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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… READ MORE »


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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,… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

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… READ MORE »


Style

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 was… READ MORE »


Entertainment

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] … READ MORE »


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“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… READ MORE »


Entertainment

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 CandyREAD MORE »


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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 celebritiesREAD MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


Entertainment

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… READ MORE »


Entertainment

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… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


News

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… READ MORE »


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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 pieces… READ MORE »


Style

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… READ MORE »


Celebs

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] … READ MORE »


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