Having your parents throw an awesome Transformers-themed party for your sixth birthday is one thing. But having your dad make a talking Optimus Prime cake that actually transforms? That’s a birthday you’re never, ever going to forget.
Yes, right down to the itty-bitty Adam West and Burt Ward. But then again, how do you eat any of this marvellous cakey recreation of the Batcave from the classic Batman '66 TV show?
This anatomical confection from Conjurer's Kitchen reveals what one of their intricately crafted cakes looks like on the inside.
I realize that polite society frowns on plunging your hand right into the middle of a cake and then shoveling that cake into your mouth, but sometimes you can't help the impulse. And I JUST WANT TO DEMOLISH THIS WHOLE CAKE.
Holy skeksis, this insanely detailed Dark Crystal cake makes me want to throw all other cakes on the ground. Just about every character from the '80s puppet epic is represented in fondant, and the whole thing is balancing on the famous crystal. WONDERFUL!
To celebrate the spookiest director's 55th birthday, Cakenweenie has collaborated with 100 different culinary artists to build a giant blog of Burton Cakes. They're crazy clever. Here are a few of our favorites!
Annabel de Vetten of Conjurer's Kitchen really puts the death in "Til death do us part" with this morbid wedding confection. Instead of flowers and flourishes, her latest wedding cakes are decorated with chocolate animal skulls.
The cake knife that was broken shall return to Minas Tirith. The Cake Geek of Valrico, Florida, made this amazing wedding cake replica of the fortified city from Lord of the Rings. It's almost a pity that it fell to the siege of hungry wedding guests.
Have you ever wondered what Darth Vader would look like if he hailed from Candyland? After building a 300-pound, Imperial-stormtrooper-shaped pastry earlier this year, the bakers at Amanda Oakleaf Cakes upped the ante and recreated Anakin Skywalker out of gâteau. This Sith dessert was served last weekend at the 501st…
It seems like the Predator is making up with everybody nowadays — this pastry only confirms it. A baker named Tracey at The Little Cherry Cake Company in Rossendale, England has sculpted this monstrous gâteau. Behold — in frosting — two of cinema's foremost extraterrestrial monsters making romantic amends. It's too…
For his Cakeland project, Oakland sculptor Scott Hove takes cues from both the animal kingdom and the modern kitchen. He gives flamboyant gâteaus teeth, jaws, and imposing frosting spikes. If someone decided to reboot Alien on Planet Candyland, Hove's work would be a good place to start.
Here's a pastry that has too much technical merit to be so callously consumed. Confectionary sculptor Alexandre Dubosc has created this edible zoetrope as a tribute to the oeuvre of Tim Burton. Watch as monster eyeballs morph into Jack Skellington and Batman's insignia. If all cakes were this aesthetically thrilling,…
This geologic time spiral cake — which was baked by a group of geologists at Oxford University — took 32 eggs, 3 kg of marzipan, 7 people, 30 hours of labor, and several billion years of evolution. Watch how they constructed it in the above how-to guide. That K-T boundary looks scrumptious.
Rainbows, zombies, a piranha plant, robots, skulls lightning bolts, let's just say Awesome Cake is awesome. Hey, Ace of Cakes — you just got served!
While waiting for Lost's final mindfrak this Sunday, spend some time looking at all the brilliant artwork, videos, and photoshopperie this epic show inspired. Check out our massive round-up.
Looking for the right bundt for The Rapture? The perfect pie for global pandemics? You just might find your recipe at Apocalypse Cakes, quite possibly the internet's only doomsday-themed pastry blog.
It's wedding season again. Lovers, don't be fooled into using the boring old cake-toppers of yesterday. Get some science fiction icons, like Stargate heroes, or zombies, on your wedding cake and do it with style.