The Absolute Best Cupcake Shops in the US

If you’re looking to devour an “edible work of art”, stop at My Cupcake Delight is non-negotiable. Mother-daughter duo Melinda and Naomi opened the Ontario, California-only cupcake bakery in 2009, and the accolades have been consistent. In case you can’t get there, the My Delight Cupcake Truck brings the treats straight to you – or to Google HQ or the Grammys!

It’s no surprise that everyone wants to try these cupcakes. High-quality, local and organic (where possible) ingredients, combined with Naomi’s training and experience in pastry and confectionery, from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, shine in every heavenly bite. The menu offers a choice of exclusive, featured, monthly and weekly specials, so there’s always something new to try. Signature flavors come in mini or standard sized cupcakes, so go ahead and try a range.

Availability varies daily, but look for rosé champagne, chocoflan, Nutella s’mores, raspberry lemonade, vegan strawberry horchata, snickerdoodle, caramel churro or a salted caramel cheesecake without gluten. Or for something totally unique (and award-winning!), try the Buttermilk Breakfast Cupcake with Smoked Bacon, covered in Maple Butter Frosting with even more Bacon and Maple Syrup . It’s definitely a way to start the day! Meanwhile, if your dog has a sweet tooth, be sure to grab a doggie cupcake: peanut butter, honey, and carrot cake topped with peanut buttercream, dog cookie crumbs, and a dog bone.