After five years in business, a Carencro dessert shop announced it will be closing its doors.

Smallcakes in Carencro is a cupcakes shop that specialized in cupcakes. In addition to cupcakes, Smallcakes also offers other baked goods such as brownies, cookies, and cakes.

On Thursday morning (Mar. 9), the Carencro location of Smallcakes (107 Hector Connoly, Suite 203) announced they would be closing permanently. The announcement came via their official Facebook page where the cupcake shop pointed to a changing economy and higher supply prices as reasons leading to their decision to shut down.

Smallcakes Carencro thanked their loyal customers and says they plan to remain open for the remainder of this week and possibly into next week. They also asked anyone interested in the Smallcakes license and/or equipment to reach out via email.

The Smallcakes franchise was founded in 2008 by Jeff Martin in Overland Park, Kansas. The bakery's signature cupcakes are made from scratch daily, using only the highest quality ingredients, and come in a wide variety of flavors, including classics like chocolate and vanilla, as well as more unique options like maple bacon and hot fudge sundae.

The Smallcakes franchise has locations throughout the United States and in several other countries. For locals looking for Smallcakes cupcakes, locations remain open in Baton Rouge, Gonzales, and New Orleans.

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