You’ve May Have Seen the El Chapo Piñata, but Have You Seen the Cupcakes?

When El Chapo Guzmán was captured earlier this month, you just knew an El Chapo piñata would be created. And it was:

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Piñatería Rámirez is always on it.

But you probably weren’t expecting an El Chapo cupcake, were you?

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Did you find him?

Here’s a closer look:

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Dirty tank top? Check. Dirty face? Check. Sad expression on face? Check. But does it taste like tequila and Buchanan’s whiskey?

The cupcake was created by Lossó Reposteria, a bakery in Hermosillo, Mexico.


If vicious drug lords aren’t your thing, they also make cupcakes featuring other famous faces, such as Frida Kahlo:

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You can also buy a Mother Teresa, in case you want offset the guilt you feel for buying an El Chapo cupcake.

Lassó Reposteria also appears to have a soft spot for Internet culture:

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Yes, that’s the one and only Pepe the Frog.


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Alfredo Soria of Lossó Reposteria says they wanted to capitalize on “the phenomenon that is El Chapo.”

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Soria proudly told Telemax TV: “It’s had a big impact on social media, locally and nationally.”

He wasn’t kidding. It appears another bakery is also making El Chapo cupcakes now.

El Chapo Cupcake!! ???? #chapoguzman #chapo #elchapo #chapocupcake

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Or, you know, they could have just had the same idea. But they do look pretty similar, don’t they?

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A Day in the Life of a Tijuana Girl Obsessed with Japanese Culture

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“!Vamos… muevete!”

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