Cupcakes are big in Omaha. We love us some cupcakes. You may have seen a few of these places on Food Network’ “Cupcake Wars.” Yeah, they’re that good. Where can you go to get cupcakes in Omaha?
UPDATE: This post was first published in 2014 and has been updated in November 2023.
Jones Bros. Cupcakes – Their cupcakes are feast for the eyes. These large cupcakes are a shareable size if you’ve got a little one in tow, not that you’d want to. They also offer some gluten-free options. It’s one of my favorites of Omaha – and apparently Omaha’s favorite place for cupcakes (voted #1 in 2014).
Aksarben Village, 2121 S. 67th St. They also have another location inside Westroads Mall, 10000 California St.
Gigi’s Cupcakes – I haven’t been to this chain of cupcake shops yet, but I have drooled over the pictures of their cupcakes. They also offer mini cupcakes and cheesecake cupcakes, as well as some gluten-free options on Fridays.
Village Pointe South, 16811 Burke St., Suite 115
Where else to find cupcakes in Omaha?
Check out Oh My! Omaha Facebook fan Dereck’s Midtown pick: “Sweet Magnolia’s Bake Shop on 813 N. 40th Street about a block north of the Cathedral and a block south of Cummings Street… I took my kids there on Saturday and got some cupcakes and other treats that were GREAT. The kids wanted to go back on Sunday for more!”
Oh My! Omaha Facebook fan Lori recommended cupcakes made by Michelle at Alotta Brownies in Fremont, Neb. Lucky us, she’s opening a shop in Omaha soon! Be on the look out for The Omaha Bakery close to Nebraska Furniture Mart soon. Says Lori: “Coconut is my favorite cupcake but it’s hard to choose just a cupcake when there are so many other delicious goodies like the Peanut Butter cinnamon rolls.”
Honorable mention goes to Heather who mentioned on Facebook that Nothing Bundt Cakes’ mini-bundts should be on this list. While not technically cupcakes, these little beauties are delicious, so I agree, they should be added!
Your turn: Who makes the best cupcakes in Omaha?