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Ooh La La! Katy's claim to being the cupcake capital of Houston sweetens with new second store

Ooh La La! Katy's claim to being the cupcake capital of Houston sweetens with new second store

Could it be that the best cupcakes in Houston are in ... Katy?

Vanessa O'Donnell has been earning raves for her mini sweets, pies and cakes since the opening of her original Ooh La La Dessert Boutique there three years ago. She won first place at the Houston Press's Cupcake Smackdown in January and knocked our socks off with her creative pancake cupcake with maple syrup icing and a bit of bacon at the Houston Rodeo Uncorked! Roundup and Best Bites competition.

And now she's doubling capacity, opening a second outpost in the western suburb at 20155 Park Row on Monday. At 3,200 square feet, the new bakery will serve as a hub for both Katy locations, corporate and restaurant orders and eventually a location in the big city.

O'Donnell says she is already scouting for a third location, this time within city limits to satisfy her in-the-Loop fans.

“We could not be more pleased and thankful for the support we’ve gotten from our customers,” O'Donnell says. "The commissary was a step we had to take in order to continue to grow.”

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Vanessa O'Donnell, owner of Ooh La La Dessert Boutique Courtesy of Ooh La La