CreativeGirl220 Posted 13 Oct 2013 , 10:13pm
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I have a Halloween Cupcake challenge coming up. Two cupcakes have to be made. I am doing a pumpkin cupcake but I thought wouldn't it be cool to do a savory cupcake b/c I know no one will think to do that. I thought why not a buffalo chicken cupcake. Has anyone tried these? Are they good?

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BatterUpCake Posted 13 Oct 2013 , 10:42pm
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Sorry but that just doesn't sound very good to me! A+ for creativity though!

BatterUpCake Posted 13 Oct 2013 , 10:47pm
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IowaBaker Posted 13 Oct 2013 , 10:55pm
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I have not tried them. To me, a cupcake is sweet and a non-sweet cupcake is a muffin. However, if I were making it, I would probably use a ranch dressing flavored corn muffin as the base and a swirl or filling of cream cheese.

SecretAgentCakeBaker Posted 13 Oct 2013 , 11:13pm
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AI seem to remember an episode of Cupcake Wars where one of the contestants put a piece of fried chicken on the cupcake. I don't think the judges liked it. Maybe you can find the transcript of that episode and find out what exactly was in that cupcake so you can get some ideas.

SecretAgentCakeBaker Posted 13 Oct 2013 , 11:22pm
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AHere is a blog post I found while searching for the Cupcake Wars episode. There is also a recipe for buffalo wing cupcakes. http://www.cupcakeproject.com/2012/01/buffalo-chicken-super-bowl-cupcakes.html

BatterUpCake Posted 13 Oct 2013 , 11:33pm
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If you do make them post pictures and let us know how they were! I'm not brave enough to venture that far outside of the box.

SecretAgentCakeBaker Posted 13 Oct 2013 , 11:40pm
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AOh, and I found a video of a bakery that sells buffalo wing cupcakes. Guess they are popular there. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPeygtm_RkI&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Have fun and good luck with your challenge!

CreativeGirl220 Posted 14 Oct 2013 , 9:48am
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Thanks everyone for your input. I decided to go with maple bacon cupcake b/c I see more positive reviews for that particular cupcake and it's still different :).

justigger Posted 14 Oct 2013 , 3:04pm

AI have never tried but I did see an episode of The Chew where they had BBQ wing cupcakes. http://abc.go.com/shows/the-chew/videos/PL55125609/_m_VD55212838

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