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Candy Bar Cupcakes

August 1, 2011 by  
Filed under Destinations, Features, Food

Nothing says Americana like candy bar cupcakes. It is the merging of a traditional American love dating back to 1900 and the Hershey bar and a newer sensation that has taken off in the last decade. Enjoy this photographic journey into the world of Melissa Gerber’s candy bar cupcakes:

A Snickers cupcake featuring rich chocolate cake with chocolate frosting, topped in Snickers candy bar bits and drizzled in chocolate.
snickers-cupcake Snickers Cupcake © Melissa Gerber

A minty chocolate cupcake featuring delectable chocolate cake, mint icing, and an Andes Mint with its mint-green layer sandwiched in between two chocolate layers.
minty-chocolate-andes-cupcake Minty Chocolate Cupcake with Andes Mint © Melissa Gerber

A colorful classic M&M’s cupcake with flavorful vanilla cake and chocolate frosting.
classic-mm-cupcake A Classic M&M’s Cupcake © Melissa Gerber

A S’mores Cupcake featuring rich chocolate cake, topped with graham cracker frosting, mini marshmallows and a Hershey bar piece, with chocolate drizzled over top.
smores-chocolate-cake-graham-cracker-filling-hershey-bar-chocolate-drizzled S’mores Cupcake with Hershey bar © Melissa Gerber

Rich chocolate cake filled and iced with peanut butter frosting, topped with Reese’s Pieces.
reeses-pieces-peanut-butter-frosting-cupcake Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Cupcake © Melissa Gerber

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melissa-gerber.jpgMelissa Gerber creates homemade specialty cupcakes and cheesecake pops to order in the Wilmington, Delaware area. Visit Melissa’s Cupcakery on Facebook for contact details and to “like” her work. Melissa is also an experienced freelance graphic designer. Find her portfolio here.


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10 Responses to “Candy Bar Cupcakes”
  1. Ashley says:

    These look amazing! Good thing it’s lunch time. I have to try that S’mores cupcake. Yum.

  2. Jess says:

    I’ll take one of each. No make that two! Love mint flavors, but that Snickers is almost exploding. Have to try that.

  3. Shiels says:

    You had me at “rich chocolate cake, topped with graham cracker frosting, mini marshmallows and a Hershey bar piece, with chocolate drizzled over top.” Wow!

  4. Andy P. says:

    Love the Andes Mint idea. Nice touch. The Reese’s also looks delicious.

  5. I think I got a cavity just by looking at the photos! YUMMMMMMMM!

  6. Jenn says:

    That looks amazing! If I had to go with one I might vote smores, but wow! They all look fantastic!

  7. Anto says:

    Yum! Oh they all look delicious!

  8. Stuart says:

    Oh my God those look amazing. There goes the diet…


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