From just a first glance, there really doesn't seem to be anything special about these cupcakes—but a bite of this unique cupcake recipe would have your mind changed in an instant. The 'Intensely Thai Cupcakes' from the Cupcake Project blog take inspiration from a variety of Thai flavors, including lemongrass, fish sauce, coconut and kaffir lime. It might be hard to imagine, but the cupcakes are described as having an aroma that's comparable to tom kha soup.
Classic cupcake ingredients like flour, sugar, eggs, baking powder and soda are paired with the unconventional Thai ones, and topped off with a caramel fish sauce buttercream frosting. Although these cupcakes may not be for everyone, they do sound pretty intriguing at the least.