At $1200, The Golden Phoenix, which is on sale in Dubai’s Bloomsbury’s Cupcakes store, is not only the world’s most expensive cupcake, but it’s made from the finest chocolate and wrapped in edible gold. It features 23-carats of edible gold sheets, Doves organic flour from the United Kingdom, Rachel’s organic butter, Premium Amedei Porcelena cocoa from Italy, and gold Ugandan high-quality vanilla beans. Continue reading for a look inside the Dubai Mall and more information about the cupcake.

Shafeena Yusuff Ali, founder of Bloomsbury’s Cupcakes, says: “Our aim is to redefine the cupcakes in the Gulf, why can’t a cupcake taste as good as it looks and look as good as it tastes.” Vinay Lall, General Manager of Tablez Food Company, Bloomsbury’s parent company, adds: “We have seen people attempt the most expensive cupcakes before, however those cupcakes are not edible as they are incrusted with diamonds and other components.”