Maybe we shouldn’t be turning to Elvis for culinary inspiration. Regardless, The Cupcakery has transformed Elvis’ Bacon, Peanut Butter & Banana Sandwich into this Trip To Graceland cupcake. I’ll admit I was anxious to taste it.
I arrived an hour before closing, and bought one dozen cupcakes including the last 2 Elvi (plural of Elvis) available.
When I returned home with the goodies, my eldest daughter spotted an Elvis and called dibs. Her verdict: thumb up! Youngest daughter also took a bite earning Elvis his 2nd thumbs up. Hubby said he’d sample it in the morning with a side of eggs.
After seeming enamored with Elvis, the girls became bored and wandered off. I saw my chance to pounce!
• Bacon topping ~ crisp and smokey.
• Banana cream frosting ~ oh so sweet and banana-y!
• Chunky peanut butter cake ~ FAIL. No PB flavor. No chunks. Dense and dry, like cornbread.
I took a bite, wanting to try the combination of all 3 flavors. That didn’t help. The salty bacon and creamy banana trumped the weak peebee cake. I didn’t Love It Tender. I wished I had a Blue Hawaiian to wash it down. Anyone want a half-eaten cupcake? I was afraid of that. Return to Sender.
• Would you try the Elvis cupcake?
• How could this cupcake be improved?
• What other combinations would you like to see in a cupcake?
The Cupcakery has locations in Nevada and Texas.
19 responses to “Elvis Cupcakes”
You’re very creative…I bet you can improve on this cupcake. I think you should reinvent the Elvis cupcake Jeanie sytle!
It needs a good peanut-buttery base. Maybe a cookie/bar base with chopped nuts!
Thanks, Sherri. 😀
The Elvis cupcake sounds truly disgusting. I just… ick. My nose is seriously crinkled at the thought of it. I can picture my kids liking it, however. They’re always thinking up gross food combos.
LOL! You’re right about kids being adventurous with food combos! Sorry that’s such a big picture of the cupcake. Back slowly away. 🙂
and more baconnnnn. Mmmmmmm baaaaacoonnnnnnn.
We need some sort of bacon-y drink to wash it down. LOL!
Now normally I will eat bacon on just about anything, but … um … ick!
Come on Dennis! Bacon, bacon, bacon… I know dogs LOVE bacon!
First of all : peanut allergy. Yeah, poor me – whatever.
I love sweet and salty snacks. I will eat lays potato chips with vanilla icecream. I also like banana flavored sweets. However I can’t handle the bacon thing.
I’m surprised The Cupcakery doesn’t have warnings on their peanut products.
I like sweet/salty too like chocolate covered pretzels. Mmmm, chips w/icecream! I’ll have to try that. Lays are delicious.
do you have a ball park on the calories? lol
Ohhhhh… no. Don’t be cruel. LOL!
BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA…I like all the Elvis song mentions.
The cupcake sure looks good but like “they” say, don’t judge a book by it’s cover. I would however still like to give it a try. 😀
I really had to tweak those song titles! LOL!
I’m glad to hear you’d be brave enough to try it. There haven’t been many takers.
I can’t even DESCRIBE the gymnastic Yurchenko that my stomach did when I realized you were talking about REAL bacon..
See!! (wagging finger) There’s a REASON why Elvis became what he did.. and OBVIOUSLY it wasn’t from the drugs!!
Now excuse me while I fall asleep and have a nightmare!! LOL!!
Actually, I have a very unsophisticated palate.. I like what I like and don’t get too adventurous.. even living with a chef didn’t alter that.. so I’ll just leave you to the bacon/banana/could’ve been a better PB cupcake!!
Elvis cupcake #2 is still sitting on my counter. I offered it to my babysitter last night, but she doesn’t eat bacon. That was probably a giant vegan faux pas.
I’m going to have to toss it.
Wait! Email it to me and I will give it a try!!
My god, I would have loved it. Vegas has gotten way cooler since I moved away …
I wish The Cupcakery would ship! I’d send you some Elvi!