Hiding a ring in a cupcake is a great way to ask someone to marry you, but giving someone a ring made of cupcakes guarantees a yes. Savor the swaying power of sweets with today's Groupon: for $18, you get $36 worth of baked goods at Sweet Spot Bakery in Melrose.
Sweet Spot Bakery soothes savage sweet teeth with a mouthwatering menu of divine desserts. Tantalized taste buds can peruse an assortment of cookies, brownies, pastries, and cakes—all crafted using real butter, vanilla, fresh fruit, and heavy cream. Large chocolate chip or M&M cookies ($1.50) complement brimming cups of milk, and blueberry pies ($16.99) are ideal for celebrating the birthday of your barren blueberry bush. Stuff several stomachs with a 10-inch strawberry shortcake ($39.99), or reward 12 friends by letting them watch you savor a dozen chocolate-covered strawberries ($1.85 each).
For the saccharine shy, Sweet Spot also offers a soupçon of savory snacks in the form of cheesy quiches ($10.99 each) and hearty chicken pies ($5.99–$14.99). Though the bakery is open seven days a week and everything is baked on-site, the daily schedule of in-store goodies rotates frequently, so guests should order their desired baked goods 24 hours in advance to guarantee its availability.
- All of their cookies = heaven. They have a cinnamon chip cookie with icing that tastes like a cookie version of a cinnamon roll. It's hard to comprehend the amazingness of that! – Lisa S., Yelp, 8/8/10
- There have been holidays, that I've skipped the entire meal just to make sure I have room for a cannoli from SWEET SPOT. – Randi, Urbanspoon
Sweet Spot Bakery
Sweet Spot Bakery’s skilled confectioners source top-quality ingredients, including real vanilla and heavy cream, to sift, whip, and bake batters into cupcakes, cakes, and cookies fresh daily. The rotating menu spotlights such dishes as Boston-Globe mentioned chicken pies and treats such as chocolate-covered strawberries or French macaroons and holiday themed cupcakes. Fresh apples plot new strategies for keeping the doctor away inside turnovers and dumplings, and buttercream frosting crowns chocolate and white cupcakes with regal dollops of silky sweetness. Full-size cakes can titillate the sweet teeth of 4–75 people and are available in flavors such as lemon raspberry and carrot, or gourmet varieties such as fudgy parrot and caramel mousse. With 24 hours’ advance notice, bakers can design custom creations to match any event’s theme or a party planner’s spirit animal. Most cakes and cupcakes are available in gluten free.