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FINALLY: Star Wars Tauntaun Cake [Geeky Cake]

By Great White Snark | October 22, 2009

For years I’ve made offerings–i.e., small children sent to the heavens via weather balloon–to the Interweb Gods in hopes of a pixel-based delivery of a Star Wars cake in the form of an eviscerated tauntaun. Years.

Finally, by way of reader Tamara N., I received this tauntaun groom’s cake created by Cake Nouveau for the wedding of Star Wars fans Chris and Julie.

Star Wars Tauntaun Cake

Immaculate. I think the tauntaun entry on Wookieepedia most eloquently sets the scene:

Tauntauns possessed numerous evolutionary adaptations to the bitter, cold environments of Hoth. Those adaptations included [...] thick blubber [...] and a digestive system that excreted wastes as oils through skin pores, producing a distinctive odor. Han Solo commented on the smell after he sliced open his recently deceased tauntaun with Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber to keep the latter warm.

Poetry! The words swell and bend like bloated tauntaun entrails. Oh, look… there’s some, now!

Luke Skywalker Tauntaun Cake

Find the Tauntaun Sleeping Bag on ThinkGeek

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    10 Responses to “FINALLY: Star Wars Tauntaun Cake [Geeky Cake]”

    1. Wavatar oakley Says:
      October 23rd, 2009 at 8:06 am

      Fantastic cake! Luke looks awesome. Great work!

      Take that Duff! ;-)

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    3. Wavatar nickolai Says:
      October 23rd, 2009 at 10:42 am

      Just amazing detail. What do those entrails taste like?

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    6. Wavatar fatherneo Says:
      October 26th, 2009 at 5:08 pm

      I thought they smelled bad on the…outside!

    7. Wavatar Heather Sweetart Says:
      November 12th, 2009 at 1:38 am

      Very impressive, even the little creases in the intestines are there for extra detail. This is better than the cake made for the Starwars graphic designer!

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