Cake creations go on display at annual baking exhibition in Birmingham

Too good to eat! Jaw-dropping creations go on display at Cake International – including a life-size Tommy Shelby and Tutankhamun’s tomb made from sponge

  • Bakers created incredible edible displays for this year’s Cake International event
  • Including a life-size version of Cillian Murphy’s character from Peaky Blinders
  • And the largest cake creation of Egyptian Pharaoh, Tutankhamun was displayed 

Bakers have created incredible edible displays for this year’s Cake International event at the NEC in Birmingham.

As a tribute to the final series of Peaky Blinders, cake artists Stephanie Would, from Bradford, Jane Lashbrook, from London, Sherrilee Clark and Corinna Maguire created an immersive Garrison pub for visitors to pull up a chair and sit down with a life-size cake version of Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy).

People will have the chance to step into the Garrison and soak up the atmosphere with favourite members of the Shelby family. 

Bakers have created incredible edible displays for this year’s Cake International event at the NEC in Birmingham including this life-size cake version of Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) from Peaky Blinders by Stephanie Would, from Bradford, Jane Lashbrook, Sherrilee Clark and Corinna Maguire

While Emma Jayne created the largest ever cake creation of Egyptian Pharaoh, Tutankhamun made entirely of sponge cake, rice crispy mixture, icing and sugar paste

The team of creative cake masters is headed up by artist Stephanie of Cake Nation who says it has been a ‘huge project’ for her team. 

She said: ‘We all know the popularity that the Peaky Blinders television show has had around the world, and I can’t wait to bring our creation of the Shelbys in the well-known setting of The Garrison to the NEC in November. 

‘It’s a huge project for us which we hope everyone will enjoy seeing as by order of the Peaky Blinders.’

While another cake maker created this show-stopping life like lemur creation which look too cute to eat 

Resident Cake International artist Emma Jayne returned with a show-stopping feature exclusively for the show called King Tut – 100 Years of Tutankhamun

This incredible life size sculpture, which is called Cake Lights, Camera, Bollywood, is also made from sponge and icing 

This creation is all part of the Peaky Blinders The Garrison pub immersive experience at the NEC show

Another exciting creation in the Peaky Blinders The Garrison pub exhibit is this life like creation made of sponge and icing  

While Emma Jayne created the largest ever cake creation of Egyptian Pharaoh, Tutankhamun made entirely of sponge cake, rice crispy mixture, icing and sugar paste.

For those who like a bit of horror and gore, Sugar Screams and Bake Diary will be presenting a one-of-a-kind immersive haunting experience featuring 100+ cake and sugar craft artists from around the world. 

Other events include bakery masterclasses, decorating workshops, and the chance to meet cake artists famed within the industry.

The competition receives over 1,500 entries each year and it attracts thousands of baking enthusiasts, cake artists, chocolatiers and patisserie chefs from around the world.

Tutankhamun made of sponge cake at Cake International which is part of Emma Jayne’s show-stopping feature

This Halloween inspired creation looks too good to eat complete with ivy made from icing sugar 

This cake looks like s real life statue, it is hard to believe it is made from sponge icing sugar and icing 

Last year Stephanie showcased a 4.5ft-high Sir David Attenborough cake as the artist and her team of four helpers dedicated the life-sized cake to the naturalist, who celebrated his 95th birthday in May 2021.  

Melanie Underwood, Head of Cake International says; ‘This year’s show really is set to be bigger and better than ever, and we can’t wait to share some truly exceptional features and exhibitors with our loyal returning Cake International visitors as well as attract a whole new audience to our new Bake International area.’ 

Joining Cake International for the first time this month is its brand-new sister show, Bake International which will focus on all things baking, from bread to pastries.

Another incredible creation is this breathtaking cake which looks like it is a real life bronzed statue 

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