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Now with Bloody Arm Stump Action!: Star Wars Wampa Cake [Geeky Cake]

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Apparently I did my 30th birthday wrong, because Alicia celebrated hers with a Wampa cake. Which… is clearly the right answer. Unless… Wampa cake plus sexy Wampa-costumed stripper? Naaaaah.* Complete with a cherry preserves filled sliced arm! Made with my mom’s classic sour cream pound cake recipe shaped into an Alicia style Wampa, buttercream icing, and [...]

“A” for Effort, I Guess: R2-D2 Cake Fail [Geeky Cake]

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Just a simple reminder that–in spite of the impressive geeky cakes you regularly see here on GWS–these confectionery efforts don’t always end in spectacular success stories that get trumpeted on the internets. Sometimes they end in spectacular failures* that get trumpeted on the internets. (Glad to do my part!) Thanks for the photo goes to [...]

That’s No Moon(Pie)!: Star Wars Pie

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Cathy at olds ninety-eight made this clever blueberry Star Wars pie in the course of “cooking lessons” for her little boy, Danny: Danny’s most recent request was to bake some doodleberry pie. Obviously, we didn’t have any doodleberries handy. We went to Costco and bought blueberries instead. Doodleberry? Um, first on the docket for Danny’s [...]

It’s Alive(ish)!: Star Wars Yoda Cake [Geeky Cake]

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Instructables user tchitwood created this absolutely uncanny likeness of Yoda out of red velvet cake, Rice Krispie treats (for the ears) and fondant. Oh, and by the by, she accomplished this on her first attempt at making a sculpted cake. Which totally reminds me of the time I created cold fusion on my first try, using [...]

Now I’m Hungry: Stormtrooper on a Toilet Cake [Geeky Cake]

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Dawn from Aurora Cakes crafted this Stormtrooper-on-a-toilet cake at the request a six-year-old’s parents who “wanted to make their son laugh.” Et voila! Poop! Photo Credit: Aurora Cakes on Flickr Weathered internets traveler that I am, I know that many of you* out there share the tastes of six-year-olds.  So… you’re welcome. Here’s a funny-ha-ha poop [...]

Star Wars Boba Fett Cake [Geeky Cake]

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Nerdalicious reader Jason nd his wife made this Star Wars Boba Fett cake for a friend. It features a Boba Fett helmet made out of Rice Krispies treats and gum paste, and a (Rice Krispie-topped?) cake filled with black raspberry something-or-other. So, I certainly appreciate the effort and the artistry, but the Sarlacc ended up looking [...]

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