Fancy a slice of a giant prawn, a KFC bucket or a toolbox? Incredible
cake designs make everyday objects look good enough to eat
At a quick glance you could be forgiven
for thinking these images were just a display of everyday items, but the
KFC bucket, the crown and even the toolbox pictured here are all in fact
completely edible cakes.
Every spanner, chicken nugget, sewing
needle and fishing hook has been made as part of a competition entry by
the staff at North Devon Hospital.
In a stitch: You could be forgiven for thinking
these images were of nothing more than everyday items like a sewing box,
but in fact each and every thread and needle is edible. This edible
masterpiece was created by created by Meg Davis.
Finger-lickin' good: Everyday objects have been
turned into baked goods by staff at North Devon District Hospital. This
'family bucket' was made by Kayleigh Maurice.
Royal treat: This cake, made by Meg Davis, would be
good enough for the Queen
Fishy: This cake, created by Kayleigh Maurice, would
be perfect for avid fishers
Meg Davis, Nigel Howes and Kayleigh
Maurice created the sweet treats for the 'Salon Culinaire', a global
culinary competition that pits professional chefs against each
Mrs Davis said it took upwards of 40
hours to create such a masterpiece and there is something for everyone,
from a jewelry box for the girls to tool boxes for the boys.
Savory to sweet: The master bakers have turned
savoury foods sweet. This 'West Country cheeseboard' is by Meg Davis.
Sweet potatoes: The latest cakes give a whole new
meaning to sweet potatoes. This vegetable box was created by Meg Davis
Be my valentine: There are romantic baked treats for
every occasion, such as this 'chocolate box' created by Meg
Girls and the boys: Each spanner, sewing needle and
bracelet is edible. The toolbox (left) created by Nigel Howes. The
jewellery box (right) was created by created by Meg Davis
'I do it as a hobby really - although I
do enjoy it,' she said.
'I always choose novelty themes for a
bit of fun.
'It’s an intricate thing - I usually
make twice as much as I need for the finished product.
'But I enjoy the reaction they
The range of cakes varies from a giant
lobster and KFC bucket to a sewing and tool kit where each and every
needle and thread is edible.
Prawny: Seafood fans would love the custom-made
fishy cake made by Meg Davis.
Gone fishing: The intricate detail in this
fisherman's kit cake, made by Meg Davis, means it could very well be
mistaken for the real thing