World’s Strangest

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Bakery Bans Photography

A reader wrote to Jen at Cake Wrecks that the bakery at her local supermarket has a new policy prohibiting photography. She heard that it was because the management was afraid the cakes would show up on “that bad cake site.” In fact, store employees said it was because their cake designs were copyrighted. That [...]


Sometimes it helps to know whether the bakery person writing down your instructions for cake decoration will be the same person that actually decorates it. But then again, that might not help at all! Cake Wrecks has other examples in a post of cake instructions that ended upon the cake itself. The next time the [...]

The Cupcakes of Bag End

Oh, good! The UK bakery Love Is Cake made these delicious cupcakes and cake just in time for elevensies! The cupcakes feature the Eye of Sauron, the One Ring, the White Tree of Gondor, Legolas’ Bow and Arrow, Lorien Leaves, and the Sword of Aragorn. Link -via That’s Nerdalicious!

Millennium Falcon Wedding Cake

Check out this excellent wedding cake made in the shape of Han Solo’s spaceship, the Millennium Falcon, complete with little fondant figures. It was made by the Blue Note Bakery in Austin, Texas. See other pictures of the cake in a previous gallery by redditor mrsbawb, who works at the bakery. Link -via Geeks Are [...]

Lost in Space Cake

Danger! Danger, Will Robinson! This cake has been drugged by Dr. Smith! But it was made by Cakes with Character, a bakery in Hicksville, New York. Bakery Facebook Page -via Nerdcore Previously: 12 Fun Facts about Lost in Space

Bakery Layout Makes Me Both Dizzy and Hungry

The lovely wood and shifting forms of this bakery effectively imitate the color and shape of bread. March Studio, an architecture firm in Melbourne, Australia designed this interior for a bakery in the nearby suburb of Carlton. Link (Google Translate) | Architects’ Website

Batmobile Cake

Truly Custom Cakery based its cake on the Batmobile from the 1989 movie. Would the Tumbler Batmobile taste better? Or the 60s-era Batmobile? This calls for a comprehensive study. Link -via That’s Nerdalicious! | Bakery Website

Gingerbread AT-AT

Lookit ‘em, boss! Great, big, fat sugary treats! Rachel Klemek of the Blackmarket Bakery made this gingerbread assault vehicle. Luke Skywalker is about to slice it open. Link -via DVICE | Bakery Website

FujiFilm X100 Cake

It looks a tad slumpy, but I don’t doubt that a lot of work went into making this cake-based replica of the FujiFilm X100 camera. It was made by the bakery-owning wife of photographer Gary Cruz for his birthday. He has more images on Flickr if you’d like a better look. Link via Gizmodo | Image [...]

Birthday Cakes For Dogs

Lovina, a bakery in Tokyo, will make a birthday cake for your dog. Not just a dog cake, but a cake that looks like your dog! See more pictures of birthday dogs and their custom-made cakes at Japan Probe. Link