally made its way to the West Coast in the form of a spacious, pastel-hued shop serving up the sweet treats with those distinct indented frosting swirls.
Step inside this retro-chic Brentwood space for the flavors and aromas of grandma's kitchen. Cakes at any size are offered, but it's the frosting-filled cupcakes in flavors like chocolate mint and luscious lemon that keep folks coming back for more.
This tiny shop on Wilshire looks like a dreamily frosted little cake itself--pale pink walls, white icing trim, milky white chandeliers. But enough eye candy--the real treats are the sugary cupcakes in rotating flavors like key lime and vanilla bean.