Chomp Your Way into Shark Week

Georgetown Cupcake offers thematic cupcakes just in time for Shark Week.


Cue the Jaws theme music in your head as you eye a delightful looking vanilla cupcake. has created a special baked treat in honor of the Discovery Channel's 25th annual Shark Week.

The Huffington Post reports:

"The cupcakes are made by D.C.'s own Georgetown Cupcake. They come in vanilla and chocolate -- and they're topped by thematically appropriate fondant sharks and disembodied hands. Fifteen percent of the buttercreamed proceeds benefit ocean conservation group Oceana."

The cupcakes can be ordered online through the Discovery Channel's online store. A dozen cupcakes is $39.95 plus shipping.

Want more Shark Week action nearby? Head out to Silver Spring to check out the 84,000-pound, 400-foot inflatable shark, Chompie, of the Discovery Communications Headquarters building. Silver Spring Patch has some .

If you cannot wait until Sunday for Shark Week to begin, a free advanced showing of Sharkzilla Friday at 8:30 p.m. at the Fountain Plaza near Ellsworth Drive.

Michael Shapiro August 09, 2012 at 03:02 PM
I'm confused. I thought that the shark cupcakes were in honor of Roger Bernadina.


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