I find that I treat myself to one (or two) cupcakes every other week or so. That is more times than I need to. I've definitely slowed down with this new "health kick" I'm on, but I can never resist a well baked, perfectly decorated cupcake. Ask my thighs.
Besides being scrumptious, cupcakes are the perfect celebratory and pick me up food. Whenever I'm feeling blue, I buy myself a cupcake, throw on dark shades, wrap my head up in a scarf à la Jackie O, and indulge in Golden Girls re-runs. When it's a good day, which since starting this blog, I decided will be EVERYDAY, I buy myself a cupcake. See a trend here?
Cupcakes have gotten me through a lot, so I wanted to take time to give a shout out and a whoot-whoot to my top 5 bakeries who have provided me with THEE best cupcakes . . . EVER. And yes, these are in a particular order. Be sure to check them out ... And remember, DESSERTS is STRESSED spelled backwards. That's why you need one to combat the other -- at least that's my excuse.