Magnolia Bakery to combat coronavirus with futuristic ‘cleanse protocol’

Who would’ve thought a cupcake could be so cutting edge?

Baked goods enthusiasts looking to satisfy their sweet tooth amid the coronavirus pandemic can expect to catch some rays soon at Magnolia Bakery, which is installing futuristic-looking portals and purple-hued ceiling lights that will drench patrons and workers in potentially disease-destroying far-ultraviolet light.

“Magnolia is experiential,” chief baking officer Bobbie Lloyd told The Post on Monday. “[Customers] want to come in, they want to look, they want to pick and choose. … We wanted to make sure the staff has the confidence that they’re safe and customers have the confidence that they’re safe.”

Chief Baking Officer, Bobbie Lloyd

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