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This is NOT a Drill: Baked by Melissa Begins Local Hoboken + Jersey City Delivery

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If you have a sweet tooth for popular gourmet mini cupcake sensation Baked by Melissa, then we have some very exciting local news for you. Baked by Melissa — most famous for its handcrafted, bite-sized cupcakes owned by Hoboken resident {and former Hoboken Girl of the Week} Melissa Beni-shay — has extended delivery service to Hoboken and Jersey City as of January 27th from a LOCAL distribution center {aka a secret location in Hoboken}. 

Just in time for Valentine’s Day — which, as you could totally guess, is Baked by Melissa’s busiest holiday — cupcake delivery service will happen in Hudson County, right to the doorstep of your choice, from a local distribution center. Keep reading to find out more about the limited-time local delivery and how to get your hands on some mini cupcakes without leaving your house.

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^ Melissa {a Hoboken resident!} dropped by the HG office to share the news {and some cupcakes}. Unfortunately she won’t be able to hand-deliver ALL of the cupcakes, but she’ll be on the receiving end of your orders, that’s fo sho.

In case you’re not familiar, Baked by Melissa is the New York City-based brand famous for its signature {and somewhat revolutionary}, bite-size cupcakes and treats. Passionate about baking since childhood and with the idea that people should be able to taste more flavors without a post-dessert guilt trip, Melissa was fired from her corporate job in 2008 and shortly thereafter launched Baked by Melissa. Since then, it’s become a nation-wide sensation with 13 stores and nationwide shipping. But as a Hoboken resident, Melissa has always felt compelled to bring her cupcakes to her community in the Mile Square.

“I love so many things about Hoboken. It’s peaceful and quiet, you can walk everywhere, and it’s close to the city. There’s passion and love for Hoboken in Hoboken,” she shared with us.

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The company is hoping for its next storefront stop to be the Mile Square, so long as the delivery debut goes well.

About the Delivery

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Baked by Melissa has opened up local delivery service to Hoboken and Jersey City as of January 27, 2020 for a limited time — from their North Bergen factory and local Hoboken distribution spot {that is a *top* secret location, we can’t disclose just yet, but know it’s in the Mile Square!}. You can order online on their website OR through Seamless/Grub-Hub, etc.

“If this does well, we’re thinking of actually opening a storefront in Hoboken,” Melissa explained about the future of the local delivery service’s success. “But, it all depends on how it does as far as deliveries go — so we’re testing the market carefully.”

The zipcodes 07302, 07310, 07030  are going to be available for delivery locally. So, what does this mean? It means you need to ORDER your cupcakes asap if you want to have Baked by Melissa in town for good. The delivery locally will only be for a brief time as of now, Melissa says.

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Valentine’s Day cupcakes are available for purchase on BakedByMelissa.com for both same-day and future-day delivery for those zip codes, and you can choose from any pre-packaged assortment of cupcake flavors, including fan-favorites like the Latest + Greatest and even limited edition cupcake offerings such as the brand new Valentine’s Day collection. There are also vegan cupcakes and gluten-free cupcakes available for delivery.

LISTEN: Melissa Tells All About Her Local Cupcake Empire on Tea on the Hudson

The Menu

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Now that we mentioned a few flavors, let’s go a little more in-depth, shall we? The Latest + Greatest — in case you’re not up-to-date with the Baked by Melissa menu — is the best-selling order of 12 different flavors of Baked by Melissa mini cupcakes, but in a 25, 50, or 100 cupcake option. In the Latest + Greatest, you’ll get the Mini of the Month flavor, three seasonal cupcakes, and eight of Melissa’s Original Greats.

‘Round this time of year, that’ll include Tie-Dye, Cookies + Cream, Peanut Butter + Jelly, Cookie Dough, Triple Chocolate Fudge, Chocolate Chip Pancake, Red Velvet, Mint Cookie, Chocolate Caramel Brownie, Vanilla + Sprinkles, Hot Cocoa, and Snowball.

For a more detailed break-down on each of the individual flavors, check out the Latest + Greatest description here. Other options include a vegan box, a 50-pack of gluten-free cupcakes, and more.

See More:  A Definitive List of Hoboken Desserts You Must Eat ASAP

Just for Valentine’s Day

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Let’s dive into Valentine’s Day cupcakes, limited edition collections available for delivery in Hoboken and JC. With 13 different bundles and gift boxes to choose from {including four vegan trays of minis and one gluten-free option!}, you could send Valentine’s Day cupcakes to literally every one of your loved ones and no one would get the same thing. And if cupcakes aren’t your sweet thing of choice, Baked by Melissa also offers macarons.

To order, head to the Baked by Melissa website here ASAP or via delivery platforms {and just note – orders should be placed at least two hours in advance of your desired delivery date + time which include 9-11AM, 11AM-1PM, 1-3PM, 3-5PM, 5-7PM, and 7-9PM}. Who needs Prime Now when you’ve got Baked by Melissa? Jussayin’.

And no, this isn’t sponsored, we’re just that excited, love Melissa and her team, and really want Baked by Melissa to open a storefront in Hoboken if thisl local delivery situation works out. You’re welcome. xoxo

What’s your take on Baked by Melissa extending delivery to Hoboken and Jersey City?

Let us know in the comments below!

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