Overview: These 50 cupcakes have a kick! The product of Prohibition Bakery, a downtown hole in the wall, they're simply the best, the booziest treats in Manhattan. Each diminutive cake is a perfect, delicious balance of texture, flavor, and fragrance. That's why an astonishing variety of fans, from Food & Wine to Playboy, Newsweek, and Thrillist.com, have come together to heap praise upon bakers Leslie Feinberg and Brooke Siem for their creations. Make a “Dark & Stormy” (Gosling Rum, ginger beer, and lime), an “Old Fashioned” (whiskey, bitters, orange, and a whiskey-soaked cherry), or other cupcake and you’ll become a convert from the very first bite.
About the Author(s): Prohibition Bakery owners Leslie Feinberg, a former bartender, and Brooke Siem, a former chef, created New York City’s first alcoholic cupcake company in 2011. Since then, the Lower East Side cupcakery has garnered acclaim from Food & Wine, The Today Show, Huffington Post, BuzzFeed.com, Thrillist.com, Playboy, the Village Voice, Newsweek, the Washington Post, Serious Eats, and Maxim, among many others.