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The top cupcake in every state



Cupcakes are the ultimate tiny cake. Mix and match twelve of them for twelve mini-cakes and no one will question why! Photogenic, customizable and always packed with flavor, cupcakes are the crowd pleasing treat for every age.

National Cupcake Day is December 15, so bookmark the national collection and take a bite of the best cupcake in nearly every state. Click on each business below to visit their Yelp page directly.


Methodology: This is an all-time list of the cupcake shops according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the cupcakes category, then ranked those businesses using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews. 

Note: With Coronavirus related changes occurring in individual states, we suggest confirming the most up-to-date offerings directly with the businesses listed. All businesses on this list were listed open as of November 2021.


The top cupcake in every state:

Ugly Cakes Bakery, Gold Mine Cupcakes, Shea’s Bakery
Baked and Wired, Queen T’s Cakery, The Sweet Spot Bakery
Cake by Jason Hisley, Mud Pie Vegan Bakery & Coffee, The Cupcake Collection
Q’s Cakes and Sweets Boutique, Dolce Bakeshop, CiCi’s Cakery
Sugar, The Sweet Life Bakeshop, Toadstool Cupcakes