Welcome to Sugar High, a series devoted solely to spotlighting the best ways to sate a sweet tooth in St. Louis. We'll sample the best the city has to offer at restaurants, bakeries and holes-in-the-wall, and provide some insight on how these confections are made along the way.
A selection of Smallcakes' sweets: bear claw, pink vanilla and wedding cake flavors. | Photos by Mabel Suen
Smallcakes: A Cupcakery (343 South Kirkwood Road; 314-698-2780) opened a year ago in Kirkwood, slinging thirteen standard flavors of cupcakes baked daily in addition to a rotating selection of specialty flavors. Mainstay cupcakes include everything from hot-fudge sundae and red velvet to peanut-butter cup and lemon-drop options.
The shop's most popular seller, however, is a familiar flavor typically reserved for special occasions: the "Wedding Cake" cupcake.More »