A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...
(By Cake Power)
Yessir, it's May the Fourth, my friends, and we are gonna party like the Ewoks with a fresh batch of Storm Troopers.
(Submitted by Steve B. and made by For Goodness Cakes)
(Yeah, I went there.)
But wait, what's this?
OH HOW THE TABLES HAVE TURNED!
If you have any qualms about slicing into a cute lil Ewok, though, then I have just the cake for you:
(By Blue Note Bakery)
Yo, Jabba Jabba.
This Yoda cake is entirely fondant-free, and I love it:
(Submitted by Christy L. and made by Sugar Love)
"Delicious I am. Use the forks, you must."
Are you ready for the cutest Star Wars baby cake ever?
Then behold, Baby Star Wars, The Playground Menace!
(By I've Been Cupcaked)
In case there's ever a future revision of this cake, I'd like to point out that Han shot bubbles first. (With his bubble gun, I mean - unless you'd rather think that Darth's nickname as a baby was Bubbles, in which case... I'm actually Ok with that.)
And if that's not the most adorable baby Chewie ever, then this one has to be:
(By Tuff Cookie Cakes)
Oh. My. Cute. That belly!! Squee!
Ok, enough adorableness. Now witness the fire power of this fully armed and operational battle station!
(Submitted by Elizabeth A. and made by justkist)
Er... you want ice cream with that?
Here's one for you Clone Wars fans:
(By Cake Central Member virago)
The helmet pops are awesome, sure, but I can't take my eyes off that amazing handpainted Yoda. It's hard to tell where the painting ends and the actual 3D elements begin!
[Insert obligatory "this IS the droid you're looking for" quip here]
R2 cakes may seem simple, but check out how the body is completely supported by the three legs. That's some impressive edible engineering!
Now, this Millennium Falcon may not look like much, but... wait a sec, YES IT DOES:
(Submitted by Deena S. and made by Charm City Cakes)
It's hard to tell in this photo, but the Falcon is even suspended over the cake board by a central post. WOWZA.
Of course it's only fitting that everyone's favorite bounty hunter is close behind:
Chipped up metal never looked so tasty.
Look out, brides and grooms, 'cuz it's gettin' Hoth in here!
(Submitted by Karin D. and made by Coast Cakes)
Check out the tiny snow speeders! And the Wampa cave mouth!
And finally, because the couple that quotes Star Wars together, STAYS together:
(Submitted by Fiona H. and found here; baker unknown)
Awww. If only everyone could get encased in carbonite for that special someone.
Or... not. ;)
Happy May the Fourth, everyone! And be sure to check out our Sunday Sweets Directory if you want to see which bakers in your area have been featured here on Sweets!