Add cupcakes to the list of Chicago foods ranked among the best in the nation.
Four city bakeries have made the Daily Meal’s list of “101 Best Cupcakes in America.”
Taking the lead for Chicago as no. 30 was the Loop’s gourmet cupcake shop Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique.
According to the Daily meal, Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique cupcakes are “more like an experience than just a dessert treat.”
Molly’s cupcakes in Lincoln Park ranked as no. 61 and Swirlz Cupcakes and West Town Bakery and Diner followed as no. 83 and 89.
Rankings were based on criteria that included menu variety, presentation, social media, online reviews, culinary value and variety.
Taking the top confection spot was Pink Cake Box in New Jersey, which snagged two other spots on the list.
Chicago also dominated the Daily Meal's list of America's top 25 doughnuts, and the 101 best pizzas in America.