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Automatic Cake Decorator Lets Grandma Take a Load Off

It’s not that I’m against over-working geriatrics, but I’m very pro-properly decorated baked goods. And a tired grandma is an unmotivated grandma. Which is where the Automatic Cake Decorator comes into play. Grandma has spent about 45 minutes on her feet, icing and assembling the cake that I demanded for my birthday with the threat of a hellish tantrum if ...

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Suckling Pig Cake is Pork-Free

Michelles Wibowo’s painstakingly detailed Suckling Pig cake was made for the Experimental Food Society Spectacular in London. Complete with vegetable garnish, an apple it its mouth and a intricate rotisserie browned skin. Wibowo’s roots are in architecture, but decided to pursue a career in cake design and sugar craft because, well, as you can see, that’s where her true genius ...

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Dalek Birthday Cake

Even if you don’t regularly spend your birthday in and out of police boxes, you’ve got to hand it to Stacked Cakes for creating this ultra-realistic Dalek Cake, inspired by Doctor Who’s most reviled arch-nemesis, complete with moving and swiveling parts. Standing 22″ high and weighing nearly 20 kg, this cake could probably feed the entire planet of Skaro. And ...

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Twitter Cake Wishes Social Media Gurus Happy Birthday

If you’re one of the millions of self-proclaimed “gurus” patrolling the Internetz, chances are that you’re on Twitter, spreading your wise guru words far and wide. In fact, chances are good that Twitter is your main stream of communication to your thousands offollowers(whom all also happen to be gurus). If asked what your preferred tool of internet communication happens to ...

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R2-D2 Cake: Taste the Droid

Fellow GEARhead, Philly, wrote to us to tell us of her thrill at finding this excellent R2-D2 cake, which she said was particularly exciting because she had “always wondered what a droid tasted like.” Well, let me tell you, droids come in many flavors. Some taste like straight up metal, but then there are others that have that generic chicken-y ...

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Lighter Candles for the Pyromaniac Birthday Boy

Well, it’s your tenth birthday, son. And you know what that means. Time for your first cigarette! No, don’t fight back. It’s for your own good. It’ll help you grow into a real man, like me, and R2-D2! You like R2-D2 right? That’s right, breathe deep. In honor of your first mini-stogyI’ve taken it upon myself to adorn your cake ...

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Periodic Table of Elements Cake

Ok, we’ve become slightly obsessed with the Periodic Table of Elements, so sue us. I mean, aesthetically, the thing is just gorgeous to begin with. 118 gorgeous boxes of chemical goodness. The design just fits anywhere. It works. It’s beautiful. Hell, it even makes itself right at home on a damned cake. And it looks delicious to boot. Now you ...

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Realistic Crayola 64 Box Cake Brings the Noms

This cake might match its own sweetness with its utter flamboyancy. It’s hard to be taken seriously when you’re decked out in a rainbow pattern, unless you happen to be a Crayola 64 Box, which this cake is expertly modeled after. Duff Goldman created this amazing cake in honor of 50 years of the Crayola 64 box. I’m just hoping ...

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80s Cake Does Not Include Hair Metal

The 80s was an orgy for geeky pop-culture enthusiasts, springing up pop phenomenon around every corner. The list just goes on and on. ALF, The Smurfs, video games, ALF. As you can see, I could just keep going all night. This 80s Cake celebrates some of the most iconic and obscure elements of 1980s culture including the Rubik’s Cube, Michael ...

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Impressionist Cake

Borrowing elements from both Van Gogh’s Starry Night and Monet’s lilies, I don’t know what would be more proper for this Impressionist Cake, eating it or hanging it on the wall. Whatever you might do with it, one thing’s for sure. Even though the cake steals elements from other well-known paintings, it takes a real artistic eye to paint, with ...

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