Twist Cupcakery was named the maker of the best cupcakes in Ohio by Delish.com. Source: Twisted Cupcakery
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Dayton bakery named ‘best cupcake in Ohio’ offering free samples with Santa

Who needs figgy pudding when you can visit Santa Claus AND sink your teeth into treats from the Dayton bakery behind what have been just named Ohio’s best cupcakes?

Twist Cupcakery, 25 S. Saint Clair St. in downtown Dayton, will present Cupcakes with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 16.

The family-friendly event is free. 

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“They can just come in from noon until 3 p.m. Saturday and parents can take the pics of their children with Santa and then each child will get a free mini cupcake,” Kate Rivers, the bakery’s owner, told this news organization. 

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The bakery’s regular cupcakes and drinks will be for sale, and you won’t want to miss a taste. 

Twist Cupcakery, one of four local best bakery finalists in Dayton.com’s Best of 2017 poll, was named Ohio’s best cupcake maker by Delish.com a few weeks ago. 

The website, a partnership between Hearst Magazines and MSN, is one of the top ten food-related sites on the Internet. 

Rivers said she was blown away by the recognition.

Twist Cupcakery was named the maker of the best cupcakes in Ohio by Delish.com.
Photo: Source: Twisted Cupcakery

“It felt great,” she said. “I sometimes feel like we slip through the cracks in the city, especially with a lot of the other more-established bakeries in the area, so it felt great.”

Twist is battling it out with Ashley’s Pastry ShopCake, Hope & Love and ele Cake Co. in the race for Best of 2017.

This year’s Best of 2017 poll includes more than 100 categories in topics related to Outdoors, Active Lifestyle and Recreation, Food and Dining, Bars and Nightlife, Shopping, Services and Culture, Music and Entertainment.

Be sure to vote for your favorite finalists today -- voting ends at 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 22. 

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Twist Cupcakery was named the maker of the best cupcakes in Ohio by Delish.com.
Photo: Source: Twisted Cupcakery
Twist Cupcakery was named the maker of the best cupcakes in Ohio by Delish.com.
Photo: Source: Twisted Cupcakery
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