Grilling up some cupcakewurst
Up to this point, the grill was reserved for meat and the occasional roasted veggie, but now Dad can whip up his own dessert on the barbie with a little help from sausage casings.
Yes, we did just pair the words “dessert” and “sausage casing.”
This mad idea is the brainchild of Stef at CupcakeProject, who offers up this delectable recipe to show up the neighbors at this year’s block party.
It took a lot of experimentation to conquer Cupcakewurst. I had hoped to be able to cook the Cupcakewurst entirely on the grill, but I found that the direct heat of the grill was more than the poor sausages could handle – they kept exploding and meeting their demise on the coals. I had the same problem in the oven: when I cooked the Cupcakewurst at the standard cupcake baking temperature of 350 F, they kept bursting open. I finally found the sweet spot of baking at 325 F and only filling the casings halfway. Even so, some of the casings still got small holes in them during baking. At 325 F, however, the cake cooked enough before the casings broke that only a small amount of batter oozed out through the holes. The small mess could easily be wiped up and the sausages were all usable.
Get the whole set of instructions here, and don’t forget the Long John donuts and raspberry sauce to complete the effect.
Posted by Kate Rinsema