Welcome to ginger-Barad-Dûr, home of the great shadow of Middle Earth, made completely out of gingerbread. Who knew Sauron had such a sweet tooth.

Spotted by Geekologie, two Finnish engineering and computer science students built the 3-foot-tower of Lord of the Rings fame out of 13.5 pounds of gingerbread dough, topped off with a glowing Eye of Sauron. Here's a look at the tower in progress:

And the whole tower of sweetness in its finished glory:

[Turkulainen via Geekologie]