Dubai has long been an avid proponent of cupcake-mania and boasts a gaggle of dedicated bakeries: Magnolia even chose our city as the venue for its first international outlet, which landed at The Dubai Mall in 2010.
New venues continue to spring up across town: the aptly named Sugaholic launched recently in Karama, and London-based specialist The Hummingbird Bakery is set to open at The Dubai Mall this month. What’s more, barely a week goes by without existing bakeries launching themed cupcakes to mark local events.
With so many of these sugary treats available across the city, we assigned ourselves the enviable task of tasting as many as we could get our hands on in an attempt to find the best. Here are our sugar-frosted findings.