Buttercup Bake Shop is best known for cupcakes that some chowhounds adore and others don’t. But its muffins are can’t-miss, declares tbear (who finds the cupcakes ordinary). Blueberry and apple-cinnamon varieties both rock, especially when warm from the oven in the morning.

Buttercup Bake Shop [Turtle Bay]
973 2nd Ave., between E. 51st and 52nd Sts., Manhattan

Buttercup Bake Shop [Upper West Side]
141 W. 72nd St., between Broadway and Columbus Ave., Manhattan

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