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Happy #CupcakeDay!

Hey #HipNJ cupcake lovers! Today is #CupcakeDay, so let’s take a look at 5 of the best cupcake shops in the Garden State!

1. Crowley’s Cupcakes, Madison

This bakery offers a wide range of tasty treats—cakes, cookies, specialty breads, cinnamon rolls, brownies, and of course, cupcakes! Here’s just a few of their flavors—Mint Brownie, Pink Lemonade, Nutella, M&M Candy, and Cafe Mocha. Sounds tasty!

2. House of Cupcakes, Princeton, East Brunswick, Clifton

The name of this bakery says it all as they feature an eclectic mix of cupcakes. With flavors such as Boston Creme, Banana Cream Pie, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Strawberry Daiquiri, and Pina Colada, you really can’t go wrong here!

3. Blue Sheep Bake Shop, Somerville

This Central Jersey bake shop is home to many kinds of desserts including specialty cakes and cupcakes, macarons, sugar cookies, cake pops and more. Here’s a few of their cupcake flavors: Death by Chocolate, Peanut Butter Cup, Birthday Cake, Toasted Coconut, and Chocolate Covered Strawberry. Yum!

4. Ava’s Cupcakes, Rockaway

Ava’s Cupcakes produces their cupcakes using seasonally-sourced ingredients. Known for more exotic cupcakes, they offer flavors such as Beer & Pretzels, Blueberry Cheesecake, Cinnamon Pumpkin, Pink Champagne and Strawberry, and Key Lime Pie. This is a great place to test out some very uniquely flavored cupcakes!

5. Baking Grace, Hawthorne

This bakery claims “life is too short for cheap desserts” and we couldn’t agree more. Home to an awesome selection of cupcakes and cakes, Baking Grace only prepares their desserts with fresh ingredients and in small batches to assure you excellent quality. Some of their cupcake flavors include German Chocolate, Oreo, and Red Velvet, Bavarian Creme, and Orange Cheesecake. Wow!

Satisfy your sweet tooth this #CupcakeDay with any one of these fine bakeries!

National Peppermint Patty Day

National Peppermint Patty Day

Happy National Peppermint Patty Day! The Peppermint Patty is one of the oldest candies still eaten today. This is because the Peppermint Patty is a classic candy that is both sweet and refreshing which appeals to most consumers. There have been many companies to make their own Peppermint Patties but the most successful company is York because their Peppermint Patty is firm and crisp compared to others.

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Remember to have a Peppermint Patty today. Happy National Peppermint Patty Day!

National Pumpkin Pie Day

National Pumpkin Pie Day

Happy National Pumpkin Pie Day! On National Pumpkin Pie Day we have the best pumpkin pie recipes for you to bake this winter. Make sure to try one of these delicious recipes. Happy baking!

Pumpkin Slab Pie

Pumpkin Chocolate Slab Pie

Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie

Gingersnap Pumpkin Pie

Maple Pumpkin Pie

Happy National Pumpkin Pie Day!