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Food Art Life-size cake sculptures of superheroes

A talented baker has made larger than life sculptures of Batman and Superman entirely out of cake.

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Rose and her creations play

Rose and her creations


Rose Macefield, a baker, spent a whopping 300 hours to carefully craft the over 6ft tall superheroes for Cake International at Birmingham’s NEC.

Batman's torso play

Batman's torso


The heroes contain 60 kilos of sugar paste and rice crispies centre built around metal and plastic frame.

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Rose and Batman play

Rose and Batman


Rose, a 42 year old mother of four says both superhero characters have a universal appeal as they are with popular with kids, ladies and adults. 

Batman and Superman play

Batman and Superman



Rose is an award-winning cake artist from Dudley, West Midlands, who started baking eight years ago when she baked the cake for her son's christening.

Rose putting finishing touches to the sculptures play

Rose putting finishing touches to the sculptures



From regular and small cakes, Rose eventually got into the work of cake sculpting. She started competing in 2009 after submitting a small figurine at an event.

Rose poses with Batman and Superman play

Rose poses with Batman and Superman



She won the coveted ‘best in show’ award in 2013 at Cake International. Now she is often a judge at cake shows and she recently published a book titled ‘Sensational Sculpted Cakes’.

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