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Katiedid’s Cupcakes, Pittsburgh

You probably think you’ve had a great cupcake- you may even have a favorite bakery that you frequent to get your sugar fix.  …

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Vanilla Pastry Studio, Regent Square

I was excited when I heard that Vanilla Pastry Studio was coming to Regent Square- baked goodies are my favorite. Vanilla is located in busy Regent Square, on bustling Braddock Avenue. The newly constructed building sits next to Typhoon; there’s plenty of parking in front of the store. The facade of the building is contemporary, and covered with large panes of glass. When I walked into Vanilla I was immediately received with the aromatic, sweet smell of cupcakes- yum.

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New Zealand Pavlova Recipe

New Zealand Pavlova recipe

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Vanilla Pastry Studio, Pittsburgh, PA

I’ve never met anyone who doesn’t like cupcakes – cake, frosting (buttercream), and a soft wrapper that hold all of that goodness together. Cupcakes have been around for decades, but recently there’s been a serious surge in their popularity.

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Dozen Bakeshop, Squirrel Hill

Over the past few years, it seems as if cupcakes have become more popular than ever. They’re all over the place; even replacing traditional cakes at weddings. Why the renewed popularity? Is it that the cupcake is small, and easy to eat? Maybe it’s because they come in so many different flavors, and just as important, colors. If you really enjoy a cupcake (as most people do) Dozen Bakeshop in Squirrel Hill should be on your short list of places to visit. It’s a very small space, but it’s loaded with charm, and sweet aromas.

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Dozen Cupcakes, Lawrenceville

Popular in hip metropolises like New York City, high-end cupcakes are beautiful to look at and an experience to eat. Some are so pretty that it seems a shame to even think about consuming them.

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