After hearing that I was going to bake buffalo chicken cupcakes for the Super Bowl (with hot sauce and blue cheese in the cake and a blue cheese buttercream frosting), one of my friends asked if I would be baking the cupcakes as as a joke. “Are they just supposed to be funny, or will you actually enjoy eating buffalo chicken cupcakes?” Having not yet baked the Super Bowl buffalo chicken cupcakes, I told them that I was baking them mostly for the fun of it. I didn’t expect them to be particularly good.
When my house started to smell like buffalo wings (there was no chicken involved at this point), I knew I had the flavor right. When I took a lick of my cupcake batter-laden finger, I began to suspect that I was going to like the buffalo chicken cupcakes. When I tasted the cupcakes hot out of the oven, I realized that I had created a new crowd-pleasing Super Bowl tradition.
Check out the recipe here.
And if that’s not enough, try a little something to wash it down: Beer Cheese Cupcakes with Bacon Cheddar Cream Cheese Frosting.
Somebody clearly has too much time on their hands.