The Gruesomely Delicious Dexter Cupcake

The bakery made famous by an earlier cable series has partnered with the Showtime hit to carve out a decidedly edgier image for itself.

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Courtesy of Magnolia Bakery

Good news, Dexter fans: There’s now a cupcake dedicated to your favorite serial killer. New York City’s Magnolia Bakery — which rose to fame in the late 1990s as a favorite haunt of Sex and the City’s Carrie  — has partnered with Showtime to release this $4 treat, available now at branches in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. As the bakery’s blog explains, the special red velvet cupcake features “blood” (made from caramel) and “glass” (made from sugar.) Sounds kind of gross — but also kind of tasty, right?

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The Dexter-themed treats are on sale through June 30, when the popular Showtime drama series begins its eighth season. The premiere airs that night at 9 p.m. ET, so if you’re hosting a viewing party, you might want to plan ahead and get your hands on these morbid little confections while supplies last. To get yourself even more hyped, watch this season 8 promo:


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