To rejoice Monica’s birthday, we threw down our favourite spots for muffins final week.
- Monica selected the sunshine, fruity, whipped-cream delights from Chinese language Chiu Quon Bakery in Chinatown and Uptown.
- Justin celebrated the dense buttercream tortes from Candy Mandy B’s in Lincoln Park.
Our readers beneficial their very own favorites:
Amy R.: “Jennivee’s Bakery. This Filipino bakery in Lakeview has a beautiful ‘purple velvet’ cake made with ube, a purple yam. The hummingbird cake (banana, pineapple, caramel, nuts) is insanely good.”
Robert W.: “As a double chocolate cake lover, I like Bent Fork Bakery in Highwood. Additionally, surprisingly, Jewel’s cake is superb.”
Keith R.: “My household’s been getting caramel and purple velvet birthday muffins (and cupcakes) from Brown Sugar Bakery in Grand Crossing ever since I used to be a child. It is nonetheless a staple for us!”
- Liz B agrees, saying: “Well worth the drive from the North Facet for caramel cake and coconut cake!”
Liz S.: “Orland Bakery in Orland Park! We have been getting our muffins there for about 50 years!”
Paula M.: “The perfect cake I’ve ever tasted is the Princess Cake from Misplaced Larson on Clark. Lined in light-green marzipan, with a layer of whipped cream, then two gentle sponge-cake layers separated by raspberry jam. Unbelievable.”
Alicia B.: “Weber’s Bakery in Garfield Heights. So scrumptious and a value performer.”
Colleen M.: “For an excellent place to get muffins, strive Home of Muffins in Edison Park.”
Invoice M.: “My former workplace used to do month-to-month birthday celebrations with cake from Bittersweet Bakery in Lakeview. They’re one of many few bakeries round city the place you may get German chocolate.”
Carlos B.: “Pie, Pie My Darling makes unimaginable vegan muffins, however order early as a result of provide is proscribed and he or she sells out fast! Additionally … don’t sleep on Entire Meals for one thing on brief discover.”
Jeff F.: “Go to Candy Temptations Bake Store in Evanston.”
Kathleen M.: “Can we journey again in time and order the chocolate ganache cake from Swedish Bakery? Fingers-down the GOAT.”