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This Animated Donkey Kong Cake Just Won Best Geek Cake Forever

It's going to be impossible to beat the glorious nerdness level in this wedding cake, which uses projectors to animate Mario on his quest to beat Donkey Kong and rescue Pauline. Unless they find a way to modify the sugar molecules to act as colour displays. [YouTube] Read More >>

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The Vagina Cake, as (NOT) Seen on The Great British Bake Off

Vagina cakes are a thing now. I've been sitting looking at these pictures for a good long while (too long), trying to come up with some sort of Mary Berry joke to do them justice, and I can't. I'm sorry, I just cant. Read More >>

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This Astronomically Correct Jupiter Cake Is a Gas

Not only is this Jupiter cake just a marvellous sight, it's an astronomically correct model of Jupiter. Read More >>

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A Hologram-Projecting R2-D2 Birthday Cake Makes Us Insanely Jealous

Besides layers and layers of chocolate cake, R2-D2's outer fondant layer also hides a pico projector that connects to an external laptop playing Princess Leia's famous message, with a birthday greeting for Alexander tacked onto the end. As birthday cakes go it's about as awesome as they can get, unless someone found a way to blast a Rice Krispies treat edible lightsaber out of its dome. [WedgeStrap via Hackaday] Read More >>

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McVitie's Lovingly Bakes Enormous Fantasy £7 Jaffa Cake... Cake

An astonishing three-tier Jaffa Cake fit for the most extravagant society wedding has gone on sale in the UK, putting to bed once and for all the age-old cake/biscuit question. That is 100 per cent cake and anyone who says otherwise is only allowed to eat Digestives for the rest of their lives. Read More >>

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Bake Up an LCD Display Cake With This Pixelated Pan

If you're an amateur baker who's mastered the sheet cake, this alphanumeric grid pan will let you take your creations one step further by turning them into low-res numbers and letters. All you need to do is arrange the included square metal duividers to create negative spaces in the pan that form characters. Read More >>

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This Is What Happens When Your Baker Doesn't Understand English

The scene: a woman goes to buy a cake for, oh, let's say her cat Whiskers's birthday. She decides to put a photo of Whiskers's face on top of the cake because oh isn't that fun and also she's a very lonely woman. She hands the baker a USB drive and asks that she use the photo. The baker smiles and nods because English is her second language and because this customer asking for a flash drive on a cake is clearly insane and should be dealt with accordingly. The result, as you can see, is glorious. Read More >>

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STD Cupcake Anyone? Sex Education via Baked Goods

If you've never heard of 'extreme cake making', here's a deep end introduction. But a small health warning: these particular items aren't for the prudish, or the squeamish. Yuk. Read More >>

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These Five Threadcakes Look Far Too Good to Eat

Cakes, sweet, sweet merciful cakes. We love 'em. We hate what they do to us. But these cakes are a little bit different, as we don't want to eat them. We want to preserve them in some kind of magical cake museum, because they look absolutely incredible. Called Threadcakes (an amalgamation of cakes and indie-darling, crowdsourced t-shirt shop Threadless), the baking competition has been going since 2009 and we've slapped ourselves silly gorging over them before. The latest entries for the 2012 competition are absolutely stellar and out of the 163 top-notch entries from this year, we've selected five of our favourites. Read More >>

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Malfunctioning Cake Ruins Party and Spews Booze All Over Rich People

Sea-raping mega-oil firm Shell has a new rig to launch, and like any enormous company, it decided to celebrate with a private party atop Seattle's Space Needle. The crown jewel? An oil rig-shaped cake which sprays booze! Into your face. Read More >>

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Just How Do They Make Those Delicious Little Biscuits Cakes Known as Jaffa Cakes?

I'm going to spend the rest of my days living in envy because The Telegraph's Harry Wallop was allowed into McVitie's Jaffa Cake factory, and I was not. Luckily he shot a video, so we can all dream of diving into vat P130, or scooping a freshly-baked biscuit (sorry, I mean cake) right off the conveyor belt after its 18 minutes' journey. Read More >>

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The Ark of the Covenant Cake is Face-Meltingly Awesome

The Groom's cake may be a bit of a consolation prize for otherwise being ignored on the big day but that doesn't men you shouldn't milk it for all its pastry goodness. Like this guy, who got himself the Ark of the Covenant in cake. Read More >>

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