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10 Austin baked goods that are not what they appear

A rose is a rose is a rose. But a cupcake, if frosted correctly, can be so many things.

Some Austin bakeries take creativity to the sweetest level with their cake and cookie decorating skills. Take a peek at some local creations below.

Why buy and accidentally kill a succulent when you can just eat one instead:

#succulentcupcakes

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๐ŸŒต+๐Ÿฐ= cute af #mollysbakedgoods #succulentcupcakes

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Turns out you can have your cake and eat your sushi too:

I had so much fun making this ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿœ #sushicake #mollysbakedgoods

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They always say breakfast is the most important meal of the day:



Emojis aren’t just for texting:

That is one slimy looking cake...: 

๐Ÿ #mollysbakedgoods

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Giving and receiving real flowers is nice, but these are sweeter:

#flowercupcakes #cupcakebouquet #buttercreamflowers

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#fallschmall it's always springtime when you have cookies this pretty!

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#buttercreamflowercupcakes

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Geodes can be cakes too:

The UT Tower is orange and this winning cake is the reason:

Is the only thing better than a Slurpee a Slurpee cake?:

Happy 7-Eleven! Free slurpees from 11am to 7pm @7eleven! Woo! #711

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Austinites love few things more than tacos. And, yes, taco cupcakes are one of them:

The majority of these creations hail from Sugar Mama’s Bakeshop and Quack’s bakery, both especially known for their creative treats, but Austin is scattered with bakeries

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