This 500-pound Darth Vader cake could feed the entire Death Star

Have you ever wondered what Darth Vader would look like if he hailed from Candyland? After building a 300-pound, Imperial-stormtrooper-shaped pastry earlier this year, the bakers at Amanda Oakleaf Cakes upped the ante and recreated Anakin Skywalker out of gâteau. This Sith dessert was served last weekend at the 501st… » 8/28/12 12:35pm 8/28/12 12:35pm

This Alien versus Predator wedding cake is disturbingly adorable

It seems like the Predator is making up with everybody nowadays — this pastry only confirms it. A baker named Tracey at The Little Cherry Cake Company in Rossendale, England has sculpted this monstrous gâteau. Behold — in frosting — two of cinema's foremost extraterrestrial monsters making romantic amends. It's too cute … » 6/12/12 9:55am 6/12/12 9:55am

If H.R. Giger were a pastry chef, his cakes might look something like…

For his Cakeland project, Oakland sculptor Scott Hove takes cues from both the animal kingdom and the modern kitchen. He gives flamboyant gâteaus teeth, jaws, and imposing frosting spikes. If someone decided to reboot Alien on Planet Candyland, Hove's work would be a good place to start. » 5/28/12 4:00pm 5/28/12 4:00pm

This Tim Burton zoetrope cake is way too nifty to eat

Here's a pastry that has too much technical merit to be so callously consumed. Confectionary sculptor Alexandre Dubosc has created this edible zoetrope as a tribute to the oeuvre of Tim Burton. Watch as monster eyeballs morph into Jack Skellington and Batman's insignia. If all cakes were this aesthetically thrilling,… » 5/25/12 7:05am 5/25/12 7:05am