1511 S. Congress, 512/476-2253
Hours: Mon.-Sat., 11am-10pm; Sun., noon-10pm
If you find yourself drawn to the giant cupcake, go with it. This goody stand will take your order at the window for your choice of up to seven flavors. Whipped cream will be injected on demand into the cupcake of your choice.
- 2010: Readers Best Trailer
- 2007: Critics Best Grownup Food Trend (The Cupcake Comes of Age)
Austin's favorite dreamy cream with an attitude. Employees are known for their irreverent wit and outrageous serving routines.
1301 S. Congress, 512/440-7488
Gourdough's serves "big fat donuts" with a variety of fillings, from the savory (fried chicken and honey) to the diabetic-coma-inducingly sweet (marshmallow with chocolate fudge icing, all dipped in actual fudge).
1503 S. First, 512/707-1050
There are cake shakes and varieties of frozen hot chocolate here, as well as cake balls.
1311 S. First, 512/851-2253