Hi friends! Yes, I have yet ANOTHER bakery review from DC…after this post, it’s three down, one to go! Don’t know if you remember, but in my Sprinkles post I mentioned that a lady there gave us the heads up about a place called Baked & Wired and I am SO glad she did–this place rocked! My first impression of the place when we got inside was that it reminded me of my favorite coffee shop here in Springfield, MO, the Mudhouse. The same kind of dim, cool atmosphere, hardwood floors, hodge podge furniture…pretty much knew it was going to be awesome right away.
As for the desserts…holy cow, I don’t even know where to begin. Honestly, I don’t! They had a HUGE selection that was pretty much impossible for me to capture the vastness of with my little bitty iPhone camera. But I tried! Right when you walk in you are greeted with several jars of massive cookies, some made into cookie-wiches with a layer of frosting in between. Then you move on and it’s just a sea of homemade brownies, bars, biscotti and possibly the biggest cupcakes I’ve ever seen. I’m not joking. They were seriously the size of a small potting plant container…which come to think of it might be what they baked them in!
Everything was very reasonably priced, in my opinion. The cupcakes were $4 each (worth it for how huge they were) and totally delicious. The cake was super dense and moist, very reminiscent of a pound cake, and the frosting was thick, creamy and just plain good. We LOVED them. We also tried a couple of bars, a brownie and a cookie–all amazing! I want to go back! Too bad they’re in DC. Or maybe it’s for the best.
Here are pictures of the goods with drool-worthy descriptions. The only thing I didn’t get a picture of was the Mocha (chocolate cupcake with mocha buttercream) and The Flapjack (maple brown butter cupcake with caramel buttercream and candied bacon on top). But you can use your imagination (which is probably higher quality than these camera pics–ugh).
So to wrap it up–this place ROCKS. Delicious, sugary goodness…I highly encourage you to visit if you are in the DC area. Oh, and I happened to find some pics that do the place justice. You can see them here.