Sprinkles Cupcakes Opens in Las Vegas

The cupcake shop opened March 21 inside the LINQ Las Vegas
Staff Writer

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Sprinkles helped spark the 'haute cupcake' craze.

Sprinkles Cupcakes has inspired long lines of Hollywood all-stars that include Tom Cruise, Oprah Winfrey, Blake Lively and Ryan Seacrest just to name a few and now they are headed Las Vegas so  let’s  get our sweet tooth’s satisfied! Sprinkles Cupcakes opened at LINQ March 21, featuring those tasty popular cupcakes, Sprinkles Ice Cream, and even a 24-hour Cupcake ATM, perfect for a city that rarely sleeps.

Founded by Cupcake Wars judge Candace Nelson and her husband Charles, Sprinkles Cupcakes has opened "the world's first cupcake bakery" in Beverly Hills, as reported by the Food Network, and is credited by the Los Angeles Times as "the progenitor of the haute cupcake craze."  

These sweet works of art are handcrafted from the finest ingredients and are available in more than 50 flavors, including banana, chai latte, dark chocolate and the always classic favorite, red velvet, available in both gluten-free, sugar-free and veganYou can customize sugar decorations to fit any occasion including bachelor/bachelorette parties, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, and school or office parties.

The strip location features slow-churned ice cream served in waffle cones and sundaes loaded with house-made sauces and toppings. Visitors  can choose from a variety of classic and unconventional flavors including vanilla bean, strawberry, coffee, salty caramel, Cap'n Crunch, or butter pecan with caramelized pecan dragées, as well as non- sundaes, cupcake shakes and the ultimate dessert, the Sprinkles Sandwich, a huge scoop of ice cream pressed between two fluffy cupcake tops. the Cupcake ATM can hold up to 600 cupcakes at a time and will dispense freshly baked cupcakes 24 hours a day.

"I can't wait to celebrate the opening of Sprinkles in Las Vegas," Candace Nelson told us before it opened. "The vibrancy and playfulness of Vegas is the perfect atmosphere for Sprinkles and we knew that the Cupcake ATM was an absolute must to bring to the Strip so late night revelers can always get their cupcake fix."

This new treat on the strip is open 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Wednesday and 10 a.m.-1 a.m. Thursday through Saturday.

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