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Baked By Melissa – Gluten Free

Julie bought Brandon and I an apartment warming present which was so nice or her and not necessary. Thank you again Julie! She got us Baked By Melissa Gluten Free cupcakes! I’ve never tried them so I was excited since I’ve heard so much about them.

There was 6 different flavors: tie-dye, red velvet, triple chocolate crunch, caramel, cinnamon and birthday cake.

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Here’s a breakdown from the Baked by Melissa website about all the cupcakes.

– Gluten Free Tie-Dye: Tie-Dye Cake with Vanilla Icing, topped with Rainbow Sugar Crystal
– Gluten Free Triple Chocolate Fudge: Chocolate Cake, filled with fudge stuffing, and topped with Chocolate Icing and Chocolate Quinoa Crunch Bark
– Gluten Free Red Velvet: Red Velvet Cake, topped with Cream Cheese Icing and Red Sugar Crystal
– Gluten Free Caramel: Yellow Cake, stuffed with Dulce de Leche, and topped with Dulce de Leche Icing and Salted Caramel Brittle
– Gluten Free Cinnamon: Yellow Cake with Cinnamon stuffing, and topped with Vanilla Icing and Cinnamon
– Gluten Free Birthday Cake: Yellow Cake, stuffed with Fudge, and topped with Chocolate Icing and Rainbow Bark

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We liked the cupcakes. My favorite flavors were cinnamon, caramel and red velvet. Brandon’s favorite flavor was caramel.

Honestly, these were not the best gluten free cupcakes we’ve had and I was surprised that we did not like them more. The cake was okay and the frosting were too sweet. The mini cupcakes from Trader Joe’s are much better!

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Baked by Melissa also makes macarons. I don’t really like macarons, but I’d be willing to try them. What are your thoughts on Baked by Melissa?

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