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Old 07-08-2010, 02:38 PM   #1
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Bacon Cupcakes

...so, I was browsing around looking for some Awesome Cupcake Art for my other thread and I came upon this youtube* where these two artists are talking about the "sweet and salty savory explosion of flavor in Bacon Cupcakes" and how so "many" bakeries are carrying these...i laughed at their clever repartee, dry humor, until I paused and thought...

....they couldn't be serious, could they? I thought they MUST be joking so I googled "bacon cupcakes" and there are 9 MILLION results!! So there are either 9 million in on this joke or I'm the last one to hear of this "savory explosion" truism.

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Old 07-10-2010, 05:18 PM   #2
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no i never heard of it either. is this supposed to be a sweet or a savory. if sweet i don't think it sounds very good. bacon lovers may love it though
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Old 07-10-2010, 05:23 PM   #3
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How about sugar covered bacon?

Praline Bacon Recipe : Alton Brown : Food Network
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Old 07-10-2010, 06:36 PM   #4
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I have done that before with brown sugar, baked in the oven and it's very good!
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Old 07-10-2010, 09:40 PM   #5
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Michael Symon, during his short tenure on "Dinner Impossible", made chocolate covered bacon!
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Old 07-10-2010, 09:43 PM   #6
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I saw an episode of "Cupcake Wars" on FoodNetwork a few weeks ago a several people made bacon cupcakes.
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Old 07-11-2010, 07:57 AM   #7
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Just had a bacon cupcake a few weeks ago, don't really think the womens recipe was very good, but I love the concept... I've made chocolate covered bacon before and the sweet and salty is a wonderful flavor combination...
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Isn't Chocolate & Bacon part of the two major food groups?
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You bet your sweet A double S's...
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I love my chocolate, I love my bacon...but I really am not sure about loving them together. Well, maybe when I am dipping strawberries for a wedding reception I will use a bacon rasher to sop up the rest of the chocolate and see how it goes!
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