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  • Writer's pictureBobby Wise

Family Fifteen: Sweet Treat Spots

The Corridor Family Fifteen is a collection of places in the Corridor where you can get the best of the best. This month, we are featuring the best places to grab a sweet treat in the Corridor - voted on by you!

01. That One Cupcake Place

766 N Center Point Rd, Hiawatha, IA 52233

Baked fresh every day, That One Cupcake Place prides itself on using local products and packaging.

Why is it a favorite? “Best frosting and truly made from scratch.”

02. Iced Bakery

361 7th Ave, Marion, IA 52302

This local, woman-owned, made-to-order bakery makes sculpted cakes, designer cookies, gourmet cupcakes, and so much more!

Why is it a favorite? “The cupcakes were not only adorable they were extremely tasty too!”

03. Sweetopia

1468 Twixt Town Rd Ste 1468, Marion, IA 52302

With the tagline ‘handmade goodies,’ Sweetopia really does cover the gamut of sweet treats. Stop in and you will find candies, cookies, pies and more.

Why is it a favorite? “This is the place to come for your sweet treats. She easily has the best fresh made wrapped Caramels in town.”

04. Kathy’s Pies and Bakery

616 5th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Kathy’s Pies was established in 1986. Still family owned, this sweet shop serves a variety of fresh pies (and other sweet treats) daily.

Why is it a favorite? “Truly delicious. One of Cedar Rapids’ hidden gems.”

05. Simply Divine 

129 3rd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Rounding out the top five is Simply Divine. With delectable chocolate covered strawberries and a whole lot more...there’s a lot of sweets to love here.

Why is it a favorite? “This is the BEST chocolate place in town...You won’t believe the value and the amazing choices.”

While the top 5 should be added to your list, these additional spots are worth checking out for your sweets cravings!

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