These small bites of yumminess are still a big wedding trend. But not all are created equal. BRIDES editors tested dozens, rating each on flavor, texture, frosting, and appearance. We sampled and sugar-crashed, then determined the nation's top four couture bakeries.

Nostalgia is the secret ingredient here. The whipped frosting evokes the birthday cupcakes Mom used to make; only difference is Mom—bless her heart—never baked like this. Far-out varieties like the salted caramel had one editor declaring it "sexy"; the lemon blossom tastes like a glass of cool lemonade; the bubblegum (shown) is as delish as Bubblicious gum.

PRICE: $29 per dozen (the minimum order), plus $26 (and up) for overnight delivery.
DELIVERY: Orders are shipped nationally, flash-frozen, in custom holders.
DON'T MISS: The lava fudge, for its sweet ending of a rich-chocolate center. It may inspire you to serve milk in your champagne flutes.
FAMOUS FAN: Kim Kardashian

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