The Flying Cupcake: A Bakery Boutique

Since 2007, the Flying Cupcake has become Indianapolis’ premiere bakery, serving up cute cupcake creations seven days a week. With four locations throughout Indy, Flying Cupcake has fast become a favorite Hoosier tradition. From their adorable pink and white decor to their scrumptious cupcakes, Flying Cupcake is a proven hit taking home multiple awards each year. Stop into their Mass Ave location for an after dinner treat. Head to their near Broad Ripple location for an afternoon delight. Or visit their Carmel or 86th Street locations for a post-shopping sugar rush. This Indianapolis business has a sweet model for success.

In addition to being a stop-in bakery that will satisfy your sweet tooth on the go, Flying Cupcake also offers catering services for big events. From weddings and birthdays to anniversaries and baby showers, Flying Cupcake has the power to make your next special occasion a truly sweet affair. With a special focus on wedding desserts, Flying Cupcake understands that planning a wedding is no small affair. Their cupcakes are a unique and affordable alternative to ordering that seven tiered fancy wedding cake.

Guests marvel at the cupcake case at Flying CupcakeA team of professional bakers will work closely with you to craft the perfect designs in a variety of flavors to make your big day even bigger. Choose from more than 40 flavors in jumbo, regular or “mini” size. Plus, this bakery offers a variety of cupcake stands to display your buffet of sweet cakes. And for large orders, they even deliver. Not to depart from wedding tradition, Flying Cupcake can even make a small bride and groom cake for the lucky couple to save and share on their first anniversary. Bring a new level of creativity to your next big event with a mouthwatering display of cupcakes from the Flying Cupcake.

The dazzling cupcakes at Flying CupcakePopular flavors include the Red Velvet Elvis, a decadent jumbo red velvet cupcake, and the Key Lime Cupcake, a smaller version of your favorite pie. Or try innovative flavors like the Hungry Lumberjack, a french toast cupcake with maple syrup infused cream cheese frosting drizzled with syrup and topped with bacon. They also offer gluten free and vegan options, so that even the most delicate of stomachs can enjoy some sugary bliss.

In the past four years, this bakery has racked up a series of serious awards including Best Local Dessert 2010 and Best Sweets Shop 2011 in NUVO Newsweekly’s Best of Indy Readers Poll, Best Cupcake Bakery 2011 and Best Cupcake 2010 from both the Indianapolis Star and the A-List Voter’s Poll, and Best of the Best at the Indianapolis Zoo’s Zoobilation event two years running. With these accolades, it’s not surprising that they sell more than 50,000 cupcakes every year.

All this community recognition equate to one fact for Flying Cupcake: their success depends on the growth of the community. That’s why this downtown Indianapolis shopping destination makes donations in cupcakes and in cash to a variety of Indianapolis non-profit organizations. Past recipients include the Indianapolis Children’s Museum, the Indianapolis Zoo, the Indianapolis Art Center, the President Benjamin Harrison Home, IndyFringe Festival, Dance Kaleidoscope and many others. If you’re organization wishes to request a donation, go here. While Flying Cupcake wants to give as much as it can, its budget is limited.

Take a taste of this sweet Indianapolis shop, and find out what all the fuss is about. You won’t be disappointed.

A chalkboard sign at Flying Cupcake that reads "Hey Sugar, you're my little cupcake."

A chalkboard sign at Flying Cupcake that reads “Hey Sugar, you’re my little cupcake.”

A Flying Cupcake "Open" Sign on Chalkboard

A Flying Cupcake “Open” Sign on Chalkboard

The Flying Cupcake on Mass Ave
715 Massachusetts Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Near Broad Ripple
5617 N Illinois Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Carmel Location
831 South Rangeline Road
Carmel, IN 46032