Robicelli's Recipe for Elvis Cupcakes Topped With Candied Bacon

A world without bacon would be a terrible, terrible place. That's why people put it on just about everything, including the Elvis-inspired cupcakes at Robicelli's Bakery in Brooklyn.

Yep! They went right ahead and baked up some banana cupcakes — made with REAL bananas — frosted them with peanut butter buttercream, and topped them with glorious strips of candied, Elvis-approved bacon!

Let's all just take a moment to ponder how those flavors might mingle on our tongues, shall we?

OK, you good? Now watch the video above and see how they're made!


Banana Cake:

  • 4 bananas
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cups vegetable oil
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. cinnamon
  • 4 (slightly) beaten eggs

Candied Bacon:

  • 8 strips bacon
  • 1 cup brown sugar