by Leslie Cotterman
Who knew Angelenos had such affection for buttercream? Opening day crowds packed into the new Magnolia Bakery on Third Street on Saturday, July 17. Employees hustled to keep the pastry cases full of the famous pastel-colored cupcakes. Customers grabbed free samples from trays offered by cheery staff as they waited patiently in the line that snaked the entire length of the shop. But it wasn’t all about cupcakes. There were mini cheesecakes, bars and layer cakes, too.
Find out more about the new Magnolia Bakery and our other selections for Top 10 Bakeries in Los Angeles. And check out its Bleecker Street location on our list of Top 10 Bakeries in New York. We’ve also got Top 10 Bakery selections in San Francisco and Boston, too.