Cupcake ATM in New York City

A cupcake ATM at Upper East Side

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New York has overtime become world renowned for its cupcakes – the Magnolia bakery and Sex and the City played a huge part in this. What the show, Magnolia and countless other cupcake shops in the city showed the world that there is so much more to eat in Manhattan than Burgers, Pizza and Hotdogs. Delicious colorful Cupcakes can be bought at every corner in the city and you can find them in every flavor you can imagine. If you happen to have a craving for cupcakes at a very inconvenient hour, or just want to pay this incredible invention a visit, the cupcake ATM is definitely one of the funnest ways to get your cake-fix.

Update: The Cupcake ATM is no longer in New York City

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Buy a cupcake 24/7

New York City is the city, that never sleeps. So a way had to be invented to get a cupcake at any time! This is it: in the middle of the night on a Sunday, or even on a holiday: the Cupcake ATM is open 24 hours a day and has some of the best, freshest Cupcakes to satisfy your cravings. The Cupcake ATM looks just like a regular ATM if Barbie was head of design.


Sprinkles Cupcakes

The famous Sprinkles bakery is well known in New York for their delicious Ice-Cream and their great Cupcakes. The idea of the Cupcake ATM comes from the founder of the bakery, Candace Nelson, who was always in the mood for cupcakes during her pregnancy. That’s why she decided to take action and created the famous Cupcake ATM.  The Cupcake ATM is always busy, you will have to wait in line, but it’s worth it. The machine offers cupcakes in a lot of different flavors like chocolate, marshmallow, or biscuits. 800 single cupcakes are stored inside the ATM and they cost you $4.25 per cake.

Lovely packaging

Payment can be convenient made by debit or credit card. The cupcakes are dropped out of the machine in lovely little boxes. The little cakes are so delicious that you always end up craving more.

Doggy food

Even the dogs will get their special Cupcake there. For just $5 your dogs gets his own “dog-cupcake”.

Where you’ll find the ATM?

Lexington Avenue between 60th Street and 61st Street.

You want to see more Cupcakes…?

There’s a very interesting guided tour in the city, where you get to know much more about the Cupcake Bakeries in the City. You’ll have a look behind the scenes of some of the famous bakeries in Manhattan and get great background information about the Cupcake!

Profilbild Steffen Kneist
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