Charleston’s cupcake shops

One of the most popular cupcake shops in Charleston, South Carolina is the simply named Cupcake Down South. This shop features a location in Charleston, as well as others spread throughout South Carolina. Offering specials such as Gluten-Free Tuesdays and Saturdays and Vegan Wednesdays, there is something for almost any taste or diet. Yummy flavors like Strawberry Waffles, Banana Butterscotch, Chocolate Monkey, and Bourbon Pecan Pie are tantalizing temptations for any cupcake connoisseur. Regular cupcakes are priced at $2.95 each and $32 per dozen, and are available in the shop, online, and also for delivery within a 15-mile radius of their shop. Cupcake also hand-delivers downtown with a $5 hand-delivery fee and a 3-dozen maximum, and is ready to cater weddings, parties, and other events with their tasty creations. 

BUTTER Cupcakes boasts themselves as “Charleston’s only gourmet cupcake boutique,” and is ready to tempt taste buds with flavors like Sweet Potato Cheesecake, Cherry Limeade, Honey Citrus Orange, and Blackberry Cobbler. Their cupcakes are priced at $2.75 each and $30 per dozen everyday. They are great to compliment any party, business meeting, shower, or wedding. BUTTER also offers party packages for a child’s birthday party with prices starting at $150 for 10 children. This package is known as the Wonder Package and offers guests 1 hour in BUTTER Cupcakes’ Idea Room, allowing children to color on their dry erase walls. Each child is given 1 chocolate or vanilla cupcake, unlimited use of the shop’s sprinkle candy station, and the child’s choice of water, milk, or lemonade.

Charleston’s Sugar Bakeshop was launched by two New York City architects turned bakers. Their shop is located in downtown Charleston, with hours every day except Sunday. Their regular cupcakes are priced at $2.50 each or $27.50 per dozen, and special cupcakes at $3.00 each and $33 per dozen. Sugar Bakeshop offers Red Velvet, Caramel, Lady Baltimore, and many more tasty flavors. In addition to their cupcakes, Sugar offers full-size cakes, cookies, pies, brownies, and other sweet treats, including 50-cent Ginger Molasses Treats for dogs.

Ashley’s Bakery specializes in wedding cupcakes and caters with a $250 deposit. Tempting flavors such as Strawberry Sour Cream Pound Cake, Chocolate Kahlua, Italian Cream, and Red Velvet, as well as the option to ask for a special flavor combination to be made for the momentous occasion. Because of their busy schedule, Ashley’s can schedule weddings at least six months in advance.

Brigitte’s Bakery offers delivery of all gluten-free cupcakes and other sweet treats. They offer flavors such as Banana Pudding, Pumpkin, and other seasonal flavors, with delivery starting at $5.00 per 10-mile round trip.

There’s something for nearly every taste and price range for cupcake-crazed consumers in Charleston, and with delivery options, cupcakes are literally a click or a phone call away.