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The perfect birthday muffins in Chicago

To rejoice Monica’s birthday, we threw down our favourite spots for muffins final week. Monica…

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.”

Purple velvet ube cake from Jennivee’s Bakery. Picture courtesy of Jennivee’s Bakery

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.”

Invoice L.: Roeser’s in Humboldt Park, and you have to strive the Jeannine at Style of Heaven bakery in Andersonville. Fabulous!”

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.”