You Have To Look Closely To See That This NES Is Actually a Cake

There's no shortage of wacky wedding cakes on the internet, but this creation is particularly noteworthy because until you get a good close-up look at it, it doesn't look like a cake at all. You'd swear it was a functional NES console complete with two controllers and a copy of Tetris, but in reality it's completely… » 3/17/15 12:38pm 3/17/15 12:38pm

11 real cakes that look like fast food

I don't know which of these cakes that look like fast food I like better. The Big Mac, the Chipotle burrito, the bucket of KFC, the Subway sandwich... I just can't decide. My only option is to shake my head in disbelief and then proceed to stuff my mouth with all of them. » 7/28/14 8:45pm 7/28/14 8:45pm

Googlers didn't make a 'traitor' cake for a departing co-worker

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

We've seen a lot of awesome cake designs over the years, but this is the first time we've been genuinely envious over what a six-year-old was served at his birthday party. After all, who wouldn't want an R2-D2 birthday cake that actually projects holograms like the one Marc Freilich made for his son Alexander? » 6/20/13 10:37am 6/20/13 10:37am

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 dividers to create negative spaces in the pan that form characters. » 2/26/13 11:09am 2/26/13 11:09am

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… » 2/01/13 4:52pm 2/01/13 4:52pm

Malfunctioning Cake Ruins Party and Spews Liquor All Over Oil Tycoons…

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 liquor! Into your face. » 6/07/12 9:40am 6/07/12 9:40am

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. » 4/24/12 11:00pm 4/24/12 11:00pm

Six Foot Stormtrooper Cake Reveals the Empire's Latest Diabolical…

If you attend a Sci-Fi convention, you're going to see about a squadron of Stormtrooper costumes. But only one Stormtrooper is a moist dessert that goes great with milk. Caketrooper. » 1/16/12 1:00pm 1/16/12 1:00pm

I Was Unprepared for How Terrifying These Cakes Are

Scott Hove is a scary scary man. His latest series, "Deadly Desserts", is all about cakes with fangs and tongues and... *shudder*. I feel like I'm staring into the maw of a great pink hellbeast. So delicious. So evil. [Hi Fructose via Neatorama] » 9/17/11 7:40pm 9/17/11 7:40pm

Don't Say Cheese. Instead, Eat Cake.

If you can't afford a FujiFilm X100 camera in all of its retro glory, just make a cake in its likeness instead. It's the fiscally responsible alternative. [Gary Cruz via PetaPixel] » 6/08/11 7:00pm 6/08/11 7:00pm

25 Geeky Weddings that are just as fantastical as the Royal Wedding

While the rest of the world dons their fancy hats for the Royal Wedding, we wanted to pay tribute to the great amazing science fiction and fantasy-themed weddings that have rocked our universe. » 4/29/11 12:40pm 4/29/11 12:40pm

This Terminator 2 Cake Is Perfect For Almost No Occasions

When you first espy the amazingly molten Terminator 2 cake, you're stunned at the fine balance of technical prowess and artistry that went into its creation. And then you start to think: what exactly would a cake like this commemorate? Birthday, wedding, bat mitzvah—doesn't seem quite right. » 4/14/11 9:00am 4/14/11 9:00am

Playable Angry Birds Birthday Cake is the Only Spin-Off Video You Need…

It may've taken poor Dad 10 hours to make (and just minutes to destroy), but there's something to be said about this cunning physics exercise forced upon the six year old birthday-boy. We hope he learned a valuable lesson about the rules of position, velocity and acceleration—not to mention the importance of… » 2/21/11 6:00am 2/21/11 6:00am

This Amazing Ghostbusters Cake Should Cross Streams With My Belly

An incredible, edible recreation of the climactic Stay Puft Marshmellow Man scene. Any couple so united in their love of Ghostbusters that they'd commission that cake is destined for a lifetime of Slimer-free bliss. Oh, and it's glow-in-the-dark: » 1/10/11 5:20pm 1/10/11 5:20pm

This iPhone Cake Has Real iPhone 4 Stuffing

When Gizmodo reader Carlos got an iPhone-shaped cake for his birthday, he already thought he'd made out pretty well. But it's when he cut into it that the real present, well, presented itself: a brand new iPhone 4. » 12/22/10 6:20pm 12/22/10 6:20pm

Disney Patents Interactive Cakes

Think back, if you will, to the last time you ate a birthday cake. Don't you remember griping about how it didn't really do anything? Well, Disney's looking to fix all that with interactive cakes. Yes, birthday cakes with pico-projectors. » 12/20/10 2:39pm 12/20/10 2:39pm

This Wall-E Cake Is Pixar-Perfect

This is how it was meant to be: Wall-E and Eve, hand in flipper, together in perpetual robot harmony. At least until I take a fork and knife to their delicious, cake-filled cores. » 11/30/10 2:40pm 11/30/10 2:40pm