Leah Foster makes her delicious installations out of thousands of colorful cupcakes. Some of her cupcake towers are 10ft tall, and Foster original started baking her cupcakes as a means of exploding gender-based body image norms. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, be careful around Foster’s tempting installations.
Yes! After seeing about a billion everyday objects used to create awe-inspiring murals, I’ve finally come across one of my favourite items in the world hit the spotlight: the humble cupcake. London-based bakery Crumbs and Doilies baked more than 10,000 cupcakes to form this Cherry Blossom mosaic for Japanese TV show, ITTEQ.
It had to happen. Now that cupcakes have surpassed donuts as the quick treat of choice, the vending machine approach makes total sense. But how will it work? Simple. Each machine will carry 600 freshly-baked cupcakes daily, packed in individual boxes and in a variety of flavours, including Dark Chocolate and Chocolate Marshmallow. Select your cupcake, swipe your card and the next thing you know, your sugary delight will pop out, ready for greedy feasting. Bring it on!
Take a look at the cutest, most delicious custom jewelry created by Candiware. Her limited-edition pieces blend mouth-watering desserts into beautiful designs that not only look delicious, but also smell good. Yes, she has incorporated scent into some of her pieces, meaning not only can you wear delicious looking vanilla frosted cupcake earrings, but they are also scented with vanilla. With Christmas in the not too distant future, these could make a unique gift idea.
Butch cupcakes aren’t the pink, fluffy kind your grandma bakes. They’re a masculine-made alternative for men who just want to eat sweet treats without the sissy nametag. Instead, Butch Cupcakes feature cameo, plaid, wood grain, hound’s-tooth, checkerboard or marble chocolate disks on their icing tops to avoid sprinkled embarrassment from the past.
These Cupcake Cranium Moulds by Fred are so neat. They allow you to get all brain eating, Hannibal Lector-style, without actually devouring a fleshy human brain. Each printed giftbox is packed with four silicon skull moulds ready to fill with your favourite grey batter for baking. I know games such as Grand Theft Auto and [...]
Cupcake aficionados can now express their fetish for baked goods to neighbours with these giant cupcake polyethylene cases by Dutch designer Beerd van Stokkum. The extraordinarily proportioned ‘Sweet Cake’ case serves a multitude of purposes, ranging from a pet basket, flower pot and baby bath, to a generic place for storage. They’re made out of [...]
What better way to kick-start your weekend than with a basket of drool-inducing baked goods delivered right to your front door? All of you Londoners out there should count yourselves lucky, because Le Dolci — purveyors of ‘deliciously addictive’ cupcakes, tarts, pies, and Sicilian treats — has started a cake club service that makes its deliveries every Friday all over the city.
Warm fuzzy feelings for the creators of Bake Sale Online. While I spend the next two weeks in Los Angeles, I’m tempted to send these delectable delights to all fellow cookie monster girlfriends. Maybe even sign it from a secret admirer. And just like that, I’m segwayed back to grade school, pulling little pranks at [...]
Move over, Martha. Forget the rainbow sprinkles and pink frosting — it’s time for some cupcakes with cajones. So thought David Arrick, a former Wall Street securities lawyer, when he launched Butch Bakery, a New York outfit that specializes in ‘manly cupcakes for manly men’. You won’t find any strawberries and cream here. Arrick’s ‘mouth-wateringly awesome’ flavors include goodies like The Jackhammer, the B-52, and the Beer Run (beer-infused buttercream, anyone?)
‘We’re all a little mad here’, say the owners of Hollywood’s Laurel Avenue Bakery (aka Bakelab), an outfit that makes handcrafted goodies inspired by that fantastical childhood classic, Alice in Wonderland. The bake shop’s Tea Party Curio Box is packed with a delectable array of trippy treats: ‘curiously sweet’ blue meringue mushrooms, Cheshire Cat Macarons, ‘Taste Me’ cookies, and even a couple of unbirthday cupcakes — candles included.