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Designer Desserts

A cake bakery you never knew was there



he sign outside Party Favors is what keeps this store’s greatest asset such a secret, suggesting as it does that all you’ll find inside is party hats, balloons, and decorations. You will find all of those things—but if you walk in instead of walking past, you’ll also discover a huge glass case filled with intricately designed cakes and cupcakes of every size and color, all made on site. They don’t just look good. They taste great. The secret is the buttercream frosting. Choose from a variety of flavors, fillings, icing, and decoration for custom cakes. Craving a quick fix? You don’t need to order in advance—just come in and get a cupcake. The only thing that will take time is choosing which adorable design you want. Jacobson



The official dessert of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the Boston cream pie, invented by chef M. Sanzian at the Parker House Hotel in 1855.