Unicorn cookies that poop out rainbow sprinkles? We interviewed their creator

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 3 June 2015

Last month we were excited to show you a recipe for unicorn cookies that poop out rainbow sprinkles (take a look here!). They were magical little treasures that were surprisingly easy to bake and impressed our friends with their cool colours and delicious flavours.

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Cacti that you can eat: DIY house plant cupcakes

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 8 March 2014

Here’s a tasty dessert that tree huggers and masochists will enjoy. Brooklyn-based baker Alana Jones-Mann has created cupcake replicas of cacti house plants, and she tells us how via this DIY article.

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PubCakes: Cupcakes made from craft beer

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 15 August 2013

Craft beer. Cupcakes. We never thought we’d find any food that could contain both in this lifetime, but we were wrong. San Diego native and founder of PubCakes, Misty Birchall, has launched a Kickstarter appeal to cover the costs of shipping her boozy cake mix. The stretch goal is the dairy-free Coffee Stout Chocolate Sauce, […]

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Leah Foster’s 10ft tall cupcake installations

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Art on Monday 7 January 2013

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.

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Cherry Blossom mosaic made from 10,000 cupcakes

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Art on Friday 11 May 2012

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.

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24-hour Cupcake Vending Machines coming to New York

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Trends on Thursday 8 March 2012

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!

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Delicious, scented jewelry by Candiware

Contributions Reader Find

By Martin Whelan in New Fashion on Monday 7 November 2011

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.

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Cupcakes and Kale

Kathleen Edwards Reader Find

By Kathleen Edwards in Cool Websites on Saturday 22 October 2011

I’m a sometimes-atarian. I love veggie food, especailly greens and particularly kale. An honest, earnest and real food blog. Oh, right. Cupcakes.

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Sometimes Cupcakes make everything better

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By sylvia krzysztofek in New Photography on Monday 10 October 2011

This Girl Sylvia likes to photography pretty and feminine things, such as cupcakes and lingerie.

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Butch Bakery for Real Men

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Products on Tuesday 9 November 2010

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.

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NomSkull Cranium Moulds

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Trends on Wednesday 4 August 2010

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 […]

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Giant Cupcake Liners

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Design on Saturday 10 July 2010

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 […]

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Le Dolci baked goods delivery

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Trends on Saturday 15 May 2010

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.

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Bake Sale Online

Kira Heuer Reader Find

By Kira Heuer in Cool Websites on Friday 16 April 2010

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 […]

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Butch Bakery: cupcakes for manly men

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Food and Packaging on Monday 29 March 2010

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?)

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