This post is brought to you in partnership with Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cupcakes. All opinions are our own. 

The mother-and-son team behind Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cupcakes launched their bakery business in 2014 in their own kitchen. In the spring of 2015, they moved into their current location Uptown in Brevard Court, and you can also find them at various pop-up markets around town.

Whether you need a break from the holiday stress or you’re going all in on tinsel time celebration, a treat from Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cupcakes can help you get in the holiday spirit.

Drop by the shop to:

(1) Treat yourself in the middle of a hard week.

Attention, uptowners! Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cupcakes is located conveniently in Brevard Court, across from Romare Bearden Park. Stop by after a mug of glühwein at the German Christmas Market or treat yourself to a decadent dessert on your lunch break.

Owners Julie and Michael Chambers also set up shop occasionally in the Duke Energy Center and various pop-up shops around town. Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cupcakes is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Check their Facebook page for information about upcoming pop-up locations.

(2) Impress your holiday party guests with “your” cooking.

In addition to cupcakes by the dozen and half-dozen, the team at Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cupcakes started offering pies this year. Their sweet, decadent pies taste amazing and make everyone’s holiday season responsibilities a little bit easier. Pick up a peach, pumpkin or pecan pie on your way to your next holiday party and let the compliments about your excellent baking skills roll in.

(3) Customize your order.

Planning a gender reveal party? Trying to one-up a coworker at the holiday party? Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cupcakes is on it. From elaborate florals to wacky requests like a Panthers-themed football cake, their bakers can handle any custom design you ask for.

(4) Avoid the midday slump.

Do you know what makes a sugary pick-me-up even better? Caffeine! Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cupcakes just started carrying coffee from Charlotte-based roastery, Enderly Coffee Company this month. They also always stay stocked with Mexican Coke and Fanta. Drop in for an energy jolt any time you need an extra something to get you through the day.

(5) Discover your new favorite dessert.

Two words: cake. truffles. Their most popular items, the cake truffles at Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cupcakes are irresistibly sweet and decadent. Choose a classic chocolate truffle or go for one of their rotating specialties, like Red Velvet or Maple Bacon.

For more information about Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cupcakes, visit their Facebook page or download their mobile app.