In recent years, cakes have gone from tasty delights to works of art, showcasing the talent of the baker as they decorate their delicious cakes with increasingly believable features.
It’s no longer enough to be a talented cook, now, to make truly impressive cakes, you have to also be an artist.
Some of the creations of these spectacular bakers are truly a pleasure for the eyes as well as the palate.
Now bored panda has showcased some of the best photography of stunning North American cakes in a delightful gallery.
Be warned: you may actually believe some of these cakes are something else entirely, as your mind tricks you.
Is there anything better for breakfast than a big stack of pancakes? There is! A cake designed to look like a stack of pancakes
One of the surprising images shows a pile of dirty rags to clean the kitchen sink, or not?
Meanwhile, another image shows a delicious stack of pancakes – but are they really pancakes? It’s tasty either way!
Here, FEMAIL presents some of the most impressive cakes that will leave you scratching your head…
The US-based creator of this cake would surely be furious if you accidentally grabbed it to clean up a mess.
Now THAT is some awesome decoration! This cake, which incorporates dulce de leche and banoffee, is so well designed that it doesn’t even look real
Who could be mad at a sweet puppy for taking a bite of this cake? A talented baker and artist added a mischievous golden retriever to his cake
It’s often said that the perfect accompaniment to cake is a good game of chess, which you can play with fondant icing before baking it.
Who could not love this cheeky little guy? That frosting technique is impressive, but it might be difficult to cut off Elmo’s face.
Do you want a gift for an art lover? Look no further. This Vincent Van Gogh spectacle is sure to impress any lover of deliciousness.
And now something a little more… outdoors. This cake takes the chocolate log idea to the next level, and equally delicious.
You have to know your audience when you bake, and the recipient of this show is clearly a Lego lover too.
Don’t know whether to give someone flowers or a cake? How about both? This beautiful cake is decorated to look like a bouquet of tulips.
Would you be tempted to check the spikes of all these cacti before you in this succulent cake?
Not everyone likes sweets, some people choose to enjoy burgers and fries when eating junk food; However, those people will be disappointed.