Unfortunately this is probably a drink invented by Americans while …

Comment on Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes by Richard.

Unfortunately this is probably a drink invented by Americans while they were busy funding the IRA to make actual car bombs, without thinking too much about the consequences. Sadly, car bombs are starting to be used again over there. But still, as a cupcake they do look good. Just a pity about the name…

Malcolm Bedell is co-author of the critically acclaimed "Eating in Maine: At Home, On the Town, and On the Road," as well as the junk food blog "Spork & Barrel," and "Brocavore," a blog about food trucks and street food culture. His contributions include Serious Eats, Down East, Eat Rockland, L.A. Weekly, The Guardian, and The Huffington Post and his food truck, "'Wich, Please," was named "Hottest Restaurant in Maine" for 2015 by Eater. Finally, he finds it very silly to be trying to write this in the third person.