Gourmet cupcake shops have been popping up everywhere within the last few years. With countless numbers of cupcake bakeries in the northeast, making this list was difficult, but with the help of the Spoon community and personal experience, here are the delicious results.

1. Love Kupcakes


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This Portland shop has delicious cupcakes that are made for anyone, whether vegan or gluten-free. Love Kupcakes makes delicious treats with high quality ingredients, and they taste better than ever.

2. Mr. Cupcakes


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These glorious cupcakes have been featured in Food Network’s Cupcake Wars and Food Network On The Road. From French Toast to Fruity Pebbles to Oreo Cheesecake, Mr. Cupcakes has every flavor in the book. Next time you’re in New Jersey, make sure to stop by one of their five locations.

3. Caked Up


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Located in New City, Caked Up has over 50 cupcake flavors that rotate every day. Check out their menu that includes unique flavors like Chicken and Waffles, which was recently featured on Insider.

4. My Little Cupcake


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This adorable cupcake shop in Burlington specializes in miniature cupcakes. Some of their unique flavors include Margarita and Mexican hot chocolate. Just looking at their menu will make you hungry.

5. Queen City Cupcakes


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This Manchester cupcake shop is a small, family owned business with fresh new flavors that change weekly. Check out their instagram for a look at some of their mouth watering creations.

6. NoRA Cupcake Company


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NoRA cupcakes are unconventional, edgy and artistic. Their complete menu contains 100 flavors, and they always have at least a dozen in stock. They have a whole line based on the inspired by cocktails, like raspberry champagne cake, filled with chocolate ganache and frosted with raspberry champagne buttercream. Classy and delicious.

7. Sweet


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Sweet’s cupcakes are freshly baked every morning and simply irresistible. They pride themselves on using all natural and high quality ingredients like Madagascar bourbon Vanilla and Bensdrop cocoa. Lucky for us, you can order online and they will deliver these treats right at your doorstep.

8. City Girl Cupcake


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City Girl Cupcakes offer handmade, gourmet cupcakes with the highest quality ingredients available. If you are planning an event, you could coordinate personalized cupcake designs, or they’ll even create a cupcake tower!

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