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Mayor blasts 36,000 calorie cupcake
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Mayor blasts 36,000 calorie cupcake

Mayor blasts 36,000 calorie cupcake
Photo Credit: House of Cupcakes
36,000 calorie cupcake

Mayor blasts 36,000 calorie cupcake

The cupcake was invented by House of Cupcakes, if you’re a foodie that might sound familiar.

The bakers from the store were the winners in Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” show.

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has been on a war against all things fat and sugar, was double steamed when he was told the cupcake is decorated with his likeness.

His response:
“This is one of the dumbest things people have done, but if they can get some publicity, this is not a joke. People are dying.”

The bigger question is how in the world do you make a cupcake with 36,000 calories? We’re glad you asked. The store owner is Ron Bzdewk, he listed the following ingredients.

12 pounds of sugar, 5 pounds of butter, 4 pounds of flour, 6 cups of cocoa powder, 24 eggs, and 2 cups of milk.

WCBS in New York reports the giant treat has been donated to a local group that will use it to feed some of the less fortunate in the city.

Listen to Marla Diamond’s report from WCBS 880

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