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In an episode of Sex and the City, "Carrie" and "Miranda", the characters portrayed by Sarah Jessica Parker and Cynthia Nixon, sat on a bench eating Magnolia Bakery's pink frosted cupcakes, as they discussed Carrie's love life. Magnolia Bakery hasn't been the same ever since. The neighborhood bakery located in a residential section of the West Village of Manhattan, is now a New York institution. Tourists from all over the world go to the Magnolia Bakery, often waiting in a long line that winds its way around the block.
There's a reason why Magnolia Bakery has had staying power. Its baked goods, especially its cakes and cupcakes, are home made and absolutely delicious. What other bakery but Magnolia needs to impose a one dozen limit on the number of cupcakes a walk-in customer is allowed to purchase? So it should come as no surprise that Magnolia Bakery is a nominee for a Readers' Choice Award for Best Cupcake. It is also a nominee for a Readers' Choice Award for Best Cake.
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Magnolia Bakery is a family-owned and operated business where everything is made fresh from scratch on premises, all day, every day, using the finest ingredients.
Open since 1996, the bakery is often credited with starting the modern day cupcake craze with its signature pastel-colored buttercream-frosted versions. Magnolia Bakery specializes in classic Americana baked goods including red velvet cake, icebox cake and banana pudding. Magnolia prides itself on tradition and quality and strives to satisfy loyal patrons while maintaining the integrity of the brand. All Magnolia Bakery locations are certified as Kosher by the United Kosher Supervision. For more information and location hours, please visit Magnolia's website.