Desserts »Molly’s Cupcakes

228 Bleecker St

If you know me, you know I love birthday cake. And as it’s my birthday week, Jim brought home a birthday cake cupcake from Molly’s Cupcakes.

I know the city’s over run with cupcakes, but Molly’s French buttercream – that balances sugary and buttery to perfection and amazingly moist cake is note worthy.

It’s a welcome change to the oft copied┬áMagnolia staple of overly sugary frosting or any cupcake you shell out four bucks for only to find a stale cake under the frosting.

I dare say, this Cake Batter cupcake could be the best cupcake in Manhattan. It takes what is so good about boxed cakes – the moistness, the familiar buttery taste but elevates it with the freshness that only comes with goodies made from scratch.

Jim had a pumpkin spice that was equally moist and yummy, just not as suited to my taste.

Interestingly, Molly is not the chef, but the chef’s beloved third grade teacher. A portion of all their profits go to local schools and if it means anything to you, they won a Cupcake War too.


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Posted on February 9, 2012

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