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Yoda with Lightsaber Cake – Geeky Cake of the Week

By Great White Snark | December 25, 2007

Several weeks ago, I profiled the work of Sandra, a “mum, nanny, and cake decorator” from Australia, who graciously provided online, step-by-step instructions for her impressive Yoda cake.

It seems Sandra has taken on a Padawan learner. And much potential she has, mm-mm.

(Um, that last bit was my Yoda impression. What we’ve learned here is that I should stick to my Britney impressions. For reals, ya’ll.)

Sandra’s ‘apprentice’ Schmish (true identity withheld to protect the sanctity of the Jedi training regimen) used the guidelines in the online instructions to produce a Yoda cake in her own distinctive style.


In a Geeky Cake of the Week first, Schmish created the frame for the fondant-covered lightsaber with spaghetti.

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That’s yellow cake under there, with vanilla buttercream. His fingernails were crafted from the actual toenails of Womp rats snared in Beggar’s Canyon on Tatooine.


Lest you think that this cake went Krispie-free, the head is a fondant-covered ball of Rice Krispie.

Nicely done, Schmish. Thanks for sharing, and best of luck with your Jedi training. Don’t take any shit from that Anakin dude.

Check out Schmish’s other uber-creative cake work (like the death by chocolate eyeball soup cake) on her Flickr photostream.

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    5 Responses to “Yoda with Lightsaber Cake – Geeky Cake of the Week”

    1. Wavatar KevinD Says:
      December 26th, 2007 at 1:28 pm

      My Son will be thrilled, more so than my wife when I show her!

      Glad you joined up.

      Kevin

    2. Wavatar nickolai Says:
      December 28th, 2007 at 10:29 am

      dood, that’s amazing! I want to eat yoda’s head.

    3. Wavatar Marisa Ledesma/Chelsea Nanny Says:
      January 1st, 2008 at 10:30 am

      How I ironic I am a Nanny who is a baker as well and I too make custom cakes….We need to chat please email me…I need to make a light saber to go with a darth vader cake…help!!!!!

    4. Wavatar Angela Says:
      August 15th, 2008 at 7:51 pm

      Thanks to your great curiosity of the week, I was able to make a passable enough Yoda for my 13 year old. I earned many cool mom points! Hahaha.

    5. Wavatar Thirteen you are… « Angela’s Kitchen Says:
      November 2nd, 2008 at 8:54 am

      […] back to asking os so politely if he could have a Yoda cake.  I used the instructions here and here.   Thank you to Sandra of SoCake and‘Schmish’ who not only figured out a how to make a Yoda […]

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