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Got Brains? (Zombie Cake) – Geeky Cake of the Week

Holly knows that a cake in the likeness of a zombie head with exposed brains and the evidence of its last, bloody meal still stained around its lips says two things: (1) I love you, and (2) have a happy, happy birthday.

Zombie Cake

I had the zombie cake made at Bleeding Heart Bakery in Chicago for my boyfriend’s birthday.  It was a red velvet cake (of course).

Of course it’s red velvet cake! Because there’s no such thing as decomposing-flesh-with-festering-sores-flavored cake. (I know, because I checked on The Google.)

Bleeding Heart Bakery produces a variety of dessert-type goods from ingredients that are local, sustainable, organic, and vegan. Which is a hell of a lot of earth-savin’ for just one bakery.

Lest you think that cakes made of hippie bullshit must taste a lot like rice cakes soaked in flax seed oil, let me dissuade you from that idea. As a former resident of Berkeley, the hippie bullshit capital of the world, I can tell you that these uber-wholesome baked goods can be surprisingly delicious. In spite of the absence of baby deer meat trucked all the way from Alaska.

Thanks to Holly–who is clearly a girlfriend of the highest caliber–for sharing the deets with me.  Check out more photos of the dismembered zombie cake on Holly’s Flickr photostream and her friend naycolla’s photostream.

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3 comments… add one

  • Jessica July 8, 2009, 10:32 am

    Aww I want one for my next birthday! Going to send this with a hint to my hubby LOL

  • nickolai July 8, 2009, 6:45 pm

    I love the idea of humans eating the cakey brains of a zombie…finally, some poetic justice!

  • Alex July 9, 2009, 12:53 pm

    Zombies don’t do it for me. Unless they are accompanied by hilarious British antics a la Shaun of the Dead.
    The insides look yummy. Don’t think I could eat the rotting flesh bits.

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