Whether you enjoy red velvet cupcakes, vanilla macaroons, or snickerdoodle cookies, you can find these delicious treats and more at the city's best bakeries:
At Crave, the bakers put a gourmet twist on a nostalgic favorite. They handcraft the cupcakes in small batches and start each morning with their house-made vanilla bean extract, seasonal fruits, and luscious sweet and dark chocolates. The cupcakes are routinely called "Houston's best," and flavors may include coconut, German chocolate, and salted caramel.
Fluff Bake Bar
Known around the city as the Sugar Fairy, Rebecca Masson makes the most exquisite desserts this side of the Mississippi. She has won the Houston Culinary Award for Best Pastry Chef, and her creations at the Fluff Bake Bar blend the tradition of French pastries with the homemade favorites of her childhood. The menu includes lemon tarts, coconut macaroons, and apple pie bars.
El Bolillo Bakery
El Bolillo began from humble beginnings in the Greater Heights neighborhood. It quickly grew in popularity, and soon moved to a larger location. El Bolillo has been called "The Official Best Bakery in Texas," and the bakers offer one of the largest selections of tres leches cakes in the area. They're made from the finest ingredients, and other menu items include maridos, elotes, and orejas.
Nestled off Morningside and University Boulevard, Celebrity offers moist cupcakes baked fresh throughout the day. The bakers only use the freshest ingredients, many of which are sourced locally. The bakery has a four-star rating on Yelp as everyone enjoys the friendly service, quaint atmosphere, and varied selection which includes flavors such as bananas foster, pina colada, and lemon blueberry pie.
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