Cupcake Ideas So Crazy Only a Mad Genius Could Invent Them

Stefani Pollack, the creative cook behind the "fun, experimental" blog The Cupcake Project, thinks up, bakes up, and eats up the world's wackiest desserts.

By Rachel Mount Hofstetter
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    Guess the flavor:

    Hint: Sandwich cookie, meet cupcake.

    It's an Oreo Cupcake—with a built-in cup for milk!

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    Guess the flavor:

    Hint: One part might be too crunchy to eat.

    It's an Easter Cupcake—baked in a real eggshell!

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    Guess the flavor:

    Hint: When Game Day rolls around, this cupcake is a winner.

    It's a Buffalo Chicken Cupcake!

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    Guess the flavor:

    Hint: This treat would be tasty at a Sunday brunch.

    It's Cupcakes Benedict!

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    Guess the flavor:

    Hint: James Bond would probably devour this one shaken, not stirred.

    It's a Cucumber Martini cupcake!

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    Guess the flavor:

    Hint: This cupcake takes the bacon trend one better.

    It's a Honey Cupcake Baked in Ham!

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    Guess the flavor:

    Hint: You'll want a straw to get to the bottom of this baby.

    It's a Cherry Coke Cupcake with Cola Frosting!

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    Guess the flavor:

    Hint: It's kind of like the turducken of cupcakes, with a surprise inside and out.

    It's a Cookie Dough Cupcake Topped With Cookie Dough Frosting!

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    Guess the flavor:

    Hint: You might bust these out at halftime.

    It's a Beer Cheese Cupcake with Bacon Cheddar Cream Cheese Frosting!

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    Guess the flavor:

    Hint: It's a fresh take on a classic summer dessert.

    It's a Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake with Balsamic Whipped Cream!

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    Guess the flavor:

    Hint: You might pair this cupcake with a glass of red, or white.

    It's a Wine and Cheese Cupcake!

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    Guess the flavor:

    Hint: You might snap, crackle, and pop with excitement over this one.

    It's a Rice Krispie Treat Cupcake!

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    Guess the flavor:

    Hint: Step up your annual awards-show party (or, Tuesday night Netflix choice) with real theater flavor.

    It's a Golden Globe Cupcake!

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    Guess the flavor:

    Hint: These cupcakes are magically delicious.

    It's a Lucky Charms Cupcake!

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