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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.

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Guess the flavor:

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Hint: Sandwich cookie, meet cupcake.

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

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Get the recipe at the Cupcake Project >>

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Guess the flavor:

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Hint: One part might be too crunchy to eat.

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

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Get the recipe at the Cupcake Project >>

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

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It’s a Buffalo Chicken Cupcake!

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Get the recipe at the Cupcake Project >>

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Guess the flavor:

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

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It’s Cupcakes Benedict!

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

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It’s a Cucumber Martini cupcake!

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Get the recipe at the Cupcake Project >>

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Guess the flavor:

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Hint: This cupcake takes the bacon trend one better.

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It’s a Honey Cupcake Baked in Ham!

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Get the recipe at the Cupcake Project >>

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Guess the flavor:

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

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It’s a Cherry Coke Cupcake with Cola Frosting!

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Get the recipe at the Cupcake Project >>

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Guess the flavor:

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

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

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Get the recipe at the Cupcake Project >>

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Guess the flavor:

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Hint: You might bust these out at halftime.

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

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Get the recipe at the Cupcake Project >>

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Guess the flavor:

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

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

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Get the recipe at the Cupcake Project >>

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Guess the flavor:

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

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It’s a Wine and Cheese Cupcake!

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Guess the flavor:

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

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It’s a Rice Krispie Treat Cupcake!

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Get the recipe at the Cupcake Project >>

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Guess the flavor:

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

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It’s a Golden Globe Cupcake!

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Guess the flavor:

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Hint: These cupcakes are magically delicious.

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It’s a Lucky Charms Cupcake!

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Get the recipe at the Cupcake Project >>

Originally Published in Reader's Digest