Baking to Your Heart’s Desire

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by Julie Matthews

If you’re looking for tasty treats while in the Smoky Mountains look no further than Gigi’s Cupcakes to satisfy your sweet cravings. Voted #1 Dessert in Pigeon Forge, Gigi’s Cupcakes has more than 400 recipes and bakes everything fresh daily using real ingredients: real sugar, real butter and real love.

Speaking of love, while celebrating their anniversary in the Smoky Mountains, Shane and April Lefkowitz were so taken by the Gigi’s Cupcakes in Pigeon Forge, visiting it daily during their stay, that they bought the store in December 2019 and in 2020 built a store in Christiansburg Virginia, and in 2021 they opened another location at the Tanger Outlet in Sevierville.

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Thus, it’s fitting that the top cupcake flavor for their bakeries is Wedding Cake (made of vanilla cake and vanilla frosting)! Some of the core flavors, offered year-round, include Midnight Magic (chocolate cake with chocolate frosting), Scarlet Red Velvet (red velvet cake with a cream cheese frosting filled with Bolivarian cream) and Strawberry Shortcake (with real strawberries), and the gluten-friendly Triple Chocolate Tort. Plus, there are a variety of seasonal flavors available throughout the year.

Along with the unique, elaborate cupcakes, you’ll also find specialty cakes for any occasion (preorder), stuffed cookies and topped brownies, cheesecakes, French macarons and gluten-friendly options. Gigi’s Cupcakes also fulfills custom cake orders for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, honeymoon trips and other special occasions. They work with customers to create the cakes of their dreams.

Not sure what flavor to choose? Gigi’s Cupcakes also sells mini cupcakes, perfect for customers wanting to taste a few different flavors. And for those interested in a wedding cake tasting, you are welcome to visit their website and complete the inquiry form.

Stop by one of Gigi’s Cupcakes convenient locations sometime soon to try some delicious desserts and see the signature swirl!

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2430 Teaster Ln #103
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Phone: (865) 366-1258
Mon – Sun: 10am – 10pm