By Rifah Islam
“Sweetness in a Box”
There are many sources of happiness in the world. A good movie, hanging out with loved ones and even passing that quiz in Spanish will always bring a smile. One thing that never fails to make me happy is a good old cupcake. That’s exactly what Carlos’s Bakery has to offer. It’s happiness at it’s best. They have everything from classic chocolate and vanilla cupcakes to eclairs and cannoli. Each looks more delicious than the next which made it so hard to choose what to get! The staff was extremely kind to my friend and I and even joked around about how they still can’t pick out which is best. We finally decided on one caramel and one Oreo cupcake. The first bite promised us that we were not going to ever go back to a generic packaged cupcake again. Even though the icing put a spotlight on caramel and Oreo, those flavors never overpowered the actual cupcakes. It was almost like they delicately weaved in those bold flavors while bringing out the best in the cupcake as well. With that being said, they were a tad bit too sweet. Sweetness is key in a cupcake but it can work against it when there is too much. Overall, our taste buds had an amazing time and we will definitely be stopping by again in the near future. You should too!
Overall Experience: 4.5/5
Address: 2101 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103