Baking up a new kitchen for NoRA

We couldn't be more excited about what the future holds for us! Thank you Middletown, Connecticut, Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, Fat City Custom, and big brother Eli Cannon's for all the support you have shown us with our growth!

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'The Best Collaboration Ever'

We're completely speechless... If you missed the The Rachael Ray Show this morning - check out her reaction to our infamous Beast cupcakes (created for Hot 93.7 DJ Wrexx) and signature Daym Drops ‪#‎GangstaCookies‬!! Thank you to Daym Drops for bringing our products on national TV! You're an amazing friend and supporter of NoRA Cupcake Company! Read More

‘Tis the season for engagements & wedding planning!

If you are still in the planning stages for your big day, make sure to check out our friends at CT Wedding Group. They work with their three exclusive venues, The Barns at Wesleyan Hills, The Pavillion at Crystal Lake, and Lyman Orchards Golf Club to turn your wedding day dreams into a reality. We will be in attendance at the 2016 Tastings at the Pavillion at Crystal Lake on January 16th, 22nd, & 23rd… Read More

Top 10 List

Apparently the cool thing to do (for most music fans) is to create a year-end list of their top albums of the year. Welp, despite my affinity for music, I also enjoy cupcakes, so here’s a non-music, totally amateurish Top Ten list of my personal favorite cupcakes that we put out here at the NoRA Cupcake Company.

Please keep in mind that I am not an icing all. I’ll try it but usually Nolan… Read More

Celebrate a Santa Hat Cupcake

The baking ‘elves’ at NoRA have partnered with Christmas Wish CT to create a new signature holiday cupcake for the kids in all of us! So cute and delicious! Available through the holiday season.

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When a bake list is not a bake list

Another installment from #bakerman Ryan Darcy

I’m human, believe it or not, and a few weeks ago I proved it to myself once again.

I only began working at NoRA for a few Fridays prior to the opening of the West Hartford location in Blue Back Square, but ever since November 19th the kitchen has been insane! The bake lists have been longer and the cupcake output has been exponentially greater. And it’s great.

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NoRA being NoRA

An Insiders View of #Cakelife

Ryan Darcy joined the NoRA baking team in the late summer 2015 and immediately became one our growing extended family.

It’s been a few months now since I began my baking career at NoRA but it already seems like I’ve been here for years. The owner, Carrie, and managers are all top notch. My fellow employees are fun to be around, and the clientele that comes into the shop are awesome, too.

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Crazy Love for NoRA's New Gangsta Cookies


We had the honor of meeting Daym Drops at Hot 93.7 with DJ Biggmann & DJ Wrexx! We showered Daym with cupcakes (of course) but threw in a little something extra - Gangsta Cookies!

We took chocolate chip cookies and layered with caramel pretzels, peanut butter cups all encased  in a dark chocolate shell and then covered with candied bacon and dusted in gold glitter to make them pop for the Food… Read More