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Downtown Disney Cupcakes Too Pricey?

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If you need to your soothe your sweet tooth with a cupcake while shopping at Downtown Disney, it'll cost you $4.95. The OC Register concludes that "$4.95 for any regular-sized cupcake seems a bit extreme." They also note that the provider of Disney's cupcakes, The Cupcake Store, sells their non-Disney version for only $3.25. Is a one-dollar mark-up the price of access to millions of tourists each year? Perhaps. Yet, there are plenty of pricey cupcakes all over Los Angeles and Angelenos keep shelling out to quell their cravings.

Here's a rundown of LA's average cupcake costs: