When Zilly Rosen, owner of Zillycakes, first let the cat out of the bag that she was looking for a buyer for her business, there's no way that she could have anticipated what would happen next. With no buyers at hand, Wendy Egloff, owner of Firefly Cupcakes (based in East Aurora) flew in and snapped up the space. Wendy is planning on remodeling the former cakery into a sit-down cupcakery, complete with two in-house dining areas and will be serving up Stumptown Coffee to boot.
In a sugary twist, Firefly will retain Zilly's cake-making services via a special residence within the shop. Meaning that both Wendy and Zilly will be able to offer up the best of both worlds under the Firefly brand, from couture cupcakes to fanciful wedding cakes. Fans of Firefly Cupcakes will now be able to take cake-making classes, sit down and relax with a cup of coffee, order a custom cake, and/or pick up weekly-themed outrageous cupcake selections. According to Zilly and Wendy, this is just what the doctor ordered...
Firefly Cupcakes is scheduled to open Spring of 2013 - See Firefly on Facebook
1008 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222