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“The Golden Phoenix” redefines cupcake decadence [video]


Most of us feel a little guilty when we indulge in a cupcake craving but the guilt of a six-dollar dessert is nothing compared to dropping a grand for a truly golden treat.

Bloomsbury’s Cupcakes at Dubai Mall unveiled the world’s most expensive cupcake at their opening, made with “…premium Amedei Porcelana chocolate and premium Ugandan vanilla beans and covered in 23-carat edible gold sheets.” It’s also dusted with edible gold dust, just in case the rest of the ingredients left anything to be desired.

Many are disgusted with the masterpiece it took Shafeena Yusuff Ali five weeks to create, but if one considers it a piece of art, heck, it’s a bargain.

Full story at ABC News.

Only in Dubai.

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