Move over girly flowery cupcakes, your time is up. As unlikely a proposition as it might seem, vermin-themed cupcakes have arrived. Yes, and just when you were thinking there was nowhere left to take the category after zombie cupcakes (see 7 May BB), ’What’s New, Cupcake?’ by Karen Tack and Alan Richardson arrives with recipes for cockroach and rat cupcakes:

A sign of a maturing cupcake category too, when the envelope gets pushed to a place where it should perhaps be returned to sender. As is the case with Yummy Cupcakes in the US, which takes the cup out of cupcakes and replaces it with a jar. That’s one cupcake per jar. Hmm. The jury’s out on this one: