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For 30 years, Cakes by Karen has graced gatherings with handmade cupcakes, tortes, and cakes culled from a tasty arsenal of flavors, fillings, and icings. The colorful, creative desserts pair with a variety of occasions, from multitiered wedding cakes decked out with elegant floral designs and smooth icing to fondant-capped tortes in the shape of powdered wigs for Presidents' Day. In addition to baking eye-catching treats, Cakes by Karen furnishes partiers and newlyweds with limousine packages replete with champagne, deluxe stereo systems, and luxurious stretch-limo transportation.

9797 West Colfax Avenue
Lakewood,
CO
US

Minnie Beasley’s Cookie Company gratifies sugar seekers with a wide array of baked treats, candies, nuts, and other mouth magnets. Opt for the 6-ounce package and reap the contents of 10 almond lace gourmet cookie gift bags, or savor 16-ounce bundles of baked goods with five almond lace gourmet cookie tins. The cookies are available in both regular and dutch-chocolate flavors and all Minnie Beasley's tasteful temptations derive their scarfability from premium ingredients and can be made gluten-free. Gastro artisans handcraft each decadent morsel, and every order comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee, ensuring customers can place their orders without fear of getting stuck with a mean-spirited carrot cake that taunts small children and family pets.

3004 S Colorado Blvd
Denver,
CO
US

Charlie's Ice Cream Social hearkens back to a bygone era, when entire families would gather around the radio with their frozen treats and when the Rocky Mountains were still freshly planted pebbles. The aesthetic of 1940s America pervades the throwback parlor: inside, black-and-white portraits hang above red stools and countertops, and outside, a chalkboard colorfully broadcasts daily specials and staff picks. Visitors seeking sweet reprieve step up to a sprawling white menu, where they'll devise their own glacial creations with many flavors of syrups and ice cream that serve as the landing pad for more than 40 different toppings. Custom Twister shakes swirl together ice cream, candies, and cookies into pucker-inducing potions.

3559 West 44th Avenue
Denver,
CO
US

The chefs at Spanky's Roadhouse perform culinary gymnastics, flipping patties, tossing salads, shaking shakes, and teaching wings how to soar with flavor. Adventurous eaters can build their own burger out of beef ($8.95), buffalo ($10.95), or grilled chicken breast ($8.95), garnishing their meat choice with multifarious toppings ($0.75 each). Or, pad your uninsulated belly cabin with one of 12 signature burgers, such as the Spanky burger, which is assembled with jalapeno-jack cheese, bacon, guacamole, and onions sizzled to a saliva-worthy crisp ($9.95). The Breakfast burger keeps lonely buns company with bacon, cheddar, and a fried egg, and the Fat burger is crowned with a golden, beer-battered onion ring and slathered in barbecue sauce, bacon, and blue cheese. After dousing a burning burger desire before it spreads to nearby stomachs, guests can dig into one of three sliders, such as the piquant barbecue pulled pork ($7.95) or a dozen Roadhouse wings, which come in six flavors, including Chinese Hot, Atomic, and honey barbecue ($8.95).

1729 E Evans Ave
Denver,
CO
US

High Point Creamery is the passion project of husband-wife team Erika Thomas and Chad Stutz?one that began simply with a shared love of ice cream. With the help of a team of seasoned ice cream makers and fresh, local ingredients, they share their passion for this treat with customers, offering dozens of flavor options, plus inventive ice cream flights, "bombes," and sundaes topped with housemade sauces like drizzled chocolate fudge.

Ice-Cream Flavors

Familiar flavors like vanilla bean, milk chocolate, and salted caramel are offered alongside more unusual tasty delights, such as: * Basil with blackberry swirl * Chocolate orange with marshmallows * Cucumber and pear with gin sorbet * Salty Dog chocolate * Earl Grey with shortbread cookies

What's an Ice-Cream Bombe?

It's the grownup version of an ice-cream cake, basically. A molded ice-cream dessert that originated in Victorian-era France, the ice-cream bombe consists of three layers of hardened ice cream that are set using an authentic copper mold from the '60s. Once it's frozen, it flies from the mold like a beautiful ice-cream butterfly and is sliced, cake-style, then topped with nuts and sauce.

215 South Holly Street
Denver,
CO
US

Just as the name implies, Tipsy Cupcakes rolls out cupcakes with a kick. These decadent treats blend bar and kitchen favorites, combining gourmet cake flavors such as blue velvet and yellow lemon with premium alcohols and liqueurs such as Crown Royal, Kahlua, and Bacardi. Selections include the Red Carpet, a red velvet cupcake infused with vodka. Other offerings include Tipsy Cupcakes? twists on beloved cocktails such as the margarita, daiquiri, and mojito. They are also rolling out infused bite-sized cake truffles through their new dessert line Crufflicious. Tipsy Cupcakes has gluten-free options available by request, and the staff can make virgin versions of each cupcake. Otherwise, customers must be 21 or older or have really convincing mustaches and British accents to partake in the tasty treats.

4535 Thompson Ct.
Denver,
Colorado
US