Last week you may have heard all the brouhaha over the release of Portal 2. And you may also - like me - belong to certain social subsets that not only have no interest in video games, but would, upon questioning, ask what "port holes" have to do with anything anyway.
Well, never fear, fellow gamer geeks! Because today's Sweets are all about video games, and this is a safe place to geek out *AND* enjoy amazingly made cakes.
Ah, the law of miniatures: everything smaller is cuter.
Whooooo...lives in Ryan's Rapture under the sea?
Amazing and detailed and edible is he!
Plus I love the checkered floor.
(There's another Bioshock Sweet here.)
Remember: your weighted companion cube cannot speak. But if it could, I'm sure it would say, "I'm delicious."
Time for another old-school goodie:
Who else remembers these? Eh?
(Wow. You guys are OLD.)
(Just kidding. Hey, I remember Pong! [But only because my grandparents had an old one in storage. Honest.])
Moving up to the newest handhold gaming device: your iPhone...
See? ADORABLE. And just look at all that detail! Ah-MAZ-ing.
More classics: we can't have a game post without Mario!
(Love the mushroom candle holders.)
Now THAT is a groom's cake. Gorgeous.
Anyone else play Cut the Rope? I did for a bit, until it got too hard for my spatially-challenged brain. John loved it, though.
Anyway, this is one of those rare Sweets that makes my jaw hit the desk. The baker used multiple techniques like modeling with krispy treats, sugar glass (for the window), stenciling, and - what I found most impressive - even made the shiny "packing tape" out of gelatin:
One more detail shot: