This Baker Turned Chernobyl And The Oklahoma City Bombing Into Cakes


Chernobyl nuclear power plant a few weeks after the disaster. Original photo courtesy of Getty/Laski Diffusion/Getty Images

Cakes are often associated with celebrations with our loved ones, like in birthday parties, weddings, and others. But Brooklyn-based disaster-artist baker, Paige Heimark, turned disasters like Chernobyl and the Oklahoma Bombing into cakes. She uses cake to underscore how we consume trauma. Continue reading »

Scary Looking Loaves Of Bread That Turn Out To Be Adorable Anime Characters When Sliced

Japanese baker Izuyo creates loaves of bread and other baked goods that look really scary when they come out of the oven. Once the loaf is sliced, however, adorable animé characters are revealed and the world is good again. Continue reading »

Struggling Artist Turns Fry Cook Job Into Successful Pancake Art Career

Today, Dan Drake, aka ‘Dancakes’, is known as one of the world’s most talented pancake artists, but few people know that he never planned, nor trained for this career. He was just a guy flipping fried foods at a diner to make ends meet, but his artistic talent catapulted him to international fame. Continue reading »

Pastry Artist Bakes More ‘Pie Art’ With New Intricate And Artistic Design

Lauren Ko (previously) has only been in the pie biz for a little over a year, but you’d never be able to tell by looking at what’s coming out of the oven at her house.Her speciality is pies with geometric patterns, straight lines and contrasting colors. She uses various flavors, colors and textures that we would never imagine to find in pies. Her work is a true art and often lead people to believe that she has professional training in art, design and cooking. The truth is that she never had a professional training, she just always loved art. Continue reading »

Baker Kat Thek Trolls Donald Trump With Cakes That Use His Own Words

Brooklyn baker Kat Thek is the brainchild behind Troll Cakes, a new bakery/detective agency that specializes in turning trolls’ mean internet comments into delicious cakes. But it’s Thek’s “Tiny Hands Special” ― meant for President Trump ― that’s got our attention. This “bigly satisfying” deal means that for only $30, you can get one of Trump’s tweets or comments printed on a cake and sent straight to the White House. Continue reading »

This Baker Creates Incredibly Realistic Scarycakes Inspired By Horror Movies

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According to a chief: “I love all things dark and scary and don’t get frightened by things that go bump in the night. Is there a monster under my bed? Better make him a welcome loaf of Black as my Soul Bread! A boogie man in my closet? I wonder if he likes Pork Stuffed Tadpoles in Bog Broth Soup! Demons coming for dinner? Let’s serve up some Roast Beast and Chicken Foot Pot Pie! Come join me as I venture into the Devil’s Kitchen, pry open his cookbook, and try out a few of his favorite recipes. Everything I post is absolutely 100% edible… and 99% disgusting to look at… so let your taste buds guide you as your eyes lie to you and join me as I set the table for terror. … This is my latest masterpiece. I call it “Death by Chocolate, the Autopsy.” Enjoy!” Continue reading »

Self-Taught Baker Creates Incredibly Realistic Cakes That Look Like Bowls Of Pasta, Donor Kebabs And Junk Food

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When it comes to crazy cake decoration, Pintrest is the place to go for inspiration, tutorials, and just awe-inspiring creations. Cakes made by Laura Loukaides fall in the latter catagory. Her baking creations are incredibly detailed and impeccably crafted, leading to a lot of love on social media. What’s more is that 23-year-old Ms Loukaides, who is from the Hertfordshire, is self taught and has never attended professional baking classes. Continue reading »

Baker Turns Loaves of Bread into Adorably Sleepy “Catloaf”

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If you’re a cat owner, then you’ve probably seen a “catloaf” before. It’s when your furry friend tucks their paws underneath their body and looks like a loaf of bread that just came out of the oven. Yorkshire baker Lou Lou P’s Delights created an adorable homage to this pose with her edible catloaf. Continue reading »