Chicken nuggets are really cupcakes

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Friday 7 September 2012

There’s more then meets the eye with these    that are really, uh, cupcakes. These neat meaty-looking cupcake nuggets are among the many experimental cupcake recipes that food blogger Stef serves up on her Cupcake Project blog and are really “cupcake pieces breaded with cupcakes and then deep fried”. Fried cupcakes? Apparently the taste is like “doughnuts with crispy, sweet exteriors”. Best served with imitation BBQ sauce, like raspberry jam. 

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Dark Chocolate Bacon and Oreo Cheesecake Cupcakes

Jon Lezinsky Reader Find

By Jon Lezinsky in New Trends on Saturday 2 June 2012

Have you ever had a cupcake and thought ‘this is out of this world’? Then you’ve never had a Cup Cake From Mars. Dark Chocolate Bacon, Oreo Cheesecake, Blue Moon, Ketchup or French Toast with Maple Syrup frosting. These are just some of the outrageous, but delicious, choices they have on their menu. And in case you forget, they will remind you: ‘Life is way too short not to laugh and eat cupcakes‘.

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Inhale your cupcake so you don’t gain weight

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Trends on Saturday 10 March 2012

Earlier this week we featured a new cupcake vending machine to be unveiled soon in New York. Well, this news takes the cake. An American company called Vapotrim has invented a ‘diet-aid’ dessert-flavored inhaler, which produces a sensation of fullness when you inhale from it. Flavours include strawberry shortcake, blueberry muffin, maple pancakes, and yes, […]

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Exotic cupcakes by Arthur and Aleksandra

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Trends on Thursday 11 August 2011

These surreal new cupcake-concoctions from the laboratory of cake artisans Arthur and Aleksandra have us licking our lips, and hammering our credit cards, all at the same time. They’re almost too tasty, too stylish to eat. Almost!

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Petit Pois

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 5 March 2011

If you’re struggling to fulfill your five-a-day vegetable quota, Petit Pois is here to help. Just reach for one of their cupcakes. These charming beauties are, surprisingly, chock full of veggies. In fact, more than half of the ingredients in these tasty cakes are vegetables, from pumpkin to zucchini to beetroot.

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Cupcakes in a Jar

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Trends on Friday 15 October 2010

Let’s face it: sometimes, you just need a cupcake. If the urge tends to strike at inopportune moments — when you’re stuck in six o’clock traffic, in the middle of a long-haul flight, or 20th in line at the post office, say — you might consider stocking up on some Cupcakes in a Jar, an ingenious new treat from London’s G Desserts.

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Cox Cookies and Cake

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in Cool Travel on Friday 8 October 2010

Just when we thought the whole cupcake craze was starting to fizzle, along comes high-end shoe designer Patrick Cox with a rad new take on the scrumptious little treats. While soccer moms and sorority sisters might flock to New York’s pastel-hued Magnolia Bakery to satisfy their cupcake cravings, Cox Cookies & Cakes in London’s chicer-than-thou Soho District is the destination of choice for hipsters, fashionistas and film industry types.

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Red Velvet Fried Chicken

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 1 September 2010

So you think you’re all cupcaked-out? Had enough of the trend, eh? Well get ready for more because at American Cupcake, their red velvet is all the rage – on fried chicken, that is. Yup, at this San Francisco-based eatery, chicken is marinated in red velvet cupcake batter (um, YUM), dredged in red velvet cupcake crumbs, and then deep fried. (We understand if you need to re-read that sentence.) But wait, there’s more!

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Lola’s Kitchen cupcakes

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Food and Packaging on Monday 5 October 2009

Cupcakes are to urban eating today what sundried tomatoes and pesto were in the 80s. The fad took over in leaps and bounds a few years back and it remains a steadfast part of any stylish city dwellers diet. Perfect then that Lola’s Kitchen in London not only delivers soft, fluffy, just out of the oven cupcakes, but they do so in chic packaging that oozes as much style as their icing does sweet indulgence.

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