North Jersey

1. Mr. Cupcakes (Multiple locations)
2. TIE: Pink Cake Box (Denville)
TIE: Ava’s Cupcakes (Rockaway)
4. Sweet Avenue (Rutherford) 
5. Asalt & Buttery Bake Shop (Caldwell)  

Central Jersey

1. House of Cupcakes (Multiple locations) 
2. Blue Sheep Bake Shop (Somerville) 
3. Sugarush (Red Bank) 
4. Cupcake Magician (Red Bank) 
5. The Dessert Plate (Somerville) 

South Jersey

1. Sweet Eats Bakery (Multiple locations) 
2. Gallo’s Bakery (Cherry Hill) 
3. Crust and Crumb Bakery (Beach Haven) 
4. Carlo’s Bake Shop (Multiple locations) 
5. Cake That (Manahawkin)

EDITOR’S NOTE: In our reader survey, we defined the sections of New Jersey as follows:  North (Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Union, Sussex, Warren); Central (Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset); South (Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean, Salem).



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