There’s something divinely surreal about giant cupcakes tooling around with human heads poking out of their centers. We had the cupcake cars at last year’s Bay Area Maker Faire and I had a laugh every time they trundled by the MAKE booth.

In this BBtv video, Xeni rides with the Cupcake Cutthroats (shiver me sprinkles!) and gets a guided tour of their motorized muffins. Think: Russ Myers meets Hostess.

Cupcake Cutthroats: muffin-shaped electric art cars gone wild