Cupcakes Are Sweeter From These Black Owned Businesses: Where We Buy Black

Before Making a Purchase, Search!

How many cupcakes do you eat in a year? Every sweet bite you take could create wealth and opportunity for Black people. Before you make your next cupcake purchase, check to see if the bakery is Black owned.

To help you get started, here are several cupcakeries from around the country. They’re all amazing but also different; some are traditional brick and mortar stores, others are home based bakeries eager to provide treats for your next event and there are also mobile cupcake businesses. Bonus: many of these businesses offer online ordering and shipping so make sure you check them all out! Let’s develop a new habit when shopping: look for Black owned companies, FIRST.

Alabama

Cake Mama’s Dessert Bar: Mobile, Alabama

Click here for website (251) 509-8094

Customers can have the best of both worlds at Cake Mama’s Dessert Bar, “Where you can have your cake and eat it too.”

Connecticut

Edible Couture: Shelton, Connecticut

Click here for website (203) 923-4748

Edible Couture is a mobile dessert bakery that specializes in gourmet cake cups. They’re known for having the #1 banana pudding and strawberry shortcake. Yes, they can ship!

Florida

CamiCakes: Jacksonville, Florida

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CamiCakes specializes in yummy gourmet cupcakes to enjoy daily or for birthdays, weddings, showers, and many other special celebrations. Yes, they can ship!

Georgia

Confection City: Riverdale, Georgia

Click here for website (678) 561-7381

Confection City is a home-based bakery that creates custom confections for any occasion. All orders are made with love using family recipes. You become family when you order. 

CamiCakes: Atlanta, Georgia

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CamiCakes specializes in yummy gourmet cupcakes to enjoy daily or for birthdays, weddings, showers, and many other special celebrations. Yes, they ship!

Indiana

Cute as a Cupcake Cupcakery & Bake Shop: 2008 W. 81st Ave. Merrillville, Indiana

Click here for website (219) 472-0858

Voted BEST cupcakes in Indiana, Cute as a Cupcake offers over 100 flavors, including Vegan and Gluten Free options. These cupcakes are hand crafted and made with the finest ingredients from SCRATCH! Yes, they can ship!

Louisiana

The Cupcake Collection: 2917 Magazine St. Suite 102 New, Orleans, Louisiana

Click here for website (504) 383-9322

The Cupcake Collection is famous for their award-winning cupcakes. They are baked fresh, daily, with love and unending flavor. Yes, they can ship!

New York

Baked Cravings: 1673 Lexington Avenue New York, NY

Click here for website (646) 590-3324

Baked Cravings is a 100% nut free, peanut free and tree nut free bakery. They specialize in cupcakes, custom cakes, cookies and brownies. Home of the infused Cupcakes in a Jar. Yes, they can ship!

Pennsylvania

Cakery Square: Homestead, Pennsylvania

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Cakery Square is much more than a traditional bakery; it is a platform for students to start training in areas they are passionate about and help equip them for real life experiences.

Tennessee

The Cupcake Collection: 1213 6th Ave N Nashville, Tennessee

Click here for website (615) 244-2900

The Cupcake Collection is home of the Sweet Potato Cupcake- Voted #1 Cupcake in Tennessee. Yes, they can ship!

Texas

LeMays Cupcakes: Arlington, Texas

Click here for website (225) 772-6014

LeMays Cupcakes provides the best natural ingredients and customer service by going the extra mile. Their motto is, “Happiness Is Only A Cupcake Away!”

J’adore Cupcakez: Dallas, Texas

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J’adore Cupcakez, LLC is a Dallas, TX home based bakery, specializing in varying flavors of cupcakes & cake pops.

WHERE We Buy Black is meant to serve as a shopping assistant, helping to spotlight a select number of Black owned companies in industries commonly sought after. These features aren’t meant to be an exhaustive listing of companies. Rather, we hope to give our readers a quick jumpstart on buying Black and most importantly, developing the habit of searching for Black owned companies, FIRST.

Before you make a purchase, check WHERE We Buy Black features here on our blog to see if we have any companies that you can utilize. As we roll out various features, we will also continue to expand on them. In other words, if you see a feature with 10 companies, that won’t be the final list – we will add to it as time goes on. As we add to those features, we will continue to promote them to our audience on a regular basis. If you are a business owner and you don’t see your company featured on a WHERE We Buy Black editorial and you’d like it to be, contact us at [email protected] to inquire about inclusion.

23 comments
  1. Leah
    Leah
    July 10, 2019 at 4:06 pm

    You missed one in Detroit.
    Good Cakes and Bakes
    19363 Livernois Ave
    Detroit, MI 48221

    Reply
  2. Kiy
    Kiy
    July 10, 2019 at 4:41 pm

    What about Maryland and or Virginia? I’m quite sure there are some

    Reply
  3. URSULA
    URSULA
    July 10, 2019 at 4:42 pm

    Thank you!

    Reply
  4. Rdaise
    Rdaise
    July 10, 2019 at 4:44 pm

    Hello,
    Sugarpill Dessrt Spot is owned by a 23 yr old single mother here in the DMV.
    Her IG: @sugarpilldesserts
    Best custom cupcakes and she is trying to expand a bit.

    Reply
  5. Kathy Miller Taylor
    Kathy Miller Taylor
    July 10, 2019 at 5:30 pm

    Good morning,

    How do you get your business added to this list of We Buy Black for Bakeries?

    Kathy Jo Miller Taylor

    Reply
  6. Owen
    Owen
    July 10, 2019 at 5:38 pm

    Do you count franchises owned by black folk. Gigi’s cupcakes in Bee Cave, Texas just outside of Austin is owned by 3 black dudes – 2 ex NFL players and one regular dude. lol

    Reply
  7. Hurley Williams
    Hurley Williams
    July 10, 2019 at 6:35 pm

    Patty Cake’s Littlest Cupcake Shop
    318 E. 2nd Street
    Clayton, NC 27520
    (919) 243-0011

    also a Black owned cupcake shop.

    Reply
  8. Michelle
    Michelle
    July 10, 2019 at 6:57 pm

    What about Southern Girl Desserts in the Crenshaw Plaza in Los Angeles? The owner actually won “Cupcake Wars” several years ago on the Food Network.

    Reply
  9. Victoria Cox
    Victoria Cox
    July 10, 2019 at 9:29 pm

    Virginia Black owned cupcake company- Delish with owner Cheryl Mosley

    Reply
  10. Shana McDowell
    Shana McDowell
    July 10, 2019 at 10:44 pm

    Omg!!! Love this!!!! How can I get on the list???? I opened my cake shoppe in March!!! Yah love to see these!!! I will definitely visit when I am in these cities!!!

    Reply
    • D'Juan Hopewell
      D'Juan Hopewell • Post Author •
      July 12, 2019 at 3:21 pm

      Instructions are in the article

      Reply
  11. Kayla L Merchant
    Kayla L Merchant
    July 10, 2019 at 11:43 pm

    What about California? Cupcakin’!!

    Reply
    • Terrell
      Terrell
      July 11, 2019 at 11:18 pm

      YAAAYY ARRRREEEAAA!!!! Cupcakin (Oakland & Berkeley) is the truth! The key lime is my favorite but you can’t go wrong with any of the flavors.

      Reply
      • JD
        JD
        July 13, 2019 at 10:45 am

        Yesssss townbizz

        Reply
  12. Ras
    Ras
    July 11, 2019 at 4:01 am

    What about New Jersey,,,,

    Reply
  13. Jay
    Jay
    July 11, 2019 at 3:33 pm

    You also forgot Almond cakes and catering in Atlanta, Ga. They’re the best!!! Check them out. Shout to all my black owned businesses!!

    Reply
  14. Donice Sweats
    Donice Sweats
    July 11, 2019 at 8:56 pm

    Is there one coming to Arizona???

    Reply
  15. Skyla Johnson
    Skyla Johnson
    July 12, 2019 at 1:30 am

    Hi!!

    How can we submit to add a business to this list? I love this!! I am a local black owned baker in Columbus, OH.
    Thanks 😊

    Reply
    • D'Juan Hopewell
      D'Juan Hopewell • Post Author •
      July 12, 2019 at 3:21 pm

      Instructions are in the article

      Reply
  16. Aaliyah mahmoud
    Aaliyah mahmoud
    July 12, 2019 at 5:35 am

    What about black own custom cake bakery

    Reply
  17. Adrian Allen
    Adrian Allen
    July 12, 2019 at 1:16 pm

    Mo’Pweeze Bakery
    32 Broadway,
    Denville, NJ 07834
    http://www.mopweezebakery.com
    @mopweeze

    Black owned, Vegan and Allergen Free bakery.

    Reply
  18. Rovae earp
    Rovae earp
    July 14, 2019 at 2:01 am

    I hope to be in this listing one day as well. I am a a new business of homemade cupcakes and cheesecakes. One like share or order can go a long way. 😉
    http://www.Vaemadecupcakes.com
    facebook: vaemadecupcakes
    twitter : Vaemadecc

    Reply
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