Time to Cut the Baby?

In the impressive-but-unappetizing category is an award-winning cake from British cake designer Michelle Wibowo. I’m sure it tasted fine, but who wants to eat a cake in the shape of a newborn baby?

As noted on the blog Cake Fun, Michelle has a YouTube video that shows the cake’s assembly—speeded up so that it fits into three minutes. While it is an interesting thing to watch, the design itself—an eerily lifelike baby complete with swaddling blankets and a little newbie cap—is a bit off-putting. I mean, really, is this for a baby party? Who wants to eat a facsimile of the guest of honor?

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