Sadly, my thoughts are now formulated in “Facebook jargon”.  Evolving with the times.  For example, I just thought, “Candace Tharp needs a great cupcake right about now. Lol.” -10:26am

So I went off on a day full of cupcake tastings.  I have to admit that I felt like I was going to vomit after the 10th cupcake, so I waited a few days to write this, so that I could be more objective.  😉

The Perfect Slice

I decided to try something new and headed out for The Perfect Slice.  Don’t jump in your cars yet because they don’t have a storefront.  The owner sets up in various cafes and shops around Dallas because most of her business comes from catering events.  But anything deemed “The Perfect Slice”, is a must taste for me.  After trying six of their cupcakes, I can say that their frontrunner is Vanilla Bean.  It really is very subtle…simple done well.  None of the other flavors hit a great note with me.

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Sprinkles used to be my “go to” cupcake venue for three years until I got on my sno-cone kick (I go through phases).   I hit them up again, and they are just as good as I remembered.  Their lemon cupcake is a-mazing.  Perfectly moist and delicious.  I honestly thought this place would have to dial back by now because customers would tire of the long lines as I did.  I was wrong.

4020 Villanova Drive

214. 369-0004

The Cupcakery

Open less than a year in Uptown, and they are already making a name for themselves.  Thank you Vegas for sharing them with us.  The Cupcakery’s Red Velvet cupcake takes the…well…the cake.  Perfect cake, and the frosting is a spot on cream cheese.  They also have a new cupcake called Strawberry Lemonade, which definitely caught my eye.  It was incredible too!  What is it with this place?  All I know is that they win BEST CUPCAKE IN DALLAS in my book.

2222 McKinney Avenue 214. 855.0003

I visited many other cupcake shops and ate my share of sugar to write this article.  Even if your favorite didn’t make this list…don’t worry I ate at it too.

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