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Sweets Bakeshop - Closed

2042 Marshall Ave. St. Paul, MN 55104 | Macalester/Groveland | 651-340-7138

Location Description:

If food trends evolve as movements do, then Sweets Bakeshop may be a part of third-wave cupcakism. One petite sweet called Breakfast is frosted with maple buttercream and has its center filled with bacon bits to replicate the sweet-savory tingle of syrup commingling with salt; Kettle Corn is a sweet cornbread topped with honey buttercream and candied corn kernels; and Feisty Goat is a chocolate cupcake filled with caramel and pecans and smothered in a blend of sweetened mascarpone and goat cheeses. They're far more sophisticated than the ones you grew up on as a kid. Sweets also does custom decorating, topping its cupcakes with intricate designs and elaborate scenes. Some consider them performance art: first visually appreciated, then eaten.


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Details

  • Cuisine(s): Bakery, Dessert, Ice Cream
  • Price: $
  • Alcohol: None
  • Reservations: Not Necessary
  • Parking: Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards

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