Hide your scales and bust out those elastic pants because this 10Best list is worth putting on a few pounds. Washington, D.C. has multiple bakeries to chose from but we have found the ones who have the sinfully delicious cupcakes, mouth-watering cakes and perfectly baked pastries. (Hey. It was a hard job but somebody has to do it, right? Well, that's the story I'll tell my gym trainer.)
Remember how cupcakes became trendy over the past several years? Georgetown Cupcake helped the dessert take off and you can understand why after sampling some of their amazing recipes. Need a place that offers top-notch baked goods but can also have a good ole' cup of Joe too? Look no further than Baked & Wired which provides both.
Baked goods can often be restrictive for those with dietary needs. Thankfully, the nation's capital has several bakeries that provide delightful alternatives for those who need it. Sticky Fingers uses animal-free products to put together sinfully good sweets and treats like cupcakes, cookies and pies. The Happy Tart Bakery has tasty options for those who need glutten-free alternatives.
Whatever food your sweet tooth is craving, Washington, D.C. area bakeries will be able to satisfy it.