Blood & Gore
The last images we can share of The Helpers project open to the public on the 18th January – this cake from Conjurer’s Kitchen is absolutely delicious but do you have the stomach to find that out for yourself. If not we may just have one going spare…
High concept art cocktail maker James Dance is also serving up his gross looking but tasty drinks including the ‘Vomit’ cocktail shown below. He will try and blame me at some point for his twisted creations but I can assure you they are ALL his idea. To be fair it is a perfect fit with some of the cakes on offer though – believe me when I say the cakes we have shared so far are relatively tame!
Delighted to say that the infamous Eat Your Heart Out pop up cake shop is back for 2013 – this year it’s supported by The Kraken Rum – and will be held in London from the 25th – 27th October 2013.
With a fearsome monster theme it’s entitiled ‘Feed The Beast In Your Belly’. Showstopper cakes guests will be invited to slice into include an lifesized bloated corpse of a drowned sailor, rotting giant squid tentacles and everyone’s favourite Halloween cake, severed limbs. The predicted top seller? Festering wound cupcakes will be this years STD cupcakes.
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We have got some incredible macabre food art up our sleeves this year – bring it on!
Originally posted on MISS CAKEHEAD:
I know that every agency says they work with the best talent but when it comes to our edible installation work I am pretty darn sure we can’t be beaten – this incredible cake from core team memember Annabel de Vetten (of Conjurer’s Kitchen) a case in point as to the outstanding talent of our team.
Created for Birmingham’s Shock And Gore festival, this cake replicates Buffalo Bill’s female skin suit from The Silence of the Lambs. Just yet another example of this incredible food artist’s work who also created THAT Dexter cake for our Fox Entertainment client which trended on Twitter and was even shown to Michael C Hall himself on a US network chat show Jimmy Kimmel. Oh and in case you were wondering it’s vanilla cake, with dark chocolate ganache and black cherry filling.
Call me strange as I love cakes, but am not a massive fan of icing, which makes this red blood cell red velvet treat on sale at Eat Your Heart Out by Denise Bakes Cakes my kind of cupcake.
So last night we opened The Helpers – a experiential experience serving cocktails and cake all themed around the movie of the same name – a stunt for Koch Media. The creations were incredible and (never thought I would say this) we pushed the limits so far we are all looking forward to some pretty cake projects for Valentine’s Day and beyond. You can see all the cakes over on Miss Cakehead’s Facebook page, and them featured on This Morning here. Just bear in mind they were for a horror film so they are made to the brief set by our client Koch Media. We have not just lost our minds and started making really dark cakes. In fact the chocolate gun was so disturbing and realistic we gave it as an extra present to someone who has always been massively supportive of our work (I had to get it out of there!). Huge thanks to Original Content London for creating an awesome and very disturbing set.