Posts tagged "cake"

Morning Cake Thoughts To Improve Your Tuesday

All the cake for your morning consideration.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 18, 2015

“Downton Abbey” Fans, Enjoy This Semi-Creepy Dowager Countess Cake

Cake decorator Karen Portaleo crafted this eery-yet-brilliant Dowager countess cake for the “Downton Abbey” Season 5 premiere event at Atlanta’s Fox Theater. The cake took 18 hours to put together in is made of buttercream and vanilla cake with an Earl Grey tea soak. Portaleo was initially asked to create a Highclere Castle cake, but she…

Claire Hannum / January 6, 2015

Anna Kendrick Is Haunting Jennifer Aniston In This “Cake” Trailer

Jennifer Aniston is putting her full-time job of possibly being pregnant, definitely being sad and alone to make an Oscar bid with “Cake.” Aniston plays a woman suffering from chronic pain who keeps seeing the ghost of a woman (Anna Kendrick) from her support group who committed suicide. It’s obviously a dark drama with comedic moments,…

College Candy / November 26, 2014

Happy Monday, Here’s A Gigantic Creepy Jennifer Lawrence Cake

Lara Clarke, a talented self-taught British baker and “Hunger Games” fan, was honored with a gold prize at the Cake International competition for this life-size cake of Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen. The cake matches J.Law’s measurements exactly, and Clarke brought along a backup cake just in case — a giant Tyrion Lannister from “Game…

Claire Hannum / November 10, 2014

10 Types Of Customers You Meet While Working In The Whole Foods Bakery

There were a great many things that I enjoyed about working at Whole Foods, particularly in the bakery — not least of all the enthusiastic parents and excited kids, the repeat customers who considered me and my coworkers a sort of tangential social circle, and anyone who was psyched as fuck to get a free…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 10, 2014

Here’s Your New Hobby: Cake Decorating!

I taught myself how to decorate cakes with YouTube videos during a year in which I had a job so boring and soul-draining that, had I not started decorating cakes, I surely would have gone insane. The following year, I got a job decorating cakes, and stuck with it for three years. My training wa…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 9, 2014

Eat Angelina Jolie’s Face With This Crazy “Maleficent” Cake


Angelina Jolie is frightening enough as the evil queen in “Maleficent” but with part of her (red velvet cake) face cut off? Terrifying. Talk about a truly sinful dessert!  [The Kitchn via Tattooed Bakers]…

Jessica Wakeman / May 31, 2014

My Cake-Alike, Myself

“Face-to-cake with myself, it’s one of the most surreal feelings I’ve ever experienced,” writes Jill Foster of the Daily Mail. “Yes, it’s narcissistic, but I can hardly take my eyes off ‘me’. Is this how the Queen feels every time a new portrait is unveiled?” 

I didn’t really need to read any further…

Ami Angelowicz / February 3, 2014

15 Scary-Ass Halloween Cakes That Look Yucky

I have NO IDEA how people are eating these cakes. Some of these images hit a little too close to my sense memory and make me gag. On the other hand, it’s cake and who would ever say no to cake? See 14 more scary-ass Halloween cakes on College Candy

College Candy / October 31, 2013

20 Totally Unappetizing Celeb Cake Wrecks

I don’t have much of a sweet tooth, but I enjoy a small slice of cake from time to time. But I am a traditionalist. I prefer my cake to be of the sheet variety, red velvet, chocolate or vanilla, with simple frosting. No doohickies, no weird filling, and most important of all, no huge celebrities

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 30, 2013

Behold: The Perfect Cake For Carnivores With A Sweet Tooth

That big ol’ hunk of medium rare roast beef up there? That’s not meat. It’s a cake, and so are the roasted potatoes on the side. Ridiculous, right? This savory-looking sweet is the work of amateur baker (I’m not sure I agree with the word “amateur” here) Louise Caola, who specializes in making realistic looking…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 24, 2013

A Penis Cake Pan’s Continued Quest For Relevancy

The penis cake pan’s struggle is oft-commemorated in poetry and song. Surely you remember the Dylan Thomas poem “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night (Penis Cake Pan).” It goes:

Do not go gentle into that good night penis cake pan / Your novelty cake pan should burn and rave at close…

Julie Gerstein / August 17, 2013

Dream Life Status: I Want This Burrito Cake In My Mouth

I’m absolutely tickled by food that looks like other food. I love burritos. And cake. So this burrito-shaped cake is totally hits my sweet spot (no pun intended). The cake was made by a Reddit user with the appetizing moniker parakeetpoop, for a coworker’s goodbye party. So what’s it made of? The burrito is a…

Julie Gerstein / August 2, 2013

Someone Made A “Silence Of The Lambs” Skin Suit Cake, For Some Reason

Do you eat normal cakes and find yourself wishing they resembled human flesh? If so, you probably need to seek urgent professional help, but once you’re in an established therapy routine, you can always call up the creatively twisted bakers at Conjurer’s Kitchen to make your creepy confection dreams come true. Yep, the same people…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 24, 2013

Man Quits Job Via Cake

Bosses are never happy to learn they suddenly need to hire and train someone new, so why not ease the bad news with a slice of cake? Baker Chris Holmes recently quit his border agency job at a UK airport with a “resignation cake” — he wrote out his resignation letter in icing, announcing that…

Jessica Wakeman / April 16, 2013

Have Your Bed And Eat It Too At The World’s First Cake Hotel

It took a team of 14 bakers, pastry chefs, and candy artists nearly 3,000 hours to create the world’s first edible pop-up hotel in Soho, London. The Willy Wonka-esque wonderland welcomed its first guests this week, a couple who enjoyed a carpet made of meringues, bouquets of sugar roses, fudge windowsills, spongecake pillows, 100 piece…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 25, 2013

Is This Piñata Cake Awesome Or Excessive (Or Both)?

I can vaguely remember a time in my life when a cake stuffed with candy might seem a little strange and excessive, but that was Before Pinterest (B.P.) completely desensitized me to the phenomenon of desserts stuffed with more dessert. Now, the idea of a piñata cake actually seems kind of tame, at least compared…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 6, 2013

This Is How Sofia Vergara Got Ready For The Golden Globes

Sofia Vergara tweeted this picture of herself “getting ready” the night before the Golden Globes. Yesss! This is how I like to see a celeb prepping for the red carpet: with massive amounts of frosting. See, and she still looked bangin’ in her blue mermaid-y number. Let them eat cake! [WOW]…

Ami Angelowicz / January 14, 2013

Gwen Stefani Carries A Cake, Tempts Fate

Geez, Gwen Stefani! I know you’re a musical idol and a style icon. But has nobody ever told you how absolutely dangerous it is to carry around a cake without a cover? You are seriously just asking for trouble here. Also, I’m not sure how I feel about the red Japanese Chinese-style dress you’re wearing,…

Julie Gerstein / December 17, 2012

Miley Cyrus Eats Liam Hemsworth’s Penis Cake Like A Pro

Last week Miley Cyrus celebrated boyfriend Liam Hemsworth’s 21st birthday by licking a confectionery replica of a penis. My, what a large cake. She looks like she’s done this before. It’s all that any man could wish of his 19-year-old girlfriend — that she be well-versed in giving cake jobs. See the NSFW version after…

Ami Angelowicz / January 25, 2012
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