Asbury Park is such a great place, and i just keeps getting better, and some of the great businesses in town are a big part of the reason why. Where else but Asbury Park can you find a great destination bakery with an amazing story and even more amazing sweet treats.

If you've been there, you know exactly what we're talking about. if you haven't, you need to get to Confections Of A Rock Star on Cookman Ave in Asbury Park. Let's start with the incredible story behind the store.

To know Kimmee is to love her, and she is really living the dream at Confections of a Rock Star. The story is one of dreams and family and is is amazing.

Kimmee got her first drum set from Vinnie, her Dad, when she was four years old, and her love affair with music had begun. She also started working at her Dad's Bakery, Vincent's Cookie Cupboard in Freehold when she was 9, and that was where her love for baking began.

And then in 2009, Kimmee's two loves came together With the help of her savvy business partner Lisa Lasky plans were made for a rock themed bakery  and in August of 2012 Confections Of A Rock star (greatest name ever by the way) opened on Cookman Ave.

Fast forward nearly a decade and the deliciousness continues. The cupcakes are as amazing as their names, with selections like Macaroon 5, oREO Speedwagon, and S'More than a Feeling. How great is that?

And Kimmee's cakes are literally artwork. You have to see them to believe them. Check out some of the amazing cakes here.

A visit to Asbury Park the remainder of the summer is not complete without a visit to Confections Of A Rock Star. Enjoy the expeience and enjoy the treats.

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