Skip to comments.Sweet Surprise: Blueberry Muffin Resembles Teen's Chihuahua
Posted on 01/25/2014 8:19:45 PM PST by nickcarraway
Imagine reaching for a snack a blueberry muffin and quickly realizing it is way too cute to eat. Thats exactly what happened to one San Diego teen who came across a muffin that she says looks just like her Chihuahua.
On Monday, 14-year-old Kaelin Bell walked into her kitchen at her La Mesa home and grabbed the last blueberry muffin sitting on the counter. Suddenly, she noticed a sweet surprise.
I said, Hey, Dad, it has a face; it kind of looks like Chico, the teen told NBC 7 San Diego, referring to her beloved 6-month-old pup.
Like any typical high school student, Bell reached for her cell phone to snap a photo of the unique baked good.
Bell said she had her dad hold the muffin above Chico, with the pooch looking up, as she snapped a photo that would soon go viral.
Bell said she sent the photo to a few friends, who urged her to post the image to her Tumblr page online.
She posted the photo showing Chico and the muffin with the caption: "My blueberry muffin looks exactly like my dog. Im gonna cry."
Soon enough, Chico and, of course, the muffin became an internet sensation. The next day, it had 100,000 notes [on Tumblr], said Bell with a laugh.
Theres also been a Huffington Post article written about Chico and the muffin, as well as an article on Buzzfeed.
Chico is also, apparently, a social media darling. On Thursday, NBC talk show host Ellen DeGeneres posted Bells photo of Chico and the muffin to her Twitter page.
Alongside the photo, DeGeneres tweeted this conundrum: I cant tell if this Chihuahua looks like a muffin, or if this muffin looks like a Chihuahua.
Bell, whos a fan of DeGeneres, said she was excited about DeGeneres tweet. She was hoping the TV host would see the photograph but didnt think it would happen so quickly. It was really cool, the teen said.
So now, after the viral fame, inquiring minds want to know: what happened to the muffin? Well, its currently sitting untouched in the Bell family freezer.
The teen said her parents insisted on freezing the muffin, like a keepsake of sorts.
Plus, Bell said she wouldnt have been able to eat something that looked just like dog anyway. People keep asking me if I ate the muffin, and Im like, No, thats a little cruel. No! The muffin is still there, she said.
And, despite those who may not see Chicos sweet face in the muffin, Bell said she still sees it.
Some people said the muffin looks more like a seal or a pug, but I still see Chico in it. The muffin and my dog have an uncanny resemblance its kind of scary, she said. For his part, Chico appears unfazed by his sudden fame. On Friday, NBC 7 visited with the pooch as he ran around Bells yard chasing a ball and yipping with glee. For a moment, Chico stared at his look-alike muffin, sniffed it, and walked away, seemingly unimpressed.
Ha ha! My machine to clone living creatures as pastry is a success! Now I will rule the world!
I hear next year the Westminster Kennel Club will have a category for Chihuahua Muffins and Bichon Frise Croissants.
Is it true you had sauerkraut that look like your Doberman?
In other news, 0bama found a cream puff that looks just like his foreign policy.
Okay, now I’m so freaked out right now.
There is a resemblance
Chico looks like he wants to mate with a muffin.... Just sayin’.
That’s a BIG muffin!
Can I be your evil minion?
[I really like blueberry muffins]
I found something that looked like Obama. But then I flushed it
Looks more like a seal.
“In the future,every chihuahua and every muffin will be famous for 15 minutes” ——Andy Warhol
We are just starting this process w/ Chico and the Muffin
(which might make a good TZ series,now that I think of it
Sure, good minions are hard to find. Plus, all my minions get to eat filet mignon on muffins au jus.
(I ate a cannoli once that looked like Fiorello LaGuardia.)
Does she not realize that giving her Latino Person of the Canine persuasion a stereotypical and demeaning name like “Chico” is RASSISS???!!!!
Quick, call the Fairness Police!/s
Seriously, though, that muffin AND the Doggie are VERY CUTE! :-)