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This gourmet cupcake shop will open a new Edwardsville location Thursday

Cupcake enthusiasts will now have a new place to get their fix.

The St. Louis-based Jilly’s Cupcake Bar and Cafe will officially open for business at 9 a.m. July 20 at its new Edwardsville location, 222 E. Park Street. Cupcakes are first come, first served, until they run out.

The cupcakes were chosen as the best in St. Louis by, and said the cupcakes are the best in Missouri. USA Today named Jilly’s as one of the top 10 places to get a gourmet cupcake in the U.S.

Jilly’s original location is in University City, at the corner of Delmar and Interstate 170 in St. Louis. It has been in business since 2007.