11 Cakes Shaped Like Books

Image credit: 

Flickr // mags

Like us on Facebook

It's not unusual to hear an avid reader confess to "devouring" a book, but these literary confections take it to a whole new level.

1. Sandy Boynton, rendered in icing

Courtesy of Flickr user Apuch

Lucky Ella got to eat her favorite board book on her first birthday.

2. The travelers’ wedding cake

Courtesy of Flickr user davitydave

This cake is shaped like a small suitcase, an atlas, and a globe.

3. Eating books, a guide

Courtesy of Flickr user Richard Jones

This cake is charmingly self-conscious.

4. Happy birthday to an avid reader

Courtesy of Flickr user mags

This 21st-birthday cake for an avid reader looks so much like a stack of books we’d be afraid to take a bite.

5. Edible book leather

Courtesy of Flickr user Uncommon Fritillary

Please tell us the covers of these antique cake-books are made out of marzipan.

6. Munsch ... and Mistry?

Courtesy of Flickr user Amir Syed

We’re fascinated by this odd combination of writers.

7. Old and new media

Courtesy of Flickr user Eldriva

Even bookish people spend a lot of time online these days.

8. The Good Book

Courtesy of Flickr user Grace Tari

Bible cakes seem to be a popular theme for christenings and funerals.

9. A satchel full of ... cake

Courtesy of Flickr user Najat Ahmad

Forget the books—we can’t believe this satchel is really made out of cake.

10. Lincoln brought us together

Courtesy of Flickr user Wicked Little Cake Company

This 50th anniversary cake celebrates a lifetime of shared interests.

11. The Kindle Cake

Courtesy of Flickr user Topeka Library 

Fondant keys get so sticky.

More from mental_floss...

February 11, 2014 - 6:11am
submit to reddit