Baked & Wired

I don’t know about you, but I may or may not be addicted to dessert. I don’t have it everyday or anything crazy. I just often want to go out and try a new doughnut or cupcake flavor.

I finally went to Baked & Wired, which is a busy dessert shop in Georgetown. My sister and I had to wait outside in line because it was so busy! Finally getting inside felt like an accomplishment! We looked at a menu and looked down the line of sweets in amazement.

There are a lot of treats you see while the line is moving, so it’s helpful to look at the menu or know what you want before arriving.

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Since the line moves steadily, you don’t have a lot of time to choose what you want. This process is a bit easier because they have menus at the door for you to look over once you get inside. Once it was my turn, I ended up making quick decisions because a couple of my desired sweets were sadly sold out. I bought Tessita, Elvis Jailbird, Dirty Chai (for my sister) and the Oh My God bar.

The Oh My God bar is the sole reason I wanted to go to Baked & Wired. I’ve been seeing it on my Instagram explore page for months and finally got it! Trust me, it was worth the wait. To simply describe this bar, it tastes similar to a s’more but a bit richer. The milk chocolate and marshmallow were delicious. My absolute favorite part of this dessert was the graham cracker base.

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I loved that there were so many flavor options! I chose one that I knew I’d like and one I’d never had. The Tessita cakecup, according to their site’s description, is vanilla cake filled with dulce de leche and topped with chocolate-hazelnut satin icing. I thought it was alright. I loved the texture and the filling. Maybe it was my expectation of the icing that threw me off. I was expecting one that tasted more like Nutella. I would get it again, but it wouldn’t be my first choice.

The Elvis Jailbird was so good! I love a good peanut butter/bacon combo. This cakecup is banana cake with peanut butter frosting and chocolate drizzle. Looking at the website, it looks like there was a name change since I went. The cakecup is now called the “Elvis Impersonator AKA the Unporked Elvis.” You have the choice of adding bacon to it to make it “porked,” which I think is a great option to have available!

I would go to Baked & Wired again without hesitation. They make quality desserts, and the employees are super nice and helpful. I’m hoping to go again soon.

Until next time.

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