When you’re a in need of a sweet treat, cupcakes are a surefire way to hit the spot. These places are not only the best at cupcakes in the Windy City, but have been lauded as some of the best across America. You may not be able to stop at just one.
This spot does all of the classics exceptionally well and specializes in the sinful center-filled cupcake. Besides the unbelievable cupcakes, Molly’s even has swings and a sprinkle bar and you don’t have to feel guilty about indulging—a portion of the profits go to schools in the community. Wolfie, the owner, is also hands on and super friendly!
Swirlz is like the Tiffany & Co. of cupcakes. These cupcakes are decadently decorated and flavors change daily, so you’ll always have variety. They have options for EVERYONE, with gluten-free, sugar-reduced, and sugar-free options, and even “pupcakes” for your furry friend!
Sugar Bliss Cafe
This place has cupcake everything, with cupcakes topped with handmade corporate logos, fresh fruit topped muffins, and $1 frosting shots. They have the whole lineup of the classic flavors, but also have a range of unique flavor combinations that will drive your tastebuds wild. You won’t leave without a sugar high.